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How to spin weld at home
Forge bonds without screws, glues, or fancy gear
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Channel your inner secret agent
How I Turned Car Batteries Into A Welder [Video]
Makeshift tools for the post-apocalypse
This Portable Blowtorch Uses Only Water As Fuel
UK-based researchers say their new system is safer and cooler than other gas-fueled metal-melters.
Hacking the 21st-Century Auto
A crowdsourced, street-legal rally racer; Neil Young's electric Lincoln Continental; tinkering with an Audi R8's computer for crazy horsepower boosts--and much more
Build a Jig to Improve Your Fabrications
Some form of jig is a practical necessity for fabrication in volume, or when dealing with tight tolerances, or both....
Adventurous Germans Grill Sausages with an Industrial Welder
"Eventually, the tube was so hot that the arc had to be shut down because the fat was on the verge of spontaneous combustion"
Brake Cleaner Can Kill: When to Take Safety Warnings Seriously
A cautionary tale of how not all warnings labels are needless legalese.
Get Medieval: How to Build a Metal Forge
Make a propane-powered forge in your garage and get your hammer and anvil ready
Tool School: A Quicker Way to Cut Steel
Learn how to weild a plasma cutter like a pro and you can slice through steel like butter