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Old 09-10-2015, 05:52 AM
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made a tucking fork on the lathe using some steel bar i had laying around. the panel fits much better now. i trimmed some off after a couple of shrinks. the top is not far away either now, which is good...

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and here is the shody but working tool...

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Old 09-15-2015, 12:59 AM
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Those guards have some great shape in them and a lot of it, actually look very similar to E Type. your doing a fine job there Neil.
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Old 09-15-2015, 06:06 AM
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Looks great Neil - that sure is a tricky shape if you are this side of Peter T...
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Old 09-15-2015, 11:29 AM
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Nice work there!
Interesting shapes who will learn you much!

Keep it up!
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Old 09-16-2015, 08:08 AM
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john, richard, per thank you

there is quite a bit of shape in these panels and i can see what you mean john regarding the e type panels!

richard, yes peter was a great help and very forthcoming with information that has took him years to master, to give me tips using the wheel. hope he's having a great time over in the US and I'm sure i'll see him when he returns.

per, i am learning heaps
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richard, yes peter was a great help and very forthcoming with information that has took him years to master, to give me tips using the wheel. hope he's having a great time over in the US and I'm sure i'll see him when he returns.
Just bought his 9 CD set John. Simply brilliant skills and clear explanations of what is going on. E talks a bit funni tho...
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Old 09-17-2015, 05:41 AM
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e dus that towd lad, e dus that. nice ol fella tho, do owt fo thee
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bit of a progress update, turned the shell around and started to do the other 1/4.

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the last bit took some doing it was quite complicated for me, it still needs some tweaking to fit right but its pretty close
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You're getting there Neil, well done on the progress.
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Old 02-06-2016, 09:53 AM
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Looks like you conquered it, nice job
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