Maker Partners: Steve’ Restorations & Hot Rods

Mohawk Valley Mini Maker Faire is proud to have Steve’s Restorations & Hot Rods as our maker partners, fresh off this seasons nine episode feature in the History Channel’s American Restoration !

Steve’s Restorations and Hot Rods, in Frankfort, New York, specializes in high quality antique restorations, redesigns and creating one-of–a-kind vehicles and motorcycles. Owner Steve Hale is considered by many to be an industry prodigy, having been in the restoration business since he was 16 years old and painting hot rods in his garage. Years later, Steve and his crew have stepped on the gas and put their abilities to the hundreds of challenging projects that come through the shop doors each year. From “restomodding” a 1972 Gran Torino from a pile of rust into a one of a kind muscle car, to taking two vintage Cadillacs and creating a breathtaking yet functional work of art, Steve and his guys breathe new life into pieces of Americana that no one would ever think could possibly live again.

A tour around Steve Hale’s Shop..

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The paint booth is a state of the art semi down draft baking booth. The mixing room utilizes a PPG Deltron touch screen mixing system with SATA paint guns

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Shop Manager, Wylee admiring his trophies..⇑

Steve Hale, Owner of Steve’s Restorations & Hot Rods having been working on the final Mohawk Valley tribute pieces featured on the UtiCAR before it drives down to the faire..

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The Gold Dome soaks up the sun, drying it’s gilded paint job

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“The Gateway to the Adirondacks” set up

Hang out in the UtiCAR’s Adirondack style chairs

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The Mohawk Valley, the Gateway to the Adirondacks ❤

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Testing Chairs.. Approved!

Steve Hale with be on hand overseeing operations of the UtiCAR project at the Mohawk Valley Mini Maker Faire at SUNY Polytechnic this Saturday.

Join us! and help us..

ARTify the UtiCAR! The UtiCAR… Because we are UtiCAN’s!

Oh yea.,, Steve Hale is also a professional arm wrestler.. so be at the faire or he’s coming for ya 😉

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