Where do you guys source your sheet metal? Online or local? If online, any recommendations are much appreciated.
I think this would be really dependent on where you are originally.
I’m in British Columbia and there’s quite a few steel suppliers.
Varsteel is a decent one in Canada.
Normally I’ll have my metal sheared up into thirds to fit easily on the pro.
Great point! I’m in the US.
The Brazil in your name was throwing me off that’s why I asked the question.
You could check out bigger fabrication shops in your area to see if you could source out some drops for a good discount.
Those same Big welding fabrication shops might be able to give you pricing on material too.
Drops: are the leftovers for when companies sheer out blanks for their intended products.
I don’t think online sources would be cost effective. The shipping cost would eat up any price discount. Plus buying local supports local business too.
Onlinemetals.com, alro.com, mcmaster is a little pricy but pretty hassle free.
I’d look for drops. I get great deals on them (scrap price) and some are pretty big. I got a piece 55"x59" of 16ga hard to believe it was considered a drop.