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Adding to the stable – 1945 Westfield Columbia Compax Paratrooper

Here’s my new oldest bike. It’s a skiptooth 1945 Westfield Columbia Paratrooper. I had it shipped from the states so it wasn’t cheap but it was just too cool to pass up! It comes apart into 2 pieces and the handlebars fold down. It was originally designed this way so that it can be strapped […]

Current Project: 1947 Ladies CCM Roadster

This is a bike I’m currently building up, well technically it’s just sitting in the garage but the idea is that I will at some point when I’m not working or doing school work. As much as it will cheese off the purests out there it will end up being a mix of the original […]

Project: Vintage Clock Refinishing

This is a made in the USA between 1945-1949 telechron clock model #3H151 “The Pharaoh” I bought and refinished for my lovely girlfriend for christmas. I used Minwax pre-stain wood conditioner (helps to get an even finish, so says the can) and Minwax Wood Finish Golden Pecan 245. It came out a fair bit darker […]