Category Archives: The Build

Brett Discusses 53-54 Corvettes

Published on Nov 19, 2015
This video captures a Michigan NCRS seminar at Masterworks Automotive in Madison Heights, MI. hosted by Werner Meier.
Brett Henderson, a 1953-55 Corvette expert restorer and master craftsman, discusses the differences between 53 & 54 Corvettes and the 1954 Corvair recreation that he built. That Corvair was featured at Amelia Island last year.

Final Prep

Getting ready for the paint. Hard to believe this stage was completed less than 45 days ago « ‹ 1 of 8 › »
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From Gel coat to primer

The last year has been fiberglass and gel coats, but now the car is in primer, mostly :). This is the part of the build when the car starts to come together, fabrication of most things are completed in this stage. To quote Mike towards the beginning of August. August 4, 2014 As I walked into the shop…
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From Donor to Mold Ready

The process was not to just build one car, but to be able to produce the car from their own molds. The painstaking process of building the donor car, to make the mold off of, took almost 2 years. In May of 2013 they were ready to start building the mold from which all later cars…
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