Instructables: exploring - workshop - bender - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:54:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Square Tube Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-Tube-Bender/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 01:57:55 PDT
Large Wire Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Wire-Bender/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 20:10:40 PST
Tube bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Bender/
Tube bender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/WN6I/IKA06EXB/F4OWN6IIKA06EXB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/WN6I/IKA06EXB/F4OWN6IIKA06EXB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/WN6I/IKA06EXB/F4OWN6IIKA06EXB.SMALL.jpg lecgo I would have liked it to make a new seat for my recumbent bicycle and for it was necessary some aluminium tubes and to bend those on proper shape. In our town I have not found a place to bend some tubes and I have decided to make my own tube bender for this work. Preparing First time I went to s...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 11:18:06 PST
Bender burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Bender-chiminea/
Bender burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/I5ZN/IHJH0KKN/FYSI5ZNIHJH0KKN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/I5ZN/IHJH0KKN/FYSI5ZNIHJH0KKN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/I5ZN/IHJH0KKN/FYSI5ZNIHJH0KKN.SMALL.jpg coxy27284 my bender chiminea is made from a 19kg gas bottle and Co2 cylinder , the 19kg bottle i cut a slot out of the back to taper the body and made the arms from angled cut scaffold poles , the hands are from making a simple 2 to 3inch cone . you cant see in the photos but smoke come out the cigar and a s...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:44:04 PST
Ring roller/rolling bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-rollerrolling-bender/
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 21:04:54 PDT
Impromptu Sheet Metal Brake Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Impromptu-Sheet-Metal-Brake-Bender/
Impromptu Sheet Metal Brake Bender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UOH8/HDRS6EXO/F4BUOH8HDRS6EXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UOH8/HDRS6EXO/F4BUOH8HDRS6EXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UOH8/HDRS6EXO/F4BUOH8HDRS6EXO.SMALL.jpg ezman Introduction Have you ever needed to bend some sheet metal in a straight line?  Wanted to make some folds in sheet metal?  Want to make a channel in sheet metal?  Do you need a Sheet Metal Brake Bender?  Most of the time you do not.  You can use common everyday tools from around your work bench to s...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/680B/H4VQRIFF/FC9680BH4VQRIFF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/680B/H4VQRIFF/FC9680BH4VQRIFF.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/W04S/H337L9OS/FZVW04SH337L9OS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/W04S/H337L9OS/FZVW04SH337L9OS.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Bender from Futurama - 87% Iron, 100% Cool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/M0W0/H0FLBJPP/FOEM0W0H0FLBJPP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/M0W0/H0FLBJPP/FOEM0W0H0FLBJPP.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/HLMW/H1KH9P94/F7BHLMWH1KH9P94.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/HLMW/H1KH9P94/F7BHLMWH1KH9P94.SQUARE.jpg https://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