Big Blue Saw Blog
- Parent Category: Big Blue Saw Blog
- Created: Friday, 11 September 2015 09:00
- Written by Simon Arthur
From Big Blue Saw customer Aaron comes the Royal E-field, an electric conversion of a 2005 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 motorcycle.
Aaron talks a little bit about how he got started using Big Blue Saw:
I transferred the drawing into a program called Inkscape, a freeware vector graphics program. The program loaded easily and a 20-minute tutorial video was enough to get me started.
Aaron also has some great info on accurately bending 5052 aluminum using only hand tools. You'll note that he cut reliefs along the bend line (as described in our article on bending metal), bend at 90 degrees to the grain of the material, and also used a special waterjet cut jig to make the corners the right radius.
How does it ride? Take a look at the videos below to see: