Monthly Archives: December 2011

Cableguy part two

I got the form tools sorted and decided it would be a darn-site easier (I don’t really say stuff like that) if I eliminated the heel bend in the chainstay. I talked it over with the fella what owns this … Continue reading

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Red herring

First off, I have no idea what a colored animal has to do with Build a reproduction frame but let me proceed. I accepted a commission to build a repop of a frame I built a long time ago. I … Continue reading

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The big “finally finished the Yeti” thread.

Everyone has a white elephant or red herring or some other colored animal used to describe a something that sticks out like a sore thumb. I had this frame that I took to long to make. I may have mentioned … Continue reading

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‘couple ‘o things

I changed up the age-old, cast in stone, died in the wool, old faithful chainstay forming fixture. Below you will find a few images. This one is the tool. It looks pretty crazy huh? I built this thing a million … Continue reading

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the answer

So I went to see Al, my landlord and told him what I had found. He hadn’t seen it before. It looked like someone had worked on it trying to pry it open but didn’t get too far. I grabbed … Continue reading

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interesting… secret passage/hidden safe?

Some of you have been to the shop. It’s a very old building, some parts pre-date manufactured bricks. I have heard people say mid 1700’s for the “potato barn” (restroom)part of the building. The total floor space is around 46,000 … Continue reading

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