FEATURES | MUSIC | BOOKS | DRINKS | FORUMS | GAMES | LINKS | ABOUT


advertise on Tiki Central

Celebrating classic and modern Polynesian Pop
  [Edit Profile]  [Edit Preferences]  [Search] [Sign Up]
[Personal Messages]  [Member List]  [Help/FAQ]  [Rules]  [Login]
Tiki Central Forums Tiki Gallery Dawn the Beachcruiser

You are viewing a single post from the search result.
view the entire topic
Dawn the Beachcruiser
stevekh
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Sep 12, 2012
Posts: 154
From: broken arrow
Posted: 2016-02-08 11:42 am   Permalink

here's a project i did last year for my mail getter at the office - an old 40's goodyear girl's bike and turned it into a cool little cruiser. she had been "customized" in the 70s sometime, there were some parts i liked and wanted to keep (banana seat, sissy bar, mini apes) but the rest i wanted a even more custom look - this is a pretty photo heavy post

found her for 10 bucks at the stray kat 500 in dewey, ok


tear down and inventory


stripping the frame


stripped down, ready to rust


5 minutes after spraying my rust promoter secret concotion


rusted, baked on with map gas torch (before clear coat)


rust detail


custom tiki headbadge i had guy on rat rod bikes forum make for me


custom chain ring i designed and waterjet cut


some shorty fenders i came across from a kid's stingray bike


powdercoated with white wrinkle and satin clear coat on rust - starting re-assembly


detail shot of chain ring and patina


tore down, powdercoated and designed seat for my buddy that does leather work


a few coats of stain


sealed and finished


custom grips - tooled leather - one says Tiki other say Bar


finished and sitting pretty


the end!






 
View Profile of stevekh Send a personal message to stevekh  Goto the website of stevekh     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
U-Moderate:
  
v1.5

[ About Tiki Central | Contact Tiki Central | Advertise on Tiki Central ]
(c) 2000-2017 Tikiroom.com (tm), Tiki Central (tm)

Credits & copyright infomation