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The Eastwood Company offers unique tools and supplies for repair, restoration, and modification of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Founded in 1978, Eastwood has been helping hobbyists and professionals "Do The Job Right" for over 30 years.

Eastwood recently introduced a line of affordable mig welders, tig welders, and plasma cutters, in addition to its soda blasting equipment, powder coating systems, and ceramic chassis paints. With an in-house R&D department and staffed with hobbyists, Eastwood constantly strives to find and develop new products to serve this market.

History

Eastwood started in a garage in suburban Philadelphia in 1978, with the founder, Curt Strohacker, selling buffing wheels and compounds with tiny 1/4-page ads in automotive magazines. Today, the company staff works out of a distribution and headquarters facility in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, mailing millions of full-color catalogs annually, and running the Eastwood.com e-commerce website

The first Eastwood catalog featured eight black and white pages of metal finishing equipment. By the early 1980s, the continued success took the catalog mailing operation into a professional list house. It reached 5,000 names by 1981 and kept growing. In addition to catalog marketing, Eastwood sold its products directly at selected car shows. 

Expansion & Growth

By 1984 and 1985, company ads would appear in more than fifty publications, including Hot Rod, Car, Craft and Popular Mechanics . The catalog prospered as well, growing to 96 pages with a four-color cover by 1986.Circulation reached more than 100,000 auto restorers, who received six issues per year.

By the end of the 1980's, the Eastwood customer file for custom and automotive restoration enthusiasts easily passed the half-million mark.

Products

Eastwood's assortment has grown to include over 5,000 products, including rust preventatives, specialty coatings, paints, chemicals, powder coating, welding and metal fabrication equipment, pressure blasters, and more.

Top ProductsTig WelderMig Welder, and Plasma Cutter.

Awards & Recognition
  • 1998: The Pennsylvania Governor's award for "Environmental Excellence"
  • 1999: Automotive Restoration Market Organization's "Best New Product"
  • 2011: Winner of Popular Mechanic's™ Magazine Editor's Choice Award for Product Innovation and Design
  • 2012: Winner of Popular Mechanic’s Magazine Editor’s Choice Award for MIG Spot Weld Kit
For more information on The Eastwood Company, its products, or to request a free copy of its full-color catalog, visit our retail store at 263 Shoemaker Road in Pottstown, Pennsylvania or www.eastwood.com.
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Learn How to Rebuild the Front Suspension of a Second-Gen Camaro with the help of Eastwood Tools in this Car Craft Article with Kevin Tetz: http://ow.ly/KTBSZ
Project ZedSled's front suspension was in desperate need of a rebuild, and now that the 1978 Chevy Camaro Z28 is rust-free we can get to work on the chassis.
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This Blown, Hemi-Powered 1942 Willys Gasser called “Single Barrel Jack” had us drooling for days! Check out the video feature here: http://ow.ly/KPSkO
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In this LIVE TECH DEMO learn the Ins and Outs of Autobody and what you need from Paint Pro Kevin Tetz at 2PM EST TODAY! http://ow.ly/KB10A http://ow.ly/KB3kE
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Street Rodder and Hot Rod Magazine made a list of their top Tools for Massaging Metal and Eastwood tools were on the top of the list! Read the article here: http://ow.ly/Kadrt
The Eastwood Company shows us the best tools for do-it-yourselfers to use when massaging, repairing or shaping metal for custom components.
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Save that Panel! Empire Fabrication Brings a Smashed Porsche 356 Fender Back from the Dead! Read the full How-To article on the Eastwood Blog here: http://ow.ly/K7ayx
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Kevin Tetz & John Wargo talk about John's 1,000 HP Chevelle he finished for SEMA 2014. Watch the full video here: http://ow.ly/JWg2i
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Why put a 557ci in a '66 Mustang? Cause He's An Eastwood Guy! - Chris Slee talks about his wild project in this video: http://ow.ly/KcrGo
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A MIG welder that can handle pretty much any job you throw at it! Get the new Eastwood MIG 250 here: http://ow.ly/K6abi
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In some circles "rat rod" is a bad word, but some love the wild creations that are a "rat rod". We spotted this 1930 Ford Pickup called the "Copper Rod" by WelderUp / Vegas Rat Rods at SEMA 2014 and shot some footage of it. Awesomely radical, or abomination what's your take? http://ow.ly/JWgpb
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