Advanced Sheet Metal Fabrication

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The projects presented in this book involve multiple panels, each of which must be designed, cut, shaped and then joined to the others to create the finished fender or gas tank. Photo sequences cover building the buck, creating a paper template, cutting the steel or aluminium, forming the piece, welding the panels, and finishing the seams.

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Advanced Sheet Metal Fabrication Techniques is a photo-intensive how-to book.  

See

Craig Naff fabricate a Rolls Royce fender

Rob Roehl create a motorcyle gas tank

Mike Pavletic repair an Alfa Romeo

Ron Covell form part of a quarter midget body

Fay Butler shape an aircraft wheel fairing and the front section of a Lotus race car.

Demonstrations include use of the English Wheel, power hammer, shrinkers and stretchers, and of course the hammer and dolly.

The projects presented in this book involve multiple panels, each of which must be designed, cut, shaped and then joined to the others to create the finished fender or gas tank. Photo sequences cover building the buck, creating a paper template, cutting the steel or aluminium, forming the piece, welding the panels, and finishing the seams.

Sequences in aluminium and steel

Multi piece projects

Six fabrication sequences

From building the buck to TIG welding the panels

Includes interviews with expert metal shapers

Automotive, motorcycle and aircraft projects

144 pages, over 300 color photos

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