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Forum: Automotive Projects 08-01-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,660
Posted By cliffrod
Congratulations on MSOTM, Matt- well done!

Congratulations on MSOTM, Matt- well done!
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-21-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,442
Posted By cliffrod
Great to see a Kadett build. There is/was a...

Great to see a Kadett build. There is/was a Kadett coupe 2 dr a few miles from here in the USA at a local garage for many years- neat car., great shape. Opel GTs are not common but they’re around. ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By cliffrod
Gotta laugh at ^^this. The first pic of an...

Gotta laugh at ^^this. The first pic of an English Wheel that I remember seeing was in a 1987 magazine that featured Jay Leno’s 427 s/c cobra clone and his motorcycle collection. He said when he...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 866,525
Posted By cliffrod
Congratulations on MSOTM, Marcus. This project...

Congratulations on MSOTM, Marcus. This project is legitimately amazing. What you've done and can do is hard to comprehend. Thank you for the education and inspiration.
Forum: Individual Classifieds 05-31-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By cliffrod
Norm is a great guy. He would stop by the studio...

Norm is a great guy. He would stop by the studio occasionally while was apprenticing and later carving. T&H is a very unique operation, one of the few that is still "real old fashion". They have...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 05-31-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By cliffrod
eBay link to Barre Planishing Hammer, almost the...

eBay link to Barre Planishing Hammer, almost the same price so I'm assuming it's the same one-

http://https://www.ebay.com/itm/304441556076?hash=item46e2217c6c:g:QGkAAOSwF4RiVr1a

It's one...
Forum: Introductions 05-18-2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By cliffrod
How's the hat placard read "Keep your hands off...

How's the hat placard read "Keep your hands off my hat. Get your own at Meyer the Hatter"- ? I've still got the Dobbs pinch front snap brim that I bought at Meyers when I was at Commanders nearly...
Forum: Beginner Projects 05-07-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,232
Posted By cliffrod
Very cool. I've specifically had...

Very cool.



I've specifically had octopus projects on my mind, using aluminum welded with oxy/hyd rig so could limit flux use & required cleaning afterwards. So far I'm still practicing the...
Forum: Beginner Projects 04-22-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By cliffrod
Without an English wheel, another option to...

Without an English wheel, another option to consider is an arbor press. Now that youve divided the work into smaller pieces, I think you would like the results. For shapes like a motorcycle fender...
Forum: Beginner Projects 04-17-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By cliffrod
Rocco, think about what you first stated at the...

Rocco, think about what you first stated at the beginning of the thread. You're wanting resume material. Then, go back and review what you've posted from the perspective of someone who would be...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By cliffrod
I'm a big Doberman fan- those are very very cool,...

I'm a big Doberman fan- those are very very cool, both in composition and execution. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-26-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 866,525
Posted By cliffrod
The words of praise get redundant after a while,...

The words of praise get redundant after a while, but you keep setting the bar higher & then fixing it so it looks even better. Really great work, Marcus.

Thanks for posting and explaining so...
Forum: Events 03-18-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,721
Posted By cliffrod
I would like to come- email sent. Thanks, Jim.

I would like to come- email sent. Thanks, Jim.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-17-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,645
Posted By cliffrod
Not being sarcastic, just curious- how much of a...

Not being sarcastic, just curious- how much of a novice (metalshaper) are you? And how's your welding? That part has got a lot going on. but if you're capable (now or after more practice) of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By cliffrod
Man, I love those old tool marks. Great work...

Man, I love those old tool marks. Great work servicing the helmets without disturbing the patina.

The only old tool marks I've studied on a deep sea helmet are on this life sized full round...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-13-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 866,525
Posted By cliffrod
I respect your eye and your confidence to both...

I respect your eye and your confidence to both trust what you see and then decisively fix it properly when needed. No short cuts and no excuses.

That's what I like so much about this thread and...
Forum: Introductions 03-11-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,493
Posted By cliffrod
Welcome to the forum, Chris. Bike-related...

Welcome to the forum, Chris.

Bike-related work was & is a big part of my metalshaping goals. Along with a good stump, shot/sand bag and viable hammers, you can do a lot of good work with an...
Forum: Introductions 03-02-2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By cliffrod
Welcome to the forum, Dean. Nice to see someone...

Welcome to the forum, Dean. Nice to see someone that's right here in town. Maybe we can get together sometime. Check your pm...
Forum: Buck Building 02-24-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,588
Posted By cliffrod
Very cool. Nice to see old models and bucks that...

Very cool. Nice to see old models and bucks that evaded destruction.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-01-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 271,140
Posted By cliffrod
Congratulations on MSOTM, Pugsy. You've really...

Congratulations on MSOTM, Pugsy. You've really earned it. Great job!
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2022, 10:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,282
Posted By cliffrod
When I was finally getting set up to do the...

When I was finally getting set up to do the oxy/hyd welding last summer, I found the same thing. The "good" brushes were out of stock. Not cool.

So I got a pack of a dozen good flux brushes with...
Forum: Beginner Projects 01-01-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,845
Posted By cliffrod
Congratulations on MSOTM, Nate- especially doing...

Congratulations on MSOTM, Nate- especially doing something that made your daughter happy. Very cool!
Forum: Beginner Projects 12-31-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By cliffrod
The Honda sidecovers came out well. So I've...

The Honda sidecovers came out well. So I've gotta ask, is the KZ going to get some now......?
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-31-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 866,525
Posted By cliffrod
Nice to see even more top-notch progress, Marcus....

Nice to see even more top-notch progress, Marcus. You never fail to impress.
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-22-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,689
Posted By cliffrod
Looks really great, Robert. Thanks for posting.

Looks really great, Robert. Thanks for posting.
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