How to Use Plasma Cutter in Car Restoration

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Learn about using a plasma cutter when doing body work and restoring a car in this free DIY car-restoration video from our expert mechanic and body shop owner.

Part of the Video Series: Classic Car Restoration: Body Work
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Video Transcript

Now Alex is going to use a plasma cutter to cut out the piece that he drew using the part from the card for the example. There is a varies cutting tools he could have chosen. But he chose to use the plasma cutter cause there is a curve to this piece. It is easier to cut a curve with the plasma cutter then it is the hand held mechanic grinder that you saw him using when he cut the car apart. The only disadvantage to the plasma cutter is that it is leaves a little bit of a rough edge. But it is easier for him to clean off the rough edge with the little nomadic grinder then what it is to try to cut a curve with it.


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