colored anodized aluminum

Colored Anodized Aluminum Sheet!

You asked and we answered! We are pleased to announce we are now carrying colored 5005 anodized aluminum! Available in Bronze, Black, and Clear anodized!

Mini Cannon Fires Away!

A friend of mine recently gave me this great little mini cannon he made. It uses actual black powder and fires a small lead BB. We decided a test firing was in order!

Coffee, Metals, and You

October 1 is Coffee Day! Learn about the history and metals used to prepare this amazing drink that powers our office and much of the world!

DIY Halloween Candle Holders

In order to help get into the spirit of the season, we decided to make DIY Halloween candle holders here in the office!

Safe Handling of our Materials

Nobody likes an injury. And this week we wanted to provide some information on how to safely handle our metal once it arrives at your door.

Cool Things with Metal

Check out this 16″ tall clock that was constructed using alloy 353 brass purchased from Online Metals – by William R. Smith

Community Stories

Your Guide to Tool Steel

How do you decide what grade of tool steel to use for your projects? We're here to help answer that!