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Old 09-27-2007, 10:51 PM   #1
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aluminum for windows

Is it possible to accurately bend aluminum without the use of a brake? I need to make covers for the outside of a window approximately 4 inches wide, 1 inch deep by 3 feet long.

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Old 09-28-2007, 01:39 PM   #2
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aluminum for windows

Get (3) 2 x 4 that are 3 feet long.

Clamp your work between two of the 2 x 4's inside a vise.

Use the last 2 x 4 and hit it with a mallet to get the metal to bend off to form the angle.

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