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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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Speedtaps are a very fast way to tap drilled holes. The speedtaps are made from M2 steel and nitrate coated to make them extremely tough. The hexagonal heads on the speedtaps correspond with the head on the bolt so you use the same socket for the speedtapFeatured
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How to cut threaded bar or threaded rod so that it is easy to get the nut onto the bar.
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Cutting aluminium can be harmful if not done correctly.
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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 forFeatured
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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 piecesFeatured