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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Harrison, Jan 26, 2009.
Just my two Norm skulls.
Hey Gator, thanks for the pics..The Studebaker is not a restored car. It is a Hot Rod with 88,500 hot rod driven miles!! I've known Normie since 1970 and visited with him quite a bit at the Follies. The trunk was built by him in 1975 and of course I've refinished it several times. A funny note - no one ever remembers me or the 32 Stu President, but they always remember it's the car with the "box" on the back!! Attached are a few shots of my Norm stuff and a pic of verification that this car IS a Hot Rod...A good skull for my good friend Doc of Chicago and Doc from Shreveport's "The Choir", and "the pole of soul" all did by Norm...Joe
Never forget....up for my friend Jeff Norwell.
I picked up a "friend" for my 1st one.....
Hi' all, hope you folks don't mind me posting on this thread. I only met Norm once in 2006 when he was over here in the Uk and he made a big impression on me, what a great guy ! Since Norm passed away I have been chizzlin' away in my spare time trying to create something Norm would have liked. I would never claim to be anywhere near the talent of the master but I thought I would show you my latest effort and hope that Norm woulda' been diggin'it if he was still around.
This ones called "Keep y'tong out !"
I'm bettin' he'd dig it!
Yeah Norm would like that.
Yepr norm woulda approved n i think its damn cool now make me one lol!
Why thank you for the positive feedback folk's I am trying to develop a style of my own but always looking to Norm for inspiration, it's taken me an age to get to this stage and this one is number twelve finished last weekend.
Here's number eleven his older brother ! Lol.
Hope you like, cheer's Radical Dave.
Cool as shit!
Hey Radical Dave, very good work...I think Norm would be proud of you for attempting this own your own.........Joe
Here's the one at the hot rod shop I work at. The owner of the shop was friends with Norm. He was a cool guy. I saw him driving through town one time and chased him down at a gas station. He was in his Codfather of Sole truck and proceeded to lecture me for 15 on how the NSRA really F'ed up by letting newer cars in. Good times!!
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Is the flat top a nod to Norm or just a coincidence ? Either way ,nice work.
Norm named this one Sydney
It's a nod to Norm & thanks for the compliment, much appreciated.
Norm's imagination was fantastic when you think he did it all FIRST !!!!
Syd's COOL !
Here's some slightly better pictures, hope you like. Cheers Dave. I do have one or two other skulls I've made if anyone would like to see em' ?
Nice work Dave^^^^^
When in doubt bring em out!
Thank's Ron & Camel Toe.
Okee Dokeee then thank's, this one is I think the third one I ever made I call him Freaky, Geaky & a little bit Tiki'
Right then that last one's an angry bastard !
Here's a bit of gold leaf work I did on one of the bases.
Epic stuff Dave!!!
Number 10 would sure look good in my tbucket jus sayin!
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