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Category Archive: Hack of the Week, OTHER, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Chop Top How-To: Walden Speed Shop Continues To Show Us How To Chop A ’32 Ford Coupe

Here is the second installment of videos from Walden Speed Shop on how to chop the top on a bitchin 1932 Ford. If you missed the first installment, use the link below to watch them first. Chopping a...

Chop Top How-To: Walden Speed Shop Shows How To Chop The Top On A 1932 Ford

Chopping a top is one of those things I’ve never done before, but have seen done several times and want to try. There is a lot to doing it right, and some cars and trucks are easier than...

Only Two Days In And The 5-Window Essex Coupe Build Has The Windows And Top Going Together Already!

Most of the time that I watch Halfass Kustoms on YouTube I find myself wishing I go things done as rapidly as he does. This dude is a machine and just moves forward with projects at a blinding pace...

How To Do A Wheel Alignment With A String! Yep, A String. Well, You’ll Need A Tape Measure Too But Here’s How You Do It..

Fitzee’s Fabrications is a YouTube channel that I like to watch for inspiration and how-to videos on rust repair, sheet metal fabrication, and more. He’s interesting, has a great accent,...

Awesome, Weird, Or Hmmmm? This Paint Shaker Attachment For Your Sawzall Could Be Epic Greatness Or An Epic Fail

You ever see a tool and wonder why someone thought of it? It happens to me all the time. Sure, most tools are useful for lots of people, but there are also plenty of them that are so specific as to...

$1,000 Build: So Close To Done! The $1,000 F100 Build Is So Close We Can Taste It, But Is Staying On Budget Even Possible?

The closer this truck gets to done the more I want to blow a few hundred dollars on two piles of steaming poo so I can weld them together and make them into something worth driving! Don’t you...

Find A Traffic Light At The Swap Meet? Here’s How To Restore It

I love finding all kinds of memorabilia and automotive items at the swap meet or flea market. You know, the kind of stuff that you want to put in your shop or hang on the wall in your game room or...

$1,000 Build: This Inspiring, And Legit, F100 Build Is Close To Done And All For Less Than A Grand!

If you aren’t inspired by other folks projects, and especially those done with lots of ingenuity and creativity, then you are not our people. This is a project that definitely inspires us and...

How To Take A Pile Of Scrap Parts And Make Them Into A Hot Rod: Making A 5 Window Essex Coupe

I have a few YouTube channels that I watch regularly, and Halfass Kustoms is one of them. This channel epitomizes the work on it for an hour every day and stuff gets done mantra. Working a fulltime...

Car Hauler Rebuild And Remodel: Windows, Kitchen Design, And More! This Thing Is Going To Be Rad!

Everyone wants one of those big giant toterhomes with the huge stacker trailer and all the fancy stuff that goes along with it, but most of us have zero shot of actually being able to afford...

Wanna Make Your Own Sheet Metal Brake? Watch This

Tools are cool. I don’t know a single car guy or gal that doesn’t dig their tools. After all, how in the heck are we supposed to build these things without the right tools. I have lots of...

$1,000 Build: This Budget Built F100 Just Keeps Getting Cooler And Cooler, Watch How It Comes Together

This is a no bull real deal $1,000 build that is cool, will be fun to drive, and can be done by you at home. Yes the real budget is $1,000 and yes selling stuff off the donor vehicle to get budget...

$1,000 Build: Yep, This F100 Is Coming Together With An Ultra Cheap Budget

This $1,000 F100 build has been incredibly popular, and for good reason! This is a no bull real deal $1,000 build that is cool, will be fun to drive, and can be done by you at home. Yes the real...

Here’s A Simple, Organized, And Convenient Way To Store Your Clamps In The Shop

I started watching Ron Covell’s videos primarily because he is a metal shaping master, and I am not. What I’ve come to realize is that Ron’s insane amount of experience means he...