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How To Build a Sleeper Retaining Wall with Steel Posts
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How To Build a Sleeper Retaining Wall with Steel Posts

If you’re looking for a project to tackle before summer hits, then building a retaining wall is a fantastic DIY project that anyone can do to transform a backyard from good to great instantly. Sleeper retaining walls support the soil bed, adding to the function and appeal of your garden. If you’re unsure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Discover step by step how to build a retaining wall.

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Stainless Steel Grades & How To Use Them
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Stainless Steel Grades & How To Use Them

You’re only as good as the materials you select, so understanding the difference between stainless steel grades can be the difference between a job well done and a job half done. Although its versatility, durability and affordability have led to an increase in stainless steel production around the world, you can’t just pick up any old piece of steel for your next project.

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How To Cut Steel
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How To Cut Steel

Human’s have been cutting and fabricating steel since we lit the first forge. Taking over iron, learning how to cut steel paved the way for today’s infrastructure and domestic construction. There are many different techniques for cutting steel, with new methodologies and tools for cutting steel revolutionising what we can achieve. However, despite the technological advancements, you still need to know what you’re doing.

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How Steel Is Made & What It's Made Of
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How Steel Is Made & What It's Made Of

Steel isn’t a material you can pull out of the ground. Structural steel production involves mixing carbon and iron at extremely high temperatures to create specific material properties like tensile strength and increased hardness. Although all steel is primarily made from iron, steel alloys can contain other elements like nickel, molybdenum, manganese, titanium, boron, cobalt, or vanadium.

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5 Benefits of Using Steel Over Timber
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5 Benefits of Using Steel Over Timber

Steel plays a massive role in the construction of homes, buildings and infrastructure in Australia. For example, some of the first houses constructed in Sydney in the 1960s used 1.2m thick galvanised steel, while more modern buildings have begun featuring more creative and versatile steel and truss manufacturing technology, allowing for even more flexibility in structural construction.

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