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Design and Build an English Wheel

An english wheel is a classic hand-powered shop tool for making two-dimensional curves in sheet metal.  Its used for making aircraft skins, car body parts, suits of armor and other applications where a smooth surface on the sheet is desired, something extremely difficult to achieve with a hammer.  It is also very useful for planishing; smoothing dimpled or bumpy sheet metal after hammering. An english wheel seemed like an excellent tool to build.  I read up on the theory of op...

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