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Product Work Log

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Product Work Log

  1. 1. Product Work LogName___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________08/20/11_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:August 20,2011 Research for project3:00pm-3:30pm This is going to be cool because I love working on cars. Commentary: My project facilitator and I researched ideas for my senior project. My dad actually came up with the idea of restoring a hood because he had a extra hood.
  2. 2. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________08/28/11_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:August 28,2011 Sand on the hood4:00pm-5:30pm This was a long tiring process. My arms are really sore. Commentary: Today I got the hood outside to start sanding. The sanding process is to take the red paint off and smooth down rough patches.
  3. 3. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________09/3/11_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:September 3,20111:00pm-1:30pm Search for hood scoop There was so many to choose from. My facilitator and I finally Commentary: found the perfect one. I searched the internet for a hood scoop to go on the hood. I paid $170 for a cal induction hood. This gives the car a racing look.
  4. 4. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________09/11/11_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:September 11,201112:00pm-1:45pm Learn about welding and practice Welding is very difficult and takes a steady hand. It is also Commentary: very dangerous and requires much Today I learned about the welder. I got attention for my the hood scoop but the hole in the hood safety. was too big. So I needed to weld metal around the edges so the scoop can fit. I learned about the safety today and practiced a little.
  5. 5. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________09/24/11_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:September 24,2011 Welding Day!!3:00pm-4:15pm It was time consuming and made me very nervous because I Commentary: didn’t want to mess everything up. Today I weld the metal to the hood. After all the practice my weld turned out good. After the weld is done I let it dry for a few days.
  6. 6. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________10/8/11_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:October 8,2011 More sanding5:00pm-6:30pm Very Very Tiring!!!! Next time take breaks. Commentary: Today I sand down the weld to make it smooth. Since I am sanding the weld it requires a really tough grid of sand paper. I use the sand grinder to help speed up the process.
  7. 7. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________10/22/11_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:October 22,2011 Bondo cracks and dips Mixing the bondo was2:00pm-3:00pm fun. I will have to use the Commentary: bondo more than once just like sanding. After the weld is smooth I go around it Doing a hood requires with some bondo. Bondo is body filler. lots of sanding. I also go all over the hood where there are dents or cracks. After I finish I must let it air dry for a few days.
  8. 8. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________10/30/11_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:October 30,20113:00pm-4:00pm Sand The hood more Sooo tired of sanding. Commentary: After the body filler has had plenty of time to dry I now go to sand it down so it is smooth.
  9. 9. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________02/4/12_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:February 4 ,2011 Wet sand then primer1:00pm-3:00pm Everything was going too good. A problem was bound Commentary: to happen. Today I spray primer and wet sand because it’s warmer now. I use a low grid. I squirt water on the hood and hood scoop then sand. This is the final step of sanding. I place the scoop in the hood but found a problem. It doesn’t sit even on the hood.
  10. 10. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________02/11/12_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:February 11,20111:00pm-3:30pm Fix the hood scoop to fit the hood The longest process ever, but had to be done so it would fit Commentary: perfect. To make the scoop sit level on the hood I had to use body filler to add to the edges. By adding the bondo a little at a time it makes it thinker therefore sitting on the hood perfectly without any gaps.
  11. 11. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________02/25/12_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:February 25,20112:00pm-3:00pm Sand down the scoop then primer It wasn’t too bad sanding. Commentary: From the bondo on the edges I had resand the scoop. Then wet sand it again. After I finish I do one more coat of primer on the hood and scoop. Then drilled holes for the scoop to be bolted on the hood.
  12. 12. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________03/3/12_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:March 3,201112:00pm-1:00pm Research for paint Boy am I lucky I have my dad to save my project. Commentary: Today I searched for colors to paint the hood, but found out I can’t paint unless it’s 70 degrees or hotter. In march it’s not quiet hot enough and don’t have time to wait till hotter weather. My dad gave me the idea to wrap it. It’s one big design that covers the hood and scoop that sticks on like a sticker.
  13. 13. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________03/6/12_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:March 6,20113:00pm-3:30pm Research for a design Commentary: I asked my dad what design he would want on the hood because I want to put the hood on his car. He wanted a reaper. So I searched everywhere for the perfect picture. After I found it I sent it to AAA Digital Imaging to do the sticker. The company is giving me a great deal.
  14. 14. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________03/10/12_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:March 10,20111:00pm-3:50pm Put the sticker on This was really hard. I had to place the sticker on without Commentary: having any bubbles. One wrong move and it could have been a I drove to AAA Digital imaging to help disaster. place the sticker on. Since they were professionals I needed some assistance. We wrapped the scoop first. It was hard getting the sticker to go along with the curves. Then we did the hood last.
  15. 15. Name___Tamra Summers__________________________________________________ Date___________03/11/12_____Product __Restore Mustang Hood_____________________________________________________________________Date/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:March 11,20114:00pm-4:30pm Place the hood on the car I am very proud of myself for not only completing my project Commentary: because it turned out really good. I barley needed any help from After all my hard work of restoring a my facilitator because old hood it looks like new. With the I have learned over custom look from the sticker it gives the years from my the car a great look. My facilitator dad. Over all I had a helped me bolt down the hood. I am great time restoring now ready to present my senior the hood for the project. benefit of my dad.

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