Fun Fact October 26, 2021.

Tool time Tuesday and today we’re getting down to bare metal.  I attempted a bit of welding over the weekend.  To be honest, I’m still trying to master, or at least grasp, making a decent welding bead.  The one tool you use when you weld is a wire brush, to remove all the slag and splatter from your work.  Mine recent welds had a fare amount of both.  The origins of the wire brush are not known, although it is believed that the Romans used similar tools to make roof tiles.  The bristles are typically strands of brass, stainless steel or a medium to high carbon steel.  A wire brush is a handy tool to have to scrape paint, shine up metal or, in my case, remove excess welding slag and splatter.  Listen to the podcast here;