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Forum: Events 11-24-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,101
Posted By WCRiot
UPDATE from Covell

Guys
Ron has released his 2021 workshop schedule. From my understanding all classes will be hands on at his shop. Check out his Youtube video explaining:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loc-7t4qbjI
Forum: Events 09-30-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,101
Posted By WCRiot
I wanted to bump this up again for September to...

I wanted to bump this up again for September to see if there was interest.
We only need one more person to get one class in before the end of the year.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-12-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,579
Posted By WCRiot
Simple question

First picture shows a radius gauge on the actual part i am trying to replicate. It measures about 5.0in radius.
So if i use my 4.5in Radius anvil and i just keep rolling in the same direction on...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-12-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,579
Posted By WCRiot
I can positively confirm this as i purchase the...

I can positively confirm this as i purchase the book and did not find this lesson in there. An easy read though...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-04-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,579
Posted By WCRiot
I made some progress the other night. Looking at...

I made some progress the other night. Looking at the first picture I wheeled in a different direction than i had been. I used a larger radius wheel, i believe it was the 6inch.
This helped some.
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-02-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,579
Posted By WCRiot
I had done this previously. The area where the...

I had done this previously. The area where the Clecos are is the center line of the fender or the highest arch point or highest crown. What happens when i raise the area where the clecos are i do get...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-31-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,579
Posted By WCRiot
Hopefully some people are still reading this...

Hopefully some people are still reading this thread. I've made some progress and got some of the basics down. I don't want to screw up this current panel so need some advice. The outer edge is flared...
Forum: Events 08-31-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,101
Posted By WCRiot
I wanted to bump this up again to see if there...

I wanted to bump this up again to see if there was interest. I'm struggling with my project and really want to do this class.
Forum: Events 08-18-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,101
Posted By WCRiot
Gauging Interest Covell Hands On Workshop

First I want to make clear this is not a confirmed event yet. Second, I am not affiliated with Ron Covell. I reached out to him about a hands on workshop possibility and he told me what he needs to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-02-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,579
Posted By WCRiot
Attached are a few pictures. One little project...

Attached are a few pictures. One little project that isn't necessary but while I'm working the fenders i'd like to do is eliminate the low spot for the spare tire. the rest of the repairs will be...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-01-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,579
Posted By WCRiot
I've been watching the Ron Covell DVDs. The...

I've been watching the Ron Covell DVDs. The scratch building a fender: http://covell.biz/scratch-building-a-fender/
And English Wheel basics: http://covell.biz/english-wheel-techniques/

Both are...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-01-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,579
Posted By WCRiot
They definitely have a radius on them. There is...

They definitely have a radius on them. There is no flat that i visually see. The anvils I'm using right now are from Eastwood:...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-01-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,579
Posted By WCRiot
Learning to English Wheel and need help

I've been playing with some 20ga steel sheetmetal. I'm looking to repair some pickup fenders but just practicing right now.


As you can see I have been wheeling on this piece quite a bit. I used...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-29-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,807
Posted By WCRiot
I never posted an update to this task. I used...

I never posted an update to this task. I used 22ga metal for this. I had everything really nicely shaped but screwed it up trying to flatten out the teeth marks from the Shrinking and stretching...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-17-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,380
Posted By WCRiot
No one has a reply to my latest attempt?

No one has a reply to my latest attempt?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-11-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,380
Posted By WCRiot
I tried annealing the original piece and that...

I tried annealing the original piece and that helped a little. I did a little tune up on the Shrinker dies. Here is a new attempt. Still using scrap metal:
https://i.imgur.com/SMwJTxUl.jpg
I got...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-08-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,380
Posted By WCRiot
Struggling with metal shrinker/stretcher

Guys
I am trying to build new corners for the rain water channel for the inside of the trunk. See the yellow arrows in an example picture
https://i.imgur.com/PL3ljdL.jpg
This is a C or U Channel,...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-24-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,807
Posted By WCRiot
Ok here is a test part i made. please only pay...

Ok here is a test part i made. please only pay attention to the face of the metal pointing up int he picture. the other side was not cut straight as this was scrap material.:...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-19-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,807
Posted By WCRiot
I'm going to give this a go over the weekend now...

I'm going to give this a go over the weekend now that the weather has cooled down and I can work in my garage without having sweat pour down my face.
I will post pictures of my attempts.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,807
Posted By WCRiot
Robert We need to talk in more detail. This is...

Robert
We need to talk in more detail. This is nearly identical to what i need to do.

Do you only use a shrinker/stretcher to achieve that replication of the drip rail?
In some of Lazee's videos...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-12-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,807
Posted By WCRiot
Need advice: How to re-create Trunk drop tray.

This is my first project using a Shrinker/Stretcher and I need some advice. Maybe i don't even need the shrinker/strecher, but i thought it would make things easier and nicer.

I need and want to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-20-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,870
Posted By WCRiot
I talked to my handman and he told me to check my...

I talked to my handman and he told me to check my grounds for the welder breaker and the ground for the TV breaker. I tightened the ground screws although they were not loose at all.
I changed the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-13-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,870
Posted By WCRiot
I am starting the second wheel well from 20ga...

I am starting the second wheel well from 20ga sheetmetal. I will post pictures as I weld and as things progress. Unfortunately I am working through the weekend so I wont have much time for my hobby
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-10-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,870
Posted By WCRiot
Peter how should i do this when my pieces mate...

Peter how should i do this when my pieces mate together 90degrees?
Should i fold the edge of one piece so that i can create the overlap like you mention?

That seems like it would be very...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-09-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,870
Posted By WCRiot
Still using the original wheel well at this time...

Still using the original wheel well at this time for the driver side. When I make the passenger side it will be much nicer looking because of the experience gained from the first one.

I decided...
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