How to Use a Metal Brake to Bend a Trim Coil?

Answer A siding brake is used to bend aluminum or vinyl trim coil to make pieces for exterior house trim. These are often used in conjunction with aluminum or vinyl siding but may be used with wood or fib... Read More »

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How do I brake aluminum metal to cover wood trim?

Rent or Borrow a Trim BrakeEnsure a neat, crisp, clean appearance and a good fit over the existing wood by using the proper tools and equipment for bending ("braking") aluminum to fit. Check local ... Read More »

How to Bend Sheet Metal?

Most frequently, sheet metal brakes are used to bend sheet metal, but you can also complete this task without a brake. Bending sheet metal by hand is a manageable task if the piece of sheet metal i... Read More »

How do I bend metal roofing?

Press BrakeBend large sheets of metal roofing with a press brake. You can purchase or rent the machine at many home improvement centers, and the machine provides a clean consistent bend to the meta... Read More »

How to Bend EMT Metal Conduit?

Bending metal tubing or conduit is pretty easy if you use the right tools. A tubing bending tool must constrain the inside shape of the tube throughout the entire bend radius and the bend radius mu... Read More »