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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.

  • 04:28 Popular Unistrut | Vantrunk

    Unistrut | Vantrunk

    by Admin Added 1,703 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.

  • 09:43 Popular How to make small vehicle ramps

    How to make small vehicle ramps

    by Admin Added 1,855 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

  • 02:52 Popular Pack drilling several identical items

    Pack drilling several identical items

    by Admin Added 1,232 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

  • 08:49 Popular How to make a metal handle

    How to make a metal handle

    by Admin Added 1,536 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.

  • 02:55 Popular How to cut aluminium

    How to cut aluminium

    by Admin Added 884 Views / 0 Likes

    Cutting aluminium can be harmful if not done correctly.

  • 07:57 Popular How to use a hacksaw

    How to use a hacksaw

    by Admin Added 1,081 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.

  • 02:41 Popular Cutting steel bar

    Cutting steel bar

    by Admin Added 1,181 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.

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

    How to make brackets | Angle brackets

    by Admin Added 1,441 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.

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

    Drilling hardened steel with ARTU drill bits

    by Admin Added 1,626 Views / 1 Likes

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

  • 04:39 Popular How to use an Helicoil to repair a damaged thread

    How to use an Helicoil to repair a damaged thread

    by Admin Added 1,061 Views / 0 Likes

    Helicoils or thread inserts are very useful if a tapped hole has become stripped of it's threads. By using the thread repair kit it is possible to repair the stripped thread so that the hole can accept a threaded bolt again.

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

    How to use a screw extractor/easyout

    by Admin Added 1,762 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.

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

    Removing a broken bolt using a welder

    by Admin Added 1,553 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 1,720 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

  • 03:01 Popular Choosing a disk for a grinder

    Choosing a disk for a grinder

    by Admin Added 1,237 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 03:41 Popular Cutting threaded bar

    Cutting threaded bar

    by Admin Added 913 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 01:55 Popular Identify hardened steel

    Identify hardened steel

    by Admin Added 1,604 Views / 0 Likes

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

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