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
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.
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
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
At the end of last month I posted an idea about monitoring welding gas levels. Jeff Baker from Home Built Workshop responded on twitter to say that he’d had some successful experiments feeling for a temperature difference to find the
I noticed at the weekend when I was welding that the pressure on my 10L argon canister was less than I remembered it being. I wondered if it might be time to visit Weld Air Supplies in Dunstable to get