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Key To Metal Bumping Book

The "Bible" of metal-bumping and
bodywork; a classic for 50+ years!
The "Bible" of metal-bumping and
bodywork; a classic for 50+ years!
Key To Metal Bumping Book is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 20.
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The "Bible" of metal-bumping and
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Key To Metal Bumping Book

Description

The "Bible" of metal-bumping and bodywork: "Key to Metal-Bumping" Book

  • Secrets and tricks used by professionals for over 50 years
  • Over 120 pages
  • 18 sections

Written by Frank T. Sargent over 50 years ago, this is still one of the best basic reference books on metal-bumping and metalwork...read the reviews below and see what your fellow enthusiasts think!

Contents

1. What is a Damaged Panel?
2. Methods of Repair
3. Analysis
4. Making the Analysis 5. Origin of Body and Fender Repair Tools
7. Metal-Bumping Procedure
8. Metal-Finishing Tools and How to Use Them
9. Metal-Finishing Procedure
10. Alignment
11. Frame-Straightening and Panel Repair
12. Shrinking
13. Torch Soldering
14. Welding
15. A Chapter for Beginners
16.Hints, Short Cuts, Time Saving Tricks
17. Body and Fender Repair Tools
Glossary
Nomenclature

Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Metal Bumping I just got this book. As I am teaching myself to do body work on a 1952 L110 international half ton truck. It is an excellent book. Describes the Fairmount method of dent repair. First book I have read that explains what you need to know , how to do the repair and why you have to do it this way. Highly recommend
Date published: 2019-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wish I had read this years ago! Love this book. So much fabulous information. Great getting inside an experts head on how to move metal.
Date published: 2017-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Metal bumping forth edition I was referred by a employee from Eastwood's, one of the finest retail stores that specializes in selling body repair tools and auto painting supplies. To check out the Metal Bumping book by Martin Key. I have never had the opportunity to do any body repair, nor have I ever painted a car before. By reading my new copy of "Metal Bumping" it has given me the confidence to restore my 1966 Chevelle myself. By learning the Fairmont method. This book was written many years ago, then revised 3 times over the years. it is an updated instructional guide to help someone who's interested in learning " How To" do it yourself and do it as well as a pro. These were the books people have used for decades. It is out of date these days due to the advancements through the years since these have been revised, newer tools, advanced technologies of the "bodyworks world". But it was the technology that people like Darrel Starboard to Chip Foose grew up with, and what great designs and fabulous cars they have produced. ( I'm not saying that Darrel or Chip has ever read this book, but they learned it somewhere) the old school ways are taught here. It's books like these are the very one's that helped to customize the fabulous fifties cars then later to help customize the muscle cars of the 50 til the end of the muscle car ERA.
Date published: 2016-06-27
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