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Category Archives: Project: Miata Roof Wing
Steve completed the mold today, and began wet sanding any imperfections in the gelcoat. Upper Half: Lower Half:
Applying the PVA (Mold Release) to the Plug, prevents the mold from sticking.
Both sides of our wing will be finished, so we will need to create a closed mold. Which means there will be two half’s, the first step to create the top half of the mold is to define a parting … Continue reading
After hours of Sanding, priming and more sanding the plug is finally complete. The next step will be making the mold and producing the final product.
Steve finalized the overall look of the wing. And began working on the underside, and mounting area.
‘The Master’ (Steve) at work! We decided to add a up-turn to the lip of the wing to give it a more aggressive “Flared” Look.
After achieving a rough shape with the foam, Steve applied a layer of ‘Marglass’ to add structure to the wing. Sanding and more sanding!
Today Steve pored the foam and started shaping the wing.