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Building a Roadster Body, Part 3: Making the Doors (DVD)

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In Part Three of the Roadster Body series, Ron Covell gives a detailed look at each step in the construction of the doors – which are arguably the most complex panels on the entire car. Ron explains why the hinge and latch connections should be ‘beefed-up’ to improve the strength of the doors, and shows how to build a robust internal structure that securely supports the hinges, latch, and sheet metal panels. A broad range of tools is demonstrated - including a shrinker, stretcher, beading machine, and the English wheel. One of the focal points is using a Dake reciprocating machine (similar to a Pullmax) with custom-made dies for forming the deep, intricate beads on the door edges. Ron demonstrates a unique way to crimp the door skin to the inner structure - utilizing locking pliers he has specially modified for the task. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you’re sure to learn a great deal from Ron’s unique solutions to common problems, and every step is covered thoroughly - with great close-up photography, and detailed, easy to follow explanations.

115 minutes

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  1. Shipping date?

    Posted by RB Nicholson on Feb 21st 2021

    2/21/2021. Purchased 9 February, haven’t received yet.


  2. ANOTHER MASTR PIECE BY THE MASTER

    Posted by Bill Maguire on Aug 31st 2020

    This is an inspiring lessen on how to plan the step by step fabrication of another body part. I always enjoy how Ron makes what he needs to form or check what he is making from bucks to hand tools and layout. your watching a master make another master piece!


  3. finally here.

    Posted by Unknown on Aug 24th 2020

    at last.


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