As a restoration garage owner we’re sure that you’re busy, so if you haven’t got time to have a good look around the website, here are a few examples.
The following photos show Simon’s expertise in veneering down into door capping tops and even round corners that are a right angle, sich as for the Alfa Romeo on the right. If you have a tricky dashboard of interior trim that you need help with please contact Simon for advice. He has over 30 years experience and regularly carried out restoration for garages.
Here’s a Triumph Frog-eyed Sprite dashboard restoration with burr walnut painted wood effect
Whether it is a simple, flat single dashboard such as a Triumph TR6 or a complete restoration for a Jaguar, Mercedes or Bentley with anything up to to 30 pieces of woodwork, Simon has the skill and expertise to handle the work for your client on your behalf.
Here’s a unique hand painted wood effect for a Lancia dashboard restoration, created to match a single small photo that the cleint emailed as there are only two of this specific Lancie model left in France and he wanted to match the original.
Lettering can be replaced after restoration or replacement of the veneer on a dashboard.
Here’s an example of a ‘lighter’ toned hand painted Facel Vega dashboard ready to be replaced in the car by the restoration garage in the Netherlands.
www.classicdashboards.com +33 (0)250 811 690 – Normandy, France
Hand painted burr walnut wood effect for a 1930 Renault MonaQuatre – The first metal dashboard Simon restored.
Here are a few photo montages of projects. Have a look at the before photos of this Bentley woodwork to see just what a state it was in when it arrived in the workshop, as humidity had clouded the lacquer finish by getting in from behind.
Dashboard and wooden interior trim restoration of a classic Rolls Royce Corniche
Hand painted wood effect for a Facel Vega dashboard Restoration
Dashboard and wooden interior trim restoration of a classic Mercedes
Dashboard and wooden interior trim restoration of a classic Rolls Royce
Hand painted wood effect for the window surrounds of a 1930s Citroen Traction
Hand painted wood effect for a Triumph Frog-eyed Sprite dashboard Restoration
Please feel free to contact Simon Lorkin during business hours to discuss your clients requirements.
If you are calling from the UK you can call his UK number (which transfers to France at his cost) : 01483 203767
For Classic Car Restoration garages outside if the UK please call : +33 (0)250 811 690