How Do You Build A Fiberglass Center Console?

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Many car enthusiasts build a fiberglass center console to incorporate a unique look or to better serve their needs than the car's original factory console. You can build your own fiberglass center console to customize your car. Design the center console. Using the blocks of foam, rasping tools and sandpaper, build the basic shape of the center console. Use the rasping tools for the shape and the sandpaper for making the corners and edges smooth. Use the hot glue gun to glue foam blocks together if one block isn't enough. Stretch fleece material over the entire foam mold enough so that it can be attached on the underside. This is what the fiberglass will adhere to, so make sure there is 100 percent coverage. Coat the entire mold and fleece with resin using a paint brush. After the entire mold is covered with a coat of resin, it should be soaking into the fleece. Allow it to dry for a few hours. Cover the resin with fiberglass mat (you may also use spray-on fiberglass shards for this ... more
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