dashboard veneered panels

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dashboard veneered panels

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Hi all.

HNY -lets hope its going to be better than 2020

can anyone help me with a contact for refinishing the dashboard veneer panels.

I've heard from Pete that there is someone who does this work

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I'm in the process of refurbishing mine DIY method.
I got a really bad set from Lotus Bit's, which after soaking in water, was able to remove veneer and bond back onto a flat sheet of MDF. Although more work, I used this route so I knew I had the right wood.
Jobs not finished yet, but so far looking good. I also got some veneer off Internet of a couple of different wood matches.
Early days, but may well end up with a good set spare before the winters out. Watch this space.
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Lotusbits, Classic dash or Brian Swankie.

There was a guy on Facebook offering them too.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2377984 ... 0193424760

I got mine from the NEC show from Classic Dash

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thanks for the lead and comments guys

I'm going to discuss this with classical dash next week
can you recall what you paid them for the ones you bought at the motor show ?

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I have used https://www.gdkveneering.co.uk in crewe, A1. well worth a call.

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Hi
I spoke with Ged at gdk yesterday, seemed helpful enough, looked at the photos I sent him and he confirmed what I had reckoned; veneer is too far gone so start over.
He's quoted me £250. Sounds a lot for two small panels though.

I will see what classic dash suggest in the week.

Anyone done this with either company?? what cost, what quality ??

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