Vintage and Classic Car Panels. General Sheet Metal Work. No Job Too Small

Small batch work using soft tooling made predominantly for prototype bracketry work Double curvature panels produced using the old traditional skill of wheeling Past projects include work on Jaguar, Rolls-Royce, Austin Healy, Triumph, Riley, Morgan, Jenson, Lad Rover, VW and Bugati

“We produce parts made from Aluminium, Copper, Mild Steel and stainless steel.”  

BK Sheet Metal is small company which manufactures parts for three main categories.

  1. Classic Car panels:  We manufacture for local traders and private customers.
  2. General Sheet Metal work: All aspects of metal work including welding, Bracketry and wheeling work.
  3. Vintage Car bodies : Taking an ash frame and making a full aluminium body to the correct curvature.

Located in Hinckley, Leicestershire BK Sheet Metal was founded by Jason Lee in 2003.

With 25 years experience gained from manufacturing high quality, handmade panels for prototype, concept cars and the classic car industry, the company was set up in response to a fluctuation in the prototype market.

Using traditional skills and modern techniques we manufacture a variety of components.

BK is a company that can produce bespoke pieces of work to a high quality, supplying parts to a variety of customers, ranging from a local artist’s mesh design, developing and building petrol tanks for cars and motorbikes, to making tractor mud guards.  

Classic and Vintage panels include: Rolls Royce, Bentley, Sunbeam, Rover,  Austin Healey, Jaguar, Triumph, Jenson and Riley. Vintage body shells made to ash frames for private customers including international customers in France and Belgium.

“We pride ourselves on the quality of  the parts we produce”

Skills Available

To produce double curvature body panels using the traditional skills

Hammer Forms
Using resin moulds taken from original panels and stretching the material into the mould by jig chasing and wheeling

Gas Welding
Used to fabricate panels, steel and aluminium

MIG Welding
Mainly used on thicker material or in areas where little heat is required

Spot Welding
Welding two metals together with copper electrodes to form a spot. Most modern day cars are formed this way

TIG Welding
A modern and versatile technique used for welding steels and aluminium of various thicknesses

Metal Finishing
From knocking dents out, to plnishing welds using hammers and hand weights by stretching the material

Tool Making
Using CAD (Computer Aided Design) drawings to produce small soft tooling for prototypes and small batch work

Checking Fixtures
Making fixtures to ensure that the components are produced to the tolerance provided

Producing Brackets
Working from drawings to produce brackets and other components, or from sample parts