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* Mig weld Wire
Is there a special wire for Mig welders that make it easier to grind the we......
John Johnson 2
0/36 Sun, Feb 25th, 2007 Sat, Nov 6th, 2010
By: Ron Miller
* Need larger louvers installed in hood
I am looking for someone to instal large louvers in an aluminum hood on a j......
William Swaim 1
0/7 Tues, Aug 17th, 2010 Tues, Aug 17th, 2010
By: William Swaim
* Announcement 32 Cabriolet - Proper Metal Finishing
This project is in the finishing stages, now and should be wrapped up in a ......
Ron Hansen 1
0/13 Tues, June 15th, 2010 Tues, June 15th, 2010
By: Ron Hansen
* Frame rails
I'm going to build frame rails for a 33 ford truck. Should I use 2X3 12 Gag......
Jerry Herrera 4
0/47 Wed, June 13th, 2007 Mon, Apr 19th, 2010
By: Ron Bunting
* lookin for honest feedback
just popped in hear hoping to learn some tips and tricks on metal work. I'......
David Vanecek 2
0/19 Fri, Apr 10th, 2009 Tues, Apr 13th, 2010
By: Ron Bunting
* Idea Body Dolly
Sorry- I'm sure this is on here but can't find it. Have to p/u a 33 Dodge s......
Don Warren 2
0/12 Mon, Feb 22nd, 2010 Mon, Apr 12th, 2010
By: Ron Bunting
* California Metalshapers Questions
Howdy all, I am in the process of writing a book about the Bill Thomas Che......
Marcel Benoit 1
0/5 Wed, Feb 17th, 2010 Wed, Feb 17th, 2010
By: Marcel Benoit
* Question Calculating wired edge
Hi Guys: I've always used the formula of 2 1/2 times the thickness of the w......
John Poole 7
0/50 Mon, Sept 25th, 2006 Mon, Oct 26th, 2009
By: cory mackenzie
* welding inners on steel rims
I am looking to make my own back spacing on some steel rims that i have. if......
Jerry Herrera 1
0/14 Thurs, May 14th, 2009 Thurs, May 14th, 2009
By: Jerry Herrera
* Tongue Bracing a new 16ga. metal floor
I'm wondering the best way to brace my new 16 ga. steel floorboards for rid......
John Johnson 7
0/45 Thurs, Feb 1st, 2007 Fri, Apr 10th, 2009
By: John Johnson
* Sunken Metal
I am looking for some advise on raising up some sunken metal (from welding)......
Brandon Dingwell 2
0/31 Sat, June 14th, 2008 Tues, June 24th, 2008
By: Ron Bunting
* Alfa Spider Bumper Repair
I've got a '74 Alfa Romeo Spider bumper that I bought to replace the rubber......
Jason Griffith 1
0/17 Fri, May 2nd, 2008 Fri, May 2nd, 2008
By: Jason Griffith
* Tooling
I am looking to upgrade into the next level of tooling as my finances are c......
Bill Boudreau 2
0/32 Mon, Apr 7th, 2008 Wed, Apr 9th, 2008
By: Ron Bunting
* mercedes GullWing
This is a Chassis for 1950 Mercedes Renn Wagon Gullwing .It's an exact rep......
Ron Bunting 1
0/27 Sun, Mar 9th, 2008 Sun, Mar 9th, 2008
By: Ron Bunting
* Question possibly a dumb question.
Hi Everyone, I just couldn't help but wonder about some of these custom bui......
edward pardo 2
0/35 Mon, Feb 18th, 2008 Tues, Feb 19th, 2008
By: Ian Griffith
* Question Door skin question
Hi all and happy holidays, I've been a backseat member here for a while an......
Lev Khodorkovsky 3
0/35 Sun, Dec 30th, 2007 Sun, Jan 6th, 2008
By: Lev Khodorkovsky
* jaguar rearend ride hight
I'm going to use a jaguar rearend for a car I'm building. do I set the lowe......
