Sunday, 14 November 2010

samuel's track frame

after seeing a few images dotted around on flickr of sleeved/ bi-laminate headtubes this is something i have been dying to do on a frame. for me, this is probably my favorite method of join i have used so far, definitely something i'll be looking to do more of! as much as i enjoyed building this, i can't say it wasn't scary chopping up the head tube of a fully built front end ready to shape it up and silver braze in a regular sized head tube. check out my flickr later to see the step by step madness and why it was a bit scary.

i am actually now thinking of selling off my new frame to be able to have a bike built like this one.

photo's by kayti peschke.

hand carved head tube sleeves

hand cut seat tube sleeve

hand cut bridge

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