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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.

  • 09:43 Popular How to make small vehicle ramps

    How to make small vehicle ramps

    by Admin Added 1,743 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 1,306 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

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

    Removing a broken bolt using a welder

    by Admin Added 1,453 Views / 1 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

  • 07:57 Popular How to use a hacksaw

    How to use a hacksaw

    by Admin Added 1,025 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 2,278 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 1,528 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 1,607 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 1,541 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!

  • 07:12 Popular Drilling metal

    Drilling metal

    by Admin Added 1,472 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 1,113 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 981 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 1,533 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 1,632 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.

  • 07:12 Popular drill metal with a  pillar drill

    drill metal with a pillar drill

    by Admin Added 1,945 Views / 0 Likes

    drill metal using a pillar drill

  • 03:49 Popular How to cut a bolt without damaging the threads

    How to cut a bolt without damaging the threads

    by Admin Added 3,982 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to cut a bolt using a hacksaw or a pair of electrical crimping pliers. Cutting a bolt has never been so easy!

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

    How to use a screw extractor/easyout

    by Admin Added 1,666 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.

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