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Is brazing as strong as welding?
I mean, if I were to hit a brazed joint with a hammer a couple of times, would the joint hold, or brake?
Depending on what you are brazing, the joint can actually be STRONGER than welding.
Yes, brazing can be stronger than welding in certain cases. Typically, it is used to join dissimilar metals, that you couldn't fuse together using welding. Other times it is used to minimise the heat affected zone that you would get from a welded joint.I am guessing you are asking this question from the point of view of a hobbyist. Brazing using hobby equipment is difficult but it can be accomplished. To keep things simple, you may want to consider other joining methods like glue, bolts or rivets.Edited for logic!
Sure you can bolt an angle, but this is very specific to the size, shape and thickness of the surfaces you want to join. Is it possible for you to provide us with a drawing or diagram of what it is you are trying to make?
Is the material you are using fairly thick? If not, try making or finding something like this :http://img.en.china.cn/0/0,0,284,684,360,360,6f4b4eaa.jpgAngle brackets are available in a variety of angles. You can then use a drill to make holes in your material for bolts or rivets. It's also possible to glue these in place. Again, this depends on your application and specific details. A drawing or picture would help us help you.