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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 1,664 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

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

    Left handed drill bit to remove broken studs

    by Admin Added 1,804 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 1,922 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 1,535 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 1,116 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 2,561 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 1,695 Views / 1 Likes

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

  • 03:01 Popular Choosing a disk for a grinder

    Choosing a disk for a grinder

    by Admin Added 1,290 Views / 0 Likes

    A look at some of the disks available for fixing to an angle grinder

  • 05:04 Popular Threads in sheet metal | Rivet nuts

    Threads in sheet metal | Rivet nuts

    by Admin Added 1,314 Views / 0 Likes

    Tapping threads into thin metal is impossible; this is where the rivet nut comes in handy. These are known by several different names including rivet nuts, riv nuts or nutserts. Once the rivet nut is expanded in the hole it leaves a permanent thread which

  • 07:34 Popular How to tap metal

    How to tap metal

    by Admin Added 2,375 Views / 0 Likes

    How to tap a threaded hole into a piece of metal

  • 02:52 Popular Pack drilling several identical items

    Pack drilling several identical items

    by Admin Added 1,316 Views / 0 Likes

    Pack drilling is often used when several items need drilling in the same position. It is essential when pack drilling that the materials are clamped together as tightly as possible or else a piece of material in the middle of the pack could work loose and

  • 04:11 Popular Speedtaps | tapping holes with an impact wrench!

    Speedtaps | tapping holes with an impact wrench!

    by Admin Added 1,317 Views / 0 Likes

    Speedtaps are a very fast way to tap drilled holes. The speedtaps are made from M2 steel and nitrate coated to make them extremely tough. The hexagonal heads on the speedtaps correspond with the head on the bolt so you use the same socket for the speedtap

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  • 03:55 Popular Drill bits for drilling metal

    Drill bits for drilling metal

    by Admin Added 1,531 Views / 0 Likes

    Metal drill types, this video is one of three on drilling metal.

  • 18:54 Popular How to make brackets | Angle brackets

    How to make brackets | Angle brackets

    by Admin Added 1,515 Views / 0 Likes

    Heavy duty angle brackets are extremely useful; these can be used to store ladders on walls or can be used for very heavy duty shelving.

  • 05:34 Popular Blacksmiths drills

    Blacksmiths drills

    by Admin Added 1,379 Views / 0 Likes

    When drilling metal you are often restricted by the size of the drill’s chuck but by using reduced shank drill bits, often called Blacksmiths drill bits you can easily drill larger holes as long as your drill has sufficient power.

  • 02:24 Popular Drill thin metal using stepdrills

    Drill thin metal using stepdrills

    by Admin Added 1,254 Views / 0 Likes

    Step drills are the drill bit of choice for drilling holes in thin sheet metal, these step shaped drill bits make really light work of thin material which is typically difficult to drill using standard HSS drill bits.

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