When I signed on as a featured blogger for Bernzomatic, the premier maker of hand torches and fuel cylinders, I didn't realize just how many fun and handy ways a blow torch could be used.
As a Bernzomatic Torchbearer, I've tried many new tools, materials, and processes, pushing my skills and creativity to new heights. It's been an awesome time.
OH THE THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH A TORCH!
Here's a super quick, "temporary" fix to repair a chipped, scraped, or gouged countertop. My last repair lasted over 3 years.
It's super easy to use a torch to replace golf shafts and grips. How to bring out rich, beautiful colors on otherwise boring steel golf clubs.
Here's how I made this quick and easy metal lizard with a blowtorch. It's a really fun DIY project that looks great hanging outdoors.
Call a service tech or do it yourself? I'm fixing an electronic circuit board with a Bernzomatic cordless soldering iron and attempting to save some big money by doing it.
I've stripped the crusty paint off these old windows without using nasty chemicals. Check out how quick and easy it is.
As we remodel this crummy kitchen, the fridge is moving to a new location. Rather than reinstall a mile of braided waterline through the cabinets or in the attic, I'm soldering a new, copper water line, inside the wall.
I built this battered Arizona flag wall art from wood, paint, fire and metal. It's an easy and fun DIY project with any geometric shape flag or design. Here's how I did it.
How to make easy, beautiful, stained glass "Christmas Present" ornaments from sheet glass, and solder.
How to make this cool soldered copper cactus sculpture and give it a aged patina look using simple kitchen products.
Combining copper, electrical components and a mini-trunk to make a multi-material Steampunk Table Lamp. Here's the step-by-step process of how I built it.
Enjoy the playoffs with this customized hockey stick. Wooden hockey stick and a blowtorch? It works! Here's how I did it.
I'm trying out brazing steel with the Bernzomatic Oxygen Torch for the first time. Check out how to build these these cool hand-tool bookends!
Here's how I stripped the paint off these hideous, painted-over hinges with some Bernzomatic firepower.
I love the techno-industrial, sci-fi look of Steampunk design. Check out this DIY construction I created with copper tubing and a Bernzomatic TS-4000 trigger start torch.
Soldering new, in-wall plumbing for a future hose bib. Step-by-step, how to solder copper plumbing tubing.