Today many people use for cutting sheet metal angle grinder. However, mechanical rolling scissors can also be useful in the workshop. Especially when there is no electricity.
For making a homemade roller shears we will need two gears, metal angles and fasteners.
First, the author picked up a similar-sized gear. Then grind them on a lathe and got two rollers.
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The process of making metal shears
In the next phase of the pieces of metal the area the author is welding the base frame to shear. On one of the clips, you need to make notches throughout its circumference.
In the frame of the drill holes for mounting clips, after which you can sanded and painted the metal.
Set the rollers, pre-lubricated places, which will create friction, and homemade prepared. Hold the fixture in the bench Vice and you can work.
See also how to make a welding clamp with four clamping jaws. It can be used to fix an angle of 90 degrees from a few of the blanks.
Details on how to do roller metal shears, you can see in the video below. This idea was shared by YouTube channel “Ildar Sungatullin“.