Steel Sheet & Plate

Learn about galvanized steel and the galvanization process. As a rust-resistant material, galvanized steel offers corrosion resistance for outdoor projects.
Learn what grade steel is best for construction as well as commonly used steel types for construction projects and structural purposes.
Learn about the differences between steel sheet and steel plate. Understand how different sheet metal gauges can affect your project and find out what metal materials can be used for sheet and plate.
What is the importance of design considerations for applications susceptible to metal fatigue? Let’s talk about the causes, forms, and how to determine metal fatigue strength.
When to Use Welding Clamps and Welding Magnets

You only have so many hands and sometimes to achieve that perfect weld you need help. That’s where...
Joe Mooney of Homesteadonmics built a welding table/multifunctional workbench for his shipping container shop, using steel sheet and tubing. He plans on using this table...
Magnetic boards can be found in almost any room of the house, or at the office, for that matter. These practical items can help you...

Diamond plates go by several names, including tread plate, diamond tread plate, deck plate, and checker plate. All these names...
Sheet metal is a versatile material that provides endless possibilities for creative do-it-yourself projects that are both aesthetic and functional. The variety of materials and...
With just a few simple tools, such as a vise and hammer, you can bend sheet metal by yourself – for auto restoration, home decoration,...