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What do you think?
Did this with a dremel
EDIT: Quick TUT...
Use the attachment to strip the protective top/clear coat off the metal. Once the metal is completely stripped, start in one corner making small circles about the size of a quarter. just keep doing it till surface is complete. IMO it looks better to have a simi-random pattern, as it will look like waves almost.
I plan on making this a "How To: Jewel Aluminum" thread
Ill make a Video if It gets enough comments.






Edited by cayennemist - 1/26/11 at 2:08am
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I'm really diggin this! Beautiful work man, please keep it up!
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A very interesting style!

It looks nice, keep it up.
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I really like that look.

Mind telling us what Dremel attachment you used?
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I really like that look.

Mind telling us what Dremel attachment you used?
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That looks awesome!
     
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Would it be possible to have a controlled pattern? That would look dope
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That looks awesome!
Thanks all, it looks even better in person.
I want to put some Candy Paint over it and see what happens.
or at least a clear coat.
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Would it be possible to have a controlled pattern? That would look dope
With a steady hand yes. but it looks better random. In person it looks Wavy.

The Pics don't really do it justice. I need to video it so you can see it when it changes light angles.
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I want to put this on top of it, in my next build "Idle Hands"
http://compare.ebay.com/like/1605357...Types&var=sbar

The base coat for Candy apple is typically silver any way. Any one Familiar with Candy paints? Will this work? What Prep should I do? any tips?
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