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Forum: Events 07-28-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,118
Posted By jhery
Current list for the Roundup

Time is getting close for the next Roundup and we are trying to get an accurate number of people attending so we can plan meals. If your name is on the list and you don't planning attending please PM...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-15-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,168
Posted By jhery
Response to comments

Dave: Ash is the preferred wood for the majority of the framing.


Cliff: On the Coupe body I would chop the top 3", channel the body 4" and extend the length by about 8"but I don't have the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-14-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,168
Posted By jhery
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Forum: Automotive Projects 03-14-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,168
Posted By jhery
Restoring and reconstructing bodies on 2 1947 Bentleys

My customer purchased Car A with the sunroof and all the hardware missing. The tops are very complex with many moving parts so without a top to copy, it would be a very time consuming job. The body...
Forum: Events 10-28-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,118
Posted By jhery
Redneck Roundup dates 20-22 August 2020

We are going to have the Redneck Roundup at the same time as last year. The dates are 20-22 August 2020. We are posting the dates early this year because we want to extend it to an International...
Forum: Announcements 05-18-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,291
Posted By jhery
Redneck Roundup was just playing Possum

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The Redneck Roundup was just playing possum and has just moved its location to Belfast, TN on August 22-24, so keep your calendar open and hope to see ya'll. More details to come.
Forum: Events 05-18-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,638
Posted By jhery
Redneck Roundup was just playing Possum August 22-24 Belfast, TN

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The Redneck Roundup was just playing possum and has just moved its location to Belfast, TN on August 22-24, so keep your calendar open and hope to see ya'll. More details to come.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-17-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 27,918
Posted By jhery
Metal scrapping, flaking & engine turning

The question was asked by Bill Funk if they originally scraped the engines on Bugatti's and the answer is yes. The apprentices were given the job of scraping, flaking and engine turning the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-17-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 27,918
Posted By jhery
Metal scrapping, flaking & engine turning

The question was asked by Bill Funk if they originally scraped the engines on Bugatti's and the answer is yes. The apprentices were given the job of scraping, flaking and engine turning the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-16-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 27,918
Posted By jhery
Assembly and fabrication of parts

The body was placed on the frame and shimmed, the rear fenders were sanded and polished, the exhaust pipe was shortened, brass trim was made for the surround of the trunk and plated, the lower hood...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-11-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,242
Posted By jhery
Prototype 01 Engine and Body Framing

The engine used for this car is a Series 2 XKE which is almost identical in size with about a 100 more horsepower than the original Bugatti. The transmission fits perfectly and will make this an easy...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-11-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,242
Posted By jhery
1935 Bugatti T57 Stelvio, Prototype 01 The frame

This is an endeavor which could not have been possible with out the help of Will Cronkrite and Scott White. Scott scanned the original car I was restoring from the frame up and sent all that data to...
Forum: Introductions 05-08-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By jhery
Welcome to the site. It was nice meeting and...

Welcome to the site. It was nice meeting and talking with you at Dan Pate's and keep up the good work in your new location.
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-22-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 60,877
Posted By jhery
Keep up the good work.

Keep up the good work.
Forum: Buck Building 04-22-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,056
Posted By jhery
Jag

Kyle you are doing a nice job.
Forum: Comments and Suggestions 03-29-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,836
Posted By jhery
Dan, I can pick it up for you on my way to...

Dan, I can pick it up for you on my way to Will's.:lol:
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-26-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,033
Posted By jhery
Scale difference

This is the rough modeling which shows the size difference between the two cars.

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Forum: Automotive Projects 03-26-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,033
Posted By jhery
1931 Bugatti T46 rebody to resemble Esders Roadster

Scott White, professor from University of PA, Computer Modeling School came to my shop this weekend to help me with a project I am starting later this year. We are removing the current body which...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-01-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,680
Posted By jhery
Cowl vent

The cowl vent was fabricated out of brass and the gutter system is cast aluminum. It had two 1/4" countersunk screws holding it to the frame work. They dimpled the cowl vent on either end for the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-25-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,680
Posted By jhery
Fabrication and design of the sunroof

The sunroof was made out of white ash which is cut 3/4" thick. The pieces had to be cut with a crown in both directions so it required 8/4 wood blocks. The side pieces were cut first and screwed to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-24-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,680
Posted By jhery
Peter: The complete cowl section, A pillars into...

Peter: The complete cowl section, A pillars into complete roof and sunroof, both doglegs, both running boards, both spare tire wells, both sections around tire wheels and both rear side panels. It...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-23-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,680
Posted By jhery
Header panel, cut in windshield, fit interior wood

The header panel was fabricated by making a contour pattern from another 35 RR in the shop with a sunroof. The shape and position are different for a fixed top and a sunroof arrangement. I lofted...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-23-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,680
Posted By jhery
Tinbasher: I would be more surprised to find two...

Tinbasher: I would be more surprised to find two sides that matched. Coach- building is an art and not a science.

Gando: This car is being done for touring so he does not plan on showing it,...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-21-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,680
Posted By jhery
Right side A pillar and bracing

I finishied out the left side A pillar, installed the rain-gutter on the left side, shaped the upper A pillar to fit the skin and fit cowl panel to square door openings. The temporary right side A...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-19-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,680
Posted By jhery
Fabrication of the left A pillar and upper cowl

I started with the left A pillar since there was more of it there to imagine what it should look like. A couple of the photos show the right side was basically non existent so once I get the left...
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