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Are there any special considerations when cutting powder-coated metal?

I have a thin powder-coated steel sheet which I'd like to cut into panels. I've never cut powder-coated metal before. Are there any considerations I need to make when doing so?
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How to fit a pvc window to a corrugated metal shed

I have a corrugated metal shed which i want to fit a pvc window. I am not so sure how should i approach to this. The shed looks like the one pictured below but there are 2 vertical perimeter channels ...
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What thickness metal for ramp/walkway?

I need to construct an outdoor shallow ramp approx 4m long and 1.5m wide for a 1:12 gradient. I'm considering metal sheeting for the walkway rather than decking but I don't know what thickness of ...
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How to cut 2-1/4" diameter hole in sheet metal box?

I have a sheet metal (galvanized steel) box on my roof that's currently protecting the return and supply ducts for my old package unit air conditioner. I'm replacing it with a split system, and ...
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How to make a reverse bend in a sheet metal box

I need to bend sheet metal in a box-like shape, but with one flap in the reverse direction as shown below: Currently I only have a simple flat brake, however, I don't see how to do this, even if I ...
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Cut sheet metal in half?

I need to cut some stiff sheet metal for roofing trim and the problem is dividing larger sheets. For example, I might have a sheet that is 6 feet x 12" and I need to divide it in half. The problem is ...