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Old 02-22-2023, 03:49 AM
Metalworkerneo Metalworkerneo is offline
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Default Hello everyone :) again!

Hello I posted an introduction before but I forgot to put my name and location so here goes
I'm Claire, I live in Australia and I'm quite new to metalworking, though I have done a bit of bronze lost wax casting in the past, which was a lot of fun. It was a really interesting process.

I do a lot of woodworking and I'm hoping to learn some metalworking so that I can use both materials.
I'm really keen to learn more about metalworking and in particular sheet metal bending and using a brake.
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Old 02-23-2023, 07:36 AM
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Hi Clare, welcome to the forum. Metal bending is usually referred to as metal fabrication. Metal shaping usually involves forming the metal in 3 dimensions, so the metal has to stretch or shrink or both in some areas, like making a bowl for example. Enjoy your journey.
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Old 02-23-2023, 09:08 AM
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Hi Claire
Welcome to Allmetalshaping!
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