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Making the Molds for the VETTE
Making the Vette Body Mold
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Here in the back Corner you never Know WHAT you'll FIND!!!!Check the bottom of each page for MORE!!!

Below are a few pictures of the 1/4 Scale 1963 Split window CORVETTE I am designing and building for :

It will be an exact scale door slammer with working headlights, opening hood, complete interior, dash and of course an operating overhead valve Chevrolet/ Conley V-8 Engine!!!!

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Clamping left front "Fender" block in place

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The "Little" Blue one is 1/8 scale!

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Adding Upper Nose Detail

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Rear Bumper Fairings

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Rear Bumpers Shaped & Added

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Shaping Up!

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Closer all the time.

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Rear Bumpers trial fitted & gas Opening finished

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Hogged out the spot for the front fender inserts

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Door Glass area carved out

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Same "Metalizer" on the front bumpers

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"Vents" on the right side. Note the door "Openings" are cut in

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Side view in Primer

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Showing rear deck detail

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Second primer coat

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Two more filled, ran out of material, Bummer!

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Here the clay has been removed from both molds

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two part Silicon Molds for the Bumpers

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Finished Right rear bumper mold in the rear, the Bumper "Plug" in the center and a Cast bumper out o

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Carving the front fenders

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Clamps removed after gluing

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Park Light Fairings added

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We have a Hood!

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That Tiny one on top is 1/25 scale!

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Front Bumpers ready to finish shaping

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Aluminium Park Light Lens & Bezel Patterns

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Rear Split Window Roughed in

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Front Bumpers Hung on

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Insert patterns in place

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Da Udder Side

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Right side jacked up

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Adding "Vents" to the left side of the top

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Filler added to base of windshield above the cowl screen

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Hood opening filled in getting ready to prime.

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3/4 View in primer

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Sanded with 320 Grit

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Reshaped upper Door area under the windows for a more Scale appearance

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Finally got enough silicon rubber to finish the bumper molds! (12-20-02)

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Finished carving fenders

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Adding rear Upper Fenders to rear Clip

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Rear Upper Deck filled in

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Clamping "Nose" Detail

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Windshield added, Ready to carve

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Top is close & Front Bumpers Fit!

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All four Bumpers ready for Metalizer

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Tail light lens pattern

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Inserts remoced leaving the correct shape, just has to be finished sanded

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Rear clip all sanded and ready for primer

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Rear Bumpers "Metalized" Ready to "Bolt " on

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Working on the cowl area

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All sanded and ready to prime!

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Showing cowl screen detail

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Rear view all sanded

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Ready to rework window area

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Bumpers in their Mold Boxes. The lower left one has been filled with Silicon Mold material.

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The one in front is cleaned of molding clay the rear one is just as removed from mold "Box".

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