Fabricating Running Boards - Project Pilehouse DIY Custom Running Boards at Eastwood
BUY a Bead Roller: http://www.eastwood.com/economy-bead-roller-kit-with-mandrels.html BUY a MIG 175 Welder: http://www.eastwood.com/mig-welders-175-amp-mig-welder-w-spool-gun.html BUY Electric Metal Cutting Shears- http://www.eastwood.com/electric-metal-cutting-shears.html Eastwood 4 1/2" Angle Grinder- http://www.eastwood.com/4-1-2-electric-angle-grinder.html In this episode of Project Pilehouse, Matt fabricates custom running boards from scratch for a 1950 Dodge Truck using Eastwood's MIG 175, Bead Roller, Electric Shears, and Angle Grinder, and a small pile of metal. Check out other videos where we repair the doors, lengthen the bed, install air bags and chop the top.
How To Lead: Leading a Body Panel with Gene Winfield - Using Body Solder Kit from Eastwood
Legendary Gene Winfield stops by Eastwood to give a lesson in the lost art of leading, where heated lead is used much like body filler to smooth & fill panels. LINK FOR ALL YOUR LEADING NEEDS: http://www.eastwood.com/autobody/leading-body-solder.html?utm_source=youtub e&utm_medium=annotation&utm_content=body%20soldering%20leading&utm_campaign =2015-07-22 LINK TO BUY BODY SOLDERING KIT: http://www.eastwood.com/ew-body-solder-kit-deluxe-with-dvd.html?utm_source= youtube&utm_medium=annotation&utm_content=body%20solder%20kit%20lead&utm_ca mpaign=2015-07-22 LINK TO BUY TINNING BUTTER: http://www.eastwood.com/ew-tinning-butter-1-lb-jar.html?utm_source=youtube& utm_medium=annotation&utm_content=tinning%20butter&utm_campaign=2015-07-22 LINK TO BUY BULLSEYE PICKS: http://www.eastwood.com/bullseye-pick-set-of-three.html?utm_source=youtube& utm_medium=annotation&utm_content=bullseye%20picks&utm_campaign=2015-07-22 Eastwood Body Solder kit Deluxe with DVD Item #11167 Eastwood's Deluxe Body Solder Kit has more of what you need to fill with better adhesion, strength and durability than plastic fillers 30/70 lead-based body solder is slightly easier to work with than our lead-free solder, and provides better adhesion, strength and overall durability than plastic fillers. Includes a big 5 lbs. of solder for serious soldering pros. Spreadable (plastic) range is 361-489 degreesF Includes tools and accessories "How-to" DVD included In 1955 "Bondo" came out as the first plastic body filler and made fixing imperfections in metal much easier than before. Today fixing dents and smoothing imperfections in a body panel has been simplified to where it's almost as "easy" as mixing two bits of putty, applying it to the panel, and sanding it all smooth. Before those days the only option was the process of "leading". During this process you melt sticks made up of mostly lead and a small portion of tin onto the surface. With the invention and evolution of plastic body fillers the art of leading a body panel has been slowly dying out, but if you want to keep "traditional" or true to the era of the car you're building; leading is the only way. Only a few guy from the golden age of kustomizing and hot rodding are still with us, and even less are still working on cars. One of the best is Gene Winfield and even today, well into his 80's he's still traveling the world kustomizing old cars and teaching classes about metal shaping, leading, and anything you want to know about custom cars. I was lucky enough to catch up with him at one of his recent metal working seminars to get the process he uses to apply lead to a panel. Gene is a long time Eastwood customer and supporter. In fact he use Eastwood leading supplies and claims we have some of the best products to apply lead on the market! For more information on Eastwood products visit www.eastwood.com or stay connected with the team via: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/eastwoodcompany Instagram - http://instagram.com/eastwoodco Blog - http://www.eastwood.com/blog ARE YOU AN EASTWOOD GUY?
