Dennis Webb

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Dennis Webb of Anaheim, California is the son of legendary metal-shaper Marvin Webb. Dennis used to watch his father as a kid. At age 10 he met Art Ingles, as Art came down to the Webb house to form a belly pan for one of Kraft's T's. Dennis watched him hand form the whole thing from aluminum using a leather mallet and a large piece of water pipe. This inspired Dennis to do the same, and years later he made his own bucks to reproduce the classic Kurtis midget nose and tails, like Ingles. Dennis got so good at it, that fellow metal-shaping legend Don Borth bequeathed the original "Ingles Nose" plywood buck to Dennis. Working on a recreation of the Spalding Bros' car, Pat Ganahl asked Dennis if he could use the buck to make a nose. Dennis told Pat that the buck was a wall hanger, and that he thought it would fall apart if Pat tried to use it. Pat was able to borrow it. He carefully took it apart, and duplicated the buck so he could use it for a nose on his own build.[1]



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