The Jalopy Journal
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Yep. I posted the not cropped pic
I had it trimmed down to look older
All hot rods built in the 50s and 60s were perfect.
This has to be a photoshop like this one probably is
Another FB pic
This been posted yet?
My local Napa lets me dig through the bin of fittings.
Its just a bare block on a stand
Not real exciting
We have 3000 - 5000 grit now
These remove the slightest of material
I used some on a single stage metallic and it helped.
Mine distilled itself when it over heated
Acetylene bottle cap welded to the bench, bowling ball and other various curved objects Add a hammer and ya got a planishing hammer
baking speeds up production
chemistry is still chemistry
stacking up products with out proper gas out time will reduce overall quality
I can spray...
here is a look at some basic metal bumping and shrink disc demo
here is a hammer method similar to how I make style lines for replacement...
nothing but hammers, rail track, and a block of wood
dont have a bead roller? hammers
dont have a...
the purpose of surface enhancement materials are the same
lead, plastic, polly, urethane, lacquer, enamel, sheet rock mud, bubble gum, or...
apparently some do not hold up well
Im not painting an allover the same week I prime it. Science and chemistry does not change or operate within...
Made a ton of parts on the rail track
Lots of nice shapes
You do the best that the situation and circumstances will allow.
Try to be”perfect” in the moment and not too critical when the moment is over
I do most of mine with ball peens
Even use em as dollies.
Finish with real body hammers. A good flat one and a slight crown one. Flat chisel tiped...
Mistakes = learning
Improving = fewer mistakes
Always ask what would Oddball do
Sometimes s shot in the dark is...
I like the orbital for finish work
when you eliminate straight lines you eliminate the possibility of them showing back up
As far as cost, I get...
my 49 truck 235 has an early 60s sagnaw car 3 speed bolted up to it
Why did Mr Ohm marry Mrs Ohm?
He couldn’t resistor
What’s an electricians favorite ice cream?
What do you call an electrical...
I may stop teaching and go to design school now.
I feel totally vindicated on the design of my first car build
Is this a Fluke?
a chain drive, full scale pinewood derby car
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