Videos

A video of a project or technique can often provide the perfect supplement to our magazine articles. Have or know of a great home machining video? Share it with us!

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Recent Videos:

Tippe Top Demo Video” from Steve Jasik

Steve Jasik contributes this video link in his Readers’ Forum letter in the Nov-Dec 2018 issue. Steve was writing in about Andrew Bernat’s article in the Jul-Aug 2018 issue. Steve also shares this additional spinning tops video and this Tippe Top explanation resource.

 

Cutting A Helix with my RF-30 Mill/Drill” by R.G. Sparber

From the article “Why Have CNC in Your Home Shop?” by R.G. Sparber in the Sep-Oct 2018 issue of the magazine. Mr. Sparber shares this video of his mill at work cutting a helix.

 

Allegheny 2-6-6-6 1:16 Scale Live Steam” by Chuck Balmer

The work of Chuck Balmer, winner of the 2018 Martin Foundation Metalworking Craftsman of the Year Award. Another video of Chuck’s Allegheny can be viewed here. Be sure to read the full article about Chuck in the May-Jun 2018 issue of the magazine!

 

A Handy Chuck Modification” by Joe Pieczynski, shared by Todd Wallace

This video, by Joe Pieczynski, was shared by Todd Wallace in his Readers’ Forum letter in the May-Jun 2018 issue. 

 

Spindle Brake for the 13″ Jet Lathe” by Paul Temple

Paul Temple shows his spindle brake in action. “Spindle Brake for the 13″ Jet Lathe” was published in the Mar-Apr 2018 issue. 

 

PM Research Steam Engine” by Ernie Noa

Ernie’s PM Research engine in action! This engine was featured in Ernie’s article, “My Completed PM Research Engine,” in the May-Jun 2017 issue. 

Boring the PM Research Engine” by Ernie Noa

Ernie explains how he solved the issue of doing the boring on the horizontal engine from his “My Completed PM Research Engine” article in the May-Jun 2017 issue. 

Rupnow Flathead Engine” by Brian Rupnow

Brian’s flathead engine in action! This engine was featured in a four-part article starting in the Nov-Dec 2016 issue and running through the May-Jun 2017 issue. Plans for this engine can be downloaded here.

Mary Beam Engine” by Ernie Noa

The engine in action! This engine was featured in Ernie’s article “Building the Mary Beam Engine” in the Jan-Feb 2017 issue. 

What is This Engine?” by Ernie Noa

 This video features an engine from Ernie Noa. He wrote in the “Third Hand” column (January/February 2017) requesting help identifying this engine. If you have any leads for Ernie, write to him in the comments section of his video or email us.

Bottle Engine” by Ernie Noa

 This video was mentioned in the “Readers’ Forum” column of the September/October 2016 issue.

Metallurgy for Beginners” by Metallurgy Data

 Machinists use a variety of materials. Learn about the four types of engineering materials in this beginner’s tutorial. View the next video in the series here.

1/3 Scale Fordilac V8 Engine” by George Britnell

 This video was mentioned in the “2016 Craftsman of the Year” article in the May/June 2016 issue. Read more about winner, George Britnell, here.

A Smart Nut” by Rod Grantham

 This video was mentioned in R. G. Sparber’s article “Angle Half Nut” in the May/June 2016 issue. View R. G. Sparber’s website here.

Brain Snapper” by Chuck St. Louis

 Chuck’s Brain Snapper was featured in the Jan/Feb 2016 issue. 

 

Spunky Engine” by Chuck St. Louis

 Chuck’s Pony Hot Air Engine was featured in the May/June 2015 issue.

 

Rounding Corners” by Rick Sparber

 Rick’s article was featured in the Mar/April 2015 issue.