METAL BODY REPAIR - OD1653 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
(3) Surfacing Spoon (C) (figure 8 on the previous page). It is used for
spring hammering operations with either the mallet or bumping hammer, and
surface finishing. It is useful on all fender repairs and on high crown
(4) Double End Heavy Duty Driving Spoon (D). This is a general purpose
utility spoon with a wide variety of uses. It is used to set inside seams
of front fenders, bumping top rail panels, headlamp housings, hood louvers,
and straightening and finishing drip molding and back panels. It may be
used for general beasing work, lighting hinge pins, raising low spots, and
for work around the ventilator in the cowl assembly.
(5) Caulking Iron (E). A caulking iron is sometimes called a fender
beading tool. It is a specially designed double end, heavy duty beading
tool used for straightening all reverse bead on fenders with no wire, and
turned under flanged edges. It may be used on return flanges or hoods, and
for aligning inner construction on body panels. Its hammer pads provide a
base for hammering operations.
(6) Double End Door and Side Panel Spoon (F). Its precision ground face
sakes it useful as a dolly block in direct hammering. It is designed to
reach the hardtoget places behind inner construction on doors and cowl
(7) Special Door and Side Panel Spoons (G). The unusual length of this
spoon, together with its shape, enables the workman to reach far behind
construction and remove bumps from doors and trunk lids without cutting out
the inner construction.
File Bolder and Blade.
(1) Adjustable File Bolder. This tool quickly adjusts from an extreme
concave to an extreme convex profile. It has maximum utility for filing a
wide variety of contours: round oval corners, upper and lower bracket
panels, cowls, hoods, and top rail panels. It is used for flat work, high
and low crowns, and on sweep surfaces.
(2) Vixen File Blade. This blade is detachable from the holder and is
different from any other type file. These blades are accurately machined
with unbroken cutting edges about 1/8 of an inch