Community Stories

DIY Decor For Every Season

DIY Decor For Every Season

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Interested in creating your own decor this year? We would love to help! Online Metals has decided to curate a progressive blog article with metal DIY decor for every season.
Online Metals Maker Academy

Start Metalworking Today with 15 Beginner Videos

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We understand back-to-school looks a little different this year, so we want to do our best to help you fulfill your dreams and to continue inspiring makers and fabricators around the world. Our team has compiled a masterclass YouTube playlist, Online Metals Maker Academy, to help you expand your metalworking skill set and take on new challenges. Learn metalworking through videos from experts around the globe and get started today!
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.
holiday hours

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.
edc with tactical keychains

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.