• 2:31

    Using a Heat Gun to Remove Old Bondo

    When stripping down old panels for restoration, it’s not uncommon to discover bondo hidden beneath that shiny coat of paint. Never trust old filler as the previous owner may have taken a few shortcuts in preparing the surface for paint. Sanding old filler can send a plume of dust throughout the shop, but using a…

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  • 3:04

    MIG Welding: Filling a Hole Plug Weld

    When doing a complete car restoration, you’re bound to find a few extra holes that have been drilled into your car over the years. Metal fabricator Gary Simpson demonstrates a couple different techniques to properly MIG plug weld to fill holes.

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  • 1:50

    Thinning Bondo

    Over time body fillers can become hard and difficult to work with, or you may want to thin out your filler to apply a skim coat over a large area. Mark Simpson explains why many body fillers get firm over time and how thinning bondo can return it to a more workable condition.

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