machining

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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Making a Bench Vise/Clamp Thingy with This Old Tony

Making a Bench Vise/Clamp Thingy with This Old Tony

Machine shop wiz, This Old Tony, fashions a beautiful little hand vise/bench clamp out of steel stock.

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Behold the Intricate Beauty of the Rose Engine

Behold the Intricate Beauty of the Rose Engine

Last year, Caleb Kraft visited Maker Faire Paris and had a wonderful time. One of the exhibits that really caught his eye was the rose engine display.

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7 Beginner Machining Tips, Learned the Hard Way

Sometimes learning is painful. Avert your eyes if you can’t witness mistakes.

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Weekend Watch: Meticulously Machining an Entire Clock from Brass with Clickspring

Weekend Watch: Meticulously Machining an Entire Clock from Brass with Clickspring

The Clickspring YouTube channel has been redefining what a machining channel can be and focuses on a single amazing clock project (with a new project starting soon)

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Learn the Lingo: Machining Metal

Learn the Lingo: Machining Metal

Machining metal can get confusing if you don’t know what the people are saying!

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