Jerry Herrera 2
0/18 Tues, Nov 13th, 2007 Wed, Dec 19th, 2007
By: Ross Lovell
* straightening flat panels
I am working on a VW bug, which has flat door panels. They have been crease......
Robert Greene 3
0/39 Thurs, June 21st, 2007 Tues, June 26th, 2007
By: Robert Greene
* My color Me gone REALLY IS !
Dear friends; After eating much dust and even a few stitches and taking two......
Michael Laverty 2
0/36 Wed, Mar 28th, 2007 Thurs, Mar 29th, 2007
By: Walter Smith
* Frown Ford body steel is 19 Ga.
Has anyone found 19 ga. cold rolled. Maybe I'll just have to use 20 ga. , ......
Tim Gunter 1
0/39 Wed, Feb 28th, 2007 Wed, Feb 28th, 2007
By: Tim Gunter
* Help Wanted - Sheet Metal Fabricator
Hello Everyone, Concepts On Wheels is a leading Restoration and Customi......
Honrio Cham 2
0/43 Wed, Nov 15th, 2006 Sun, Nov 19th, 2006
By: John Poole
* Question Making 1932 3 window Ford
Hey there I have been pulling my hair out trying to rebuild a pair of a p......
Jesse Walker 6
0/47 Tues, Oct 31st, 2006 Sun, Nov 5th, 2006
By: Jesse Walker
* Trophy Hands on traning
Group I just got back from 1 on 1 training with Wray Schelin the guy is a m......
Danny Pascoe 1
0/34 Fri, Nov 3rd, 2006 Fri, Nov 3rd, 2006
By: Danny Pascoe
* Crazy brass headlight shell,restoring
i have stripped a brass headlight shell for repair and replating.i have som......
tom finn 6
0/27 Fri, Aug 4th, 2006 Mon, Oct 23rd, 2006
By: David Lodge
* model-a gas tank top
i`m looking to make a top of a 1929 model-a gas tank, i`m only making the t......
Lawrence veinotte 1
0/22 Sat, Oct 21st, 2006 Sat, Oct 21st, 2006
By: Lawrence veinotte
* any help on welded panel
hey guys I have welded a roof patch on my car and have experienced some war......
Roland Aguilera 2
0/41 Tues, Oct 17th, 2006 Wed, Oct 18th, 2006
By: John Poole
* Wink Free Spreaders
I just can't let another day pass without expressing my appreciation for th......
Walter Smith 2
0/66 Fri, Sept 9th, 2005 Mon, Oct 2nd, 2006
By: Phil DeSanto
* Need advice on forming a panel...
Hey everyone! My first real post here. I'm building a crazy modified Ford......
Scott Schmeiser 5
0/43 Thurs, Aug 3rd, 2006 Tues, Aug 8th, 2006
By: Scott Schmeiser
* Anvil Wheels from Dan Pascoe
Hi Guys: Just thought I'd pass along some info on the Anvil wheels I receiv......
John Poole 1
0/31 Sat, July 8th, 2006 Sat, July 8th, 2006
By: John Poole
* Anyonehere get in on the DUCKBILL mask c
my girlfriend's brother tried to make it in but missed the deadline .. chec......
midnight blue 1
0/24 Fri, June 9th, 2006 Fri, June 9th, 2006
By: midnight blue
* Patch Panels
Use this thread for patch panel discussion...
Terry Cowan 2
0/117 Sun, May 23rd, 2004 Thurs, Apr 6th, 2006
By: kolby doggins
* Wink Welding welds
I'm thinking about buying my self an older Ducati motorcycle and fixing/cus......
Magnus Mansson 6
0/36 Tues, Feb 28th, 2006 Thurs, Mar 23rd, 2006
By: Ian Griffith
* How does one decipher types of metal.
I'm trying to figure out if a piece I'm working on is pot metal or steel. ......
Brant Thorvaldsen 3
0/39 Tues, Feb 7th, 2006 Sun, Feb 19th, 2006
By: Brant Thorvaldsen
* Rivet head ?
