Flatten Metal the Right Way


Every once in a while it is necessary to flatten a thin piece of metal, such as a piece of aluminum dash trim. The object itself might be bent, creased or marred with little dents and dings, and it’s very hard to smooth such things out without an English wheel or great skill with rubber hammers.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2006/09/20/flatten-metal-the-right-way