Bending Iron parts

Questions about tools and jigs you want to buy/build/modify.
Post Reply
Andrew McSpadden
Posts: 68
Joined: Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:28 pm

Bending Iron parts

Post by Andrew McSpadden »

I need a new bending iron "pipe" for my Ibex (al la StewMac/LMI) bending iron. Mine got dented when I moved. SM and LMI don't have parts and I cant find the manufacturer online.

Any suggestions?


David King
Posts: 2689
Joined: Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:01 pm
Location: Portland, OR

Re: Bending Iron parts

Post by David King »

If the dent can't be pounded out I'd look for a section of sailboat mast extrusion. Maybe get a 2" piece of black iron pipe and heat it red and pound it into an oval shape? Aluminum extrusions come in thousands of shapes so look around on eBay and see what you can come up with.

Brian Evans
Posts: 920
Joined: Sat Aug 30, 2014 8:26 am
Location: Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia

Re: Bending Iron parts

Post by Brian Evans »

Mine I made from a section of 3" diameter truck exhaust pipe.

Bob Howell
Posts: 224
Joined: Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:23 am
Location: Atlanta, GA

Re: Bending Iron parts

Post by Bob Howell »

I found a support post under my house that had been replaced. 3".
Cut off a 10" section

Post Reply