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Projects The Chris Casny Shoebox Chop and build progress, my first Custom project.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Chris Casny, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. Do Good Jr.
    Joined: Feb 15, 2009
    Posts: 106

    Do Good Jr.
    from texas

    Man that car is badass !!!!! Great job !
  2. Gremlinguy
    Joined: Oct 29, 2009
    Posts: 487


    Really awesome Chris!!
  3. what a cool thread, well done chris that looks fucking rad. keep this pics coming mate.
  4. koolkemp
    Joined: May 7, 2004
    Posts: 6,008


    Beautiful Chris!! I love the paint work you did....where did you source the lacquer from to paint it?
  5. a bloke
    Joined: Jul 6, 2007
    Posts: 229

    a bloke

    That's a good looking car - well done. nice proportions and craftsmanship.
  6. Thanks fellas, for the overwhelming positive response, it's much appreciate it.

    Backseat almost done.
  7. CoolHand
    Joined: Aug 31, 2007
    Posts: 1,917

    Alliance Vendor

    Beautiful upholstery work.

    Please tell me you've got a rear firewall to install before she sees much actual driving though.
  8. I have a removable cover that goes over the notch, no air gaps at all.
  9. Royalshifter
    Joined: May 29, 2005
    Posts: 15,437

    from California

    Chris nice job and the cream looks perfect.
  10. Chris Casny = ruler.jpg

    A true craftsman! ... Not only a master woodworker (furniture/cabinetmaker), but also a metalman, fabricator, bodyman, painter ... and now upholsterer ... it's just not fair that one guy can have this much talent!
  11. lgh1157
    Joined: Sep 15, 2004
    Posts: 1,669


    Chris - are you Japanese ?
  12. You gonna attempt the headliner too,Chris? Or have someone else do it?
  13. Racrdad
    Joined: Jul 27, 2007
    Posts: 1,208


    The black piping is just the right touch with the cream. Super good looking!
  14. Nice nice nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  15. AWESOME! I love this car, really great job!

    Rock n Roll greetings from Germany!
  16. punisher7
    Joined: Jun 24, 2010
    Posts: 369


  17. Roadsterpu
    Joined: Nov 10, 2008
    Posts: 895


    Fantastic work Chris. Looks superb
  18. A few more updates and some artsi pics.
    This car will be an evolving project, a couple more changes/additions planned, but here is how it sits today.

    The tired flathead and steering issues are keeping me from doing any long distance trips, but that will all be sorted out, at some point in the future.

    On the up side, I found some old Foxcraft skirts that make the car look more complete.

    In front of the Capitol Records tower in Hollywood CA.
  19. chaddilac
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 13,845


    Looks great Chris!!! Nice job!
  20. farmer12
    Joined: Aug 28, 2006
    Posts: 7,718


    Absolutely awesome!!!!!
  21. RG49MERC
    Joined: Oct 11, 2007
    Posts: 272


    looks digging the headlight in the grille..
  22. sololobo
    Joined: Aug 23, 2006
    Posts: 8,053


    Amazing Chris, what nice touches, perfect stance! Love the rear package tray treatment, the whole ride kicks my butt. Love the non-frenched headlamps. Congrats to a "master of tasty". Nice backdrop photo work. Smokin in the boys room!! ~sololobo~
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2011
  23. Theo Douglas
    Joined: Nov 20, 2002
    Posts: 807

    Theo Douglas

    Wow, what an awesome car!

    I love the chop; I love the color--the reflections are unbelievable.

    I really like the Nash hubcaps; they have a really nice "full moon" shape to them.

    The rear package tray idea is bitchen, and the fact that you did your own upholstery in addition to everything else is mind-blowing.

    Also: nice skirts, great stance, love the third headlight, etc., etc.

    Cars like this are exactly what keep inspiring me to (very slowly) finish my own shoebox someday--even though I can't do half of the stuff that you do.

    Great work.
  24. WOW!.,...What else can be said about this car? WOW,pretty much covers it all. Love the skirts,Chris.
  25. shoebox50
    Joined: Nov 20, 2005
    Posts: 662


    Your car looks Great!!
  26. Very, very nice Chris, love it.
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2011
  27. brewster55
    Joined: Sep 2, 2010
    Posts: 149


  28. Cshabang
    Joined: Mar 30, 2004
    Posts: 2,458


    looks good Chris!!!

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