Metal Web News is not much to look at, but it’s an absolute teasure-trove for metalsmiths, welders, casters, and blacksmiths. Also home of the venerable Usenet Metalworking FAQ. I’m not a metalworker, so I can’t judge the veracity of the material, but it sure seems wide-reaching and appears infinitely useful.
Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.View more articles by Gareth Branwyn