He's previously worked as a
mechanic at University
Motors in Ada, Michigan, (Eclectic Motorworks still performs
some of their sheet metal restoration on a subcontractor basis).
He has over 20 years experience
in body repair and has taken fabrication courses from Fay Butler,
Ron Fournier, and Ron Covell. In August, 2001, and
September, 2002, Eclectic Motorworks hosted Ron Covell's
In addition to offering seminars
at Eclectic Motorworks, Carl has taught seminars at University
Motors, Steve's Antique Auto Repair, the Carlisle Import/Kit Nationals,
and many British car events around the country.
Carl has written technical articles
for several automotovie magazines, including British
Car, Classic Motorsports,
North American Classic
MG, and VW Trends.
Ted Archer has worked as a welder
in boat industry for several years. At Eclectic Motorworks, he
applies his welding and fabrication expertise to our sheet metal
restorations. Ted has taken courses from Ron Covell and