Thanks for the great props, guys!
I have been custom-painting bikes for about eight years, and it is definitely a passion of mine. I am located in NE Ohio but in the past several months I have painted local bikes plus jobs from Washington State, Montana, Michigan, Indiana, Texas, Alabama, Florida, New Hampshie, Connecticut and Maine. I very carefully pack & box all my pieses for return and have never had a negative shipping result.
I almost exclusively use house of Kolor paints and substrates, unless a client needs a particular OEM color for his project. I really enjoy the interaction with clients to get his bike painted just the way he wants it... phone calls, e-mails and texts are all used to keep guys "in the loop".
Within the next couple months, I plan to ramp up my custom-painting to a higher level, devote significantly more time to it, and be able to accept a lot more clients. I'm totally stoked about it and I'm anxious to get started painting for the 2012 "off-season" here in the North.
However, I am still the "little guy" so my prices are reasonable and my customer service is a premium. Check out the links to my web-site and to my blog. My web-site is about a year out-of-date (gotta get my web-mistress/sister to update it!) but my blog has all the latest work.
I also do some very nice custom-maching work... brass exhaust tips, pegs,gas caps,kicker pedals, air cleaners, foot controls, axle spacers, etc. I'm pretty much game for any ideas that I can make out of brass or aluminum on my vintage South Bend 10L lathe and/or Index vertical mill.
Check it out and get in contact... I can get you slotted in right now for paintwork to be done later this fall or Winter. Or I can turn something around quick for you to finish out this riding season. Dudes located in the South & SW can get your parts done before the weather cools down for your Fall/Winter riding time.