Today I spent some time up the road at Albert’s shop, detailing the fender support bracket that was cut to shape. Now detail grinding with a flapper disk to clean up the welds and edges.
My neighbor and good friend Albert Helm, dropped off his 1926 Ford Model T Street Rod here at my shop this week. Although I have had to put my private metal shaping classes on hold for now, I was excited to be able to help Albert get the repair he was looking for on the … More Working on a 1926 Ford Model T Street Rod
Join us for 2 full course days, at Mittler Bros in Wright City MO March 21-22 where students will fabricate a fully shaped steel panel(s) for a motorcycle gas tank fitted to a wooden buck. The class will focus on the use of the English wheel and other machinery used to shape panels using the roadmap … More Master the Art of the English Wheel
Count-down has started for the Metal Shaping Class at the Mittler Bros facility in Wright City MO March 21-22. Upon the completion of this 2-day course, students will have fabricated a fully shaped steel panel(s) for a motorcycle gas tank fitted to a wooden buck. The class will focus on the use of the English wheel and … More Count Down to the Metal Shaping Class at Mittler Bros Coming Next Month
Today we had Steven from Wright Photography & Video here to start production on a series of metal shaping training videos we are working on for our channel. Our first training video will be geared to the beginner metal shaper with training on the full size Excel English Wheel and the Mittler Bros Bench Top … More Production Day: Video Classes Coming!
Now is the best time to check your schedule and sign up for my Private One-on-One Metal Shaping Class for next year. Kingdom Metal Works takes pride in teaching metal shaping classes to the student that is looking for uninterrupted instruction with complete hands on training. I will tailor the class to you and your … More We Specialize in Training One Student at a Time
Today I am removing the rusted portion from the slightly more damaged 1938 Chevy Coup Headlamp Bucket with my air saw. I will take the new shaped panel and tack it into position before welding it in. My neighbor Albert is my right hand man and encourager!
Today I worked on creating the flat mounting plate for the 1938 Chevy Coup headlamp bucket. Using the piece of Delrin plastic that I cut out for this portion of the project worked well for me to shape and contour the new panel.
In this video I am tack welding the shaped panel to the bucket and then full welding to complete. I will end by using a hammer and dollie to finish planishing the weld making it flush and level.
Today I am removing a rusted section from one of the 1938 Chevy headlamp buckets that has the least amount of rust damage. I will be welding in the new portion of the repair panel keeping the shape to the original. Albert, my neighbor is lending a helping hand.