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Old 04-26-2012, 07:19 PM
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rewooding.

We have a 36 and 37 4 door pontiacs . they are still solid. I bought plans several years ago when I re-wooded a 23 ford model t touring, a lot of mortice and tennon joints. I did a lot of band saw work. and even though I carefully followed the plans there were quite a few fit problems. I made a steel body sub structure for the 29 nash roadster. I drew a grid on a sheet of plywood, mounted on a large pallet so we could fork the body around. I checked every thing to the grid them made cardboard patterns of the contours I needed to bend, You could do the same thing but cut wood instead of steel. old Mopar cars were the best, then fords, GM (Fisher body) have the most problems because they were slow to switch to steel sub structure
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