The Metal Surgeon has a work shop located at 3852 S Kalamath St, Englewood, Colorado (Denver metro area) that contains equipment necessary for a complete ‘frame off’ automotive restoration.
Our Denver shop does work on classic cars, vintage cars, hot rods, street rods, trucks, muscle cars, European sports cars (Porsche, Ferrari, etc.), even bicycles and motorcycles, you name it!
We would like to help with your restoration project by providing complete service from disassembly, media blasting, metal work, body work, through paint and assembly, or just metal work.
We offer the following automotive restoration services:
Metal fabrication – aluminum and steel
- Custom or ‘one off’ panels
- Complete car body build (body in white) in aluminum or steel
- Custom shape work
- Recreating or copying an original panel (for those panels/fenders/etc that you cannot buy reproductions)
- AC/DC TIG welding (aluminum or steel)
- Oxygen acetylene gas welding
- MIG welding
- Chassis building
- Rivet work, solid riveting aluminum, copper, steel, etc.
- All chassis mechanical work – brake/suspension conversions and rebuilds
- Electrical – installation or problem solving
- Engine rebuilds – we send out to specialists but will manage it for you
Precision body finishing
- Metal finishing – eliminate body filler and rescue original panels
- Lead work – we have over 20 years experience lead loading
- Complete paint service by our Pebble Beach quality painter
Custom automotive restoration services
If you can imagine it, we can build it out of metal. We have completed:
- a custom design and fabrication of an entire rear end for a Unimog to be used as a land mine investigation vehicle,
- a custom style line for a Ford,
- a custom hood scoop for a Sunbeam Tiger,
- built a few custom hoods (lengthened, custom scoops, etc.),
- several versions of custom dashboards (to fit modern or just custom styled components into the dash),
- custom widened wheel arches for a Chevy truck,
- custom tail lights grafted in seamlessly
- a few styles of custom grille inserts and radiator shells
Whether your car is a daily driver or show quality concourse vehicle, we can cater to your automotive restoration budget.
We like to keep our clients informed of every step that is taken on their cars. Our primary goal is to get your car repaired or customized in line with your vision. Regular assessments and appraisals of the agreed work remaining will take place at the interval you feel comfortable with. Clients are always welcome to drop by the shop and take a look.
Shop rate is $74/hour. Materials and parts that we purchase are marked up 8%.
Clients are invoiced every two weeks. Each invoice is detailed explaining every task undertaken and performed. Invoices are accompanied by photos documenting work completed. Photos are taken daily of each project.
To get started
1. email us photos of your project (Valerie@TheMetalSurgeon.com), especially the areas you know need work. OR call us and schedule a time to bring it by, if you are local and it’s drivable.
2. we’ll discuss your goals for the project, and then work up a ballpark estimate. we may provide several options to fit your budget.
3. if you like what you see, we’ll put you on our wait list. if your project is local, we will try and visit in person to inspect the car.
4. we’ll stay in touch as your scheduled slot approaches.