Following the addition of the tubes to the gate post I need to weld on some end caps and some tabs to fix the post to the wall.
New Garden Gates
We took down a heavy-duty fence from the courtyard and repurposed it for a new section between the house and workshop.
Learning a new skill – Welding
Perhaps you had a New Year’s resolution to learn a new skill such as welding, there’s a few courses and classes you can take. Once you have completed your welder training, you still have plenty to learn. Much of your
Welding a stainless steel toilet roll holder
Our Ikea toilet roll holder broke into two parts. On inspection there was just a single weld holding it together and that was obviously not very strong. As I have welding equipment I though it should be a straightforward repair.
Welding Stainless Sheet
I ordered some 1.2mm stainless steel sheet for my bathroom refit and due to a mis-communication it came with predrilled holes. As I did not have time to order new, to fill them I decided to TIG weld them. The
Stick welding rods and sheet – chair repair
Normally all my welding is TIG welding, however this weekend I ventured into a bit of stick welding. The reason for this selection was to repair a chair and to provide guidance for repairing some more similar chairs. My friend
A discussion on twitter started by Fastener News Desk encouraged me to put pen to paper and write a few notes on joining metal. “Which method do you prefer – chemical #bonding or #fasteners?” I have to confess that I