THE SHOP

March '20

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64 THE SHOP MARCH 2020 M arc Sharp, owner of Sharpy's Rod & Custom in Federal Heights, Colorado is doing what his dad did before him and what his son, Beau Sharp, is mastering—complete hot rod rebuild jobs, including tearing the body off of a frame and starting over, as well as collision and minor repairs, most often on old cars. "Someone brings in a 1957 Chevy and we take that and disassemble it, remove the entire frame and it's a ground-up restora- tion," says Marc Sharp of his 14-year-old business. "But we also do spot repair on almost any vehicle, though they're usually old cars. We get a lot of hail out here and so we do hail repair, including fixing chips, as we did recently on a 1932 Ford." Like many custom shops, there's no typical job at Sharpy's. "Almost anything is possible, and we can make it happen," Sharp says. "We do every- thing from wiring to hot-rod suspensions. We have a turnkey shop." A NEW PATH Before Sharp and his son began rebuilding and restoring vehicles, they were doing mostly collision work. In keeping with the family calling, Sharp and his brother got started years ago, working together. "In 2003, I sold my half of our collision shop to my brother. He took over the whole 64 THE SHOP MARCH 2020 STAYING SHARP STAYING SHARP STAYING SHARP Colorado's Sharpy's Rod & Custom knows that quality builds can't be rushed. By Cathie Beck Sharpy's Rod & Custom in Colorado offers complete hot rod rebuild jobs, including tearing the body off of a frame and starting over, as well as collision and minor repairs, most often on old cars. Marc Sharp start- ed Sharpy's after years working with his brother in the collision industry.

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