Sam Stortz

Breaking Down the Utility of Different Sheet Metal Cutting Tools

While all sheet metal cutting tools cut sheet metal. Not all cutting tools are created equal. In fact, even metal cutting tools that are ostensibly very similar may vary significantly. Here are some of the main types of sheet metal cutting tools out there, how they vary and where they are useful. The most basic …

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A Slate Ripper: Not as Scary as It Sounds

Some tools are intimidating looking. Take a linoleum knife, for example. It has a prominently hooked blade (a hawksbill design, for you blade fanatics) and looks decidedly sinister. However, it’s typically used for making cuts to linoleum tiles and to carpeting. Other tools have somewhat intimidating names. Take the slate ripper, a tool that has …

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