----- Original Message -----
From: "john niolon" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Bill Gilroy" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 5:28 AM
Subject: Re: Duct work
> you can do it the easy way of the hard way...
> the easy way... go to your local mega store and find the ductwork section
> (beyond door locks but before plywood usually). Buy some 7" flex duct..
> it's sold by the box all compressed like a dryer vent would be.. It's
> insulated already and just cut and clamp.
> the hard way..using archaic math and geometry skills and this site for
> lay it out on flat metal and build it... three days later with a pile of
> worthless galv sheet metal at your feet...turn off the light and do it the
> easy way... but hey ??? you got to use a protractor ...first time since
> the 6th grade
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Gilroy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Shop-Talk Mailing List" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 11:27 PM
> Subject: Duct work
>> Not being a tinknocker I have a question on how to make a duct. This is
>> problem I need to solve. I have a 7" round exhaust duct that has a 3
>> gap. The two end do not line up the they are shifted over by about 2
>> inches. Any ideas how I go about making a pattern that will work in this
>> situation? I can wrap it around and screw it in place if need be.