TOOL S OF THE TRADE

Do It Yourself - - WHAT TO DO WITH -

1 CORNER PUNCH Soften the sharp edges of your me­tal pro­jects us­ing a corner punch made for thin me­tal.

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HOLE PUNCH To add fun ac­cents or con­ve­nient mount­ing holes to a project, rely on this tool.

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SAFETY GLASSES

Al­ways wear safety glasses when cut­ting and sand­ing me­tal to pre­vent way­ward shards from in­jur­ing your eyes.

4

FLAT­TEN­ING TOOL

Don’t lose your grip while work­ing with sheet me­tal; use this seamer to bend and flat­ten pieces.

5

ME­TAL CUT­TING SHEARS These shears are made for cut­ting thin sheet me­tal and are great for de­tail work

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6 GLOVES Pro­tect your hands from cuts by wear­ing safety gloves when han­dling sheet me­tal.

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RIGHT-HANDED SNIPS Green-han­dle snips are de­signed to help right-handed folks make straight cuts, or for mak­ing clock­wise cuts.

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LEFT-HANDED SNIPS Red-han­dle snips are meant for left­handed users want­ing to make straight cuts, or for mak­ing coun­ter­clock­wise cuts.

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STRAIGHT SNIPS Yel­low-han­dle snips are ideal for cut­ting straight lines or for mak­ing wide curves in flat pieces of me­tal.

10

ME­TAL FILE Use a me­tal file to dull the shine of glossy alu­minum sheets.

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