To prepare to attach the skin on a classic car door, Craig Hopkins shows how to create holes 6 inches apart in the skin with a hole punch. He demonstrates how to stop the door skin and inner structure from racking, and discusses why you should not weld the two until it fits back on the car. Then he adds weld to the primer and carefully folds the flange onto the inner structure.
Craig Hopkins prepares you to polish your classic car with 1000, 1500, and 3000 grit sandpaper without scratching the paint, and then shows you the sanding technique with paint sticks, blocks, and a water blade to get the perfect finish. Make sure all of your equipment is clean!Watch Now >>
Since you will butt weld the new quarter panel to the roof and existing quarter panel, Craig Hopkins teaches you how to remove a quarter of an inch from the roof without cutting through the existing car quarter panel. Then, he’ll apply some weld through primer to the step you just created and rest the…Watch Now >>
In this video, learn how to customize your own classic car! Sheet Metal Fabrication can be a useful and effective tool when you are looking to add customized exterior to your classic car. Mark Oja works on a rare, custom Blown Fiat and adds his own custom hood using sheet metal fabrication made from cheap…Watch Now >>
Craig Hopkins gives you some final classic car restoration tips to finish sanding, buffing, and polishing. You will learn how to run some tape along the edge of the quarter panel (and deck lid) to avoid cutting the paint. Also, all good paint jobs start with a good block. Craig recommends John Wheeler’s Adjustable Flexible…Watch Now >>