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Forum: Resources - Learning Material 04-26-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 36,321
Posted By timothale
uvu street rod program

When I was living in Northern Utah I took a Metal fabrication class from Criss Boggess at the college. I was a senior and a resident the cost was $ 100 and $ 100 to bring in a car or build space in...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-01-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,093
Posted By timothale
grid ceiling wire

I have used the wire used to hang the grid for suspended office ceiling, 12 gage and came in 10 ft lengths, I was working on an office job and bought the installer lunch for about a dozen pieces, ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,503
Posted By timothale
repair parts

I have bought repair parts from haror freight. do they sell the replacement gears ?
For technical questions and replacement parts, please call 1-800-444-3353.
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,503
Posted By timothale
Grease zerks.

my son did some metal sculpture with heavier gage metal and it gaulled the shafts. I bought some V belt pullies with the metric bore size to match and easier start to make custom shapes
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-09-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,579
Posted By timothale
metalurgy 101

Almost 60 years ago my college metalurgy professor demonstrated how steel behaves when heated and cooled. He had a steel wire stretched across the clasroom between 2 insulators and wired in series...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-04-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,699
Posted By timothale
air planisher

When my son was working on his bucket he hung the HF planisher from a 2 X 6 with weight lifting irons to teter totter it from the gantry crane
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,762
Posted By timothale
folding the edges

when I did the 31 nash deck lid I used the brake to just make a very light crease on the sides that has the more curved shape. It was easier to align the dolly to hammer it over the inner structure.
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,761
Posted By timothale
panel fab classes

about 10 years ago I took a street rod panel fab class at UVU. There were a few of us old retired guys in the class. Over 65 and the "grandpa" fees were only $ 100 per semester, the "kids " had to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-26-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,168
Posted By timothale
welding tips and tricks website

http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/Mig-welding-tips.html
jody was a welding instructor and has a new Youtube each week. I have a friend that changed careers, studied all the tig videos, a little...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-23-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,168
Posted By timothale
used made in the usa.

I learned to weld in high school shop 60 plus years ago. then it was O/A and ac arc. one welding shop in town 40 miles away had a heli- arc welder. ON the ranch all we had was a forney AC stick...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-14-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,162
Posted By timothale
make your P hammer portable

Whem my sonwas working on the 22 dodge lakester He hung the hammer on the big gantry crane and teeter tottered it with weight lifting irons to balance it

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Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-11-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,162
Posted By timothale
beading with a planish hmr

a few years ago I took a street rod panel fab class at UVU. Cris bogges the instructor demonstrated beading with the P hammer. they had several shop made dies. the lower die had a 3 in tab welded on...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-03-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,472
Posted By timothale
Oxy acetylene handbook

I still have my 581 page college text book :"Oxy acetylene handbook" by Union carbide, cost was $ 3 in the 50's
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,286
Posted By timothale
parker az ?

We used to deal with a shop that got hasseled so much in the los angles area that he relocated to parker arizona. I don't know if they are still in business but on high quality jobs he would nickel...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-04-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,933
Posted By timothale
building a door

Here is some good info. I am busy every day building our new home and my car projects are on hold. I need to build doors for my 31 mash roadster
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Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 03-26-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,219
Posted By timothale
dedicated sharpener.

I bought a cheap 4 1/2 $ 10 grinder from Harbor freight, and the replacement diamond disc for their chain saw sharpener, I used a Unibit to drill the disc out to fit the grinder. and the $ 20 drill...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-08-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,015
Posted By timothale
make your own

Use some 2 X 10 or 12 lumber, easier to make a square cut so it will stand up and ypu can rough shape each piece, glue and screws.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-08-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,015
Posted By timothale
make your own

Use some 2 X10, 2 X 12 lumber, screw it together. less likely to split, and easier to make square cuts so it will stand up and you can do the rough shape on each piece before screwing it togethewr.
Forum: Events 03-04-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,804
Posted By timothale
used lefty

I know used carpenters hammers can be left or right handed . when a carpenter does a lot of Toe nailing it wears off one side of the hammer head. .
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-29-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,662
Posted By timothale
ally fender

I have Ron's demo fender hanging on my shop , I won it at the 2 day class I took a few years ago , He made it from 2 pieces, then gas welded it together. He just had a breif description of gas...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,614
Posted By timothale
convertible frames

I don't remember the year, late 40's or early 50's the Ford engineers took Henry Ford II for a ride in a new hardtop protype. they crossed some railroad tracks on the tour and when they got back the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-20-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,985
Posted By timothale
back to the slip roller.

I have a bunch of solid steel rollers that were spare parts from my brother;s newspaper size printing press company. I saw a how to build a slip roller and have a pile of old farm machinery I...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-20-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,985
Posted By timothale
thanks,

I have to do some work on the tube roller, Like most HF things, allen screws striped out I need to use a gear puller to get it apart. It will be a while untill I need to use it, So I'll watch for...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-20-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,985
Posted By timothale
tread mill motor

Have you looked at using a treadmill motor, variable speed 1 1/2 or 2 Hp and high torque at slower speeds. Lots of info and youtubes. I was talking to a friend who is into gold minimg about powering...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 11-16-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,467
Posted By timothale
grease zerks

After 7 or 8 years of use my bearing blocks and shafts are gauled. the bearing blocks need to be drilled and tapped for grease zerks *** After enlarging the drawing so my old eyes could read them I...
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