Simple metal formed into thin and flat pieces are known as 'sheet metal'. It is one of the fundamental forms used in metalworking and can be cut and bent into a variety of different shapes and sizes. In New London, huge number of everyday objects is constructed with sheet metal. There are different metals that can be made into sheet metal like aluminum, brass, copper, steel, etc. Sheet metal has applications in car bodies, airplane wings, medical tables, roofs for buildings and many other things. Metal work contractors are people who work with metals to create individual parts, assemblies, or large scale structures. The term covers a wide range of work from large ships and bridges to precise engine parts and delicate jewelry. It, therefore, includes a correspondingly wide range of skills, processes, and tools. Metalworking is a science, art, hobby, industry and trade in New London.