Courses

Introduction to Metalwork

Introduction to Metalwork is the fundamental course to teach you basic skills to work with metal. We start from a zero base, and take you to the stage of building some simple functional shop tools and motorcycle parts. 


This course is included within an Access All Areas membership

Introduction to Design Drawing

Got ideas in your head, and want to get them onto paper - or - a screen? Our Introduction to Design Drawing is for you!


This course is included within an Access All Areas membership

Gas tank build

Gas Tank Build

I fabricated this tank out of a sheet of 2mm 5005 Aluminium. Check out all the steps from concept, design, fabricating a buck, layout of the parts, shaping, welding and finishing. This course is 107 minutes watch time, so settle in and pick up some tips and tricks!


This course is included within both Access All Areas and 

Pit Pass memberships

Fabricating licence plate brackets

Fabricate TWO different licence plate brackets - aluminium and steel - and no welding!


This course is included within both Access All Areas and 

Pit Pass memberships

Metalshaping a custom fender

You'd be surprised how simple it is to shape a simple custom fender with hand tools. Don't believe me? Check out this video!


This course is included within both Access All Areas and 

Pit Pass memberships

How to fabricate a luggage rack

Needed a luggage rack in a hurry, so I fabricated one! 
Detailed discussion on the design, how the design evolved and changed, and full details on how I built it.


This course is included within both Access All Areas and 

Pit Pass memberships

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Project Planning

Overwhelmed? Don't know where to start? Learn about project planning and use our templates!


This course is included within both Access All Areas and 

Pit Pass memberships

How to weld cast aluminium

Check out my exact process for weld repairing cast aluminium, in this case, a cracked engine mount. This is a job for Alternating Current (AC) TIG welding.  I’ll show you how I prepare the crack, weld it, and finish it so the repair is almost invisible 😉


This course is included within both Access All Areas and 

Pit Pass memberships

How to paint a motorcycle tank

Who says you can't paint some (or all) of your motorcycle project in your home shop with aerosol paint?


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Hand tool school

Hand tools are essential to getting started. Get some background on all the important tools and recommendations on what to purchase!


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Metalshaping pre-requisites

Hand tools are essential to getting started. Get some background on all the important tools and recommendations on what to purchase!


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Matt McLeod

About the Author

I teach people how to build custom motorcycles by helping them build skills and confidence with my coaching, articles and training videos. I provide better technical information for custom motorcycle builders. And I shorten the learning curve getting you there.


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