Stay Tab Deep Bending Pliers Replacement Jaw

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Stay Tab Deep Bending Pliers Replacement Jaw by seanmichaelragan Nov 28, 2012


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This is a custom replacement jaw for Rio Grande Half-Round/Flat Forming Pliers (#111189) to be used to make deep bends in soda can tabs for making soda-mail lampshades. See also



Print in PLA or ABS and secure in place of factory jaw using two small wood screws.

This tool repeatedly and consistently makes the deeper bend necessary to form the tabs that will wrap around the wire hoops used in making my stay-tab lamp shades:


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