And@David_R8 : I am in the process of going to build a 36” pan brake and revamp a bead roller - may even add a hydraulic press and shrinker/stretcher to the builds. My car restoration also includes bearing the shite out of metal to fit - nice post
I was seriously impressed by his torch skills, both cutting and oxy-acetylene welding. Immediately googled two-ought tipsThese videos are awesome !!
I have heard of rollforming to produce profiles in heavy plate steel and seen spin-forming of lighter gauge for flanges and pipe adaptors.
This guy can cut pretty straight edges freehand with a torch !!
You will need a hefty hydraulic or mechanical press to stretch and form those indents and corner radius details, hammering does toughen the metallurgical properties.
I will keep an eye out for more by Carl Fisher - Custom Made.
Time well wastedIf you want to see and learn manufacturing genius and how its arrived at with very simple concepts but sound engineering and explanations on the thought process, along with some definite funny insanity.
37 Episode's, you been warned