48 Ford Woody
Posted 30 September 2012 - 03:51 PM
This build is for an all ford contest, so I have a goal to finish it and will!
On to the build. A Revell Monogram 48 Ford Woody.
If you know me or are familiar with my work, nothing stays stock, so let the cutting begin. Two doors too many.
Throw some wheels and tires on it for a look see. Even though it has a bit of a cartoony look, I like it. Note the body is just taped together at this point.
As much as I did like the catoon look, I felt it needed to come back to "scale", so out came the razorsaw again.
Now it's proportions are somewhat back to balanced, it takes a quick second to realize how short is is,
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Posted 01 October 2012 - 07:21 AM
Edited by bryan_m, 01 October 2012 - 07:24 AM.
Posted 01 October 2012 - 09:48 AM
With just a little filing, the back of the center rail is lined up and cemented in place. Everything lines up now.
The body cemented back together.
Shortening up the interior and headliner.
The notch in the floor is to allow the seats to move back and match the longer doors.
Edited by Psychographic, 01 October 2012 - 09:48 AM.
Posted 02 October 2012 - 12:54 PM
With the body back in one piece, it just seemed too sturdy. So lets weaken up by cutting the doors and tailgate/window out.
As the stock frame was too long, and shortening it to fit would destroy that beautiful X support it has, I decided to make my own frame.
I traced the profile of the stock frame onto some .040 sheet, then redrew it with the appropriate amount missing.
Checking it against the body.
I then cemented the rail to more .040 and cut it out, the process was repeated for the other rail.
Some 1/16" rod was used to space the frame out .
Edited by Psychographic, 02 October 2012 - 12:55 PM.
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Posted 02 October 2012 - 05:26 PM
I like the way you think!!!
That's a really super job on the bodywork and frame.
Anxiously waiting for more...