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    How to flatten easel blades

    I've picked up a decent quality two bladed easel, unfortunately the blades are a bit wavy & no use for holding the paper flat & giving sharp edges. Does anyone know of a good method to flatten them?

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    A strong magnet on the top of the blade will cause the blade to "stick" to the base. I'd suggest small, incremental bends to the blades until they are just slightly concave, and then use magnets to flatten out the curve over time.
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    “Photography is a complex and fluid medium, and its many factors are not applied in simple sequence. Rather, the process may be likened to the art of the juggler in keeping many balls in the air at one time!”

    Ansel Adams, from the introduction to The Negative - The New Ansel Adams Photography Series / Book 2

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    If these are removeable blades then I'd have thought that a good machine shop with its equipment would be able to straighten them perfectly.

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    Hammering it against a piece of steel will get most of it out. That is what body shop people do.....



 

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