Copper Flower

My homemade or home-bodged copper flower. This job started with an old copper kettle and a 2″ diameter piece of mild steel. This shows the 2″ piece of mild steel sat on the bench and waiting to be turned. This was faced, one face domed and a 3/8″ hole machined through the mild. Near to … Read more


This is a fantastic view of this vice mounted shear called a Hilshear. The gearing is nice and high which you can see if you compare the pivot point to gear meshing point. The cutting edges can be removed for replacement or re-grinding. Specification: 3″ long cut Mechanical advantage through gearing Vice mounted The handle … Read more