Introduction: Camo Bike
This is a bike I was given by my neighbour, he was ready to dump it.
I had a bit of spare time and the idea that I could, jazz it up a bit.
Step 1: The Strip
Remove the wheels, and any bits that can get in the way.
I used an electric sander to strip the frame.
Wash the frame down and dry it off.
Step 2: The Base Coat
I used cheep spray cans to paint the frame.
Bought them in a £ shop.
Used 2 cans to cover the frame.
Step 3: The Trim
I gave the wheel rims a coat as they looked a bit plain.
I also covered up some rust patches on the spokes.
I cleaned the rust off first using tin foil.
Step 4: The Top Coat
The camo paint was applied by hand using a small brush.
I mixed blue and yellow to make various greens and some browns to get the earthy colours.
Step 5: Can You See It
The final stage was to give the bike a couple of coats of satin varnish.
Made the paint job tough and scratch resistant.
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