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Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-30-2016, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Shawnm
Thanks- something I would have never thought of.

Thanks- something I would have never thought of.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-30-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,423
Posted By Shawnm
Hi: Sorry for the late reply. I cut the...

Hi:

Sorry for the late reply. I cut the pieces before I glued them together and then used a grinder with a 40 grit flap wheel to clean it up.

I made it too deep (about 1 3/4"). When I hammer...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-30-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,932
Posted By Shawnm
Suggestions on how to repair this piece

I've attached a picture of a speaker mounting panel replacement part. I have an original of this but the back and bottom portions are rotted (essentially everything to the right of the speaker hole...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-09-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,423
Posted By Shawnm
I finished my pieces- and still have questions!

I finished fabricating my arch pieces and welding them onto the existing non-rotted pieces and some replacement parts I could find.

Here's my question: I have a gap between some of the old work...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-01-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,423
Posted By Shawnm
Hi: I've been following your suggestions and...

Hi:

I've been following your suggestions and I am geting better results. I hope to finish the pieces up the best I can this weekend and weld them together. I'm sure they will be serviceable, and i...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-29-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,423
Posted By Shawnm
thanks! I will try the tape as I find I go off...

thanks! I will try the tape as I find I go off the edge a lot.

I also have a fair amount of excess metal that is distorting my read of the panel. I'll cut off the excess metal to the edge of the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-29-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,423
Posted By Shawnm
I'm able to get close on the final shape, then...

I'm able to get close on the final shape, then when I wheel a bit more I seem to lose it somewhere else. It appears like I have "overshaped" parts of it and the only way i can think to get back is to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-27-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,423
Posted By Shawnm
thanks for the advice. I'm using 20 gauge steel,...

thanks for the advice. I'm using 20 gauge steel, a shot bag a "stump" and a variety of hammers and slappers that I made.

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Shawn
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-27-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,423
Posted By Shawnm
English Wheel after shaping with hammer

Hi:

I'm a novice making my first set of parts for an inner wheel well on a micro car. I divided it into four sections which have about a 3" radius that is consistent along the diameter of the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-21-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,090
Posted By Shawnm
Trouble with snips?

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Iím a novice metal shaper and Iím having trouble cutting accurate lines with snips. I have...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-11-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,064
Posted By Shawnm
Do i need a buck to make this part?

I need to make an inner wheel well to replace one that is heavily rusted. Except for the general "swiss cheeseness" of the part the shape is good.

When I took my metal class thay said I should...
Forum: Introductions 03-28-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By Shawnm
New member from Massachusetts

Hi:

I am restoring a microcar. I have a few panels that are unavailable as reproductions so my choice was to make them or have someone fabricate them. You can guess what I decided or I wouldn't be...
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