How to Make Fiberglass Door Panels

  • 10-20 hours
  • Intermediate
  • 300-500
What You'll Need
Fiberglass Mask
Staple Gun
Hot Glue Gun
Fiberglass Resin and Hardener
Fiberglass Cloth
Fiberglass Roller
Body Filler
Thin Stretchy Fabric
Measuring Cup
Mixing Sticks
Mixing Bowl
Sand Paper

Fiberglass door panels are very suitable for your car, as they are durable and very strong. They are also resistant to corrosion and therefore withstand all manners of weather. Making fiberglass door panels is a rather easy process that you can do by yourself, guided by a set of simple instructions and with the correct tools and materials.

Step 1 - Wrap the Door Panels

Remove the door handle if you do not intend to fiberglass it into the door. Take your thin stretchy cloth and use it to wrap around the entire back side of the door panels. Attach the fabric onto the panel using the hot glue. Glue a small section at a time as you continue to stretch the cloth over the door panel. Take the staple gun and outline the door, including the handle slot. Test the handle to see that it will fit on the panel and place the panel onto the door to ensure that it fits snugly. Cut any pieces of the cloth that get in the way%2