This Homemade Bending Tool Makes a Cheaper Alternative for Your Expensive Metal Bending Machines.

Aluminum is a very versatile material to use with any DIY project. For bending your aluminum sheets, there are dedicated machines that are made to do just that. But what if you’re the frugal type of person? Would you spend money buying an expensive machine? Or are you up for making your own?

Featured in this tutorial is a simple yet efficient homemade bending tool you can use for aluminum. Unlike those expensive bending machines, this is made from scrap steel, which means you won’t have to spend too much to get it done.

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6 thoughts on “This Homemade Bending Tool Makes a Cheaper Alternative for Your Expensive Metal Bending Machines.

  • September 17, 2016 at 7:18 am
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    Drill the hole thru the “v”, turn the angle iron over (“v” pointed up)and put a spring between it and the base. It works great an you don’t need 3 hands to get your sheet metal in the bender

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  • September 20, 2016 at 7:09 pm
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    Would love a set of plans

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  • November 30, 2016 at 4:06 am
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    This is a great homemade tool. I would like additional information on making it

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