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Theres a Better Way


There's a Better Way: Plywood Sheet-Metal Brake

comments (0) April 15th, 2009 in Blogs
grateful.ed Chuck Miller, editor at large

Video Length: 2:18
Produced by: John Ross



This tip, courtesy of David Kalin of Kaneohe, Hawaii, and demonstrated by Charles Miller, is a simple method for bending steel, copper, or aluminum flashing on site. As Charles points out, the flashing can run as long as you've got friends to hold it, but David's improvised brake works if you're working on your own as well.


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