I am also into pre 70's culture with pin-ups and rat rods. I love to weld, but never have the time. I own a 1960 Ford Falcon Tudour Station Wagon that I wish I had time to work on as well.
If you made it this far, take a chance. What do you have to lose? I can tell you that you will at least gain a story whether it goes good or bad, and a free meal. If you want to know more just ask.