This article relates a short history of deep drawing and where it originated. The drawability of various metals, and which metals are considered better than others are discussed. It also tells which metals are difficult or impossible to draw. A sequence of operations and how it is developed is explained. Percentages of reductions are laid out as an example. Various types of draw presses are detailed, and the advantages of each are listed. Finally, an explanation is given on how to convert a standard press into a draw press, depending on the skill and imagination of the tool engineer.