Metal Shaping Tech: How to Make a Hammer to Shrink Sheet Metal!


Karl Fisher of Make It Kustom continues to introduce DIY tools and techniques for shaping metal with professional results. I love what you do, your enthusiasm, and the way you deliver these lessons to all of us in YouTube land. In this video, go over the ins and outs of the Tucking Hammer, which is used to shrink metal, and take out your frustrations. Using one is fairly simple in principle and makes big changes to your sheet metal in no time, meaning you can start seeing results right away, even if things get a lot uglier before they get better. Check out the video below and tell us what you think.

Video description:

In this episode of Make It Kustom, I build the ‘Mother Tucker’. This high impact nylon tipped hammer is perfect for shrinking sheet metal fast. Materials: 16” hickory handle 2” aluminum round bar 6” long 2” nylon round bar 2 pieces 3” long 4-3/8” x 1/2 coarse thread set screws ”.


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