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Old 11-30-2023, 10:01 AM
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Default Ep 16 | "Plan Your Next Steps" | Automotive Coachbuilding Lessons w/ Peter Tommasini

On Episode 16 of the "Sheet Metal Shaping Podcast" we have Peter Tommasini, an Australian coach builder and 54 year veteran of the trade.

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In this episode we chat in depth about common "how-to's" of panel beating in the automotive field and why they are important.

We also discuss:

- Being born in Venice Italy
- Moving to Australia in the 1970ís
- Coachbuilding vs smash repair
- Spending money on coachbuilt cars vs cars of low value
- Austalian vs Canadian Vs USA economy / Interest rates

- How to build a roof skin, where to start
- Largest panel size that can be wheeled?
- Itís how you hold the panel that makes the shape
- Where to place welds, oxy welding
- Controlling weld distortion

- Planning your welds and shaping in advance
- Biggest issues students face today
- Recognizing stress in a panel
- Blending techniques from various countries
- Ask a question, then practice

- Options for patterning an existing piece
- Shrinking vs stretching, speed
- MDF and aluminum profile gauges
- Symmetry of a classic cars (often) isnít as it appears
- Whatís missing in the industry today?
- If you have the passion, the patience will come

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