This post finishes out the aluminum work on the custom hood which involves completion of the skin, and design and fabrication of the inner structure, which is the bonded to the outer with a 2-part epoxy (Lord Fusor 112B medium or slow).
Whilst on the inner structure topic we can cover the hood sides as well, shown in the pictures below. The inner hood sides are then spot welded to the outer skin using a Pro-Spot PR10.
1938 Chevrolet Truck classic restoration
Hood outer skin completed, it was created in one piece instead of the original butterfly style. Now we are ready for the inner structure to be built.
Outer hood in open, functioning mode.
Inner hood structure designed and fabricated to give strength to the outer skin.
Installation of inner in progress.
Onto the hood sides inner structure design and build.
Hood sides inner structure being spot welded into position.
Hood side offered into position to double check fit.