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Old 18th July 2019, 16:50
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Formers:
It is worth mentioning that you can put parcel tape on almost anything to create a former of the required shape.

So I have used beer cans to create cut outs in the body shell for my exhaust pipes.



Modelling mesh to repair a curved corner section of my body shell.







Even a pink yoga mat to create a curved valley in my bonnet (after I had chopped it into two pieces).



Building the join up in stages.



Because the inside surface is where you are working, the sunny side of the former can be a real mess.



But once you have added the strength you need to the underside, you just need to finish off the sunny side.



And finally, I found a roll of ‘Builders Band’ to be very useful for holding complex shapes together.








Note: I’m happy to delete these two posts if they are a distraction from your thread, but I hope that helps.

Good luck, Paul.
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