|So I've started work on cladding the head in
22 gauge steel sheet.
After spraying around the template onto the steel, I cut
around the steel with metal scissors. I used gardening gloves to protect
my hands from the metal edges, which can be very sharp.
After that, I folded the metal for the horizontal parts
by clamping it between pieces of wood, and hammering a block of wood
against the fold marks. The picture below is of the front of the nose.
I cut the horizontals about 1/2" to 3/4" wide on
either side to make tabs which I can fold over to help with attachment.
It's much like doing the same thing in paper or card - just
Below I've just clamped the sides in
place to get an idea of how this is all going to work.
I'm beginning to believe that this might actually work. I'll
have to use a fair bit of Bondo (car body filler) to fill the gaps, but it