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NEWS FROM IN THE SHOP & ON THE ROAD



CHIP FOOSE 2015 SEMA SCHEDULE
October 15, 2015

Catch Chip Foose at the 2015 SEMA show. Here's the current schedule of events and autograph signings. If you plan to meet Chip, be sure to arrive early!




My Dream Project Waiting to Happen: The Deucenberg
October 14, 2015

I don’t get to build every car I dream up. There just aren’t enough hours in the day to take all the wild ideas (and even some of the slow-burning inspirations) that I imagine—and create them in glass, aluminum and steel.





What Does It Take To Build a Ridler Winner?
October 2, 2015

A lot of people ask me what it takes to design a car that’s going to take home top hardware at the prestigious Detroit Autorama. I can tell you that taking aim at the Ridler award—and it is indeed something you have to carefully plan for and execute—requires the utmost commitment from myself as a designer, from the customer who has commissioned the car, and from the team putting everything together.





What’s In Chip Foose’s Garage?
September 25, 2015

Here’s a question that I get all the time: "Hey Chip, what’s in your own garage?”




Enter to win the Glasurit Best Paint Award SEMA 2015
September 22, 2015

Does your vehicle paint show off the world-class elegance and shine that make Glasurit the preferred choice by collision shops and manufacturers worldwide?




Building Someone’s Dream Car Starts With Lots of Questions
September 18, 2015

What’s it like to make someone else’s dream a reality? It’s a rare gift—one that I’ve been fortunate to bestow upon every customer who comes to my shop with a desire to see their vision become a real-life dream car. Of course, it’s not as simple as opening up a catalog, pointing at some parts and paint colors, and saying, "Let’s go.”




The Best Part of My Overhaulin’ Show: Passionate People
September 11, 2015

Have you ever held down two full-time jobs? That’s what it felt like for me when I was hosting Overhaulin’at the same time as managing my shop. It was a never-ending whirlwind of projects, cars, people, and sleepless nights—but I wouldn’t trade the experience for the world.




Chip Foose: “My Dad Was My Car-Builder Hero”
September 5, 2015

Sometimes people ask me how I got my start building cars. Here’s the truth: I wasn’t introduced to car culture—I was born into it.




2 Chip Foose Cars Win Fan Vote for Revell Model Kit Production
July 14, 2015


10,000+ Enthusiasts Select Their Favorites from 7 Foose Custom Designs.




CAST YOUR VOTE FOR FOOSE!
June 9, 2015

Finally your vote counts for something important! participate in our survey where you vote for your favorite Foose cars! 2 of the 7 candidates will become Revell model kits with all new tooling. Voting opens today and closes at 8:00am Wednesday, June 17th. Cast your vote, make a difference! Election results will be announced via social media and email on Monday, June 22.




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A Personal Message

Thank you so much to all my fans for your support!! I'm sorry I can't personally respond to all the fan mail I get, but would like you all to know that I appreciate the kind words and interest in my work. Unfortunately, Overhaulin' has ended production and we’re not accepting any new submissions! We do not handle any submissions for the show; any requests sent direct to us will not be read or accepted. Sorry for any disappointment this may cause.


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EVENT SCHEDULE

Apr 22, 2016 - Apr 24, 2016
Show and Go
Riverside, CA

2016 Show and Go car show for Charity.
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May 11, 2016 - May 16, 2016
3M Australia
Sydney, Australia

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