Author Archives: Steve Wood

Calcultaing the Yeild Point of Steel Tube

It’s often the case in the metal workshop that the laws of physics are challenged in order to pursue a design aesthetic. Luckily, with some knowledge of physics and a little common sense we can employ these laws and prevent … Continue reading

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How to make a ball and socket joint for stop motion armature

Introduction Below are details of how we made ball and socket joints for stop-motion armatures in the theatre metal workshop. Although we have access to a milling machine, lathe and other specialist equipment I was keen to develop a manufacturing process that was … Continue reading

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