qFrom 1930 to 1968, General Motors sponsored a national model craftsmanship/auto design competition for youth--the Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild. These essays by 29 Guildsmen chronicle their experiences in the competition, revealing their model car design techniques, and highlighting the technical expertise and dedication required of those who sought the ultimate prize--a GM university trust fundq--Provided by publisher.1961 Entry (Ages 16a17), Senior Division At the heart of every plaster cast model is a symmetric, sculpted master clay model or clay buck. ... Working from a centerline, the Guild instructions rec- ommended using cardboard templates from the finished side of the clay buck and then transferring ... We built a plywood base , with a 1a2-inch diameter vertical tube column support at both ends of the centerline.
|Title||:||Inside the Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild|
|Author||:||John L. Jacobus|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2011-12-15|