Stainless Steel

Less prone to corrosion than mild steel, this shiny silver metal is often a bit harder than mild steel.

Waterproof Screws

Waterproof Screws

I’ve been reading “South” – The Story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition. The environment that the men and their equipment had to survive is one of the harshest in the world, temperatures significantly below zero, high winds, salt water and confined

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Naomi Press – Solo II – Cavendish Square

Naomi Press - Solo II - Cavendish Square

The latest City of Sculpture installation has arrived in Cavendish Square. Naomi Press’ Solo II is a 3m tall abstract made from stainless steel and is proving a popular picnic spot with the local office workers. Naomi has been working

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Developments at White Hart Lane

Developments at White Hart Lane

The White Hart Lane are is more famously known for it’s football ground but it’s one of my favourite areas because of the H Glickman a traditional hardware store and the old Whitbread Brewery building which I’d just love to

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TIG Welding – Thick and thin

TIG Welding - Thick and thin

My latest welding experiment was some 1mm stainless steel strips to some 5mm mild steel square bar. Joining thick and thin has previously caused me problems when welding with MIG and I’m not sure how it copes with mixed materials.

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Book Review – Performance Welding Handbook

Book Review - Performance Welding Handbook

I bought this book to find out if I wanted to buy a TIG or a MIG welder for my model engineering workshop, it answered that question and a lot more. The book is intended for people aiming to build

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