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Old February 5th, 2014, 04:44 AM   #1470
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Default Re: Type 3 VolksRod

Took my first crack at sewing up the pleated inserts for the door panels last night.

The Juki Industrial Walking Foot machine at TechShop is going to take a little getting used to. I think one of the panels is useable, but the first (middle) seam on this one got away from me a bit.

I am going to make up a couple more sets of materials and have another go at it. Definitely got better as I went along.

I also have all of the new hardboard panels cut and prepped. The routed pockets on the back of the panel are clearance for the clips that hold the whole thing into the door.

I got the 1/8" foam backer glued to the outer pieces and the leather cut for them. As soon as I have two good pleated inserts I can assembly it all together.

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