All MetalShaping

Go Back   All MetalShaping > General Metal Shaping Discussion > Basic questions and answers
  Today's Posts Posts for Last 7 Days Posts for Last 14 Days  

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-05-2018, 11:09 PM
Toyguru Toyguru is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2018
Location: Cochrane Ab
Posts: 2
Default Which tools to buy first??

I'm a metal shaping newbie. I have some basic hand tools, hammers, dollies, shrinker, stretcher. I've made some basic patch panels for the Corvair I'm restoring, but I need to start making more complex panels like wheel openings, quarter panels, cowl panels, etc. I have been learning all I can reading information on forums, watching YouTube videos and even bought a couple Ron Covell videos and I'm thinking that I should invest in a bead roller and/or English wheel. Funds and space are major considerations, so my question is, which tool will I probably use more often?
__________________
Dale Pettigrew
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-05-2018, 11:40 PM
neilb's Avatar
neilb neilb is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Melbourne OZ
Posts: 524
Default

hi dale,

if you watch Peter's video's you'll see what can be achieved with a hammer dolly on the holden 1/4 panels he doesn't make anymore lol
__________________
Neil
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:38 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.