Hochanda were recently joined by Paddy Anderson from Metalcraft to showcase their innovative range of hand-powered tools. There’s no need for any electrical power whatsoever, instead you can form metal into shapes by using hand power!
This is a show well worth seeing again - especially for those amongst you who enjoy DIY projects around the house Catch up with it here on the Hochanda Rewind facility.
The Metalcraft range of tools bend, shape, cut and join steel strip and bars - all with just a pull of a lever. It means you can join your projects together in seconds with the use of safe and easy rivets and no need for welding! Click here to view the products Hochanda has to offer for you.
What can you make?
From indoor decorative items such as candle holders, log holders and clocks to outdoor and garden items. Planters, plant supports, log burners and gates. All of these are more can benefit from the use of the tools. The tools are perfect to use anywhere you can fit a small table or workbench, either indoors or outdoors in the shed and garage.
Metalcraft are suitable for all ages due to the ease of working with their range of hand-powered tools. As a result Metalcraft have become a STEM Ambassador. Working with schools, colleges and training centres it's helped encourage more young people into careers and higher education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects.
Years of Experience
Founded in 1950 by brothers Jeff and Cliff Wood, the business remains a family-run firm. Cliff’s sons Ian and Barry now run the company and their British made tools are manufactured at their factory in Hull, East Yorkshire. Their tools are used for craft or DIY, for hobbyists, for business ventures, and in education - in the teaching of Design & Technology and Engineering subjects in schools and colleges. This has seen Metalcraft become a STEM Ambassador working with schools, colleges and training centres, helping encourage young people into careers and higher education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects.