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Fantastic Materials and Where to Find Them, Non-Ferrous Metals.

(An introduction to common home workshop materials) In the previous article I had a look at ferrous metals. Typically, they are off-the-shelf bar stock items, and relatively cheap. Unfortunately, a large portion of the non-ferrous metals, specifically the copper alloys, are expensive, and I can honestly say I seldom buy bar stock. As a rule, […]