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Professional Sheet Metal Fabrication by Ed Barr. Professional Sheet Metal Fabrication is the number-one resource for sheet metal workers old and new. Join veteran metalworker Ed Barr as he walks you through the ins and outs of planning a sheet metal project, acquiring the necessary tools and resources, doing the work, and adding the perfect finishing touches for a seamless final product. From his workshop at McPherson College—home of the only genuine sheet metal fabrication education program in the country—Barr not only demonstrates how the latest tools and products work, but also explains why sheet metal reacts the way it does to a wide variety of processes. He includes clear directions for using power and pneumatic hammers and the English wheel, as well as describing specific skills like hand-forming techniques, buck building, louver punching, edge finishing, and more. Readers will learn how to form door seams and to make fenders, hoods, and other body parts; they’ll also learn how to put various finishes on metal through engine turning, metal chasing, and laser processing. This is truly the most detailed enthusiast-focused sheet metal how-to book on the market: whether you’re a metal hobbyist or experienced professional, you’re sure to find something new in Professional Sheet Metal Fabrication. Chapters are;
Getting started
Special techniques foe welding sheet metal
Brazing soldering and riveting
Cutting sheet metal with the oxyacetylene torch and plasma cutter
Beginning sheet metal shaping
The small gas tank project
Advanced sheet metal shaping
Building a fender from concept to completion
Making it beautiful straightening grinding and surface finishing
Building a custom pedal car
Floorpans rocker panels and rear quarter panels
Repairing doors
Repairing fenders hoods trunk lids

Softcover, 304 pages, 210mm x 270mm, color photos, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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  • Seller location: Blenheim, Marlborough, NZ

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