Contests + Events

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!

New Online Metals Blog!

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our new Online Metals blog, The Metal Press.

May the 4th be with You - 2018 edition

A not long time ago, in a galaxy very, very close... It is a period of crafting. Rebel makers, striking from their workshops, have won a victory against the evil Boredom and Lack of Creativity.
earth day

Earth Day 2018 - Metal Recycling and You!

Reduce, reuse, recycle! Help save the planet and your wallet by recycling metals.

National Welding Month 2018

To paraphrase radio personality Roman Mars, good design (and welding) is 99% invisible.

Our Decoration Fabrication Winners

Our customers are the best and make the coolest things! See our winners for the Decoration Fabrication Contest!
Office Favorites

Decoration Fabrication Office Favorites

Check out the honorable mentions and our favorites for the Decoration Fabrication contest!
The Glorious History of Online Metals

The Glorious History of Online Metals

OLM turns 19! Come take a look in the Wayback machine and see how we grew from a literal backyard shack to where we are today!

2017 MetalFest Recap

Thank you to all the people that came to MetalFest! We had a rock'n time mingling with metal fans and passing on some great…

2017 Ingenuity Awards Winners & Finalists

The 2017 Ingenuity Awards are officially over, and it has been inspiring to see the projects of our community of craftsmen,…