Sheet Metal Bible

Sheet Metal Bible

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"Sheet Metal Bible" is a compendium of sheet metal fabrication projects, everything from simple shaping operations to multi-piece creations like fenders and motorcycle gas tanks. Each of these operations is photographed in detail, including the building of a buck when necessary. Meaty captions help the reader to understand what's really happening as a flat sheet of steel slowly morphs into the convex side of a gas tank. While some of the craftsmen seen in this book work with only hand tools, others prefer the English Wheel. The book is filled with work by legendary fabricators like Ron Covell, Rob Roehl, and Bruce Terry. Side bars scattered throughout the book include interviews that help explain how each of these master metal men learned his craft, which tools they prefer, and where to put the seams on a multi-piece fabrication project. Deciding how best to fabricate a particular part means deciding whether to shrink, stretch, or simply bend the metal into the requited shape. Not to worry, each shaping method is covered in detail in this new book from Timothy Remus and Wolfgang Publications. Projects include components for both two and four-wheeled hot rods, crafted from both aluminum and steel. Each metal has its place in the metal shop, and this new book includes tips on how to work with, and weld, both metals. Whether your project rolls on two wheels or four, needs parts make from aluminum or steel, is simple or complex, there is something in this 176 page book to help you turn that dream into more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 213.36 x 276.86 x 10.16mm | 589.67g
  • Wolfgang Publications
  • Stillwater, MN, United States
  • English
  • 1929133901
  • 9781929133901
  • 316,336

About Timothy Remus

Timothy Remus is author of more than 30 how to books. His titles range from How to Build a Cheap Chopper, to Advanced Airbrush Art. During his 20 years as an author, Tim has worked with everyone from bike designer Arlen Ness to kustom painter Jon Kosmoski, and metal fabricators like Ron Covell, Steve Davis, Rob Roehl and Craig Naff. Tim is owner of Wolfgang Publications, based in Stillwater, more