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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 1,608 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

  • 09:43 Popular How to make small vehicle ramps

    How to make small vehicle ramps

    by Admin Added 1,887 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 1,493 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 1,100 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.

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

    Removing a stud without using a stud remover

    by Admin Added 2,500 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 1,653 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 1,749 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

  • 02:41 Popular Cutting hardened steel

    Cutting hardened steel

    by Admin Added 1,645 Views / 0 Likes

    steel can behardened by having a high carbon content, heat treatment or by work hardening. Cutting hardened steel with any type of saw is almost impossible!

  • 06:10 Popular Round bar centre finder | drill the centre of round bar

    Round bar centre finder | drill the centre of round bar

    by Admin Added 275 Views / 0 Likes

    Finding the centre of a round bar can be difficult and time consuming. In this video I use a round bar centre finder which can be purchased on ebay for less than £6 http://fave.co/2sdV94Q This enables you to find the centre of ant round bar, tube or

  • 07:12 Popular Drilling metal

    Drilling metal

    by Admin Added 1,632 Views / 0 Likes

    Drilling metal is not too difficult as long as you use the correct equipment. Here we showhow to drill steel using a hand drill and HSS drill bit.

  • 02:41 Popular Cutting steel bar

    Cutting steel bar

    by Admin Added 1,203 Views / 0 Likes

    Cutting steel bar or tube is often difficult unless you have access to a metal cutting band saw. Here we use a Dewalt D28710 metal cutting chop saw to cut a piece of 20mm square steel bar.

  • 05:41 Popular Cutting holes in metal using a hole saw

    Cutting holes in metal using a hole saw

    by Admin Added 1,152 Views / 0 Likes

    Cutting holes in metal can be difficult, here we show the correct technique for doing this using a cordless drill with torque control and a good quality hole saw

  • 03:22 Popular Tapping threads using a cordless drill

    Tapping threads using a cordless drill

    by Admin Added 1,702 Views / 0 Likes

    How to tap a hole using a cordless drill and a taper tap.

  • 04:28 Popular Unistrut | Vantrunk

    Unistrut | Vantrunk

    by Admin Added 1,734 Views / 0 Likes

    Unistrut or Vantrunk galvanised channel is very useful for people that wish to make things from metal, but cannot weld. This type of channel is very adaptable and can be used almost anywhere to make brackets etc.

  • 05:42 Popular Cobalt step drill bits

    Cobalt step drill bits

    by Admin Added 304 Views / 0 Likes

    Cobalt step drill bits are normally more expensive than normal step drill bits that are normally made from high speed steel, in this video I test out some cobalt step drills that I purchased from bang good. I order the three step drill set as it was the o

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  • 07:12 Popular drill metal with a  pillar drill

    drill metal with a pillar drill

    by Admin Added 2,224 Views / 0 Likes

    drill metal using a pillar drill

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