Printed from the Merit Badge Center, Philippines - http://www.meritbadge.org.ph/

Metal Work

  1. Show the divisions of a foot, a meter, and a centimeter.

  2. Show how to make common joints and seams in a sheet metal, such as lap.

  3. Use tin cans to make two useful things that need cutting, bending, and edging.

  4. Show how to use the following tools: soldering copper, iron file, ball peen hammer, tinner's snips, pliers, hacksaw, blow torch, and hand drill.

  5. Do the following:
    1. Draw working sketches of a cake pan and a funnel.
    2. Make patterns based on the working sketches you made.

  6. Make any of the following articles by sawing, filing, riveting, and/or drilling: wire hangers, frames of a lamp shade, hinges, candle stand, caliper, paper weight, bird cage, wire waste basket, dish rack, wire wall planter, soap dish, wire decors, garden trowel, spoon, tray, soup ladle, etc.

 

RESOURCE LINKS
ArtMetal Village - http://www.artmetal.com/village/welcome/index.html
Islamic Metal Work - http://www.islamicart.com/main/architecture/metal1.html

LOCAL LINKS
Worksheet - http://www.mbcenter.org/pub/ws/ws_metalwork.pdf