Forming Radiused Edges Using Wooden Formers

We’ve been busy on the project 1955 Chevy wagon with some sheetmetal replacement and rust repair. Now, we don’t have a high-end shop, or indeed any professional shop, doing this for us, but we do have a relatively well-equipped shop of our own and a little knowledge.

Hemi Help- Shop Manual

Reader Ken Taylor reaches out to our “Shop Manual” about his 1956 DeSoto Hemi, where the first-time hemi owner questions the need for spark plug wire covers.

Replacing 1955 Chevy Lower Doorskins

We’ve been busy on the project 1955 Chevy wagon with some sheetmetal replacement and rust repair. Now, we don’t have a high-end shop, or indeed any professional shop, doing this for us, but we do have a relatively well-equipped shop of our own and a little knowledge.

Adding Vents to Brake Backing Plates

It’s always great to watch a pro do his work. Maybe it’s an extreme motorcycle jumper, maybe a guy who carves tree trunks with a chain saw, or even a World Rally Championship driver work the switchbacks on a mountain trail.