Friday, April 18, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS
BILLY MOORE uses a jointer to trim a piece of wood in his workshop on Silverado Road. Moore makes wooden patterns of parts for old automobiles, airplanes and other industrial items. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
PATTERN MAKER, Billy Moore, 72, of Placerville uses a micrometer to measure a piece of wood in his workshop on Silverado Road in Placerville. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
BILLY MOORE BUILT the frame and body of this 1948 Dodge Hilo Sampan for the Kona Coffee Company. Courtesy photos
PATTERN MAKER Billy Moore, 72, holds wooden patterns he made of railroad parts in his workshop on Silverado Road. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
A FULLY RESTORED 1932 Packard Model 900 is now worth $150,000 according to pattern maker Billy Moore of Placerville, who restored the car for a customer from Texas. Courtesy photo