WHATS NEW & STUFF WE RECOMMEND
Welcome to TM Technologies
"TM" stands for "Tools & Methods" which is what we provide to metalworking professionals and enthusiasts around the globe. We offer top-quality gas welding supplies, hand tools and shaping machines, for sheet metal fabrication, restoration, and repair. Our workshops, classes, and instructional DVDs share and preserve the best centuries-old metalworking techniques gathered from master craftsmen over the past 40 years.
Many years ago, Kent did a lot of metal work to the nose of this RS 60, as the car had been wrecked and repaired during its racing career. The new owner wanted the nose to match the car when Stirling Moss drove the car for the 1960 Porsche factory team, at the Targa Florio. Here are images of the job that Kent (The Tin Man) did, in his shop in 1985
NEW - TM Multi-Post Air Power Hammer
From aircraft to art metal, and hotrods to harleys, this new machine shrinks, shapes, stretches, flanges any metal from 12-gauge steel to .3003, and even planishes the softest metals beautifully. It is one of the fastest, safest, hardest-hitting and most versatile sheet metal shaping machines on the market. Three interchangeable lower posts are available that allow more forming operations. Read more
What the heck is Flow-Forming?
Are you tired of hammering your flanges over or knocking them down flat? Hammering, shrinking, and stretching metal can be time-consuming and can wear out your arm. Why not use a time-saving power tool instead? This handy system doesn't beat up the metal, and you'll be surprised at how fast you can make parts. See all of our Flow Forming Products
Hail Dent Repair - Goblet Dolly & DVD
Ever wish you had an easy way to get those annoying hail dents of our your auto, aircraft, motorcycle, or boat without getting tangled up in a complicated repair or worrying about having to repaint an entire panel? Here's a nifty little gizmo I created, just to solve that problem (the handy companion DVD offers pointers). Read more
METALWORKING FAQs & ARTICLES
Metalworking Q & A
- FAQs: The Tinman Answers
Kent answers hundreds of customer questions on rust removal, welding, soldering, brass, cast iron, TIG vs. torch, bead rollers, brakes, bending, sheet metal, and more.
- Getting Started in Metalwork
Ever wondered what the "essential" tools are? Kent takes you through hand tools, welding equipment, and forming machines, and what you need when.
ABOUT OUR TOOLS
- Our Tool Philosophy
Why we don’t sell every metalworking tool on the market, just the...
- "Why we’re “Made in the U.S.A.”
Many tool and machine companies are manufacturing off-shore to save money. Not us, and here’s why...
- 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
We carefully choose and manufacture all of our products, If you are un-satisfied with any purchase for any reason, we will cheerfully & promptly refund your money.