MIG Welders – Great DIY Tools for an Enthusiast Restoring a Car or Bike -Eastwood

(Text on screen):Eastwood Mig Welders & Welding Accessories>>:[Music in background] Eastwood’s mig welders are great for an enthusiast restoring a car or bike or even doing a general fabrication in their home garage. Both welders have a smooth drive motor to feed the gun with infinitely adjustable wire speed and voltage, giving you the ability […]

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 […]

Rust Repair Panel DIY – Patch Panel & Installation Kit for your Car from Eastwood

all right today what we’re going to do is sew sew a patch panel here get this mg fender here with a guy wants to repair and you can see it’s a lot of legwork and from the back side we saw a lot of holes back here so we gotta cut this out a […]

CUTTING AND DRILLING SPOT WELDS | How To Use a Spot Weld Cutter

Well really the first thing you need to do Is to actually identify where your spot welds are And I’m kind of lucky here I’ve got one that’s kind of showing up You can see the little divot Right there at the tip of my finger And really the best way to find them Is […]

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 […]

How to Properly Move & Feed the Rod | Welding

Two of the most common mistakes beginners find is either moving your welding rod too quickly across the seam, or too slowly. I’ll demonstrate both. [pause] Here you can see two good welds flanking a weld that was done too quickly. A good weld, and good speed is indicated by a good spacing between these […]

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 […]

How to Pick a Welding Rod | Welding

Selecting the right welding rod is critical to the success of your welding job. You see here before me four different kinds of welding rods. They vary in three important ways. One is diameter from 5/32 to 1/8 to 3/32 to numerical number 6013 in this case, 6011 here, and 7014 here. This last set […]

Plastic Welding with an Airless Plastic Welder

For this bumper cover, we have found the symbols stamped into the backside. The symbols on this bumper cover are PP+EPDM. Look up the symbols in The Book of Automotive Plastic Repair that was included with your airless plastic welder or on the Internet at polyvance.com. For this bumper, we find that the plastic symbol […]

DIY Corner Clamp / Jig (Updated Version Available) Superseded

I have already started on this project but thought other people might be interested I’m going to make a corner clamp Just a piece of metal. I can use regular C clamps like this Clamp stuff to it at 90 degrees which is useful This is 8 x 8 inch that I made a while […]