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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.

  • 02:32 Popular How to chamfer metal

    How to chamfer metal

    by Admin Added 1,315 Views / 0 Likes

    Metal can easily be chamfered using a file or angle grinder, this video shows how to chamfer a piece of laser cut 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 3,926 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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  • 02:55 Popular How to cut aluminium

    How to cut aluminium

    by Admin Added 830 Views / 0 Likes

    Cutting aluminium can be harmful if not done correctly.

  • 03:03 Popular How to drill large holes in metal

    How to drill large holes in metal

    by Admin Added 1,197 Views / 0 Likes

    Here we drill a 26mm hole through some 5mm thick mild steel using a home pillar drill and hole saw.

  • 07:41 Popular How to make a chain anchor point

    How to make a chain anchor point

    by Admin Added 1,251 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to make a chain securing anchor from a piece of angle iron. Using anchors like this means that if a thief does manage to break into your garage there will be nothing expensive lying around that he or she can simply grab as all equipme

  • 08:49 Popular How to make a metal handle

    How to make a metal handle

    by Admin Added 1,405 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.

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

    How to make brackets | Angle brackets

    by Admin Added 1,293 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.

  • 09:43 Popular How to make small vehicle ramps

    How to make small vehicle ramps

    by Admin Added 1,725 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

  • 07:34 Popular How to tap metal

    How to tap metal

    by Admin Added 2,125 Views / 0 Likes

    How to tap a threaded hole into a piece of metal

  • 01:53 Popular How to use a bell punch

    How to use a bell punch

    by Admin Added 1,322 Views / 0 Likes

    A bell punch is designed for centre punching the exact centre of a round bar. This inexpensive tool is very useful and is often called a bell centre punch. Marking the exact centre of a round bar has never been so easy !

  • 07:57 Popular How to use a hacksaw

    How to use a hacksaw

    by Admin Added 1,012 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.

  • 07:38 Popular How to use a mag base drill

    How to use a mag base drill

    by Admin Added 624 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how to use a mag base drill, or magnetic base drill. Magnetic base drills are widely used in all industrial and construction environments and are one of the most useful drills that you can possibly imagine. Sometimes there is no steel for

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

    How to use a screw extractor/easyout

    by Admin Added 1,648 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.

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

    How to use an Helicoil to repair a damaged thread

    by Admin Added 967 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.

  • 04:24 Popular How to use Blind rivets

    How to use Blind rivets

    by Admin Added 1,395 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use blind rivets to join two thin pieces of metal together

  • 01:55 Popular Identify hardened steel

    Identify hardened steel

    by Admin Added 1,481 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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