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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.

  • 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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  • 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.

  • 07:34 Popular How to tap metal

    How to tap metal

    by Admin Added 2,147 Views / 0 Likes

    How to tap a threaded hole into a piece of metal

  • 07:12 Popular drill metal with a  pillar drill

    drill metal with a pillar drill

    by Admin Added 1,947 Views / 0 Likes

    drill metal using a pillar drill

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 04:28 Popular Unistrut | Vantrunk

    Unistrut | Vantrunk

    by Admin Added 1,633 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.

  • 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 1,543 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!

  • 03:22 Popular Tapping threads using a cordless drill

    Tapping threads using a cordless drill

    by Admin Added 1,534 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 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.

  • 01:55 Popular Identify hardened steel

    Identify hardened steel

    by Admin Added 1,505 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 08:49 Popular How to make a metal handle

    How to make a metal handle

    by Admin Added 1,431 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to make a metal handle from a piece of 25mm*3mm flat mild steel bar, this is useful if you ever need to make a handle for something that keeps breaking as the steel will be extremely durable.

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