Woodgraining was a three-step process. The first step was simply applying a base color of reddish-brown pyroxylin lacquer. The second step was the application of dark colored ink.
Unlike some of the earlier models which had the ink applied by hand with a special brush, the Deluxe Fordor had the grain applied with a gum roller. The areas that weren't reached properly with the roller were blended by hand. This method provided a finer grain, rapid application and more consistency in color saturation.
The final step was the application of a protective coating of clear pyroxylin that provided a moderate gloss.
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