I may be a little off subject, but I have to brag a little. I
recently got a straight shear from Rio, and it is the best tool in
Last summer I studied with Orville Tsinnie, a famous Indian Jeweler,
and he had a shear, I watched him use it and realized how much of my
time I was wasting sawing when I could be creating.
I can cut a perfectly straight line in 2 seconds, that used to take
As for your big 2' x 3' sheet, any sheet metal shop will usually
gladly cutit for about $1 a cut.
If you want to cut it yourself, the best /cheapest/fastest bet is an
inexpensive jig saw with a metal blade. Harbor freight has one for
harborfreight.com Itemnumber 772
Love and God Bless