Surface rust is another name for hydrated iron oxide, which forms when iron reacts with water and oxygen. Learn how to fix rust on your vehicle here.
It’s important to know how to cut metal safely and properly before you attempt to do so. To get the job done, you’ll need the right tools.
Working out a dent or wave in a body panel is not easy. It requires a deft hand, a sharp eye, and the ability to feel the imperfections in the … Continue Reading How To Use a Hammer and Dolly
Rust repair and body work comes along with just about every old car project. For the novice builder, these tasks can mean a costly trip to the body shop or lots … Continue Reading Rust Repair 101 – How To Fix A Rust Hole
There is not a more maligned automotive product than “bondo”. Plastic body filler is most often referred to by the brand name “Bondo” (made by 3M), and its bad reputation … Continue Reading Bondo 101 – Basic For Working With Plastic Body Filler
Cutting metal is a source of much pain for the DIYers. There are many ways to get the job done, and for most garage hobbyists, getting the job done often … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: All About Plasma Cutting
Work with cars long enough and you will have to cut some tubing. Whether you just need to replace a fitting with stripped threads, replace an entire hard line, or … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Cut Metal Tubing
You may not believe it, but there is a lot more to drilling holes in metal than just a drill and a bit. Sure, you can make a hole, but … Continue Reading How to Drill Holes In Metal Without Destroying Your Drill Bits
Whether it is a restoration, quick repair, or shop art project, knowing how to cut sheet metal is part of being a DIYer. Getting the job done safely with all your … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Cut Sheet Metal
One of the most versatile tools you need in your toolbox is the die grinder. Named from their beginnings in the tool and die pattern making industry, die grinders are … Continue Reading How to Use a Die Grinder