Quick video showing how easy and quick it is to make straight cuts in aluminum sheet by scoring and bending.

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Comment by Chris Boultinghouse on November 1, 2016 at 8:31am

I'm glad y'all liked it! You guys who are plans-building and are well ahead are my inspiration, so the thanks go to you for keeping me (and others, I'm sure) motivated. :)

I plan to do a few more "shorts" like that, no editing, just a quick video as if you dropped by the workshop and hung out for a few minutes. Having done an RC hobby podcast for over 7 years, I've done my time with the post-production editing. I'd rather make parts. :)

Comment by Clint L Gosch on October 31, 2016 at 6:14pm

Great idea! Too late for my STOL build though.... I'll have to remember it for my next project!  Thanks for taking the time to share!

Comment by Chris Boultinghouse on October 31, 2016 at 11:00am

Believe me, nobody was more surprised than me when Jon asked if he could use it. :)

Comment by Greg Harris on October 31, 2016 at 10:55am
Right? I'm so jealous!! ;-)
Comment by Bryan Walstrom on October 31, 2016 at 10:43am
Looks like Home built Help is using your video to demonstrate? How about that for a pat on the back. :-)
Comment by Chris Boultinghouse on October 31, 2016 at 10:35am

Thanks guys! It seemed like an obvious idea to me to use the brake both as a straight edge and to snap the part after scoring. Maybe it wasn't so obvious after all, considering the reaction to it. 

It'll make short work of the "miles of L's" for sure. LOL

Comment by Greg Harris on October 31, 2016 at 9:52am
Way better than the way I did it...good work!
Comment by Zenith.Aero on October 30, 2016 at 12:45pm

Good demonstration. Thanks for sharing

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