I was wondering if any one knows a good way to hide the face of a counter s......
rex rogers 1
0/27 Wed, Feb 8th, 2006 Wed, Feb 8th, 2006
By: rex rogers
* 4x4 el camino
does anybody know anything about putting an el camino body on a pick up fra......
sam atlas 3
0/35 Sun, Oct 9th, 2005 Sun, Jan 29th, 2006
By: Don Oliver
* Smile need help
hi to all i want to scratch build a t bucket body i would like to know the ......
brian caruana 1
0/30 Sun, Jan 29th, 2006 Sun, Jan 29th, 2006
By: brian caruana
* step flange
I'm trying to make a stepped flange around the edge of a hole, 3 x 4 inches......
John Moore 1
0/37 Wed, Dec 14th, 2005 Wed, Dec 14th, 2005
By: John Moore
* Question Help for the Lowly Consumer
I am desperately trying to find someone who is willing to submit a brief op......
Jessica Lawson 3
0/44 Mon, Oct 17th, 2005 Tues, Oct 18th, 2005
By: Jessica Lawson
* General Metal Shrinking Question
Hey gang, I'm curious as to how other members are shrinking metal. For e......
Steve Hall 4
0/88 Sun, Aug 28th, 2005 Wed, Sept 21st, 2005
* Shocked Looking for a resto shop.
I have a freind in Atlanta who needs help with a mercedes he's just bought.......
Ron Bunting 3
0/40 Sat, Feb 12th, 2005 Tues, Aug 23rd, 2005
By: Ron Bunting
* Question Fender modification for larger wheels
My son and I are working on a '66 Pontiac Star Chief and am planning to put......
Scott Copeland 4
0/45 Sun, May 22nd, 2005 Sun, July 31st, 2005
By: tom bragard
* roof clip
I have a 71 VW Beetle I'm rebuilding for my wife. A previous owner had inst......
frank kehoe 6
0/57 Sun, Jan 9th, 2005 Sun, July 31st, 2005
By: tom bragard
* wanted:-advice on fender design!
Hi.i want to scratch build a rear end for my volvo pv544(im converting to c......
peter covell 11
0/55 Sun, Mar 20th, 2005 Wed, Mar 23rd, 2005
By: peter covell
* Flat black strips
I need to paint some flat black strips on a 69 Camaro. What is the recomme......
Kerry Dancy 2
0/39 Wed, Mar 16th, 2005 Wed, Mar 16th, 2005
By: Ian Griffith
* Home made brake questions
A friend and I are in the design process of building a 48 inch sheet metal......
J.B. Hoffman 1
0/72 Mon, Feb 28th, 2005 Mon, Feb 28th, 2005
By: J.B. Hoffman
* Question Interiors
I have a 1939 IH 1/2 ton pickup that I'm restoring and have a question on f......
Jim Gager 4
0/40 Mon, Jan 17th, 2005 Tues, Jan 18th, 2005
By: Jim Gager
* Front mounted blowers
We recieved rhis message recently, that while not exactly metalshaping,migh......
members metalshapers 15
0/52 Mon, Jan 3rd, 2005 Wed, Jan 12th, 2005
By: Ian Griffith
* sandblasting tool
At one of the regional street rod events last spring I saw a unique sandbla......
Mike Campbell 5
0/77 Fri, Dec 24th, 2004 Sat, Dec 25th, 2004
By: Mike Campbell
* Smile Nice job Doug on the '59 MGA !
Got a chance with the holiday to sit and look through the albums... If y......
Richard Clark 1
0/42 Sat, Dec 25th, 2004 Sat, Dec 25th, 2004
By: Richard Clark
* Prep on a old fuel delivery tank
Gang, i just drugged this home yesterday, a Butler fuel delivery tank 3 c......
Terry Thorne 4
0/52 Wed, Aug 11th, 2004 Tues, Dec 7th, 2004
By: Donnie Sale

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