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Projects 36-taildragger.....Made in Sweden

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by Kenneth31coupe, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. Thanks guys

    Thanks Kip.Feels good now when it´s back on and still looks like a roof.


    Thanks Kevan.Then I´m in good company

    Thanks Kent.

    Thank you.

    Here is the whole window. Now it´s time to weld it all together again.
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2014
  2. I find it amazing how your able to cut, grind, push, pull, tack, grind more, then weld again, grind again, sand & sand and come up with a real piece of ARTWORK here!
    You make it look easy...............
    Thanks for shraing.
  3. Sakke
    Joined: Mar 12, 2011
    Posts: 220

    from Finland

    GREAT metalworking !!! This one will be amazing when finished !
  4. sled
    Joined: Nov 19, 2006
    Posts: 2,076


    Kenneth,the best happy ending i could think of for my ex 36...justice has been done and even more than that!!!Pure class on wheels thanks to your talented hands...hat off amigo!!
  5. Thank you.

    Thanks Sakke.

    Hey Reno.She deserves to be treated like a lady and a Lady she will be:D
    Your Merc is coming along nicely too
  6. We are patiently waiting for updates Kenneth.
  7. Patient Kipp patient.
    Updates are coming in a near future.Have spend the last week welding, grinding, hammer an dolly, sanding, hammer an dolly, sanding again but it´s getting there roof is allmost done.Think you have seen enough of that so I´ll wait take pics untill it´s done.
  8. Ok.Here´s some new updates.Have the roof and doors all welded up and welds are smoothed,Still have to make a new skinn to fill the insert and will make it during the hollidays. I don´t have an english wheel my self so I will have to bring it over to a friend to have it done.Even got a new spring installed in front and it came down about 3 more inches and now she have the stance I was looking for. I just had to make a quick mock up with fenders and running board to get an over all wiev and to see the proportions better.Think I´m pleased with it as it is.


    Here´s a closer pic of the finnished rear window
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2014
  9. Wensum Valley Rods
    Joined: Oct 13, 2008
    Posts: 288

    Wensum Valley Rods
    from England

    Perfection right there. :)
  10. 32coop
    Joined: Apr 20, 2009
    Posts: 130

    from Australia

    Love the stance and chop. Beautiful.
  11. Finnrodder
    Joined: Oct 18, 2009
    Posts: 2,927

    from Finland

    Looks great.You have done really good job with the car,keep it up!
  12. longgoner
    Joined: Apr 15, 2007
    Posts: 75

    from western ny

    Very nice Kenneth.
    Had to go back and check the start date .... congradulations on the results of just 9 months.
  13. Just reminds me why I love these cars so much. Looking fine.
  14. Sledge
    Joined: Feb 5, 2008
    Posts: 1,714

    from Nor Cal

    Beautiful! Really great work Kenneth!
  15. layedout49
    Joined: Jan 15, 2008
    Posts: 483


    Amazing !! That's perfect . If there's one car I'd say is a dream car, it's that , a 36 3 window coupe 😀

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  16. I posted over on the Custom Car Chronicle about this as well but great work Kenneth and congrats on the new house and forge building!!
  17. Thanks Paul. Spottted your Zepher in latest Rod and Custom.Looks good right there on the beach.

    Thanks mate


    Thanks Ron. 9 months....time just flies

    Thank you James

    Thanks Kevan

    Thanks layedout. It´s my dream car glad I found one

    Thanks a lot Ian.
  18. 39WILLZ
    Joined: Dec 13, 2009
    Posts: 268


    Lovin this 36 looks great good job regards Wayne
  19. She is looking beautiful Kenneth. The chop and stance flow perfect.
  20. Your doing a great job
    Chop looks spot on
  21. fleet-master
    Joined: Sep 29, 2010
    Posts: 1,767


    ..This pic here Kenneth,could be the angle of the pic but.. is the gap down the back edge of the door wider ?

    Here it is tacked in and the door is also filled.Forgot to take pics when making the doors, was too excited getin back to this:)
  22. fleet-master
    Joined: Sep 29, 2010
    Posts: 1,767


    I've noticed you using a large adjustable wrench for bending some of the flanges,I do a similar method using Glaziers pliers.

    I really like the stance you've achieved and the chop is niiiiice !!

    Keep up the great work :)

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  23. Thanks Kipp.I think this was a little bit easier than yours.Didn´t have to cut her up like a jig saw puzzle like you did.


    Thanks a lot. About that door it´s not finnished yet but the gap is smaller further down.. There was so much job with it so I just freaked out and left it for a while,will go back at it when I´ve got some new inspiration. That is a really nice plier you have there, looking for similar ones over here but they´re not easy to find. A friend have two of them but he will not part from any one.I have one that´s wider and when folding long straight edges it works but when the fold curves it´s too wide.Think I will have to keep looking.Thanks for the input.
  24. Thanks Wayne.
  25. attitudor
    Joined: Sep 28, 2004
    Posts: 2,975

    from Finland

    Impressive again.
  26. Eric H
    Joined: Apr 2, 2006
    Posts: 962

    Eric H

    Very nice work.
  27. Peelout30
    Joined: May 24, 2008
    Posts: 134

    from Missouri

    great metal work car is going to sweet
  28. Emperor Chris
    Joined: Oct 9, 2007
    Posts: 469

    Emperor Chris
    from Nor Cal
    1. Upholstery

  29. chevythechief
    Joined: Nov 25, 2011
    Posts: 40

    from Sweden

    Very nice work Kenneth! Proud to be swedish when I see your work :) I'm interested in getting my hands on a pullmax. What machine should I look for? Like the idea to put it on wheels for small spaces? God jul på dig!

    Kind regards!
    // Patrick
  30. 2345.coupe
    Joined: Jan 17, 2009
    Posts: 1,097


    real nice metal work..suscribed.......

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