This simple jig allows you to bend metal rods and bars into decorative shapes and useful objects with ease.
At first glance, this jig looks like some kind of board game. You know, the one where you jump pegs and try to end up with a single peg in the middle hole. But in reality, this is a metal bending jig. Why metal? – The answer is simple. As great as wood is for building furniture and shop projects, sometimes you need the extra strength of metal. And other times, it’s just nice to incorporate metal into a project to give it a different look. This jig allows you to bend metal rods and bars into curves by hand. With it, you can make your own hardware items such as shelf brackets, hooks, and handles.
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What You Get:
- 4 pages of step-by-step instructions
- More than 20 full-color photos, illustration and exploded views
- Instructions for using the jig
- Shop-tested guarantee from Woodsmith magazine
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