Nose Job

Constructing hood buck.

Because of the hood styling we wish to achieve, it makes no sense to try and modify a stock hood set. Instead we'll build everything forward of the firewall from scratch. to do that we begin by building a hood buck from wood.

Hood buck and hood side template.

Grill possibilities. Randy checks grill shape.

Randy tries to decide what will work and look best. We have a couple of styrofoam mock-ups and a stock grill for comparison.

Hood and grill mock-up.

That looks about right.

Hood buck. Hood piec on buck.

Once the final decision is made, Scott goes to work on the hood.

Scott and Carl. Scott checks the hood.

Carl, our head body man checks out Scotts technique on the Englilsh Wheel.

Randy and Scott talk.

Randy checks out the progress on the hood.

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