grandfather clock painted dial

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  1. sparkey0151

    sparkey0151 Registered User
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    Hi , just wondering what type of paint to use ie enamel etc to touch up the art work on a Painted grandfather clock dial, also can i redo the numbers etc with a black type marker? Also the smaller minuet dial will need redoing completly, any ideas would be appreciated ,

    Regards john
     
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    It's a specialist job, but I think there are books on the subject. If the dial is important to you then you might want to pick up some cheap on ebay to practice. I'm going to a meet tonight where a dial restorer often goes, if he is there I'll ask for some tips.
     
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    Thank you i realy appreciate that
    Regards john
     
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