We had a power transformer catch on fire in the neighborhood this week and
we lost power for several hours. Our TV was on when the power went poof and
when power was restored, we turned on the TV only to see all the magic smoke
coming out the back....
Off to the store, new SONY 42" LCD wide-screen (love it) but did not like
any of the stands they had. Besides being ridiculous in price, wife thought
I needed a project.......(ya can see a new tool creeping in here
I'll build one okay but kinda wondering about how I can finish it so it
matches the silver/gray color of the TV set. Anyone ever get into matching
paint finish between plastic and wood? I'll probably use poplar to build
the stand/cabinet. I remember reading a post here from one of the pro's
that told how he had a similar problem and how he finally resolved the
problem but I haven't been able to find it in the archives.
I have a compressor and could get a spray gun and visit our local Sherman
Williams - or try the borgs to see if they have anything in a spray can that
is close. I seriously doubt I'll find a good match from what I recall seeing
in color choices, so custom mix is probably the only way.
Painted finishes look different when applied to various surfaces (plastic,
metals, wood, composites, etc.). Any advice on what primer, or particular
paints I should be using?