D & L Restoration, Inc. was established in November, 1995, in Everett, WA. Our primary focus is the restoration of antique, vintage and special interest vehicles: all makes, models (foreign and domestic), as well as pick-up trucks. D & L Restoration, Inc. is owned and operated by Louis Cohn, who has over 42 years experience in auto repair, painting and restoration. The entire crew has over 100 years of experience. We take great pride in the cleanliness of our shop as well as our workmanship.
Our facility is just under 7,000 square feet and uses state-of-the-art equipment, such as a semi-downdraft spray booth large enough to hold the largest automobiles. We have a car-cradle rotisserie, MIG and TIG welders, a plasma cutter, English wheel, rotary machine, craft former, shrinking machine, two different types of sheet-metal brakes, sheet metal shear, lathe and milling machine. We have restored everything from pedal cars to old Bentley’s, bicycles to Camaros. If information is available, there is no vehicle we will not restore.
Louie: Louie’s father had a wrecking yard and was always bringing home cars for the boys to work on. Louie obtained his formal training in autobody repair at Edison Technical School in Seattle. He has over 42 years experience in the trade, working at General Motors dealerships and various independent shops as a body and fenderman specializing in Buicks and Chevrolets.
Louie Jr.: After The passing of Louie Sr. his son, also Louie, has taken the reins and is continuing in his fathers footsteps. Louie Jr’s history begins with taking the family lawnmowers apart at the age of 8 and carries all the way through to working for general motors dealerships, Ferrari, Maserati, Mercedes Benz, Alfa Romeo, and for other shops that worked on british and english automobiles. All the while working part time under his fathers wings to learn the sheetmetal and aluminum shaping side of vintage automobiles. As you can see, though only having a formal 20 year resume it goes all the way back to childhood,thanks to Sr.