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How to restore Classic Car Bodywork: New Updated & Revised Edition

How to restore Classic Car Bodywork: New Updated & Revised Edition

By Martin Thaddeus
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Paperback • 27x20.7cm • 128 pages • 350 colour pictures

ISBN: 978-1-787111-67-7

£ 25.00 Postage + P&P (eBook prices vary, and delivery is free)

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• Written specifically for the d-i-y enthusiast
• Specially devised techniques for the home restorer
• Many real-life examples
• Tricks of the trade
• Hundreds of high quality photographs
• Step-by-step instruction to re-skinning doors and making your own repair sections
• Panel making and panel repair techniques
• Tools and workshop safety
• Welding techniques
• Practical panel beating exercises


This book was written for the home restorer who, until now, may have lacked the confidence to tackle bodywork. With specially devised techniques that don't rely on workshop plant, this work bridges the gap between professional and amateur. The text is readable, the photos bright, and instruction clear. A real boon for the classic car enthusiast.


This informative book is an invaluable guide for the home restorer of any vintage or classic car. Coverage includes: tools; panel removal/fitting; sectional repairs; sills, floors and outriggers; chassis members; multiple panel assemblies; welding; metal forming techniques; tricks of the trade, and much, much more.

Additional Information

Period Covered:
Primarily Postwar Cars

Models Covered:
Primarily Postwar Cars


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