Ron Fournier Metal Shaping Workshop (7 DVD Set)
THIS SET INCLUDES:
1) Metal Shaping: Blocking and Smoothing by Ron Fournier (DVD)
Ron explains the technique of blocking and smoothing aluminum parts using shot bags, mallets, heads and slappers. Final smoothing is demonstrated on the English wheel.
A variety of shapes are made, including: bowl, tear drop, and motorcycle fender. Also, forming a section of a patch panel for a sports car fender using a buck.
Thorough explanation of the tools and equipment used to form .050" and .063" aluminum projects.
2) Metal Shaping: Bucks, Patterns and Forms with Ron Fournier (DVD):
Ron shows and explains a variety of bucks. Step-by-step demonstration on building a sectional fender buck. Additional topics include: material & fastening recommendations, determining the frequency of stations, construction differences between single use and low-production bucks.
3) Hammerforming Techniques with Ron Fournier & Ron Covell (DVD):
Hammerforms are very easy to make, and they enable you to create parts that have the look and accuracy of die-stamped parts. Even beginning metalworkers can use hammerforms to quickly and easily make parts of which they can be proud. Ten different hammerforming operations are demonstrated, from simple tank tops to a beautiful rolled edge detail on a complicated pontoon Bugatti fender.
4) Metal Work Basics: Large Equipment with Ron Fournier (DVD):
Instruction and demonstration on essential sheet metal equipment. It's a classic Fournier production! In this DVD Ron explains and demonstrates the benefits of various sheetmetal bending machines, slip roll and beading tools. Many tricks of the trade are shown when working with a drill press, band saw and other power tools. Also includes instruction on how to use a radius die and how to roll a cylinder & cone. Ron teaches by example and shows how to use the combination rotary machine, box and pan brakes and disc sander.
5) Welding: How To Gas Weld Aluminum with Ron Fournier (DVD):
Covers essential equipment, methods and benefits of tack-welding, fitting and joint preparation, and how to produce fusion-type welds with lipping, butt-welds and tank corner welds. Demonstrations of straight welds, corners and curved sections are included in this instructional DVD.
6) Motorcycle Metal Fabrication with Ron Fournier: from Sheet to Street (DVD):
Watch master metal fabricator Ron Fournier create custom motorcycle sheet metal parts from scratch, including construction of an aluminum tank, fairing and front fender in this comprehensive film. Also featured is step-by-step fabrication of the bike's entire rear section which includes the fender, sides and seat pan. Each step and every technique is clearly demonstrated in a manner that shows the viewer how to make custom parts of their own design.
7) Metal Work Basics: Hand Tools with Ron Fournier (DVD):
This DVD covers: hammers, dollies, shot bags, measuring tools, glass pliers, aviation snips, tinner's snips and hand seamers. Other essential hand tools like hole saws and Greenlee knock-out punches are demonstrated. How to use Pro-flanges to make lightening holes.