GENE WINFIELD, has been one of the most Legendary of all Customizers, Builders, and, Painters for over 6 decades !
In this exclusive Interview, he tells Jonnie how he went from a shop made from a chicken house in his Mother's yard to International Fame, and a 5 acre spread in the Mojave Desert !
AND, Jonnie shares some personal thoughts on this long-running "Hall of Fame" Member who's one of the true gentlemen of the Industry !
(Above: Gene's blended/fadeaway paint job on The Jade Idol; Gene's beautiful paint job on the late Manuel Arteche's '41 Ford Custom )
[NOTE: All photos on this page courtesy of their original owners/copyright holders.]
GENE'S BOOK: "The Legendary Custom Cars & Hot Rods Of Gene Winfield" by David Grant, with a Forward by Spence Murray. It's a GREAT book and is available wherever books are sold: Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Amazon, et al.
SPECIAL NOTE: See my COMPLETE REVIEW of Gene's Book...plus, books on Darryl Starbird, George Barris, Dean Jefferies, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, Cole Foster, Roy Brizio, and many, many others, right here on the "HOT OFF THE PRESS" Section of the HOF Legends Site ! Just click-on here to get there !
AND, for more great R&C Books go to the MOTORBOOKS WebSite: www.motorbooks.com (BTW...Please mention that you read about 'em here on the Hall Of Fame Legends Series.)