First Metal Detecting Hunt of 2018 – Found Silver!

Hey everyone its Rob with Rob finds treasure and today was a good day but it said it was gonna get about 60 to 70 degrees come noon so I got my metal detector out just to kind of get my detector set do a little clad coins search pull out some finds just to […]

How To Make Bat Blades

I just got back from the hardware store where I picked up some replacement blades for my utility knife. Because overtime, these things get dull and pretty rusty. But, as I took the old blade out and took a good look at it, I had a revelation on what kind of project we could do […]

Making an ARC Welder – Part 1 of 2

When I burned up the wires on my first Metal Melter, I decided to turn the transformer core into a stick welder. But one transformer wasn’t enough to actually make it weld anything. In this project we’ll be modifying 2 microwave transformers, because more transformers means more power. For this project I scavenged parts from […]

How to Make The Metal Melter

In a previous video I used a modified Microwave Oven Transformer as an electrical metal melter. In this video you’ll learn step by step how it was made, and what I’m using it for now. In a previous project, I found an old microwave in a dumpster and hacked it open to see what components […]

You Need This Tool – Episode 67 | Lincoln Electric Flame Resistant Welding Sleeves

it’s Friday fool and you need this tool welcome back to another glorious episode of it’s Friday fool you need this tool my name is Kyle Voss and every Friday I bring you a tool a tool that I use here in this shop or that I have featured on this channel this week’s tool […]

3 inventive lighting projects using LED strips

LED strips. Incredibly useful if you know what you’re going to do with them. Chances are though you’ll buy some and end up just sticking them to a wall or something which would be a bit boring and that’s a shame as you can be really quite creative with what you do with them. So […]

The Scariac (Poor Mans Variable Power Controller)

Mixing water with electricity is typically discouraged, and for good reason, but in this project we’re pumping electricity into water, and a bit of drain cleaner to create a poor mans power controller. You might have heard of a Variac. This is the Scariac. In a couple of other projects, we fashioned a homemade stick […]

Make a Spot Welder for Cheap!!

A typical resistance spot welder like this can range in price from around $200 to over $800! That’s a little out of my price range, so for this project let’s make this one from common materials, and for just a few bucks! This modified transformer is the heart of the Spot Welder, and you might […]

How To Repair Plastic Bumper Tabs – Tab Repair

– Hey, this is Donnie Smith. Have you ever had a bumper cover, a plastic bumper cover have a tab broke, maybe you was in a little accident and it broke the tab all the way off or cracked it? If you’ve ever had that happen, these tabs are critical because this is what attaches […]

Making an ARC Welder – Part 2 of 2

In part 1 of this project, we scavenged some parts from household appliances, and modified them so we could weld metal. In this project, we’ll be rigging up the electrical system, and adding some finishing touches so that our homemade stick welder is ready for operation. I started this project with a scrap piece of […]