Laminated press brake idea. New?
The several shop press/ press brake threads recently got me inspired to start thinking about my own needs. I have a HF 20 ton press with my own press brake...
Small Press Brake, by N. Monteleone
This small, but very useful press brake, along with a V block, can make those sharp bends for brackets, etc. Can be made inexpensively wtih shop scrap materials. Contributed by: N. Monteleone. To find and share additional welding project ideas & plans, visit: www.millerwelds.com/interests/projects/
Home shop press project (picture heavy)
Here is my home shop press. I would like to thank Sandy and David for all the help and advice. I was in a real hurry to get it done so I did not take pictures as I was building it. I am very happy with what I have but I am probably going to upgrade it to some electric controls thanks to David for helping me understand how to do that. One of the pit falls I had was ordering too large a pump for my motor a good rule of thumb is 1 HP per gallon per minute. I sent it back before installing it