||Hand wheels are used on machinery, often in conjunction with an acme
thread for adjusting work tables, tool posts, etc. You can order one from
McMaster-Carr for about $50 or put your blacksmithing skills to work and
create your own. This one features spokes forged from the hub stock and
brazed to a forge welded wheel.
|Structural steel offers a wide range of cross sections useful for making
molding, grooves and other decorative elements in all kinds of projects.
Here the focus is on post bases where the shapes are used to make interesting
profiles. Most of the welding is done on the inside of the post. sections
that require a long bead on the outside can be stitched and filled with
automotive body filler to save time and minimize warpage.
||The simplicity of this door knocker makes it both easy to make and elegant
at the same time. It's made from two pieces of 1" square, drawn and
finished on one end for the hinge and left square on the other for the