November 15, 2019

Well you get some challenging jobs to do in this line of work, and I think that this may have been one of the most challenging. A lovely guy named Andy contacted me, and was most distraught that his pride and joy had seriously deteriorated while in storage. Namely his...

September 30, 2019

A couple of months ago, Chris from Practical Sportsbike came to me with a tank for an RGV 250, that had severe rust inside, and a very thick coating of old sealant, that was rattling around inside. Major work was needed, and without damaging the paintwork. Click on the...

July 12, 2019

These last few months have been manic, with many great tank restorations, and none more so than this 1936 Douglas Endeavour. A real privilege to have a hand in restoring this bike to this better than new condition. The tank itself had over 20 hours spent on it, removin...

March 22, 2019

This week has been restoring a couple of Vintage BSA tanks for local customers. First a 1925 model B round tank, which needed old coating removed, de rust inside, and Paintwork with lines and Decals.

Second is a 1930s BSA sloper tank, which has been Chromed, but had rus...

January 28, 2019

Another great project to work on with a customer. He knew exactly what he had in mind for this bike, right down to the custom made decals (Made by yours truly!) and the Matte lacquer over steel grey paint.

January 28, 2019

There are some colours that look so good you could eat them, well not quite, but damn they pop out!

Did this one late last year, for a customer who is lucky enough to have a stable of them. They did do some very nice colours.

 Oh and here is the tank before it was repair...

January 28, 2019

Its always nice to get feedback, and recommendation from a satisfied customer, so I though I would share this with you.

September 17, 2018

Getting just the right look for you Cafe Racer project, is all about relaying your ideas to your builder or painter, and this one was born buy committee of husband, wife and painter (myself). Colour swatches where looked at, blow outs where done, and compromises made,...

July 6, 2018

Its been a month of creativity on the paintwork front!

First job was a little unusual, as the customer had actually taken the trouble to mock up a scale model of his project bike, which helps enormously when doing a custom job.

 Below are some pics of the completed job,...

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