Stuff for sale
Exotic Switch Repair
Before and Afters
Wheel Cover Inventory
Spare tire mount mirrors from photo concept to Pebble Beach Concourse de Elegance
Blown up from original photo below, and enhanced using "Paint" program, this original shot from around 1928 photo album "Murphy Bodied Springfield" This is all we had to go from!
Concept drawing sent to customer for evaluation.
First mock up model made from Bondo enhanced in photoshop. and E-mailed to customer for progress report.
Fabrication of tire band cinch, and floating mirror base fittings.
Research and procure modifiable shapes
Manipulate and modify found components.
Fold, press, emboss, cut, file, sand, braze,turn, mill, drill, and sweat.
Many test fittings
I copper plated one in the shop using Caswell plating system. Copper is the "Bondo" body filler of the chrome business.
The mirrors look like the originals! Wha-La!
This is how it was in 1928.
The Murphy body Rolls Royce Springfield won 1st in class at Pebble Beach , August, 2011
From photo to fitting. 1936 Lancia Austura
Rear license plate lamp- scratch fabrication
This lamp is close, but not correct. From a Rolls Silver Ghost - filed to fit the trunk shape. It now establish the body shape for a new lamp on a Lancia 3000 miles away.
It made a nice "Footprint in the "Bondo"
While still soft, the body filler is carved quickly.
AQlthough made from easily carveable auto body filler-"Bondo", this is a mold model for an aluminum casting that will also have lenses and lamps in it
lamp backing plate scratch fabricated
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