Simple Home Made Sheet Metal Bender




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shortfusedleathernk: I did grind the edge off the angle to get a square bend!

tryin2lhard: Nice work man, what did you use for your springs?

shortfusedleathernk: Jim, pause at 1.41,you'll see the hinge pin is centered between the channel iron and the angle that makes the bend. Hope this helps, if you google sheet metal bender plans you may find plans that are similar 

shortfusedleathernk: I ground the rounded edge off the angle iron so it would be square for the bend!

d.i.y.man: excellent video ! are the springs there to make it easy to pull out sheeting and avoid scratching of sheet metal ?

marcellinasfigaro: That's a pretty slick little bender. Thanks for sharing!

erngre1: Nice. I just looked at another vid about a homemade break and I would ask you the same question. If you were to grind the angle iron to a 90 at the edge , do you think you would end up with a cleaner 90 degree edge on your bent part? I want to make one. Why not have you do the work for me to copy. Just say'en LOL. Good vid and good work.

pausat Garcia: OK MY FRIEND , SIMPLE , YOU ARE THE BEST OF THE BEST ...GENIUS

19slipstream84: led zeppelin

Jim Pritz: How did you deal with the fact that angle iron does not have square edges, they are all rounded? Don't your bends all end up somewhat rounded because of this? Thank you.

ushaandusha: Awesome, I will use one in my workshop , really handy.Welcome you to visit my creations in youtube just search for Usha & Usha Industries

islanduni: Great Fabrication, I just built one to fit my welding table. Thanks!

pablo lescano: hola amigo como lo traduzco al ingles 

Joe Eichholz: Great build ill think ill make mine like yours

MrMrjuniortje: Awsome bender!!! I'm from the netherlands.. And want to copy your bender.. If that's fine by you.. I have a question.. Is it possible to make a close up video of your hinge configuration?? With Greeting from the Netherlands

Erland Andersen: Nice work. Thanks for posting this video.

shortfusedleathernk: Yes

Pablo Contrerass: Thaks for this idea GBY Pablo from Venezuela

Jtinnon: Loving that Willie Nelson playing in Background!

Gordon Gibbs: Thanks for sharing that info I am trying to make one you simplified it for me

Robert Holder: Cool vid, thanks for sharing!

Esiggies Cigarettes: Great Job Man do you have any plans for this?

kamioneko: thank you ,very good machine!

Gabe Cook: Smart design.

Esiggies Cigarettes: Sorry just found them cheers

MrTonyshit80: Brilliant brain, thanks bro...for idea 

niceday8888: Very cool 

rproctor30: one of the best home made benders I have seen bro

Ken Arnold: great folder,am just making one at this very moment thanks for putting on here Ken

Mario R: Thanks for posting it up, best compact bender, also portable, design I've seen yet. I'm making mine like this, exact size, thanks for your time posting

Lets Just Build It: I just made one thanks :)

LutzK1968: Great Idea !!!

Da Coder: It is, just not fully in shot.

shortfusedleathernk: thanks,but i can't take full credit,saw plans somewhere and kinda went off those.i used different sizes metal though.

bentontool: Great design... thanks!

GolfDave100: Nice : )

TAXOPAREI: The perfection of simplicity, i love it, tomorrow i'm starting my own, thanks

sheetmetalfabricato1: i love the design,,thanks..

R Mckinney: PLEASE, camera on tripod!! Thanks.

09salva: I like ,Very good design,congratulation my freind.

Bob Bishop: Totally answered my question on how to make a sheet bender. Thanks. Awesome bit of equipment.

Mario R: if you put a cross bar in between 2 handles, you will not be able to bend over to see how far you are bending your sheet. The cross bar would prevent you from leaning over to see. Probably 2 handles with no cross bar, I might make mine that way

jack morgan: The springs on the ends are a fantastic idea.

joshoshea100: Looks and works pretty sweet

ritzitzit: aha!

Dennis Engelkenjohn: Is there a blueprint available?

Avalon888: Lovely simple design and a nice touch with the springs. Thanks for posting!

tcseacliff: why is the handle not centered? or why not 2 handles with a coss bar for an even bend across?

shortfusedleathernk: The handle is centered

kyle campbell: How heavy a gauge can you bend of Stainless Steel with that setup?

Rating:
Simple home made sheet metal bender 4.9 out of 5

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