A World Without Aluminium: What Couldn't We Do
A World Without Aluminium: What Couldn't We Do
Thursday, 24th of July 2014

If you asked the average person what the world would be like without Aluminium you would probably get a reply like “We'd just have to drink coke from a glass or plastic bottle, wouldn't we?”. This would technically be a correct answer, but the fact of

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How To Make Steel Planters Using Leftover Materials
How To Make Steel Planters Using Leftover Materials
Thursday, 29th of May 2014

Anyone who has ever worked with metal will know that when you are approaching a project it is better to have too much material than too little. This is excellent practice, and there is no way you should reconsider this, but it does often lead to the piling

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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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