At Texas Metal Works we own a very expensive and extremely accurate laser measuring system. It’s the same system used in the aerospace industry, and we use it to test our tables for quality control purposes. Since most people don’t have access to a $100,000 measuring tool, I wanted to share some information that you’ll […]
The easiest way to figure out how much a steel plate weighs.
The one where we explain why in the world you should care about the type of steel a welding table is made out of…
We explain the difference between Fabricated, Milled and Blanchard Ground welding tables. In plain old English!
If you ever need to flip a big heavy welding table, or just about any other kind of table, and you happen to have a forklift nearby, here’s the easiest way we know of to make it happen in just a few quick steps! Know of any other good techniques – with or without a
Should you really pony up the cash to pay for an extra thick top on your already expensive welding / Fabrication table? No. Here’s why.
We sell a lot of welding tables, and the two most common questions are: Well, we’ll tackle number two later, so for now let’s talk about how to care for steel tables that are exposed to the elements. Both before and after they get attacked with rust. WD-40 Is Your Best Friend Although everyone knows
What Exactly Is Flat? One of the most misleading things in the welding table supply business is the way vendors intermix machine specifications while discussing welding table flatness, ignoring the difference between finished products and the machines they’re made on. So let’s clear things up. There are two primary types of welding tables being supplied
If you happen to own any sort of metal cutting bandsaw you’ve probably experienced the frustration of setting it up to do 45 degree cuts. The guide on the bandsaw is always off by just a little bit, which makes for annoyingly inaccurate cuts. But there is a $5 solution for that! A cheap welding
In our shop we’ve got a 7in. x 12in metal cutting bandsaw affectionately dubbed the “big ass bandsaw”. It reliably chews through just about anything you can imagine, including MacBook laptops… Bandsaws like this can be had at Northern Tool, Harbor Freight, or even Amazon. But one universal problem is that even though they’re supposed