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Folks Of Interest Fat Lucky's - Sean Johnstun ....Ruler

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Terry O, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. "Real Pro".....hahaha! Interesting...Sean does awesome work!!!
  2. ynottayblock
    Joined: Dec 23, 2005
    Posts: 1,954


    Im a big fan of his work, and like you guys have said he truly is an artist. Not only does his stuff have the vintage look, but it is unique...which is incredible hard to do. Thats a hard line to walk, being able to make the interior look "traditional" but it still looks like something new. On top of that, his quality and fit and finish are top notch. He has inspired me to take a crack at doing interiors.
  3. Not only the same width but that will all line up perfectly with the other pleats in the same plane. He's a stickler for perfect and it shows in his work.

    Where is the Hot Rod Lady Cruiser on this one. He did a remarkable one off interior on the Big Olds. Throw some pics at us my topless cruizin friend.
  4. deucetruck
    Joined: Jan 8, 2010
    Posts: 633

    from Missouri

    Smooth interiors. I like to have those pleats in my next project.
  5. Terry O
    Joined: Oct 12, 2004
    Posts: 1,060

    Terry O

    I liked Sean's stuff so much I was looking for places for him to cover.....

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  6. lorodz
    Joined: Jul 26, 2009
    Posts: 3,728


    wow them buckets look sick as hell great job
  7. BELLM
    Joined: Nov 16, 2002
    Posts: 2,588


    I had the pleasure of doing a HAMB relay several years ago with part of Pork N Beaners interior picking it up from him @ HAMB drags taking to Sean. First time I have seen the finished product, awesome, as usual. Hope I can get him to do the Nomad when it is ready.
  8. Evel
    Joined: Jun 25, 2002
    Posts: 9,024

    1. 60s Show Rods

    Sean is a great guy and by far the best upholster I have ever seen.
  9. finkd
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 1,500

    Alliance Vendor

    I am fortunate enough to have two fatlucky's interiors and love them both, sean is very good at what he does.why are all the really good guys poor> ? because they do it for the love and put way more hours into their work then they charge for, few truely appreciate it, why do these guys not have a two year back log. I wish I was rich, I would love to open a shop with the talents of so many under one roof. The world could be ruled!
  10. ERNST
    Joined: Apr 12, 2006
    Posts: 98


    simply the best!
  11. Salty
    Joined: Jul 24, 2006
    Posts: 2,259

    from Florida

    I love seing stuff like this.....why? Cause it just reaffirms my brain base that Sean is still crankin out totally bitchin work!

    I made up my mind a few years back that F.L. would be doing the interior in my truck...sooooo you may not know it yet Sean, but your doing the interior in my truck!

    Soon as I get up off my dead ass and get the truck done and pay off the gobs of hospital bills my daughter happily left me (not her fault) It'll find it's way to your shop...

    BTW this was an indirect way to say your interior swims in awesomness!
  12. CruiserUser
    Joined: Jan 12, 2011
    Posts: 32


    I once made the mistake of thinking "ya know, it can't be THAT hard to upholster" and now I'm legally required to stay at least 150 feet away from a sewing maching. If I had the money and something worth his quality of work I'd definately give FL a call.
  13. fifTsix
    Joined: Jul 26, 2008
    Posts: 486

    from TEXAS

    his work is amazing
  14. tikidiablo
    Joined: Nov 10, 2004
    Posts: 853

    from so cal

    PERFECT. 'nuff said.
  15. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 28,156


    Nice and it looks so right an timeless in the car.
  16. stude_trucks
    Joined: Sep 13, 2007
    Posts: 4,755


    Some seriously good looking stuff for sure.
  17. Muttley
    Joined: Nov 30, 2003
    Posts: 18,432


    I'm kind of disappointed to see he isnt a huge fat guy, kind of false advertisement wouldnt you say?
  18. voneyeball
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 184

    Alliance Vendor

    fat lucky is a dog.

    is there ANY reason he isn't doing the interiors for the weesner cars dude is buildin'?? the two top men in there fields should be working together.
  19. langy
    Joined: Apr 27, 2006
    Posts: 5,735

    Member Emeritus

    Sure is a fine trimmer, no doubt about that !!!
  20. weez
    Joined: Dec 5, 2002
    Posts: 860


    Jimmy did his own upholstery on the Emerald Tide truck and probably will with the Lit Up truck. (I wonder if he made the sewing machine first?)

    Love Seans work! And he's a nice guy too- Doctor Dan's '55 interior is mind blowing...
  21. unclescooby
    Joined: Jul 5, 2004
    Posts: 4,962

    from indy

    so...where is he now?
  22. Nice to see this day in age that there is craftsmen, and women, that have old school abilities and the talent to match ! Quality is by far the best advertisement and from the pictures I have seen ...Wow ,Fat Lucky has the whole package. Rob.
  23. Not saying that Sean falls into this category but alot of the "really good guys" focus so much on what they are good at that they neglect the business part of running a business.

    But irregardless of his business situation I have never seen interiors that even come close to being as mindblowing as the ones produced by Fat Lucky. Sean is in a world all his own.
  24. bobbleed
    Joined: May 11, 2001
    Posts: 3,101

    from Awesome

    Sean is the reason I moved to Texas. Basically, he is cool as fuck.

    I wish I still worked with him, but I am glad to have had the opportunity the short time I did.
  25. Terry O
    Joined: Oct 12, 2004
    Posts: 1,060

    Terry O

    Not one, nowhere. A buddy at the shop told me Sean ripped out some work and redid it because he was not happy with it. I probably would never have known the difference,
    but he would have. Craftsman are responsible to themselves.

  26. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,612

    from SUGAR CITY

    Damn I just know my '35 would be soo much better with a Black and White interior by the man known as Fat Lucky. Fuck he's rad!
  27. KooDaddy
    Joined: Oct 16, 2006
    Posts: 753

    from Wis.

    I don't care if his name is " Slim Jim " that boy can rip thread!
  28. Nobody has answered the question of where is he now.
  29. Terry O
    Joined: Oct 12, 2004
    Posts: 1,060

    Terry O

    See post #13

  30. socalmerc
    Joined: Feb 24, 2008
    Posts: 475

    from socal

    because its against the hamb rules to ask that kind of question. you are only aloud to prays his work. go to his facebook you can probably get his new address there. if i ever hit texas i would like to stop by to see his work

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