How to restore Classic Car Bodywork by Martin Thaddeus
Your complete guide to all aspects of body and chassis restoration. Suitable for the restoration of all steel-bodied cars. The book includes step-by-step detailed instructions; hundreds of high quality colour photographs and diagrams; expert advice on patching panels, fitting new panels and removing dents; how to make replacement panels; how to cut and weld metal; how to form metal into complex shapes; how to protect against rust; many real-life examples; tricks of the trade This new updated & revised edition includes: new and improved information about metal forming techniques and wire edges; a new chapter on bracing & structural support; a new guide to welding. A book written for the home restorer who, until now, lacked the confidence to tackle bodywork. With specially devised techniques which don't rely on specialist workshop equipment, this book spans the gap between professional and amateur. The text is readable, the photos bright and the instruction clear. Our verdict: An real book for the enthusiast, by a well-respected restorer in his field.