Author: AKeson

Epoxy stabilization of deteriorated log in historic building

From Youtube Channel Harrison Goodall: Sunnyside Cemetery in Ebey’s Landing The video demonstrates how epoxy can be used to stabilize wood structures that have seen deterioration from the weather.  The video does a good job of demonstrating the process for removing the bad wood, sealing, and replacing that wood with epoxy filler.  Then it can be textured and painted to restore the look of the...

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How to make a panel from scratch. Step by step using Clay Sculpting – The Real Fast & Furious

From Youtube S1KRYD Here is the making of the last panel on the JZ COBRA concept car reshell. A step by step process to help you learn how to do it yourself. As always clay is used to get the shape from which a panel is made up and finished. If you want to see how the rest of the JZ COBRA concept car was made with clay then please see other videos. Feel free to ask questions. I am always interested in doing exotic car concepts using real Ferrari, Lamborghini or Maserati etc sports cars as donor cars. I am able to take any one of these cars and turn them into a concept car of your dreams. Be the first to do this outside of any factory. If you are wealthy then why not be the first person in the world to turn your exotic supercar into a concept car of your dreams. The fast and the furious movies inspired people to change the look of there cars. Now I am showing you how to design your own car by your own hand and become a real fast and a real furious car designer in real life. This IS the next level!!...

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Automotive Driveshafts: Stock vs. Aluminum vs. Carbon Fiber

From American Muscle.com Youtube Channel:   Light Weight. Lighter and stronger than the stock factory 2-piece driveshaft, weighing in between 18 lbs and 20 lbs, The Driveshaft Shop’s One Piece Mustang Driveshaft greatly reduces rotating mass to improve your Pony’s 1/4 mile track times. Superior Quality. Constructed from 3.5″ diameter 6061-T6 aluminum tubing or 3.25″ diameter High Modulus Carbon fiber tubing. This driveshaft features a 1350 front u-joint with flange to mount directly to the transmission and a 28 spline 108mm 6-bolt rear CV joint made from an all new 300M material. Extra Clearance. This light weight one piece aluminum driveshaft features a 3.5″ OR 3.25″ diameter design giving extra clearance needed to avoid interference that can happen on lowered Mustangs equipped with a 4″ shaft. High Speed Balanced. Balanced on one of the most sophisticated balancing machines in the industry, at up to 9500RPM (revolutions per minute) this one piece driveshaft is rated for use up to 900 horsepower. Application. This one piece carbon fiber OR aluminum driveshaft from The Driveshaft Shop is designed specifically for use on 2005 to 2010 GT and Bullitt Mustangs equipped with either a Manual or Automatic transmission. The Carbon Fiber driveshaft clearly has advantages in weight, torsion / tensile strength and...

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How to Fix Rotted Wood with Epoxy – This Old House

Epoxy can be used to repair rotted wood on homes.  Areas such as window and door trim can become rotted over time.  Epoxy can be used to repair this rotten wood in an economical fashion. Shopping List for How to Fix Rotted Wood with Epoxy: – two-part epoxy, used to rebuild rotted areas – painter’s tape, for masking off area around the repair – long, straight board, used as a straightedge4. Lexan panel, for use as an easel for mixing epoxy – 100- and 120-grit sandpaper, used to smooth hardened epoxy – primer and paint, used to finish the repair Tools for How to Fix Rotted Wood with Epoxy: – router or cut-out tool fitted with a V-shaped bit, used to grind out rotted wood – paint scraper, used for scraping off paint from wood surfaces – plastic putty knives, used to apply epoxy – aviation snips, used for cutting profile of wood trim into plastic putty knife – double-barrel caulking gun, used to dispense two-part epoxy one-and-a-half inch paintbrush – 1-inch-wide paintbrush, used to apply bonding agent to wood – 3-inch paintbrush, used to apply primer and...

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