Custom Auto Interiors

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Expert trimmers Don Taylor and Ron Mangus share two lifetimes of auto upholstery experience and secrets in this fantastic book. More than 800 color photographs capture every detail you'll need to create your own exciting and award-winning custom interiors. Precise step-by-step instructions show you how to turn out completely professional custom interiors. This is an advanced-level book.
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Overview


Expert trimmers Don Taylor and Ron Mangus share two lifetimes of auto upholstery experience and secrets in this fantastic book. More than 800 color photographs capture every detail you'll need to create your own exciting and award-winning custom interiors. Precise step-by-step instructions show you how to turn out completely professional custom interiors. This is an advanced-level book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931128186
  • Publisher: California Bill's Automotive Handbooks
  • Publication date: 11/1/2003
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 618,609
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.87 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ron Mangus started his career in 1969, and since then has become famous as the stitcher who creates fabulous interiors. His work has received numerous awards, including Most Beautiful Roadster and Best Interior Award. His interiors and how-to articles featuring his techniques have appeared in many street and hot rod magazines.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Designing & Planning Your Interior 1
Chapter 2 Pattern Making 9
Chapter 3 Fabricating Armrests 17
Chapter 4 Fabricating & Upholstering Door Panels 27
Chapter 5 Specialty Panels 37
Chapter 6 Making and Installing Headliners Part One--Preparation 47
Chapter 7 Making and Installing Headliners Part Two--Installation 57
Chapter 8 Making and Installing Carpets 69
Chapter 9 Building Seats 83
Chapter 10 Making and Installing Seat Covers 93
Chapter 11 The Convertible Top Part One--The Top-Well 107
Chapter 12 The Convertible Top Part Two--Making the Top 117
Chapter 13 The Convertible Top Part Three--Making the Top Boot 135
Chapter 14 The Roadster Top 143
Chapter 15 Trimming A Dune Buggy 157
Suppliers 173
Index 175
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