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Add a dent, same as the first, to give uniquely new character.
"I decided the dent added character" [Flying Toaster]
This idea is for an extra service by panel beaters (vehicle panel repairers). This service to the brought in vehicle ,where appropriate, adds a designer dent symmetrical to the original damage. Due to human's weighting that symmetry is beauty,
Everyone leaves with a stand out car.
* may include painting.
Father Ted.....car dents [xenzag, Jun 02 2020]
||I remember an anecdote about one of those high-end niche sports cars, the designer was showing the full-size clay mock-up to the high-ups, and the company chairman? owner? whatever's dog rushed in and took a bite, that became one of the lamp recesses.
||See small clip from the best comedy series ever
||How is dent symmetry achieved? Might you, for example,
make a cast of the original dent, mold something very hard
in the same shape and then use something like a metal press
to force a pristine body panel to conform to it? That
wouldn't quite work, because it wouldn't give you the
reflectional symmetry you're probably looking for - but, if
not that, then what?
||//I remember an anecdote// my dad told of his parents:
bought their first brand new car (a 1934 Terraplane),
brought it home, parked it in front of the workshed, and got
a pair of hammers... on the count of three, they
simultaneously laid a ding into each of the front fenders, so
they would never have to argue about who put the first dent
in the new car.
||Have you considered adding dents all over the metalwork, to
give an attractive "hammered metal finish"?
||There still has to be a level of art in the denting skill because the client has tastes and pays.
||If the art is good, a little deeper it could to be, if tattoos are anything to go by.