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The techniques used in the welding of thin sheet metal as used on vehicle bodies are vastly different to those used in welding heavier structures. This book covers the various methods of welding used to make and repair sheet metal body panels. Whereas some forms of welding are straightforward, others require a significant amount of skill. The important thing for anyone wanting to achieve a good finish to body repair work is to start with the correct techniques: skill then comes with practice. When restoring a classic car of some value, it is worth putting the time and effort into becoming skilled in the use of all the techniques covered in this book in order to achieve a professional finish to your work. With nearly 200 colour photographs and illustrations, this book lists the equipment and materials required to achieve a successful outcome. It describes the different methods of welding and how to choose the correct method for the job and provides step-by-step practical guidance to achieve a professional result. Finally, it focuses on the welding of mild steel and aluminium alloy, with some reference to the welding of brass and stainless steel sheet metal.