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Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-19-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,409
Posted By dwmh
Great idea well done. It finishes off a nice job.

Great idea well done. It finishes off a nice job.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-05-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By dwmh
A stunning car. Well done for all the metalwork...

A stunning car. Well done for all the metalwork you did. Great job.:)
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 03-01-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By dwmh
Thanks 'cliffrod' makes a lot of sense.

Thanks 'cliffrod' makes a lot of sense.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-28-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By dwmh
Thanks Peter I'm glad you chipped in. I do clean...

Thanks Peter I'm glad you chipped in. I do clean off after tacking and before touching with a hammer and dolly or file. I hadn't thought of using soap with any water though. I'll give it a try along...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-27-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By dwmh
Aluminium gas welding and flux removal

First I am no expert but the following seems to work for me and hope it may help others to avoid problems.
The aluminium hardtop I made for my E-type (XKE) showed signs after a few months of...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By dwmh
Thanks all for kind words. I did the post to...

Thanks all for kind words.
I did the post to show that a small quick project could test a few skills. My intention is to leave it metal finished. My previous project was an aluminium hardtop for...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By dwmh
Lucas P100 style replica headlamp

I wanted a small quick project to exercise my wheeling, aluminium welding, and metal finishing. I decided to make LED lamp of similar size and shape to the 12" P100 headlamp as used on Bentleys,...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 02-12-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By dwmh
Thanks for the info. We live and learn.

Thanks for the info. We live and learn.
Forum: Introductions 01-20-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By dwmh
Stunning work Michael, welcome to the forum from...

Stunning work Michael, welcome to the forum from another UK guy.

Cheers
Forum: Introductions 01-11-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By dwmh
Welcome to the forum Jan. You've come to the...

Welcome to the forum Jan. You've come to the right place to learn. We are lucky that many talented people contribute to help us all.

Regards
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 01-11-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,869
Posted By dwmh
Regarding welding lenses for Ali, I used to use...

Regarding welding lenses for Ali, I used to use Honeywell clearways visor number CV85/5W/EU, these are about £20 (from memory) in the UK (lens only) They were recommended on one of the forums and do...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-29-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By dwmh
Yeah nice job on the shrinking, it came out...

Yeah nice job on the shrinking, it came out looking good.
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-27-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,859
Posted By dwmh
Charlie I use Kent's goggles and one of his Meco...

Charlie I use Kent's goggles and one of his Meco Midget torches on Ali bodywork, they are a great help, but of course you still need good technique. I clean my flux off with a household steam...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 12-07-2017, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By dwmh
Thanks for showing this repair and the previous...

Thanks for showing this repair and the previous welded hood post. There doesn't look to be any sign of corrosion between the steel and ali, but I guess if it has always been in a dry area it will...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-07-2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 37,699
Posted By dwmh
Sorry you're having a crap year. Though the...

Sorry you're having a crap year. Though the motorcycling must be fun. I haven't built a wireframe buck, but am in the process of planning one. I was going to use a ring roller to get nice even...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By dwmh
Kip that looked like a tough gig. You're one...

Kip that looked like a tough gig. You're one lucky guy to see all that. Well done.

Regards
Dave
Forum: Introductions 11-25-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By dwmh
Welcome Steve, lot's of info on this site. ...

Welcome Steve, lot's of info on this site.

Cheers from the UK
Dave
Forum: Introductions 11-25-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By dwmh
Hi John Welcome, you've come to the right site to...

Hi John Welcome, you've come to the right site to learn.

Dave
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-21-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,320
Posted By dwmh
Nice job Mike, I can get the top side looking...

Nice job Mike, I can get the top side looking good but don't get the penetration as consistent as you do. Well done. I need to practice more. :(

Dave
Forum: Buck Building 11-21-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,829
Posted By dwmh
Brandoli's workshop and bucks etc Italy

Here is link from Classic Driver showing Brandoli's workshop and many wire framed bucks etc....
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-11-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 232,802
Posted By dwmh
I agree, the green line is closer to the concept,...

I agree, the green line is closer to the concept, which is stunning.
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By dwmh
A beautiful car, and the photos show a lot of...

A beautiful car, and the photos show a lot of detail of the construction. I want one!
Forum: Introductions 10-23-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By dwmh
Welcome Angus, we have a few from the UK now.

Welcome Angus, we have a few from the UK now.
Forum: Introductions 10-02-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By dwmh
Welcome to a great forum James. Lots of...

Welcome to a great forum James. Lots of knowledgeable folks here.
I am not far from you at Banbury.
Forum: Introductions 09-30-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By dwmh
Yeah some nice work there Iain. Welcome to a...

Yeah some nice work there Iain. Welcome to a great forum.

Dave
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