In this introduction, Craig Hopkins discusses some helpful tips on welding basics to make auto body MIG welding easy. He explains that you will learn the three basic welds – a lap weld, a plug weld, and a butt weld — and stresses safety precautions that you must consider, such as a clean environment that is well ventilated and without flammables. He also suggests materials that he prefers to use, including a welding jacket, TIG gloves and a helmet.
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Craig Hopkins gives you different tips and tricks to help cut down the metal on a classic car panel without damaging the base. You must make sure to push the metal over weld, rather than attacking it, to avoid tearing the base metal. You will also learn how to get spot welds out. Use thisWatch Now >>
Craig Hopkins introduces the car tools you will need to install front sheet metal to your classic car. Some of the equipment you will need includes a ratcheting strap, screw driver, wrench, ratchet, sockets, hammer and pick bar. New hinges will also help make the hood fall in the same place every time.Watch Now >>