See all Blog Posts Build A 1/2 Ton Metrology Center Category: DIY Projects Posted: January 26, 2017 Ever wanted to build a Metrology Center to hold all your important measuring tools? In this first video, learn how to support a heavy granite surface plate 6″ thick and keep it balanced on a steel tube frame. Check out the video below: In part 2 of the Ultimate Metrology Center, learn how to welding up the stand for the granite surface plate. Check out part 2 below: In part 3 of the Ultimate Metrology Center, learn some tricks for using a bead roller to create a design for the side panels. Check out part 3 below: In part 4 of the Ultimate Metrology Center, learn how to design and create the drawers that can handle the weight requirements. Check out part 4 below: In part 5 of the Ultimate Metrology Center, learn how to assemble the table. Check out part 5 below and stay tuned for the final part in this video series: The final part of the Ultimate Metrology Center video series, Dale shows off the finished product, as well as a peak inside the metrology center at his collection of metrology tools: Metal Supermarkets Metal Supermarkets is the world’s largest small-quantity metal supplier with over 100 brick-and-mortar stores across the US, Canada, and United Kingdom. We are metal experts and have been providing quality customer service and products since 1985. At Metal Supermarkets, we supply a wide range of metals for a variety of applications. Our stock includes: mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, tool steel, alloy steel, brass, bronze and copper. We stock a wide range of shapes including: bars, tubes, sheets, plates and more. And we can cut metal to your exact specifications. Visit one of our 100+ locations across North America today. Share: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn E-Mail Tags: metrology Related blog articles Wrought vs Cast Iron: What is the difference? What Are The Uses Of Perforated Sheets? Aluminum Tubing: What Is It Used For?