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Old 09-13-2017, 08:52 PM
Fj_holden Fj_holden is offline
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Napier nz
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Thumbs up Hello from nz

Hello to all my names Byron.G

I am a hobbyist metal worker from Napier New Zealand who is in the drilling industry but was an engineer

Love my cars from 30's 40's 50's

Love working with metal and I have a few projects on the go at any time, I have a English wheel & bead roller & lots of hand tools & mig & tig & more........ would like to build a power hammer one day

At the moment it's rebuilding a 1957 Buick (only had to do a floor patch on that), a radical Holden fj coupe (Australian built 1950 car) that me and a mate saved from getting sent to the scrap heap and have to rebuild 95% of the body work learning fast what can and cant be done in the fabrication, I also have also have a 1957 Mercedes and a few Australian built Holden's from the 1980's

I also have a interest in blacksmithing and metallurgy and heavy engineering if anyone has advice on that as am going to be building a forge

Glad for the opportunity to be on here to be able to ask others for advise

Tried to add photos but can not work out why they wont load.......
Byron from nz

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Old 09-14-2017, 01:41 AM
Fj_holden Fj_holden is offline
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woked out how to add pics
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Old 09-15-2017, 07:49 AM
Peter Tommasini Peter Tommasini is offline
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Hi Byron welcome to the forum

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