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1956 Carrera metal work restoration by The Metal Surgeon

1956 Carrera metal work restoration.As always ,the object is to save as much original sheet metal as possible.

Here is the car as it came to The Metal Surgeon.Thanks for following along.









Old 01-27-2019, 06:08 PM
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oh yikes! You've got a handful there! Thanks for sharing!
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oh yikes! You've got a handful there! Thanks for sharing!

yeah i think a double handful! thanks for following along
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Glad to see you posting here. Always enjoy (and envy) your metalwork projects.
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Thanks Dave,much appreciated
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I will be watching with great interest …. love your technique …. I think the previous guy had a broken body hammer with only the pecking part working...
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.......and the after shots of metal work completed by The Metal Surgeon.....

i will follow up by posting detail areas of restoration....

thanks for following along.....





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Looks great Jon! You were busy today! Look forward to "play by play" pics of the repair...as always!
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from broken pecking hammer to magic wand...……..
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Very nice not many guys like you left I knew a few out here in California but they are no longer with us .
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Looks great Jon! You were busy today! Look forward to "play by play" pics of the repair...as always!
thanks Lars....yeah i set my alarm clock today......
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Ahhh yes, Nice work as usual!!
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from broken pecking hammer to magic wand...……..
......magic wand.....if so id be on Shark Tank..... thanks for the support!
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