I was casually picking a splinter out of my finger the other day and remembered some advice that my mother had given me. “Always use a needle to remove splinters, never a pin as that can cause infection”. I decided
For my current welding project, a series of security grills for a mate’s shed I need to cut a select of bars to length. I needed 2 x 479mm and 2 x 1199mm bars.The stock I had left over from
One of the things I use quite a lot of in the workshop is bolts so I thought it would be worth researching a little. Machine Screws vs Bolts Thinking back to my time in the Dowty Aerospace apprentice workshop
When I had some builders do some work the other year, they left me some metal. Thin sheet approx 0.3mm folded into a L shape approx 15x15x15cm. I had assumed it was zinc and something to do with the roof.
This week, I got a chance to quiz Tim Adams from Gatergrotto Metal Works. Tim is a self motivated artist working with metal, rock and salvaged parts. He uses a mixture of tools and techniques from his “redneck forge” for