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Plywood classic car section buck

Hammer form and Section bucks

Whether hammer form or egg crate/section buck 3DE have the experience to ensure you get the correct buck at a competitive price. More information here.
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Worldwide service

3DE hire out equipment and offer 3D scanning and CAD services worldwide. Experience, the best equipment/software and speed of working ensure that any travel cost is outweighed by savings elsewhere. Being an extremely responsive business we are up for almost any challenge. In recent years we have: Received a scanning order in Italy on Friday and been on site scanning first thing Monday morning. Scanned ten extremely r
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Okrasa Special with section buck

Okrasa Special – 3D scan and section buck

The Okrasa Special is a Volkswagen and Porsche based special with its own bespoke chassis. It has Porsche 550 Spyder approximate dimensions. So compact and lithe then! At this point it would be good to say what we did not do and this was essentially any part of the body design bar showing the design slightly cropped at the front over the front wheel arch. The model produced by Steve (the Okrasa’s custodian) and
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Bentley Continental style body designed by 3D Engineers

Bentley R-Type – Continental style body design & buck

The Bentley R-Type Continental is one of the few cars to genuinely deserve the label iconic. Production ran to the low hundreds and its style and sophistication have led to an an enormous increase in prices during recent years. However, even though you may not be able to afford an original car, the Bentley R-Type is still readily available and a chassis restoration and re-body is a financially viable proposition. Hav
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Mitchell Special at Silverstone

Mitchell Special MKII – Bespoke body and buck design

Design brief The brief could not have been simpler – or as hard….. Our client gave us around 50 pictures of cars he liked (and 50 of those he didn’t) and asked us to design a car in the spirit of, but looking nothing like, any of them.    
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Steady Special and 3D Engineers egg crate buck

The “Steady Special” – 3D scan, body design & buck

The “Steady Special” is a vehicle design conceived by Ronald “Steady” Barker many years ago and brought to life by a 3D Engineers design. As with virtually every other design we have done, the shape was guided by the client’s needs and desires. Click picture above for information on Ronald “Steady” Barker Click picture above to view history of the Steady Special up to 2012 Cl
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3D Engineers aluminium car body design

A S Motorsport DBR

The Brief To start the project, 3D Engineers was recruited to scan an existing Aston Martin DBR2 replica and subtly manipulate the subsequent data to enable the creation of a vehicle with revised features. In particular the bodywork aft of the doors was revised to create a vehicle that not only more faithfully followed the original car’s lines, but as a useful by-product, also increased the boot volume. Once th
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Lancia Flaminia 3D scan deviation enabled

Lancia Flaminia

Design brief Having acquired a Lancia Flaminia in need of restoration, the client asked us to create a buck to assist the process. Furthermore the buck needed to be symmetrical….something the original cars were definitely not.
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Jaguar XJ13 re-creation, buck design and 3D scanning

  In 1971 the XJ13 famously crashed at MIRA suffering extensive damage. It was subsequently rebuilt with a revised specification. Over the years we have created both versions of the XJ13 in CAD and from this designed the bucks and bodies. Manufacture in aluminium subsequently occurred. Jaguar Magazine featured work we created on the front page of its magazine.    
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MC MKI aluminium body

MC MKI

Design Brief To create a bespoke body on the client’s chassis using classic car icons from the 1950’s such as the Ferrari Inter and Aston Martin DB3 as inspiration. Our client has a superb eye for car design and along with the chosen body creator, Mouland & Yates, had a significant input into the final shape.
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