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They don't make 'em like this anymore.

In 1941 the Cadillac showed off a 4 pound chrome, hood ornament called the Flying Goddess! One of these beauties arrived at North Star Plating a while back. After hours of detail work and layers of copper, nickel, and chrome, she's restored and ready to be front-center again.

 

Hood Ornaments da...

Patience is a Virtue of the Car Restorer
Patience is a Virtue of the Car Restorer

As much as I enjoy the auto restoration shows on TV, I realize that the 30 minutes showing a start, to finish project, probably took up to 2 years.

Chromed Classics Mean Springtime in Minnesota
Chromed Classics Mean Springtime in Minnesota

It’s late April in Minnesota and the classic cars are beginning to show up on our roads after winter hibernation. Soon the glint of chrome will be everywhere.