Community Stories

COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan

COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan with Online Metals

At Online Metals we are committed to the health and safety of our staff and our customers as the essential component to successfully seeing our communities through this period of uncertainty. We want to assure you that Online Metals is working closely with leadership at all levels of our organization and is ready and committed to avoid disruptions that may impact our operations, in order to keep your business moving forward.
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Holiday Hours for Online Metals

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It's that time of the year to discuss Holiday Hours at Online Metals! We're taking a little time off to be with our families, but we're still here for you!

DIY Yagi-Uda Antenna with Jim

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A longtime customer of ours made a DIY Yagi-Uda antenna to pick up television channels. Check out his work and see how you can make one for yourself!

Polishing with Skills and Trade

This week we spoke to Tyler Elmore about his channel Skills and Trades, what he does with it, and why he enjoys polishing metal so much.

Making with Tyler Bell Makes

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This week we get to sit down with YouTube DIYer and Online Metals customer Tyler Bell to talk about his channel Tyler Bell Makes and what he's done there!

Seattle World Cruiser Project

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The Seattle-based Seattle World Cruiser Project is flying a rebuilt 1924 airplane around the world duplicate a 94 year old record.

Heard of a Fifteen Puzzle?

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Don Seeley, artist and long time customer of ours, decided to take the classic Fifteen puzzle stocking stuffer and remake it with beautiful metal and stone.
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EDC with Tactical Keychains

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Our "Community Spotlight" series shines a light on some of our hardworking customers and the materials that make up their creations. This week's focus is on Tactical Keychains, a one-man operation that designs, manufactures, and ships everyday carry (EDC) items to your door. We had the great opportunity to have a conversation with the man himself, Brad Martin.

FIRST Robotics with Team 4469

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Hailing from Thomas Jefferson High School in Federal Way, WA, Team 4469 is also known as RAID Robotics!

FIRST Robotics is here!

First started in 1989, it is a competition where teams of high school students built robots to complete games. These robots can weigh up to 125 lbs and must be designed and built within a six-week period.