Chopping a Top - Project Pilehouse DIY Top Chop Pt.2 at Eastwood
In this episode of Project Pilehouse, Matt continues his mission to chop and lower the top for a 1950 Dodge Truck using Eastwood's MIG 175, TIG 200, Bead Roller, and Hammer and Dolly Set. BUY a MIG 175 http://www.eastwood.com/mig-welders-175-amp-mig-welder-w-spool-gun.html?utm _source=Youtube&utm_medium=Annotation&utm_content=MIG%20175%20W%2F%20Spool% 20Gun&utm_campaign=2012-09-17 BUY a TIG 200 Welder: http://www.eastwood.com/tig-welders-eastwood-tig-ac-dc-welder.html?utm_sour ce=Youtube&utm_medium=Annotation&utm_content=TIG%20200%20&utm_campaign=2012 -09-17 BUY an Eastwood Bead Roller: http://www.eastwood.com/economy-bead-roller-kit-with-mandrels.html?utm_sour ce=Youtube&utm_medium=Annotation&utm_content=Bead%20Roller%20Kit&utm_campai gn=2012-09-17 BUY an Eastwood Hammer and Dolly Set: http://www.eastwood.com/ew-7-piece-professional-hammer-set.html?utm_source= Youtube&utm_medium=Annotation&utm_content=7%20Pc%20Hammer%20Dolly%20Set&utm _campaign=2012-09-17 BUY an Eastwood Panel holding System (Clecos): http://www.eastwood.com/panel-holding-system.html?utm_source=Youtube&utm_me dium=Annotation&utm_content=Clecos&utm_campaign=2012-09-17 In this episode of Project Pilehouse, Matt continues his mission to chop and lower the top for a 1950 Dodge Truck using Eastwood's MIG 175, TIG 200, Bead Roller, and Hammer and Dolly Set. For the full story and to watch for updates follow along on the blog: http://blog.eastwood.com/50-dodge-project/chopping-top-part-2/ Watch for the 3rd installment where Matt fabricates the new door pieces to fit under the newly lowered top! Check out other videos where we repair the doors, lengthen the bed, install air bags and fabricate running boards.
Custom Bomber Seat Fabrication on Project Pilehouse with Eastwood
Watch as Matt transforms the interior of Project Pilehouse by fabricating a custom bomber seat using Eastwood tools. LINK TO BUY BEAD ROLLER: http://www.eastwood.com/economy-bead-roller-kit-with-mandrels.html LINK TO BUY TIG 200: http://www.eastwood.com/tig-welders-eastwood-tig-ac-dc-welder.html LINK TO BUY MIG 175 WELDER: http://www.eastwood.com/mig-welders-175-amp-mig-welder-w-spool-gun.html LINK TO BUY ANTI SPATTER: http://www.eastwood.com/ew-paintable-welding-anti-spatter-14-oz-aerosol.htm l LINK TO BUY FAIRMOUNT HAMMERS & DOLLIES: http://search.eastwood.com/search?w=fairmount - Bead Roller Kit - with Mandrels - Item #28187 Eastwood's Bead Roller Kit makes it easy to add strength and rigidity to your project's sheet metal parts Our bead roller tool is perfect for adding firmness and strength to your project's metal floor panels and firewalls. You can easily create beads and flanges for strength, style or both. Handles up to a 34"-wide workpiece 6 mandrels included Mounts securely in your bench vise Forms aluminum and steel up to 18 gauge - TIG Welder 200 Amp AC/DC - Item #12746 Eastwood TIG 200 Welder...industrial TIG features at a DIY price Eastwood-engineered 200-amp TIG Welder offers affordable, professional-quality TIG welding on aluminum, stainless or steel (sheet, tube or bar stock), and precise welding of thinner-gauge materials up to 1/4" thick. Operates on either 110vAC, 15-amp circuit or 220vAC, 30-amp circuit 1/4"-thick welding capacity High-frequency start for precise arc control Square-wave inverter for accurate aluminum welding "WP-17"-type torch accepts common cups and collets, up to 1/8" electrodes Duty cycle: 45% at 150 amps - MIG Welder 175 Amp with Spool Gun - Item #12012 Eastwood's MIG 175 Welder: "high-end" features at a DIY price! As a professional or weekend enthusiast, you can now get industrial-quality features in a hard-workin', affordable, MIG welder! Our R&D guys designed the Eastwood MIG 175 Welder (12012) for steel and aluminum to produce excellent bead quality and capabilities that match—and even exceed—the more expensive competition! Welds mild and stainless steel, 24-ga. to 5/16" Welds aluminum, 14-ga. to 1/4" 30-175-amp welding range Powered by 220v current Compare to similar welders that sell for over $700 ETL Approved Backed by Eastwood's no-hassle return policy and 3-year warranty - Eastwood Paintable Welding Anti-Spatter 14 oz Aerosol - Item #12938 Prevents Welding Spatter Build-Up Eliminates Grinding of Spatter Water-Based Technology, Leaves No Residue Easy Cleanup and Paint-Ready Eastwood's Paintable Welder's Anti-Spatter Spray is an advanced technology water-based protectant that provides a quick and efficient coating to prevent welding spatter from adhering to surrounding metal surfaces. Welder's Anti-Spatter Spray saves time and makes clean-up easy by eliminating the need to chisel, grind or wire brush spatter after welding. The water-based film is easily removed by wiping with a cloth or rag, leaving a surface ready for paint or protective coatings. Since 1978, Eastwood has been supplying products to people who want to do the job right. Eastwood offers a complete line of hand tools, welders, plasma cutters & accessories, metal working tools, powder coating supplies, paint and paint guns, specialty paints and hard to find products - all for the DIY-er. Eastwood has all the tools and supplies you need to restore your car, motorcycle or truck. Visit eastwood.com today.