Hammerite

09 Dec 18
danielpowerthecass

Once I received the answers to regarding my questionnaire, I researched materials suitable for outdoor use. The materials below are to an extent waterproof and would work well for an outdoor sign. However, steel would need to be coated with a substance called Hammerite in order for it to become waterproof and to prevent it […]

09 Dec 18
Motorcycle Projects

As some of the electricals and control cables need to be run through the front bodywork mounting, it seemed reasonable to the mounts done next. Starting with the front mount, this was pulled together… … and the rust stripped off, with the remaining paint prepared by roughing up with 600 grit wet & dry paper… […]

04 Dec 18
Painting 1 : Understanding Painting Media

Unusual painting media. I’ve experimented with various media on a variety of supports for this exercise and am learning a lot about absorbency and the tonal qualities of many. I used coffee, enamel paints, hair colourants and hair its self, bitumen, Hammerite, egg tempera, gouache, watercolour and acrylic. These are the first examples of painting […]

23 Nov 18
All Pro Maintenance PROFESSIONAL PROPERTY SERVICES

Very proud of this restoration. This set of set of table and chairs are made from cast alloy and required the removal of the old flaking paint. To get the best result I applied  Hammerite making every effort to ensure that all the fiddly creases of the decorative metal ware were adequately coated.

19 Nov 18
Motorcycle Projects

Next in line is the cooling system, given the water pump has previously been done, that means the radiator and hoses, so that was popped on the bench… …the easiest bit to remove is the stub pipe which fits onto the crank case, so that was removed, the temperature sensor removed and the pipe popped […]

13 Nov 18
Understanding Painting Media

Photographs of natural collections around the house Collection of white objects on a white background Collection of pens and pencils on a black background Utensils on floor Shoes on staircase and in front of mirror Plates and bowels Make-up Three items of clothing Photographs Socks Jewellery Keys     I decided to start with coffee […]

12 Nov 18
2017/18 Caterham 310R SV Build

Some background on the roll over bar: I put a question up onto the Caterham FB page asking for some advice with this, and got a direct message from the guy who owns Bookatrack who are getting rid of Caterham stock as they’ve been bought by Ginetta. They had a single SV metric roll over […]

05 Nov 18
Nathan's Nirvana

When buying an older van theres always a good chance that there will be rust. Im thankful that my van wasn’t extremely bad, however It still knocked my motivation every time I discovered more.  Although Im pleased to say that the majority of it has now been dealt with, so here is how I rid […]

28 Oct 18
Joy Understanding Painting Media

The assignment is designed to help me integrate the techniques and observations I have made in the exercises. I will need to show: evidence of visual editorial decision making experimentation with media and materials an understanding of different painting media an ability to choose the most appropriate painting media and ground consideration of the context […]

28 Oct 18
itsnotalwaysafairytale

Now in calling our place “farm” , in our area of Loeriesfontein is not really true, as our farm is classified as a “plot”, in the eyes of the locals being only 42 Acres. We have huge sheep farms in the area as this is sheep country. Just wanted to clear that one up. So […]

26 Oct 18
Vehicle Traveller

Shed of the Week: Mercedes-Benz E430 (W210) http://www.pistonheads.com/news/default.asp?storyId=39009 What’s in a Mercedes boot lid number? Once, it was a simple descriptor of the engine size: 320 meant 3.2 litres, 500 5 litres. Over at AMG, 43 meant 4.3 litres, 63 6.3 litres and so on. It was all so dreamily easy. […]

26 Oct 18
Vehicle Traveller

Shed of the Week: Mercedes-Benz E430 (W210) http://www.pistonheads.com/news/default.asp?storyId=39009 What’s in a Mercedes boot lid number? Once, it was a simple descriptor of the engine size: 320 meant 3.2 litres, 500 5 litres. Over at AMG, 43 meant 4.3 litres, 63 6.3 litres and so on. It was all so dreamily easy. […]

25 Oct 18
Anglia Auto Store

Hammerite Red Oxide Primer is specially formulated for use on both bare and rusty iron and steel.

21 Oct 18
Motorcycle Projects

With the back end coming on nicely, I thought it would be time for the first of the bodywork to go back on. So, starting with the rear mudguard everything was laid out… … replacement fastenings ordered and the plastic cleaned up with Muc-Off motorcycle cleaner, before the parts were pulled back together… … and […]

18 Oct 18
Anglia Auto Store

Rust Remover Gel is specially developed for the safe and effective removal of rust from metal items. Non-drip formula. This gel is ideal for vertical surfaces. In just 2 to 3 hours it removes rust.

18 Oct 18
Anglia Auto Store

Transforms rust to a sound surface in 15 minutes. Ideal for small areas of rust, stone chips and scratches