By: Donal Wait .
Sixty years experience in the panel beating field of the motor industry has enabled Donald Wait to write authoritatively on all aspects of panel beating and vehicle restoration.
Featured are the guidelines basic to repairing damaged panels. Such skills are also essential when sectioned repairs to valuable panels are required.
This is the essential reference for apprentices, trainees and tradespeople concerned with repairing accident-damaged vehicles as well as the hobbyist who undertakes the restoration of a motor vehicle.
Areas covered in detail include:
- Hand tools and safety
- Bench tools and shop equipment
- Abrasives and body repair work
- Removal and replacement of parts
- Hand forming and fixing panels
- Basic principles of panel repair
- Realigning of body shells & underframes
Thoroughly practical in all aspects the book also includes a guide to quoting and step-by-step instructions on alignment systems. This new edition of Panel Beating and Car Restoration gives complete coverage of the skills associated with collision repair work to date. These skills, coupled with the latest technology, are presented in a way that will assist both the expert and the novice.