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Old 11-08-2017, 03:59 AM
Tizken Tizken is offline
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Location: Jackson MI
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I've worked around metal my whole life, grew up in a ductwork shop. I still enjoy it after 25 years but the last 5 years I've been working on expanding my skills. We do off road racing and also dirt track stuff so I create many opportunities to learn new skills. IE, I break a lot of stuff. Currently have a 12 foot shear, 10 foot brake, 4 foot box and pan, 5x10 plasma table, 6 foot press brake, notcher, slip roll, horizontal and vertical band saw, specialty duct tools, shrinker stretcher, welders, mill and lathe.

I really like to do the more decorative intricate work, much better than making 1000 pounds of straight duct.
Tim Blake
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Old 11-08-2017, 06:27 AM
Peter Tommasini Peter Tommasini is online now
MetalShaper of the Month May 2013, Dec 2013
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Hi Tim welcome to the forum

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Old 11-08-2017, 08:18 AM
Mike Motage Mike Motage is offline
MetalShaper of the Month Oct 2016
Join Date: Nov 2012
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Welcome to the forum, Tim! We have some meets locally (southern Michigan), that you may be interested in. Usually during spring and summer, but it's a chance to see, use and discuss techniques.
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Old 11-08-2017, 11:44 AM
cliffrod cliffrod is offline
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Welcome to the forum, Tim.
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