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How to Cut Metal with Handsaws

How to Cut Metal with Handsaws

There are many ways of cutting metal – straight cuts can be tile, holes made with a drill, and special shapes cut with taps made with a saw or snips, bits cut away with a cold chisel or and dies and with tools such as tank cutters. Handsaws The teeth of ordinary handsaws used for […]

How to Cut Metal with Hacksaw Blades

How to Cut Metal with Hacksaw Blades

Hacksaw blades are usually made from one of two sorts of steel low-alloy steel or high-speed steel. Low-alloy steel blades tend to blunt more quickly than high-speed steel ones. Blades are normally available in two lengths 250mm and 300mm and with a variety of teeth per inch (called coarseĀ­ness). Blades with 14, 15, 24 and […]

How to Cut Metal with Cold Chisels

How to Cut Metal with Cold Chisels

Cold chisels are useful tools for cutting things apart quickly when the accuracy of the cut and the finish left are of no importance like removing rusted bolts. However, special cold chisels can be used for shaping metals precisely. All cold chisels are basically pieces of hardened steel with a cutting edge ground on one […]