Metal Working Area

Overview MIG, TIG, and stick welding equipment resides here. Associated safety equipment, such as auto-darkening hoods, coats, and gloves can be found here too. Bench grinders, hand grinders, and saws specific to metalwork live here. DO NOT GRIND ALUMINUM IN THIS ROOM WITH ANY DEVICE. It builds up on the grinding media (bench grinder, angle […]

South Bend Lathe

Lathe history: This is a 1927 South Bend lathe. It was originally purchased by a German immigrant to the US named Karl Nilson, who ran a blacksmith shop in the Schenectady, NY area. On his death, his widow sold it to Frank Mossey, it then went to his eldest son, Gerald, and then to his […]

Evolution S380CPS Metal Chop Saw

Description The Evolution S380CPS is unlike conventional abrasive chop saws. It utilizes a circular saw style blade with tungsten carbide tips that far outperform abrasive cut off machines in cut quality, blade life, and safety. Evolution saws are much cleaner, faster, and safer than torches, portabands and other methods for cutting plate, sheet metal, tube, […]

Grizzly G0561 Metal-Cutting Bandsaw

Instructions Before Use It is absolutely required that the bandsaw operator has watched the “Setup & Operation” video linked at the end of this article before using the bandsaw. Do not cut thin stock on the bandsaw. There needs to be a minimum of three teeth on the blade in contact with the material. Doing […]

AHP AlphaTIG Welder

Location Metal Working Area History Ownership Denhac Specs Make: AHP Model: Alpha TIG 200X Year: ?? Description/Purpose: Two metals bits become one. Dimensions: Big x Tall Weight: ~ 50 lbs Accessories Lanthanated and pure tungsten available in 3/32. Lanthanted also available in 1/16. Mild steel and aluminum filler wire available in 3/32 and 1/16. Multiple […]

Lincoln Electric 125 HD Welder

Location Metal Working Area This is a training-required piece of equipment. This page is meant as a refresher for trained individuals. Ownership Denhac Specs Make: Lincoln Model: HD 125 Year: ?? Description/Purpose: Two metals bits become one. Dimensions: Short x Stout Weight: < 50 lbs Accessories Uses proprietary Lincoln parts often under the Magnum brand. […]

Smithy Granite 1324 Lathe/Mill Combo

Location Metal Working Area History Purchased used by Denhac. Ownership Denhac Specs Make: Smithy / Detroit Machine Tools Model: 1324 Year: before May 2003 Description/Purpose: Remove metal Dimensions: 46″ x 22.5″ x 39″ Weight: 310 kg Accessories Upgrades None Pending Repairs Clean, lube, adjust as specified in manual Mill can’t handle much torque without slipping […]