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    Adjustable height round forming anvil

    When I needed to make a chain guard for a machine I was working on I found a piece of 10" "C" purlin that looked like it would be perfect for the job only I wanted the form the ends of it to a rounded shape. My solution was to cut a pair of 3/4" thick steel disks then bolt them together with all thread and nuts I welded the all thread to 1 of the disks then attached the other one this made an adjustable anvil by which I could shape the flanges of the "C" purlin around
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    This is the machine which needed the guard
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    As it looked after installed
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    Peter Sanders's Tools
    Very clever idea and implementation

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    Thanks Frank S! We've added your Adjustable Round Forming Anvil to our Anvils category,
    as well as to your builder page: Frank S's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Very cool, your talent never ceases to amaze me.


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