I continue to have the privilege to be invited every month by Rodger Lee to train and assist in the fabrication of metal panels to the rear half and the trunk lid to a 1937 LaSalle at Ironworks Speed & Kustom in Bakersfield CA. I assist Stu @stusilas and Jordan @jordan_floro who are committed to this … More Training/Assisting at Ironworks Speed and Kustom
We are ramping up our Kingdom Metal Works YouTube Channel with our first Metal Shaping Class. This video will demonstrate old school techniques in metal shaping for the beginner to advanced using hand tools and machinery that is common in fabricator/restoration shops and home shops. Subscribe to my channel as more videos will be added … More Metal Shaping 101 – Now on YouTube
Kingdom Metal Works specializes in training at prestigious fabrication/restoration shops all over the USA. I will train your crew, on your projects using your machinery to build your crews’ skills while moving your projects forward at the same time.
It’s been a long stretch for everybody, but my Private One-On-One Metal Shaping Classes will be starting up again this July 2020. We are putting all of the recommendations in place for ourselves and our students so that your class can be comfortable and safe. If you are interested in scheduling a private class here … More Kingdom Metal Works is Opening Up Again July 2020 for My Private One-On-One Metal Shaping Classes
This week I finished up the 1926 Model T Street Rod for my neighbor and friend Albert. The final touch was given to the sun visor with shaping, fitting, and finalizing with a polished stainless steel panel.
Today I am extending the fiberglass fenders down to the radiator cowl panel using a paper pattern to cut out the the shape from 3003 aluminum with a thickness of .090.
Today I am checking the fender position and leveling the headlamp bracket mounts. I will fab and bend the headlamp bar using my pattern from a welding rod.
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