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"It's one thing to put a car together, it's another thing to make it work." Truer words have never been spoken, and in the case of Louie Shefchik of J&L Fabricating, the man who opens the video below with those words, 'making it work' has practically been elevated to an art form.

From humble beginnings – a garage back behind the duplex in which Louie and his wife Jeanette lived – J&L has grown to become a highly respected track-side crew that keeps its clients' vintage race cars on the track and competitive. And, judging by the commentary of his customers, friends and family, he's a downright great person.

Check out the video below for the complete story of J&L Fabricating from eGarage.

J&L Fabricating: An Old Fashioned Story from eGarage on Vimeo.

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    • 1 Second Ago
      Erik Reid
      • 1 Year Ago
      There's only one word to describe how I feel right now...envious. I you truly love what you're doing, you can't call it work.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Where did I go wrong? Now I will not sleep tonight.
      Alicia Shefchik Hall
      Love this so much! Louie is my father and I couldn't be more proud of all he has accomplished -- he truly is a humble, kind, generous, TALENTED man! eGarage is a group full of individuals who understand how to tell a story and who love what they do -- their commitment to excellence is unmatched!
      • 1 Year Ago
      Gurney Eagle! Lister! Look at the meats on Mario's F1 car! What a job. What a lifestyle.
      • 1 Year Ago
      An artisan at work. This is a perfect example of how money doesn't define you and how you treat people. Clearly his clients are wealthy, and when they call him their friend you know they mean it. At the top you have many more acquaintances than you do friends, so it speaks volumes as to how good of a guy Louie is to earn the friendship of people that are pretty guarded.