Tuesday, 09 September 2014 21:50

Backstory: Body Shop Builds A Niche Business, Adds A Little Flair to the Roads

The cement floor of Auto Arts’ warehouse-like back room is littered with street bikes, a Hummer and other fancy and vintage cars awaiting a tinted headlight here, a paint job there and custom bits and pieces to make them look newer, more expensive and more imposing.

The body shop’s jobs range from a brighter, whiter headlight or a pinstripe to flamboyant accoutrements that cost thousands and are typically seen on high-end cars.

Mike Miles, who owns the shop with his wife, Valerie, has also painted a pair of Nike shoes matte black, dining room tables and chairs, airplane pieces and about 50 giant penguins used for a company’s award ceremony.

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Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/09/08/4132046_backstory-auto-body-shop-builds.html?sp=/99/104/&rh=1#storylink=cpy

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