The Art of Custom Pinstriping

Custom pinstriping puts finishing touch on antique machinery

Doug uses a pencil line as a guide when striping a flywheel. "It’s pretty helpful when you try to meet the line at the other end," he says. Long straight lines are the biggest challenge for a pinstriper. "You really have to concentrate, and move your body with the brush," he says. "Some guys specialize in straight-line striping."