The Jalopy Journal
After enlarging the photo, the name on the door looks to be Bill Shipman? Has Doug given you any info?
I've never seen the car. Who built it?
I know about the risk. I'm keeping it safe.
Ryan, I appreciate that. I'll have a look at your website. I may need your services at some point.
I'm almost embarrassed to show any of the tooling. It's pretty simple stuff. For the aluminum fender, I just made fiberglass and bondo male dies...
No. It's just a simple trim press.
It measures 36"x48" between posts. It's very well built, but it's only 30 ton. I've seen the same brand, same dimensions rated at 100 ton,...
I'm completely new to stamping sheet metal and yes, I have found there to be quite a learning curve, not only in how the metal will react, but in...
I had a chance to look Jimmy's truck over today during the Frog Follies. As a fellow sheet metal shaper, I can appreciate the time and effort he...
Yes, it's 3003
I always use fiberglass reinforced filler on areas that will double as a hammerform, or where I feel added strength is...
This is an aluminum '63 Pontiac Tempest fender. I am building the complete front end.
Thanks for the heads up.
It may come to that!
I've searched the internet the past two nights and have not found anything but fiberglass. Even used steel fenders are hard to find.
Anyone know if NEW steel rear fenders are available for 41-46 Chevy pickups??
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