Doming Ddies


I never hear anybody talk about doming dies - they seem to work good.

The Tin Man Respondeth:


The conventional doming or "dishing" sets made one size dome for each set of dies. 6", 8", 12", etc. Any worker could move a blank disc through them enough to make a dish, and with very little more experience he could make repeatable dishes.

For irregular compounds, though the dishing tools are the wrong thing. Our hammer dies though, are very helpful for rapid movement of metal, or just for planishing those odd-shaped compounds found on cars bikes, and planes.

Kent White

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