Metalcraft Master Twister with Basket Making Attachment
The Master Twister with Basket Attachment allows one to twist flat strip metal, solid square bar PLUS make slender baskets and rope designs. To achieve a basket, twist the cluster of solid square bar in one direction and then back the other way, cluster opens out into a slender basket. Basket Attachment also allows you the option to twist 1/4" solid round rod into a rope design OR twist hollow sq. tubing. The Master Twister with Basket attachment is the most popular twister we offer.
Maximum working Capacity 1" wide x 3/8" thickness (flat metal strip) 5/8" (solid square bar)
Length of twist possible Min. 1 3/4" Max. 38 1/2" - (longer twists can be achieved by moving twisted section through the machine and then twisting the next section).
Basket Making Attachment is included:
With the use of special gripping attachments (known as the Basket Making Attachment) supplied with this Master Twister, ornamental 'baskets' can be easily formed using pre-welded clusters of four 1/4" or 5/16" solid square bars.
The Basket Making Attachment also allows you to put a "general twist" in square tubing. With Basket Making Attachment in place, the length of tubing that can be twisted is approx. 34 1/8".
The Basket Making Attachment also allows you to twist 1/4" solid round rod into a rope design.
Machine dimensions 5 1/2" wide x 42 7/8" Long x 5 1/2" high x 23 1/2" (handle length). Boxed Weight: 42 lbs. Box dimensions 32" long x 8" wide x 7" high
EASY TO USE - NO PRE-HEATING OF METAL REQUIRED TO TWIST.
All tools are supplied with operating instructions. Please note that the maximum working capacity stated is for Hot Rolled Material or Annealed metal. Working beyond these limits or with material of greater hardness may reduce the operational life of the tool.
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