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    Sheetmetal Bender DIY

    Simple sheet metal bender up to 48" if you got the muscles. :O)
    Clamps to the welding table for use.
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    Last edited by Captainleeward; Sep 9, 2014 at 12:52 AM.

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    Thanks capainleeward! I've added your Sheetmetal Bender to our Brakes and Presses category, as well as to your builder page: capainleeward's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    What thickness angle iron did you use for that bender?

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    Hi DIYer Just 1/4 inch.

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    Thanks, capainleeward. I was thinking of the twisting forces involved with a 48" (more actually?) length of angle iron.

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    Nice wide bender capainleeward. Good job.

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    Thanks Altair, takes all I got to bend 22 gauge sheet metal 90*



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