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Baileigh Blog Posts

Preserving WWII History, one part at a time

By Justin Cocchiola | March 9, 2021 | 0

Vultures Row Aviation in Cameron Park, California specializes in the restoration and reproduction of World War II Warbirds. Many have been shot down or recovered from oceans and jungles. All being rebuilt or repaired with surgical precision, newly fabricated parts or hand shaped panels. President, metal shaper and visionary Chuck Wahl is a rare breed.…

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A Baileigh Biography: Hollywood Hot Rods

Respect Tradition, Challenge the Future: A Baileigh Biography of Hollywood Hot Rods

By Colton Warren | July 23, 2021 | 0

Troy Ladd leads the incredibly talented group of coach builders, fabricators, metal shapers and hot rod visionaries at Hollywood Hot Rods.

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Tour a Baileigh Industrial Dream Shop at Cornfield Customs

By Justin Cocchiola | June 4, 2021 | 0

Step inside Cornfield Customs, a Baileigh metalworking haven. Specializing in 1926 to 1934 Ford hot rods, street cars, and sheet metal shaping, Mike Wagner’s shop sits just outside of Cincinnati and is filled with Baileigh metalworking machines.

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Bobby Walden Puts Baileigh Metal Shaping Tools to the Test

By Mike at Baileigh | June 4, 2021 | 0

In a 12-episode video series, the great Bobby Walden of Walden Speed Shop tested a shop full of shiny Baileigh machines against his arsenal of legacy tools. Walden was curious to try our equipment, since, as he said, “People ask me all the time… ‘What tools are better? The old tools, the Yoder? The new…

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Steven Barfield Builds a Mandrel Bent Frame Business

By Mike at Baileigh | May 4, 2021 | 0

Time is money, and Steven Barfield bends custom frame rails like butter in a matter of minutes on his MB-4×2 mandrel tube bender. At Sschassissworx, the Baileigh bender lets Barfield cash in on increased productivity and help his customers get their jobs done faster. It’s a win for everyone involved. Barfield is the kind of…

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Inez Escamilla Builds a Family Business in Texas

By Mike at Baileigh | November 6, 2020 | 0

Inez Escamilla started Loose Cannon as a one-woman repair company; since then it’s grown into a thriving family business, serving the greater Austin, Texas area. She and her husband, Nick Josyln, co-run the fabrication shop, which they live next door to, while raising their son, Jace. “It’s a dream come true,” says Escamilla. “We searched…

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3 Advantages of Baileigh Customer Service

By Mike at Baileigh | May 4, 2020 | 0

When you call Baileigh Industrial, you’ll speak to a real person with real-world expertise in our machines. We’re available at 1-920-684-4990 from 7 am to 5 pm CT, Monday through Friday. Technical sales specialist James Frenz has worked with Baileigh for 12 years, and he wants to answer your toughest, most specific questions. “Those are…

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Azure Armoury Creates Historically Accurate Armor with 21st Century Metal Shaping Tools

By Mike at Baileigh | October 8, 2019 | 0

“It’s much easier than the old-fashioned way, I’ll tell you what,” jokes Dez Armstrong after shaping a steel elbow cap on his Baileigh planishing hammer. As the owner and founder of Azure Armoury and armorer of the Texas Renaissance Festival, Armstrong crafts exquisite period-correct recreations of plate armor. He regularly shapes steel by hand with…

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Baileigh’s Social Media Guru Goes Viral with His Own Business

By Mike at Baileigh | June 4, 2019 | 0

If you follow Baileigh Industrial on Instagram or Facebook, you’ve seen Shane Henderson’s digital handiwork. Our resident social media maestro takes pride in the international network he’s created and the way he uses it every day to showcase our customers. As Shane says, “Let’s imagine a guy who just left his job and started his…

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Master Coach Builder Trains the Next Generation of Metalworkers with Baileigh Machines

By Mike at Baileigh | April 26, 2019 | 0

Renowned in the world of custom vehicles for over 35 years, Mark Gerisch has built cars for Jay Leno and ZZ Top. Now he’s keeping the art and trade of metal shaping alive by leading intensive classes. In 2014, Gerish founded the Academy for the Art of Metal Shaping in Green Bay, Wisconsin. For the…

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