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best desoldering gun

10 Best Desoldering Guns

Do not bother if you make a mistake during soldering – there is a convenient tool for removing solder available and is called a desoldering gun Check out our list of the 10 best desoldering guns for amateur and professional usage.

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13 Best Soldering Irons to Buy in 2021

Take a look at the best soldering iron brand names and see the top 13 soldering tools for an unmatched experience in 2021
what do you need to solder

10 Must-Have Soldering Tools

Whether you are a soldering professional or a beginner, choosing the right soldering equipment and tools for soldering can be such a daunting task We prepared a list of 10 soldering tools for your perfect soldering joints

Knife Templates and Patterns

Knife Templates and Patterns

Templates are very handy in getting a design from a piece of paper onto a bar of steel. Knife patterns are also great for making knife designs repeatable. If you have a template made of a durable material, you can make many copies of that knife and with very tight tolerances.
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Knifemaking Tools for the Beginner

Before we proceed to knifemaking tools, we need to explain a few things about the material you are going to use. There are a lot of things you should pay attention to while choosing a knifemaking steel, especially if you are just about to start and make your first knife.

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An Essential Metal Art Guide

Welding is often compared to art by those that understand how a weld is made since an excellent one demands at least a steady hand and a great eye. Welding artists make only a small piece of the welding industry “cake,” they can display welding’s potential for millions to see. Metal art has space for improvement, and that space is big enough to welcome anyone to discover innovative techniques to weld.
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Welding Complete Guide

Prepare for massive and unique welding guide. In one place, chapters below, you’ll find and learn everything about the art of metal fusing. Welding definitions, history of welding, who invented welding, what does a welder do, types of welding, tools and equipment used by beginners and professionals, how to become a skilled welder, what school or course you need to learn basic and advanced techniques.


How to Become Welder in 2020?

Welding School, Training and Certification - Want to become a professional welder! It takes a lot more than just watching online welding videos or playing around in a workshop. In order to accomplish that goal, you'll need to attend official training and get credible certification.
Welding Tool

Welding Tools for Pros and Beginners

In case, you’re curious about welding as a hobby or as a career or thinking how to get welded without “line of credit” then “explore” this welding tools guide. You might overhear that “jumping” into welding is breaking the bank situation, but the reality is that there are only several basic welding tools that you’ll use frequently.


Knife Blade Design

The designing of knives is art, yes there’s a craft aspect to this which is making things more effective, but people respond emotionally, aesthetically, and artistically to even the simplest designed knife. There are many types of knives with different designs, shapes, and purposes. Learn all about them.

7 Simple Ways How to Cut Metal

There are 116 metal elements, and plenty of variations and each one requires different cutting methods. The most efficient tools of how to cut metal are the cut-off wheel and grinding disc. We will show you 7 simple ways in a few steps how to cut metal. Important: before start, always take some protection measure.

brazing guide

Brazing 101

Read unique, in-depth brazing guide and learn how to braze, brazing techniques, filler materials, methods, industry standards and difference between welding and soldering.
how to braze aluminum

How to: Brazing Aluminum

Brazing aluminum is more challenging than brazing other metals since the melting points of the base metal, and the filler is close. At the same time, brazing aluminum produces an oxide layer on the surface.

Cut Stainless Steel

How to Cut Stainless Steel

According to the SSINA, stainless steel isn’t a single alloy, but rather the name applies to a group of iron bases alloys containing at least 10.5% chromium. Other added elements and the chromium increase corrosion resistance, improve heat resistance, enhance mechanical properties, and improve fabricating characteristics.
Blacksmithing Tools for Beginners

Blacksmithing Tools for Beginners

When starting blacksmithing, you must obtain all the appropriate information as well as the blacksmith tools. There are plenty of tools that are great to have, and some professionals may even tell you they’re imperative.To do the basics, still, there are only a few of them that you really need. Therefore, we’ve hammered this blacksmithing tools list for the beginners.


How to Make a Knife Step By Step

A knife is a fundamental tool, one of the first ever crafted. It’s an essential tool for almost everybody. You can use a knife in the kitchen when preparing food or for camping and hunting. In worst cases, it becomes self-defense tools. So, making your own knife isn’t “mission impossible.”
How to Make a Knife Handle 2020

How to Make a Knife Handle

When making any knife, no matter of type or size, it’s crucial to make one with a comfy handle which won’t flip or spin around in hand. The blades are all the same, but it’s the design of handles that makes a difference.

What is Soldering

What is Soldering?

A lot of folks use electronics with no clue of what actually happens inside of the device they have in their pockets or on their desk. You might think about the chips inside of the computer, or the processing power, but do you think about the bridge holding many of the circuits on the silicon.

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