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How to Use a Chinese Pipe Bender, Step-by-Step



Kevin shows how to bend solid steel round, square or flat stock using what is called a Chinese Pipe Bender. He shows the variable size dies, explains how they work, then makes two different bends using 1/4" square steel stock. He shows how to set the dies, how the metal block works, and how to determine what kind of bend you will get.

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