Metal Made Easy

Aluminum sheet is any aluminum sheet metal thicker than foil but thinner than plate (sheet is under .249” thick, while plate metal is .250” and above.) Many do-it-yourself projects, such as metal fabrication, siding, or roofing, use aluminum sheet because
‘Tis the season for giving great gifts. And what could be more appreciated than a piece of custom DIY jewelry! Don’t worry if you don’t yet know how to make jewelry. This short guide to copper jewelry making should give you the confidence to get started.
Melting Point of Metals
Knowing the melting points of different metals is important for fabricators and welders. Metals melt gradually, as the metal absorbs...
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304 vs. 316 Stainless Steel
Stainless steel is one of the most popular and well recognized metals, known for its attractive appearance, low maintenance...
DIY BBQ Grill from Scrap Metal
For all you metal DIY enthusiasts, building a barbeque grill from scrap metal could be the ultimate project....
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Jessi Combs in Memoriam
Jessi Combs was more than just a TV star and an off-road...
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Welding – the act of joining two pieces of metal in a permanent bond – has long been a male-dominated career....
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...
Posted in: Pro Tips, DIY, Welding
Automation and the Metal Industry Industry 4.0 is the latest buzzword in steel industry news. This term reflects what historians see as...
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The Future of Metal Fabrication: Gen Z
In just a few short years, the sheet metal fabrication industry has been rejuvenated, in part due...
Expanded metal is a sheet of metal fabricated with a regular pattern of diamond-shaped openings. These openings reduce the weight and cost of the sheet...
With a long, varied, and record-breaking career, Jessi Combs truly is the "Real Deal" in the world of metal fabricators and motorsports. Just who is Jessi...
It’s DIY Time and we’ve got lots of fun accessories to get you started – like metal...