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Old 01-03-2022, 08:48 AM
shane_p shane_p is offline
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: East Yorkshire. UK
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Originally Posted by metal manny View Post
Just to throw this out there as an alternative to a set of fixed curve sweeps, the majority of which, realistically, will never ever get used, is a flexible contour gauge which is really useful and super-cheap to fabricate.
The base is made from any flexible material; in my case, 4mm PVC sheet and the adjustable slots are made from modified cabinet stays. Naturally, the pop rivets in the PVC flexi-strip are countersunk.

I use it on all sorts of projects including finding the profile of any curve to be replicated in metal shaping.

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Manny, that looks excellent, definitely going to make one of those. thanks Shane
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