The past 2 weeks at Dan Pate’s shop in Dennison MN was packed with activities. A metal meet where metal shapers from all over came to share and learn. Metal shaping classes, demonstrations using alternative shaping techniques, demonstrations on power hammers, English wheels and hand tools just to name a few. I had the privilege … More A Great Metal Meet in Dennison MN.
We will be heading out to Dennison MN for 2 metal shaping workshops this month. The first session is April 29th-May 1st and the second session is May 6th-8th. We still have a few openings available so if you are interested, shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The workshops will be held … More Metal Shaping Workshop in Dennison MN
Zack and Alex from Elemental Arthouse in Nashville TN are here at our shop this weekend attending the Metal Shaping Workshop. Here is a look into a portion of the training going on this afternoon. We specialize in one on one training classes here at our shop for complete hands on training and uninterrupted instruction. … More A Look Into Our Metal Shaping Workshop
One of the advantages of having Kingdom Metal Works come to your Hot Rod~ Classic Car Fabrication~Restoration Shop is the importance of investing in your business and crew by building their metal shaping skills. We offer consultation services on existing projects, hands on training using your machinery while moving your shop projects forward at the … More Metal Shaping Classes at Your Fabrication~Restoration Shop
We have been invited by Dan Pate who will host us in his well equipped metal shaping shop in Dennison MN and have a few spots open. Dan has been offered a Ferrari buck for us to use to make aluminum panels using the machinery in his shop. Dan is known as route56wingnut on Instagram and … More Aluminum Metal Shaping Classes Using a Ferrari Buck Coming Spring 2019
In this shop tour I touch on the different types of bossing mallets and leather shot bags I use in my metal shaping classes. The use of a bossing mallet and shot bag is a method referred to as “hollowing”. This is a process of shaping a sheet metal blank into a shot bag or … More Shop Tour~ Bossing Mallet and Shot Bag
Here is a look at more hand tools that aid in metal shaping techniques in my second shop tour video. Over the years I have collected or made up my own dressing plates, T mandrels and chasers. All of these types of hand tools are practical, coming in handy for many types of large or … More Shop Tour~Dressing Plates, T Mandrels and Chasers.
I have been asked to do a shop tour so I am beginning with my hand tools consisting of hammers, dollies and flippers (slappers) from my tool box drawer. During my one on one private metal shaping class, I cover the skills of body repair techniques which lies in the correct handling of these basic … More Shop Tour ~ Hammers, Dollies and Flippers
Things naturally slow down during the winter months. In a few weeks spring will be here, the warmer weather will draw many metal shaping enthusiasts out again to work on projects and set time aside to schedule that sought after metal shaping class. Their shops will again take on the familiar rhythm of steady metal … More Moving Metal Shaping Skills Forward one Student at a Time.
I could not resist sharing the testimonial given by Buster Hoffmaster from Kevin’s last private One-on-One Metal Shaping Class~ I am so proud of my husband and how he has flourished in his teaching skills~ Maritza (Kevin’s wife). The Bible says in Proverbs 27:2 “Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, … More Testimonial of Kevin’s One-on-One Private Metal Shaping Class