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July 2012

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For snippets of motoring information, pictures and generally interesting stuff, connected and unconnected to 3D Engineers, then please check out our Twitter feeds at @3DEngineers and @3DScanExpert. Visit the 3D Engineers website
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Bentley MKVI wing buck created

Bentley Mark VI 4.5 litre advert from 1949 We don’t just create whole vehicle bucks. Bentley Mark VI hammer form and section combination buck The hammer form and egg crate combo buck below was created as a stand alone item to help create Bentley MKVI wings. Yes..we know it is a Rolls-Royce….but the view down the bonnet is similar and we love this atmospheric picture Visit the 3D Engineers website
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Old Yeller II – 1959 Balchowsky Buick Special – 3D scanned

Old Yeller II custodian with creator. Ernie Nagamatsu with Max Balchowsky Being the custodian of a unique historic racing car and enjoying racing it presents the owner with a difficult question: if I crash it how will I get it re-created as it was before? This would include the inevitable idiosyncrasies that gives a classic automobile its’ character and uniqueness. Old Yeller II with Bob Bondurant 3D laser scan
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AS Motorsport Aston Martin DBR1/2 in build

AS Motorsport DBR1/2 replica body created using a 3D Engineers buck Pleased to see that the section buck we created for AS Motorsport’s Aston Martin DBR1/2 replica has been used to produce a number of vehicles. Superb workmanship from North Devon Metalcraft Despite the scorch marks and general wear and tear you would expect, it shows no sign of giving up. Well used 3D Engineers designed egg crate style buck AS
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Classic car hammer form bucks and body formers

Station or egg crate style bucks are superb for creating a body shape, but sometimes you need something more and this is where hammer form bucks are useful. As the name suggests, the metal is formed on the buck, whereas with egg crate style bucks the metal is offered up to it to verify shape, but formed off buck.   Jaguar E-Type hammer form and section buck Jaguar E-Type hard top hammer form and egg crate body f
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Impressed with Lancia Flaminia Zagatos

Some cars throw up surprises and a Lancia Flaminia Zagato we worked on recently is a case in point. Our client was ThornleyKelham a restorer and paint specialist in South Cerney, Gloucestershire who produce superb work and are well worth considering should you need any work on a classic car undertaken. Example of a Lancia Flaminia. Picture copyright ThornleyKelham So why the surprise? Essentially all classic cars are
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