The Tin Man’s Garage’s Design and Coach Building Shop offers an innovative Metal Shaping Workshop. These detailed design and build classes have helped hobbyist and professional Restoration and Hot Rod Builders from across America and around the world become more efficient fabricators and metal shapers. Our Sheet Metal Shaping Classes teach theory along with machine usage, focusing on these machines:
Quick Work Hammer
The Tin Man’s Garage Metal Shaping Classes also show samples and discuss How To Build a Buck. Our Metal Course is designed to help the “Do It Yourselfer” Fabricate and Install Patch Panels, Fix Rust Repair and help in the Restoration of Your Classic Car or Build A Custom Hot Rod or Custom From Scratch. Call to find out more about our Metal Shaping School For Cars.
Craftsmen – combined with many specialized machines – enable your car to stand out in a crowd. Whether you need an Aluminum Bodied Roadster Built From Scratch, Fenders From Scratch, Rust Repair, Patch Panel Fabrication or a Seamless ’32 Ford Body Repair/ Restoration we can hammer it out.
TMG’s hands on workshops have helped many hobbyist and professional builders from across the country and around the globe become more efficient fabricators and metal shapers. Our two day workshops teach theory along with machine usage to help individuals gain the understanding of basic principles then apply them to larger scale projects. Please reserve your spot promptly; we schedule a limited number of classes per year.
Two full days of hands on personal instruction
Projects are made with 19 gauge cold rolled steel
We supply all materials and tools
Completed panels are for students to take home
By Appointment Only
Distinguish shape and form, reading radii, etc.
Identify purpose and design aiding accuracy.
Find out how to choose and use the correct dies.
Gain understanding determining shrink and stretch areas creating a “road map”.
Recognize traditional hand tool techniques and machine methods.
Observe how to design and machine your own custom dies.