The Properties Of Aluminium
The Properties Of Aluminium
Monday, 28th of April 2014

50 years ago aluminium was a relatively young material, which was hardly known of by the general populace; despite being the planets most abundant metal, and the third most common element in the earth's crust. The reason for its late rise to prominence is

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How To Build Wire Mesh Fencing
How To Build Wire Mesh Fencing
Monday, 17th of March 2014

Wire mesh fencing is one of the most practical and useful ways to enclose a space, whether it’s in your garden or in a work environment. It may not look as good as other fences, but it is strong and long lasting to make it a good choice for those looking

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Where Did Blacksmithing Get Its Name? (And Other Facts You Didn't Know)
Where Did Blacksmithing Get Its Name? (And Other Facts You Didn't Know)
Friday, 31st of January 2014

Blacksmiths. Most people have heard of them, the majority know roughly what they do, yet hardly anyone has seen them in action. Although an essential job, the role of a blacksmith is not one that people in the modern era are overly familiar with. A simple

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Welding Mild Steel - The Basics
Welding Mild Steel - The Basics
Tuesday, 21st of January 2014

If you’ve embarked on a DIY project involving mild steel but are unsure how to weld the pieces together, this article is designed to help. Aimed at beginners or those with limited knowledge, we will break down the different steps to consider so that you

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Metalworking As A Hobby & 6 Tools You Need To Get Started
Metalworking As A Hobby & 6 Tools You Need To Get Started
Thursday, 12th of December 2013

Money is always tight around the Christmas season and the price of tradesmen is always on the rise. It is for this reason that the number of people looking for DIY solutions is equally on the rise, as the cost of the tools required to meet most job requirements

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A Huge Accident: The Story of Stainless Steel Discovery
A Huge Accident: The Story of Stainless Steel Discovery
Thursday, 10th of October 2013

Humans have been using iron since around 2000 BC and it served as the most used and utilised metal until steel production became efficient and reliable enough to allow it to become a viable replacement shortly after 1870 AD. But the means by which to develop

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