Wood trim restoration

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garyhine
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Joined: Tue 07 Nov, 2017 1:52 pm
Model you own: w109

Wood trim restoration

Post by garyhine » Wed 29 Nov, 2017 8:02 pm

Hi
New to this site, have recently acquired a 1970 w109 3.5v8 from my father. It requires a little restoration work (rust, paint, interior), but once done I will sell and buy his 6.3 w109.
My question right now is does anyone know where I might be able to get the dash and door wood trims restored in the Brisbane area. Have spoken to a local wood worker here in Toowoomba, but due to the rear upper door trims being quite badly delaminated he is leaning towards making new trims for the rear out of solid timber. This wood mean they would be the original trim which I would rather have just to say that it is original.
Any ideas would be appreciated

Cheers all

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maddin
E Class
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Joined: Thu 01 Dec, 2016 11:08 am
Model you own: w108
Location: Geelong VIC Australia

Re: Wood trim restoration

Post by maddin » Thu 30 Nov, 2017 8:16 am

Hi,
I have to have a look,I saw an add somewhere of a company in South Africa that produces solid timber replacements.
I'll post when i find the link...cheers Marty
1970 280 SE W108
1972 Porsche 914/6 3.0l Carrera

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VFRBoy
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Joined: Fri 18 Mar, 2016 2:48 pm
Model you own: w108

Re: Wood trim restoration

Post by VFRBoy » Fri 01 Dec, 2017 11:34 am

If remade in solid wood they may be prone to warping - which is why they were made from laminate in the first place. There's some in the US that restore/remanufacture too
1966 W108 250S
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