How to Make Flat, Square Edges on Sheet Metal

In this video, Nancy LT Hamilton shows you how to achieve flat, square edges on sheet metal using either sandpaper, files, the guillotine shear, the Wolf Belt Sander or the miter-cutting vise/jig. Included in the video are specific instruction on how to use the miter-cutting vise (available here: http://www.riogrande.com/Search/miter-cutting-vise-jig), as well as instruction on the use of the triangle and the drafting compass. Nancy will also show you how a block of wood and a couple of files can help you obtain 90° angles.

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  1. Nancy….Not only are you HYSTERICAL….but you definitely know your stuff, girl!! I love all your videos. Your teaching techniques are the best!!! Keep up the good work and wish me luck!!! I’m new at this Metalsmithing stuff and I’m addicted.