Sheet Metal Handbook HP575

Sheet Metal Handbook HP575

by Ron Fournier, Susan Fournier
     
 

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Imagine transforming a flat sheet of aluminum alloy into an attractive hood scoop. Or designing and making your won aluminum wheel tubs, floorpan and dashboard for your street machine. How about learning to design and build your own body panels, manifolds, brackets and fuel tanks? These are just a few of the many tips and techniques shared by master metal craftsman… See more details below

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Imagine transforming a flat sheet of aluminum alloy into an attractive hood scoop. Or designing and making your won aluminum wheel tubs, floorpan and dashboard for your street machine. How about learning to design and build your own body panels, manifolds, brackets and fuel tanks? These are just a few of the many tips and techniques shared by master metal craftsman Ron Fournier.

Author of HP's award-winning Metal Fabricator's Handbook, Fournier packs over 30 years of experience designing and shaping sheet metal components for Indy cars, drag race cars, road racers, street rods and street machines into 144 pages. You'll find tips on:

  • Settingup your own shop
  • Selecting and using basic hand tools
  • Proper use of English wheels, beaders, rollers, brakes and power hammers
  • Pattern design and proper sheet metal selection
  • Basic metal shaping techniques
  • The art of hammerforming
  • Proper riveting techniques
  • And finally, tips on restoring original sheet metal
Whether you're restoring a '32 Ford, constructing a race car, building a show-winning street rod or street machine, or perhaps developing your skills for work in the metal industry, you'll find the information in this book invaluable, and a perfect addition to any home automotive library.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780895867575
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/1989
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
306,732
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 10.89(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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