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Metalworking videos


Metalworking is a very useful skill.

 

For most people metalworking will be taught at school if you are lucky. Some people may then choose a career working with metal in which case most people will do some form of apprenticeship. For people that want to work with metal but have not learnt it at school and so not have chance to be an apprentice the videos below will help somewhat in showing how to work with metal.

  • 04:12 Popular Removing a broken bolt using a welder

    Removing a broken bolt using a welder

    by Admin Added 1,568 Views / 2 Likes

    Removing a broken or sheared bolt or stud is never easy, but if you have a welder (a mig welder is preferred) you can sometimes weld a nut to the end of the broken bolt. The heat generated by the welding process often helps to loosen the bolt and makes re

  • 02:49 Popular Removing a stud without using a stud remover

    Removing a stud without using a stud remover

    by Admin Added 2,462 Views / 1 Likes

    How to remove a steel threaded stud from a threaded hole.

  • 03:43 Popular Drilling hardened steel with ARTU drill bits

    Drilling hardened steel with ARTU drill bits

    by Admin Added 1,633 Views / 1 Likes

    Drilling through hardened steel is now possible using ARTU multipurpose drill bits.

  • 04:11 Popular Left handed drill bit to remove broken studs

    Left handed drill bit to remove broken studs

    by Admin Added 1,727 Views / 1 Likes

    Removing a broken bolt or stud can be extremely difficult but in some cases such as when the bolt head has been sheared off by sideways force it is possible to remove the remainder of the bolt using a left handed drill bit. Here we demonstrate how to remo

  • 09:43 Popular How to make small vehicle ramps

    How to make small vehicle ramps

    by Admin Added 1,862 Views / 1 Likes

    Moving small vehicles such as quad bikes or ride on lawn mowers can be difficult, especially if you need to move the vehicle to a different level. Here we make a pair of steel ramps, which are lined with Aluminium checker plate which means that a vehicle

  • 02:54 Popular Dewalt Cobalt pilot drill bit review

    Dewalt Cobalt pilot drill bit review

    by Admin Added 1,470 Views / 1 Likes

    Dewalt cobalt pilot drill bits are specifically designed to drill a single hole in tough metals such as stainless steel without the need for a pilot hole. This is possible due to the clever design of the drill bit’s tip which incorporates a smaller

  • 07:57 Popular How to use a hacksaw

    How to use a hacksaw

    by Admin Added 1,086 Views / 1 Likes

    A hacksaw is a very handy tool when working with metal or plastics and is a cheap way to cut these materials. This video shows how to fit the blade and cut metal using a hacksaw.

  • 05:34 Popular How to use a screw extractor/easyout

    How to use a screw extractor/easyout

    by Admin Added 1,771 Views / 0 Likes

    Screw extractors are often called easyouts, these can be used to remove a broken bolt or a broken stud from a tapped hole. Here we demonstrate how to use the screw extractor to remove a broken bolt from a shaft.

  • 07:41 Popular How to make a chain anchor point

    How to make a chain anchor point

    by Admin Added 1,423 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to make a chain securing anchor from a piece of angle iron. Using anchors like this means that if a thief does manage to break into your garage there will be nothing expensive lying around that he or she can simply grab as all equipme

  • 01:55 Popular Identify hardened steel

    Identify hardened steel

    by Admin Added 1,615 Views / 0 Likes

    How to identify hardened steel, You can easily tell if steel is hardened or not by testing it with a file.

  • 02:32 Popular How to chamfer metal

    How to chamfer metal

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    Metal can easily be chamfered using a file or angle grinder, this video shows how to chamfer a piece of laser cut metal.

  • 06:11 Popular Cutting sheet steel using a jigsaw

    Cutting sheet steel using a jigsaw

    by Admin Added 1,420 Views / 0 Likes

    How to cut sheet steel using a jigsaw with a metal cutting blade.

  • 02:55 Popular How to cut aluminium

    How to cut aluminium

    by Admin Added 890 Views / 0 Likes

    Cutting aluminium can be harmful if not done correctly.

  • 04:12 Popular Cutting steel channel with the Rage 3S

    Cutting steel channel with the Rage 3S

    by Admin Added 656 Views / 0 Likes

    The Evolution Rage 3s 210mm has a maximum metal cutting capacity of 6mm, but in this demonstration I cut through a piece of steel channel that measures 200mm by 100mm and is roughly 10mm thick in places. It’s not recommended to cut such large pieces

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  • 04:24 Popular How to use Blind rivets

    How to use Blind rivets

    by Admin Added 1,473 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use blind rivets to join two thin pieces of metal together

  • 04:39 Popular How to use an Helicoil to repair a damaged thread

    How to use an Helicoil to repair a damaged thread

    by Admin Added 1,068 Views / 0 Likes

    Helicoils or thread inserts are very useful if a tapped hole has become stripped of it's threads. By using the thread repair kit it is possible to repair the stripped thread so that the hole can accept a threaded bolt again.

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