How to Use Reusable Pop Rivets to Clamp Steel – Kevin Caron

(Text on screen): How to Use Reusable Pop Rivets to Clamp Steel, Kevin Caron, www.kevincaron.com The Voice: Hey, Kevin. What are you playing with? Kevin Caron: Little fasteners. You want to put two pieces of metal together, you’ve got pop rivets. These have become pretty darn popular here lately. But what happens if you want […]

Making Coke Fuel for Melting Metals

Welcome back to Householdlabs. In the past I’ve tried to melt brass and copper with steel cans and clay graphite crucibles; neither have worked so far. I’m using coal as my fuel source, which burns really hot, but at a certain temperature, it starts releasing a tar-like substance which seals the coal together and resists […]

Melting Aluminum Into Ingots

in this video I’m gonna show how I melted down these larger aluminum ingots into these smaller muffin sized ones I had to do this because as you can see they don’t quite fit in my crucible and the smaller ones are just much easier to handle and they melt faster as well to do […]

Tools – DIY Insane Metal Folder

in my last video formed the edges of the panel using hammer forming but as I’ll be doing quite a few panels I wanted to come up with something easier so after some YouTube research I decided I’ll try and make a metal folder one that can fold a 1 meter wide sheet of metal […]

How To Make Curved Flanges On Sheet Metal Panels | Tipping Die

what is up fabrication nation welcome back for the third day in a row for thinner of how many everybody days anyway got some total education for you today no major fabrication if you were along for the ride yesterday work on the battery box yesterday we built this battery box for the goose of […]

How to Choose the Proper Electrode – Grainger Ask the Experts

(lively music) – Hello, and welcome to another edition of Grainger Ask The Experts. Today we’re talking about TIG welding and specifically we’re talking about, what goes in to the decision for your tungsten electrode selection, as well as the filler metal selection. There are five categories of tungsten electrodes. The first is pure tungsten. […]

Slicing & Dicing – Modifying Grille Shells

These are selected scenes from the 34 minute long ‘Slicing and Dicing’ DVD. Check out all the Covell DVDs at covell.biz ! Hello I’m Ron Covell. Today we’re going to take a look at modifying grille shells. This is a 1932 Ford grille shell, it’s a reproduction made by Brookville Roadster. I think the grille […]

Bevelling for weld preparation on sheet metal

Bevelling for weld preparation on sheet metal Thanks for joining us, hope you enjoyed the last video on Radius bevelling. If you missed it, there is a link in the description. This is the 2nd video in our series dedicated to issues and solutions regarding bevelling of sheet metal and pipes. Today we are talking […]

Remove Galvanization with Acid – Hackett How-To

Conduit– it’s available everywhere. You can get it for cheap from any hardware store; you can get it for free from any abandoned or not-so-abandoned building. I want to weld these two pieces of conduit together. Problem: the structural steel that you want it cladded in a very thin, very very toxic layer of galvanization. […]

Bomber Seat – made EASY!

One of my most popular YouTube videos is Beading Machine Basics. It’s had over 2.6 million views so far, with no end in sight. The grand finale of this video shows a fancy Bomber Seat made from aluminum. There’s a link to this video in the comments section if you’d like to see it. A […]