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Knowledge & Questions Tagged "Metal"

Can you weld cast iron? How to get rid of rust?

I was recently having a clear out at the back of my little barn. And I found a really cool old tractor seat in the dirt. I never even knew it was there. Maybe I should clean up more regularly. Anyway,...
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Metalwork metal tractor seat welding rusty rust chair
Can you weld cast iron? How to get rid of rust? with tags metal,tractor seat,welding,rusty,rust,chair
Asked by John and Jane
347 days ago
3 likes | 2 comments | 1 votes | 0 follows

How to make a coffee table top?

Hi, please take a look at my pictures. I have this really cool table frame that I want to do something with. I want to try and make an interesting coffee table top. I was interesting in getting some o...
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Furniture Coffee Table Top Wood Metal Resin
How to make a coffee table top? with tags Coffee Table Top,Wood,Metal,Resin
Asked by Harry Teddie
707 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Amazing workbench and counter built by my husband.

Hello, I just wanted to show off this amazing workbench, built by my husband for my new shop. I spent ages looking around for something that was going to be heavy duty and good quality and last a whi...
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Workbench Workbench Woodwork Metalwork Shop Counter
Amazing workbench and counter built by my husband. with tags Workbench,Woodwork,Metalwork,Shop Counter
Asked by Lauren Trey
708 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How to stop metal going rusty in the garden?

Sorry for the terrible pictures, I'm not much of a photographer. I just wanted to share a tip to stop metal going rusty in the garden. And I have say that this trick has been really quite successful. ...
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Metalwork Vaseline Metal Outside Swing Chair
How to stop metal going rusty in the garden? with tags Vaseline,Metal,Outside,Swing Chair
Asked by Linda Headley
708 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Please help identify this tool?

Can anyone shed light on what this tool was used for? It is a bit of a mystery. A friend said it may have been used to put coals in and heat something, like an old fashioned bed pan. But I think it's ...
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Mystery Tool mystery tool metal
Please help identify this tool? with tags mystery,tool,metal
Asked by Bruce Crofton
716 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Is a rusty, pitted anvil actually trash?

Hi, I am doing some research into forging and metalwork and came across of picture of an apparently antique anvil. But it looks really rusted and pitted. And I was wondering if it actually has much...
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Forging anvil rust metalwork
Is a rusty, pitted anvil actually trash? with tags anvil,rust,metalwork
Asked by Nate Dederick
717 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Best book about welding for beginners?

Hello, I'm looking for a really good book about basic welding for total beginners. I know there are videos on youtube, but I prefer to get a manual and keep it. I learn better when I work at my own pa...
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Metalwork welding metal metalwork car parts
Best book about welding for beginners? with tags welding,metal,metalwork,car parts
Asked by Brian Fulwell
717 days ago
1 likes | 1 comments | 1 votes | 0 follows
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Questions and Knowledge Tagged Metal

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