Eddie Paul's Custom Bodywork Handbook

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Krause Publications, Nov 14, 2005 - Transportation - 176 pages
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Learn to Customize From the Master of Movie Cars

&break;&break;You've seen his work in films like The Fast and The Furious, xXx, Cobra and Grease, and on TV in Monster Garage, Monster Games and Monster House. Now you can learn from master movie car customizer, Eddie Paul, in Eddie Paul's Custom Bodywork Handbook. Discover how this Hollywood wizard handles everything from old-school top chops on 1940s Fords, to cutting-edge bodywork on modern high-revving tuner cars.

&break;&break;Learn secrets to:

  • &break;&break;Selecting and using the proper metal and tools
  • &break;&break;Simple and complex metal fabrication, from shrinking and stretching, to challenging rust repair
  • &break;&break;Pattern making, vacuum forming, working with wooden forms and creating your own custom parts from scratch
  • &break;&break;Traditional bodywork projects, such as frenched headlights and taillights, fender flares, custom hoods and grilles, and bedding glass
&break;&break;When Hollywood needs a fabulous movie car, they turn to Eddie Paul. Now, with Eddie Paul's Custom Bodywork Handbook, so can you.
 

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Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Metalworking 101Fundamentals of Fabrication
Body Repair Basics For CustomizingGetting Off to a Smooth Start
FabricationThe Art of Shaping Metal
Customizing TechniquesA New Look at Traditional Custom Bodywork
More Modififi cationsCustomizing Tricks for Cars Both Old and New
Manufacturer Source Guide
GlossaryCustomizers Words Terms Acronyms and Definitions
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