Joined: Sep 12, 2003
From: los angeles
|Posted: 2012-09-13 5:40 pm  Permalink|
the facelift has begun!
Bob's been nice enough to snap a few pics when I'm not down there during the process.
here's the Michelangelo of Tiki working on a piece by the Picasso of Tiki...
does that make this the Sistine Tiki?
anyhow, he's using a combination of light heat torching and burr bit in a grinder to pull off the bad paint.
hey, anytime something old has to be restored, it's traumatic and changes a bit from the original.
i'm just hoping in terms of plastic surgery jobs, i get more Cher and less Joan Rivers....hell, anything's better than Mickey Rourke! (i think Palmer had less plaster filler in him than all three of them)
[ This Message was edited by: tiki1963 2012-09-13 17:41 ]
[ This Message was edited by: tiki1963 2012-09-13 17:42 ]