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Unread 06-23-2007, 08:44 AM   #66
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Originally Posted by Scrooge Fan View Post
How did you bend the expanded metal into a nice round circle? Did you wrap it around a 5 gal. bucket or something?
First I got some c-clamps and some old shelving and sandwiched the
metal on top of my work table and measured for the first bend
bask_measr.jpgbask_clamp.jpg
Wearing heavy work gloves I bent down the metal and guessed at the angle
then reset for each bend after using the same measurement.
It only appears to be a nice round shape but is rather a series of bends
bask_illus.jpg
Once the ends were bolted together I layed it on the floor and
used a little friendly persuasion to conform into shape
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