3 Day Metal Workshop NSW 25-27 October 2018

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Three day workshop focused primarily on welding and finishing with hand tools.

Learn from one of Australia's most highly skilled coach builders. This 3 day workshop covers the fundamentals required for panel shaping and fabrication. Including shrinking and stretching, English wheel techniques and TIG welding. You will leave with the confidence to undertake larger shaping jobs.

Three day intensive sheetmetal shaping workshop:

  • T.I.G. welding
  • Use and selection of filler materials
  • Hammer and dolly techniques
  • Relieving the weld and correcting distortion
  • Planish and file, dressing
  • Planning the repair
  • Breaking the repairs into manageable sizes
  • Placement of weld joint
  • Paper pattern / reading the pattern
  • Layout of pattern
  • Correct cutting of material
  • Stretching and shrinking
  • Difference between shrink and stretch
  • Stump and shot bag blocking
  • Stump shrinking
  • Wheeling techniques
  • Working to shapes high crown and reverse curve
  • Shaping to a template
  • Simple edge turning techniques
  • Wire edging

This workshop is led by Jamie Downie from Kustom Garage. For over 20 years Jamie has dedicated his life to the art of metal shaping and now has a reputation for excellence in vehicle body fabrication and restoration. Vehicles such as Rolls Royce, Delage, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, along with the occasional rod and custom, are all common place in the workshop.


Location: Melomotive, Unit 6 / 8 Stockyard Place, West Gosford, NSW
Price: $1,350 per person.  This includes a specialised set of tools to take home plus lunch.
Date: Thursday 25th - Saturday 27th October 2018
Time: 9am - 4pm each day
Additional Information:
Melomotive Product Number:  012-0044
Manufacturer:    Melomotive


SKU 012-0044
Brand Melomotive
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