70 years ago a former football star and World War II veteran changed car culture. It was 1947 and Californian Bob McGee rolled his freshly built 1932 Ford out of … Continue Reading The McGee Roadster IS hot rod culture
For classic car enthusiasts there is one debate which rules discussion like no other – to restore a period-correct vehicle to like-new, or leave it how it sits as worn … Continue Reading Restore or relish?
We recently stumbled across these epic images – taken by Troy from TJB Photo – of the inside of a Porsche workshop in South Australia. RSR Sports Cars are a … Continue Reading INSPIRE – Porsche 356 in the build Down Under
Ferruccio Lamborghini always did things with style. The tractor manufacturer-come-supercar magnate rewrote the book on jaw-droppingly beautiful cars that had absolutely bonkers performance, so it would only be fitting for … Continue Reading INSPIRE – Rediscovering Lamborghini’s lost boat
This stunning carbon fibre, gold and teak art, is the McLellan Jacobs Kayak 1 – a single-person kayak for seriously wealthy types who can appreciate the finest design and engineering. … Continue Reading SKILLS – win the America’s Cup, twice, then build the world’s best kayak. Easy.
Canadian Percy Adler has been building and racing cars since the late 1970s, but always dreamed of having a car of his own design. One that combined the fantastic engineering … Continue Reading SKILLS – Building your own car, by hand
Even though they won the 1961 Formula One Driver’s and Constructor’s titles, no examples of Ferrari‘s 156 “shark nose” Formula One racer survive. None, zero, zilch. So what happens if … Continue Reading Something from nothing – hand-made 1961 Formula One Ferraris
Californian hot rodder Mickey Thompson did so much in his all-too-short life, but setting a land speed record at 400mph in a car he built at home in his garage … Continue Reading INSPIRE – Building a 400mph car in your garage
The 300SL, Mercedes-Benz’s supercar of the 1950s, is known to car fiends as the “gull-wing” thanks to its upwards-opening doors. One of the fastest, rarest, and most technologically advanced cars … Continue Reading TRADE – Coachbuilders giving gulls wings
How epic is this bike seat? Thanks to Bearfoot Garage who let us know it was made by Ranger Leather in the USA for an Australian customer Ryan Lawson (@yuckfeh … Continue Reading DESIGN – something you can sit on
If you’re following a page like The Creators Online it is a safe bet to say you enjoy having a space where you can Build Rad Stuff – a garage, … Continue Reading INSPIRE – the best hobbyist garage ever?
Who else finds solace in tools laid-out in an aesthetically-pleasing way? We can’t get enough!
Vintage barber’s tools showcase some amazing artisan skills just to make them. Those bone handled razors would look awesome in a display case!
Photo credit: rodauthority.com “They” say nothing worth doing ever comes easy, and Arizona’s Keith Charvonia could definitely attest to that having spent eight years taking an unloved 1951 Kaiser four-door … Continue Reading INSPIRE – Keith Charvonia’s 1951 Kaiser build
Every week we will put up a photo of some cool “stuff”, like these vintage medical instruments. If you have any cool photos to share, hit us up here, on … Continue Reading Cool stuff this week
Rust. If you work with metal that one word is enough to make you shudder. The old saying goes that rust never sleeps, meaning that unless you cut it all … Continue Reading Kill Ferris (oxide)