Coachbuilding / Metal shaping Fall Promotion

Early Fall Promotion Extended

2019 Dates Now Added!

(Scroll to the bottom for 4-day Coachbuilding Dates and 3 – Day Finishing Class Dates)

For the price of $1500 you receive our 4-day (40 hrs) Coachbuilding class, the 3-day (30 hrs) Finishing class as well as 60 hours of extended learning!

A total of 130 hrs a $3500 value for $1500!!

(If you wish to bring your own panels / car to work on during the extended learning time there is an additional $500 charge plus materials)

Want to build your dream car? Be it a custom one off Hotrod or a copy of an icon sports car design? You will learn everything you need to know at Wray Schelin’s Pro Shaper coachbuilding/metal shaping class

What is covered at the class:

Comparative shrinking techniques,

Comparative stretching techniques,

Comparative welding techniques, 

Comparative buck techniques,

Comparative tooling techniques,

Metal finishing techniques.

How to create a whole car buck without having to use CAD.

How to make a lot of the tools needed.

How the metal moves as you shape it.

Learn in a fully equipped shop with 12 English wheels and two power hammers.

If you are interested in learning how to solve all of the sheet metal problems on your restoration project this class will cover any and all questions you might have.

If for any reason you chose a date and cannot make it, you may change to a different date that works for you

(No Refunds). 

If you have any other questions or concerns don’t hesitate to call Wray (508) 347-7749

The classes run from Friday – Monday 9am – 10pm. We’ve been running classes since 2005.

 

We recommend students attending should bring a welding helmet, gloves, eye and ear protection a notepad and camera.

The class starts at 9:00am till noon. One hour off for lunch (free lunch included everyday). Class resumes at 1:00pmand runs through 5:30pm.  Break one and a half hours for supper ( there are at least twenty restaurants in the area.) The class starts again at 7:00pm and runs to till 10:00 pm.

Accommodations:

We recommend using https://www.kayak.com/ to book your flight on Thursday (Tuesday thru Thursday are the best days to buy a plane ticket) For your stay we recommend you check Airbnb for some of the best rates. We also recommend you check out the Sturbridge Chamber of Commerce There are at least 20 other motels in the area to choose from.

 

(Remaining 2018 Class Dates)

(Scroll to the bottom for the 2019 Schedule and the 3 – Day Finishing Class Dates)

 

October 5,6,7,8 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2018)

November 2,3,4,5 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2018)

December 7, 8, 9, 10 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2018)

 

2019 Schedule 

January 4, 5, 6, 7 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

February 1, 2, 3, 4 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

March 1, 2, 3, 4 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

April 5, 6, 7, 8 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

May 3, 4, 5, 6 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

June 7, 8, 9, 10 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

July 19, 20, 21, 22 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

August 9, 10, 11, 12 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

September 13, 14, 15, 16 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

October 4, 5, 6, 7 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

November 1, 2, 3, 4 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

December 6, 7, 8, 9 + Free Advanced Finishing Class + 60hrs Extended Learning (2019)

3 Day Finishing Class Dates

Sept. 28, 29, 30

Oct. 19, 20, 21

Nov. 16, 17, 18

Dec. 14, 15, 16

2019 Schedule Now Available

January 18, 19, 20 (2019)

February 15, 16, 17 (2019)

March 15, 16, 17 (2019)

April 12, 13, 14 (2019)

May 10, 11, 12 (2019)

June 21, 22, 23 (2019)

July 26, 27, 28 (2019)

August 23, 24, 25 (2019)

September 27, 28, 29 (2019)

October 18, 19, 20 (2019)

November 15, 16, 17 (2019)

December 20, 21, 22 (2019)