Metalworking

Busting Metalworking Myths: Is It OK To Drag Your File?

Busting Metalworking Myths: Is It OK To Drag Your File?

If there is a more opinionated group of makers than machinists and metalworkers, I’d be surprised. One common point of argument is when it comes to filing things. You see it in YouTube comments and even in person quite frequently. Someone goes to knock an edge off with a file, dragging both directions, and someone […]

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Check Out This Gorgeous Homage To Dune: The Hunter Seeker

Check Out This Gorgeous Homage To Dune: The Hunter Seeker

3d printing or foam crafts lack the heft of real brass and aluminum. This build is really top notch.

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Maker Spotlight: Collin Sage

Maker Spotlight: Collin Sage

Meet Collin Sage, two time winner of the Forged In Fire blacksmithing competition show

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Quick Look: The Tormach XS Tech CNC Router

Quick Look: The Tormach XS Tech CNC Router

We finally got a chance to play with Tormach’s desktop learning system.  this was a fun little piece of equipment and presented some interesting approaches to a desktop milling experience. Tormach looks to be focusing mainly on education with this unit. It ships not only with the mill but with a computer loaded with Path […]

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First Impressions of The Bantam Desktop CNC Mill

First Impressions of The Bantam Desktop CNC Mill

I was really excited to see this mill pop up, and very happy I got to borrow one for a couple weeks to try it out. In my mind, the Bantam desktop cnc mill represents a positive move, where cnc milling is getting more approachable by normal people. Bantam have put in some effort to […]

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Sit Back And Relax To This Video Of A Watch Getting Engraved

Sit Back And Relax To This Video Of A Watch Getting Engraved

After the hectic chaos that surrounds Halloween, it can be nice to relax a bit and just take a few deep breaths. This video by Reinis Stripnieks has served as a relaxing and mesmerizing piece of art. In this video they are taking a Panerai watch that is a bit aged, and doing a restoration […]

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Make Workshop: Rocket Stove Welding Practice Kit

Make Workshop: Rocket Stove Welding Practice Kit

Practicing your welding is a task that is often overlooked. In school, they have exercises that you repeat till you’re good, but in a makerspace, you just kind of have to jump into projects and get better as you go. Richard at 42Fab.com has come up with some basic projects that you can do, in […]

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