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Snip's 06-04-2014 09:31 PM

Well that didn't last long....

Customer made a change.....The grate is coming back tomorrow to have the legs lengthened to raise the grate in the fire pit.... It all starts with good dimensions I guess.....

Lukifer 06-04-2014 11:22 PM

that sucks.

Snip's 06-05-2014 10:19 AM

Not really... I made the part to a signed off approved cad drawing... Customers always have the right to change their mind... And I have the right to bill accordingly...

It just becomes another job for me...

Lukifer 06-05-2014 02:20 PM

:tu:

Snip's 06-26-2014 08:06 PM

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Was contacted by a automotive dealership owner out of Stow Ohio (Just North of Akron) to make some SS counter tops and bar tops for his place (11 in total)....

My welding table is 5' x 12' and it's hanging over the edges...

It's been crazy hectic in my shop lately...

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The cutout is to accept one of those old bumpout farm sinks that mounts up under the counter top...

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Tonny_B 06-27-2014 03:11 PM

Wow, you are really god at what you do mate :)

Snip's 06-27-2014 03:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tonny_B (Post 798804)
Wow, you are really god at what you do mate :)

Hah..... Thanks

Do quite a few SS countertops though... Got orders for five more SS countertops just this week alone...:tu:

Snip's 07-10-2014 06:38 PM

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Goodguys are here in town for the car show at the fairgrounds....

Had three stop by the shop to get some repair work done....

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ShadowGLI 07-11-2014 02:59 PM

sweeeeeet!

Snip's 07-11-2014 03:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ShadowGLI (Post 799011)
sweeeeeet!

Thanks...... For noticing my MINI.... Heh Heh...:cool:

Snip's 07-24-2014 01:10 PM

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Made a SS gauge panel today for a car dude...:cool:

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Snip's 09-18-2014 04:44 PM

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Made a box of custom mild steel hinges for a general contractor....

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Snip's 09-18-2014 05:08 PM

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Made a 8' mild steel bench out of 1/4" plate for a local restaurant....

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Covered with 1" thick wood.... Real heavy duty benches
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Captain Claw 09-19-2014 12:38 AM

badass as usual man!

ever thought about making a intake manifold for a mini? im trying to find someone to make me one

Snip's 09-19-2014 10:40 AM

Thanks for the compliment...

I hate working on my MINI.... They sure didn't leave a lot of space under the bonnet...

You pretty much need to work with a local fabricator for a first time one off..... Need to have access to the MINI in order to take a ton of measurements, fit and make more changes.... Slow, time consuming and starts running up the development cost on the first one.... Once successful, the templates and welding jig can start cranking them out at a much lower cost...

I like how this guy took some creative steps to cold form some of the aluminum sheet into parts using wood dies....

http://www.hilmersson-racing.com/cat...ibuild/page/3/


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