Shelf Frame - Notch and Bend Angle - Has anyone done this?

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Shelf Frame - Notch and Bend Angle - Has anyone done this?

Post by Cole » February 7th, 2018, 6:58 pm

Hello Everyone,

Wondering if anyone has made a shelf frame by notching a length of angle and then bending to make the rectangular frame? See test below.
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Re: Shelf Frame - Notch and Bend Angle - Has anyone done this?

Post by Big T » February 7th, 2018, 7:04 pm

I haven't used this technique for building grates but I have used it many times for other projects. It makes for a clean edge and a good looking grate as long as all of the notches are in the correct place and it remains square.
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Re: Shelf Frame - Notch and Bend Angle - Has anyone done this?

Post by ajfoxy » February 8th, 2018, 1:51 am

:yth:
Measure twice, cut three times... :D


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Re: Shelf Frame - Notch and Bend Angle - Has anyone done this?

Post by Dirtytires » February 8th, 2018, 11:45 am

It works....have to decide if all the triangle cuts are easier than grinding a welded edge smooth.

Both are fine.



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Re: Shelf Frame - Notch and Bend Angle - Has anyone done this?

Post by Big T » February 8th, 2018, 8:54 pm

ajfoxy wrote::yth:
Measure twice, cut three times... :D

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Re: Shelf Frame - Notch and Bend Angle - Has anyone done this?

Post by Weldun » February 8th, 2018, 9:31 pm

That's why I always cut long pieces first that way I can salvage short ones from them Big T


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Re: Shelf Frame - Notch and Bend Angle - Has anyone done this?

Post by Big T » February 8th, 2018, 11:39 pm

Weldun wrote:That's why I always cut long pieces first that way I can salvage short ones from them Big T
Same here, I figure if I can make it shorter pretty easy but if I need to make it longer again it takes some work.


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Re: Shelf Frame - Notch and Bend Angle - Has anyone done this?

Post by Cole » February 9th, 2018, 11:41 am

Big T wrote:
Weldun wrote:That's why I always cut long pieces first that way I can salvage short ones from them Big T
Same here, I figure if I can make it shorter pretty easy but if I need to make it longer again it takes some work.
Nothing like metal work! A little Oh Crap! Cut, grind, cut, Grind some more, Weld and weld and Grind! No one will ever know unless you tell!



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Re: Shelf Frame - Notch and Bend Angle - Has anyone done this?

Post by Rodcrafter » February 11th, 2018, 7:32 pm

I don’t do mine that way I think it may be it takes too much thought.


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