Instructables: exploring - workshop - bender - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:15:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Impromptu Sheet Metal Brake Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Impromptu-Sheet-Metal-Brake-Bender/
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 08:19:55 PDT
Inexpensive Soft Metal Bending Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Soft-Metal-Bending-Tool/
Inexpensive Soft Metal Bending Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/680B/H4VQRIFF/FC9680BH4VQRIFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/680B/H4VQRIFF/FC9680BH4VQRIFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/680B/H4VQRIFF/FC9680BH4VQRIFF.SMALL.jpg ImagineN4tion This project may not seem extremely exciting but it is very useful and satisfying to create other parts with once it is finished.  It IS exciting, get EXCITED!  If you are a true Maker, you are already teeming with excitement over the fact that you are reading another instructable and expanding your...
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Sun, 22 Jul 2012 14:39:50 PDT
Get Bent! Bending Plastic with a heat strip bender! http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Bent-Bending-Plastic-with-a-heat-strip-bender/
Get Bent! Bending Plastic with a heat strip bender! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/W04S/H337L9OS/FZVW04SH337L9OS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/W04S/H337L9OS/FZVW04SH337L9OS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/W04S/H337L9OS/FZVW04SH337L9OS.SMALL.jpg code_neon Bending plastic is fun and exciting...ok, the amount of enjoyment may vary from person to person...but you get the idea. All you need is plastic and a heat bender. Luckily, i have access to a heat bender at TechShop in San Jose, CA. As a note, you should always do a test to make sure that your pla...
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Fri, 15 Jun 2012 16:02:12 PDT
Bender from Futurama - 87% Iron, 100% Cool http://www.instructables.com/id/Bender-from-Futurama-87-Iron-100-Cool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/M0W0/H0FLBJPP/FOEM0W0H0FLBJPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/M0W0/H0FLBJPP/FOEM0W0H0FLBJPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/M0W0/H0FLBJPP/FOEM0W0H0FLBJPP.SMALL.jpg desbromilow This is a photo set of the construction of my Bender model. Bender is the coolest robot in the universe - including the parallel dimensions. This model was dimensioned from screen snaps, and dimensions taken from assorted licensed toys - then scaled to suit the materials available. The vast majority...
By: desbromilow

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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 05:12:32 PDT
Evolution of a ring bender / ring roller machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Evolution-of-a-ring-bender-ring-roller-machine/
Evolution of a ring bender / ring roller machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/HLMW/H1KH9P94/F7BHLMWH1KH9P94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/HLMW/H1KH9P94/F7BHLMWH1KH9P94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/HLMW/H1KH9P94/F7BHLMWH1KH9P94.SMALL.jpg jds1969 I read an interesting instructable about a metal bender and then I saw the most interesting photo of a theatrical workshop tool. I formulated an idea and it quickly turned into a new tool. Preparing the vice I am only planning to bend aluminum and galvanized steel wire so I don't need a hydraulic...
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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 11:03:35 PDT