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The Art of the Automobile Revisited

By Matt Kelley


W.W. Fayette with his 1948 Ford Sportsman


In the last issue you, we had a conversation with William "Bill" Fayette, learned something about his carving methods, and had a close look at his 1932 Dodge. This photo essay takes a look at some of the steps in Bill's creation of a 1960 Corvette.

The beginning - a photo and a drawing

Drawing transferred to the bulsa wood

Initial Cutouts

The grille in place

Wheel parts ready for assembly

A finished wheel

Carving complete; windshield and trim installed; early coat of paint


Click here to go to Part 2