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The Basics of Metalworking Taps, Tapping Fluids, & Tap Handles

I had a chance to sit down with Barry Young a while back and I asked him to talk about taps, tapping fluids, and tap handles. I wanted his overview to be as basic as possible so it would be beneficial to beginners, but I ended up learning a few things myself – especially about novel cutting fluids (part 2). …

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Shop Tour: Jim Schroeder Shows Us Around His Metalworking Shop!

Last year Jim Schroeder agreed to let me visit his shop for a “tour”. He showed me his tools and equipment, as well as several excellent projects that he’s completed over the years, including a tool and cutter grinder that he’s modified from a design by Derek Brooks. I’ve included multiple videos in this post. First you’ll find a video …

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Time Lapse Video of my MakerBot Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer Assembly

I realize that this is a metalworking site, and that this post is off-topic. So if you’re completely disinterested in 3D printing I apologize in advance for this post. However, I think most people who are interested in creative hobbies like metalworking or woodworking can appreciate how powerful and exciting a 3D printer can be. Anyway, I purchased my 3D …

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Grinding HSS Lathe Tools By Hand: Part 1 – Grinding a RH Tool

Grinding HSS Lathe Tools By Hand: Part 1 – Grinding a RH Tool

Over the next few weeks I’m going to be publishing a a series of how-to videos on grinding High Speed Steel (HSS) lathe tools by hand. The three part series covers the following: Part 1: Grinding a Right Hand (RH) Tool Part 2: Grinding a Left Hand (LH) Tool Part 3: Grinding a Threading Tool These videos were produced in …

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