tin snips


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tin snips

Shears with a blunt nose; used for cutting thin sheet metal.
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Other tools included: awls, a bevel, braces and bits, a bit extension, chisels (metal and wood), drills (breast and hand), files, a hatchet, ice picks, levels, a marking gauge, nail sets, planes, punches, rulers, saw sets, squares (combination, mitre, carpenter and frame), tin snips, a utility knife and vises.
It was a snap to use tin snips to cut it to fit, and took about 10 minutes.
If you are going to remove the pad, use a sharp tin snips as shown in Figure F.
While scissors can be used to make the cuts, it is easier if tin snips are used to cut the soda bottle's bottom.
Cut a piece of tin (available from metal merchants) to size with tin snips.
Make a 1- to 2-in, cut with a tin snips at the bend in the first step flashing.
A slot was cut in the tail end and a piece of scrap tin was cut with a tin snips for a rudder.
Circular saw, electric drill, tin snips, tape measure, hammer, framing square, post-hole digger, shovel, and level.
One type of hog ringer used pieces of sheet metal that had been cut out with tin snips, and another used a common horseshoe nail for a ring.
I've used mine to prep storm door hardware and drill large starter holes in gutters so I could cut out a downspout hole with a tin snips.
For tools, you'll need a handsaw, a combination square, a drill, a hammer, a screwdriver, tin snips, and a paintbrush.
Jamey uses a small silver marker to scribe the top, and then carefully cuts it with tin snips.