Archive for January, 2014

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Frame painted.

January 26th, 2014

I even managed, using all my spray painting skills, to achieve totally convincing vintage paint runs in the finish too!

Finishing up the frame.

January 25th, 2014

I finally got back onto finishing the frame. It being a long weekend here I want to try to get it painted. I can then leave that to harden for a few weeks while working on the floors and inside of the aluminium skin before we finally wrap the skin on. I finished making the […]

Still more rear axle cover.

January 12th, 2014

Busy weekend this weekend so I got quite a bit done.  I started making the top part of the rear axle cover. I cut a piece to fit cut slots near the edge before bending over a flange. The slots match up to the position of the swages I hammered into the firewall. The slots […]

More rear axle cover.

January 9th, 2014

I realised the other day borrowing a bench stake wasn’t going to help me since I will need to get a dolly under the cover once it isn’t in place to hammer it all nice and smooth. So tonight I modified one of my existing dollys to make it a more suitable shape. It is […]

Rear axle cover.

January 6th, 2014

Tonight I came home from work and went out and started on the rear axle cover. This is a tricky piece I’ll have to do in three parts. The idea is to have a nice curved cover so there are no sharp edges in the boot to catch things on. The flimsy bit of wood […]

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