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Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 03-11-2021, 11:26 PM
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Views: 920
Posted By Hotflint
Thank you everyone!

Thank you everyone!
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 03-05-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Hotflint
Grinding and finishing welds on sheet metal

I know I am supposed to be working on my 38 Pontiac, but I am having so much fun in the shop recording these videos. This is something I struggled with for a long time so I hope somebody can learn...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-05-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
I also spent some time wrapping up some of the...

I also spent some time wrapping up some of the firewall bracing that I had started and never finished earlier.
https://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1176&pictureid=20772
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-05-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
https://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=11...

https://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1176&pictureid=20774 This side is 6, so it should also equal 13 when it is spread

I also spent some time to fabricate up a stabilizer set for under...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-05-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
Busy week!

I finally had a whole week off from work. I got a little side tracked with another little project. Some friends of mine are doing a project to showcase some of their skills on YouTube. Normally I try...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-26-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
Here is what I worked on this week in between...

Here is what I worked on this week in between rounds of scraping tar off the roof (I could only handle doing it for about an hour at a time haha)
https://youtu.be/-bTYo8t0Tt0
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-26-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
Sorry everyone, no updates this week. I worked on...

Sorry everyone, no updates this week. I worked on scraping more of the tar off from the roof and never quite got finished. I am trying to complete the rebuild of my planiashing hammer at the same...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-26-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
WOW!!! This is really cool! I think I am going to...

WOW!!! This is really cool! I think I am going to do this!!! Thank you
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-19-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-19-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
Thank you, I appreciate it!

Thank you, I appreciate it!
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-19-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
I lasered the middle of the car to determine a...

I lasered the middle of the car to determine a datum point to measure off of
https://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1176&pictureid=20649...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-19-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
After doing a ton of measuring and documenting,...

After doing a ton of measuring and documenting, we found out we have to widen the car 7 inches. I did a really crappy photoshop job to see if the proportions would go weird...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-18-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
We spent many hours cleaning the car. It sat in...

We spent many hours cleaning the car. It sat in the yard for about 30 years and became infested with mice. Unbelievable how much wool and bits of paper were packed into the trunk, YUCK (I did not get...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-18-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Hotflint
1938 Pontiac Silver Streak Touring Sedan Restyle

I have a pretty neat story. My wife has had her eye on this Pontiac ever since she was a little kid. When she would go to visit her grandma in a small town, it would always sit in the yard of a...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 12-24-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 581
Posted By Hotflint
Magna Machine Works YouTube channel

Hey everyone. I am really enjoying this forum and learning a lot! I enjoy improving my work and am passionate about high end craftsmanship. I am documenting my journey on my youtube channel. Please...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 12-14-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Hotflint
Yes, the second mod ties it to the frame

Yes, the second mod ties it to the frame
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 12-14-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Hotflint
I should have shown it in the video, but I did 2...

I should have shown it in the video, but I did 2 things. I drilled a spot on the lifter shaft for the setscrew to go into tighter. This was hard to keep it aligned when I did this, but it worked. Not...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-13-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 620,842
Posted By Hotflint
I spent a few days following this thread. I was...

I spent a few days following this thread. I was absolutely hooked from page 1. Thank you for breaking everything down as well as you did. I have learned a lot and I truly appreciate it.
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 12-09-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Hotflint
Thank you! It makes a huge difference in how well...

Thank you! It makes a huge difference in how well the machine works now.
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 12-08-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Hotflint
Cheap tool upgrades and creating a shaping station

I have added the next video in my endeavor to build and improve metalshaping tools to make them work better. I hope you enjoy my video. The english wheel is a cheap one that I upgraded and it work...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 11-29-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By Hotflint
That is for sure! Better to set up for endurance!

That is for sure! Better to set up for endurance!
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 11-29-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By Hotflint
Thanks Bill! I look forward to using it!

Thanks Bill! I look forward to using it!
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 11-22-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By Hotflint
Thank you! I definitely need a blocking hammer! I...

Thank you! I definitely need a blocking hammer! I have used it a few times now, hardly any real damage to it. If it does get damaged I will sand it again. Hopefully it lasts a few years since I do...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 11-22-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By Hotflint
Thanks Kerry, I mostly work in 18 ga and you are...

Thanks Kerry, I mostly work in 18 ga and you are right, I feel like I am beating the heck out of it. I definitely need a better/heavier hammer. Thank you for the advice and the link. I have been...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 11-22-2020, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By Hotflint
Shrinking stump fabrication

Hello everyone! I have been a member for awhile and figured it was time that I contributed. I have started a youtube channel that has been a great learning experience for me. I just uploaded my...
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