Posts in category Carrozzeria

Cobra

Not all Cobras are venomous… but they still might bite you if you aren’t careful in how you handle them.

Aluminum coachwork

A few sheets of flat aluminum and it somehow turned into this curvaceous bonnet on an old Italian racecar…

Chantilly Arts & Elégan...

Best of Show at the Chantilly Arts & Elégance Richard Mille. This Alfa Romeo 8C2900 was one of the fastest sports cars in the world pre-WWII even when clothed with the gorgeous Superleggera coachwork by Touring of Milan. (It was still actively raced post-WW2 in the USA and won the 1948 Watkins Glen gran prix) […]

Craftsmanship — this i...

Vintage Ferrari and this was deemed as being “acceptable” by a professional restoration shop. It isn’t. Bondo is not a substitute for doing quality metalshaping and craftsmanship.

[flashback] From another era...

The cockpits of racecars no longer look like this — and although we are much safer today behind the wheel, they definitely are not as memorable or as timeless as this is…

2016: Finding my way back “h...

2016: Finding my way back “home”

2016: Finding my way back “home” I remember as a young kid how I filled up binders and binders with my hot rod and sports car drawings. I remember as a teenager the magazine stands I visited regularly and the articles saved from classic sports car magazines that animated my imagination. I remember the hours […]

Wood buck structure for the ...

This is the wood buck structure for forming the sheetmetal structure of the belly tanker project underway. The first one will be all aluminum over an internal tubular structure and include custom made wheels, steering wheels, seat and a few accessories.

The Petersen Museum in Los A...

I have done very little traveling or driving the past few years due to injuries… but recently I made a visit to the Grand National Roadster Show at Pomona to visit friends. I took a detour the following day to the revamp of the new Petersen Museum facility and it was great seeing a few […]

The Italian Redhead…

This is a great overhead view of a unique Italian Redhead — and something that has created inspiration for a similar project underway within the shop currently. More on this in the years ahead as it moves forward to completion.