I had an extensive blog back in the day. Here are some entries worth remembering.
Large Scale Foldforming with Linda Leviton - [Part 1] [Part 2]
About Linda Leviton's 2015 workshop in Columbus, OH. Linda creates metal installations for spaces like corporate atriums, hospitals, and universities.
My modified Harbor Freight Hydraulic Press
A great commercial hydraulic press (for making jewelry and small sculpture) was not in my budget. So I went to Harbor Freight and bought one for $199. Then I hired a local craftsman to make two 8x12" removable platens-- and it worked like a charm.
Here are my steps. The comments are worth reading, too - lots of readers submitted very good advice.