With Empire Machinery’s new EzeStep, contractors can make their own step flashing. According to the company, the bench-mounted tool has an 8-to-1 ratio that makes forming 30-gauge metal effortless. It has a 24-gauge mild steel capacity with a 16-inch maximum bend length. The company also claims that the EzeStep will not mark pre-painted material. It can be operated with the left or right hand, and it has an adjustable backstop.

Empire Machinery and Tools Ltd., 390 Eagle Drive, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2E6; (800) 665-8089; fax (204) 779-7791; sales@empire-machinery.com; www.empire-machinery.com.