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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.

  • 02:41 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.

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

    Cutting holes in metal using a hole saw

    by Admin Added 1,114 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 02:55 Popular How to cut aluminium

    How to cut aluminium

    by Admin Added 883 Views / 0 Likes

    Cutting aluminium can be harmful if not done correctly.

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

    How to use a mag base drill

    by Admin Added 835 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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  • 04:12 Popular Cutting steel channel with the Rage 3S

    Cutting steel channel with the Rage 3S

    by Admin Added 639 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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  • 05:42 Popular Cobalt step drill bits

    Cobalt step drill bits

    by Admin Added 263 Views / 0 Likes

    Cobalt step drill bits are normally more expensive than normal step drill bits that are normally made from high speed steel, in this video I test out some cobalt step drills that I purchased from bang good. I order the three step drill set as it was the o

  • 06:10 Popular Round bar centre finder | drill the centre of round bar

    Round bar centre finder | drill the centre of round bar

    by Admin Added 247 Views / 0 Likes

    Finding the centre of a round bar can be difficult and time consuming. In this video I use a round bar centre finder which can be purchased on ebay for less than £6 http://fave.co/2sdV94Q This enables you to find the centre of ant round bar, tube or

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