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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.

  • 05:34 Popular Blacksmiths drills

    Blacksmiths drills

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    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.

  • 03:01 Popular Choosing a disk for a grinder

    Choosing a disk for a grinder

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

  • 04:44 Popular Cobalt drill bits

    Cobalt drill bits

    by Admin Added 1,751 Views / 0 Likes

    Cobalt drills are excellent at drilling through hard metals, they can often drill tough metals that a normal High speed steel drill bit cannot drill.

  • 02:41 Popular Cutting hardened steel

    Cutting hardened steel

    by Admin Added 1,543 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!

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

    Cutting holes in metal using a hole saw

    by Admin Added 982 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

  • 06:11 Popular Cutting sheet steel using a jigsaw

    Cutting sheet steel using a jigsaw

    by Admin Added 1,343 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 02:41 Popular Cutting steel bar

    Cutting steel bar

    by Admin Added 1,114 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.

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

    Cutting steel channel with the Rage 3S

    by Admin Added 498 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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  • 03:41 Popular Cutting threaded bar

    Cutting threaded bar

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    How to cut threaded bar or threaded rod so that it is easy to get the nut onto the bar.

  • 02:54 Popular Dewalt Cobalt pilot drill bit review

    Dewalt Cobalt pilot drill bit review

    by Admin Added 1,309 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

  • 03:55 Popular Drill bits for drilling metal

    Drill bits for drilling metal

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

  • 07:12 Popular drill metal with a  pillar drill

    drill metal with a pillar drill

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    drill metal using a pillar drill

  • 02:24 Popular Drill thin metal using stepdrills

    Drill thin metal using stepdrills

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    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.

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

    Drilling hardened steel with ARTU drill bits

    by Admin Added 1,530 Views / 1 Likes

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

  • 07:12 Popular Drilling metal

    Drilling metal

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    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.

  • 03:47 Popular How to Chain drill steel

    How to Chain drill steel

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    Chain drilling is a technique that is regularly used in metalworking if you do not have a milling machine or laser cutting machine available. You can use chain drilling to cut out virtually any shape at all from metal using a simple drill. When marking ou

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