How about a HOMEMADE intake manifold for a 427 Ford?
This started out as all flat stock on the floor..
NO prints..NO nothing!
The car owner did 80% of the machining I did the other 20 but did 100% of the welding.
Put it on the car in my signature and it went from 9.12 to 8.84 and we never touched the carbs after changing the manifold..
After that you can always entertain your friends with your welding skills on yourself if you are so inclined..
So if there are any Welding/Machining questions I am willing to lend a ear..
I get all the fun jobs...