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Hot Rod FORDS #5: The seats

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Blog entry by crowie posted 02-04-2018 11:40 PM 1038 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The seats…

Well at first I was going to do something similar to the beaut dowel seats in Bruce’s [aka htl] VW Thing BUT.

I had a look around the internet images of some beautiful Hot Rod Ford T-Buckets

and they either had a fully upholstered high back bench seat or fancy bucket seats;

I decided on bucket seats.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie



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crowie

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#1 posted 02-04-2018 11:40 PM

Apologies folks, I can’t seem to get the orientation of the “phoney photos” correct….

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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htl

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#2 posted 02-04-2018 11:45 PM

Great looking bucket seats;
You wouldn’t want some cushy seats in such a hot rod manly car for sure. LOL

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crowie

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#3 posted 02-04-2018 11:50 PM

I’ll try again

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#4 posted 02-05-2018 03:51 AM

Nice job Crowie, look forward to seeing the whole thing when completed.

-- Don't tell me it can't be done.

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#5 posted 02-05-2018 04:40 PM

You can see that the Smurfs are viewing LJ very often :).

Well done Crowie!

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#6 posted 02-05-2018 10:44 PM



Apologies folks, I can t seem to get the orientation of the “phoney photos” correct….
- crowie

Any pictures taken in portrait should be rotated 90° CW (depending on how you held the camera)... even if it doesn’t seem to change on your PC viewer. Then Preview to ensure you have the correct orientation…

If you can remove the metadata off the picture using a picture editor you will see the correct orientation on your PC. Rotating the picture (exit and view again) should have changed the metadata.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#7 posted 02-06-2018 02:40 PM

totally awesome

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 02-16-2018 11:24 PM

Keep em coming Pete.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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