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7075, 7076... Whatever It Takes
560,722 views - 12/01/19
Don't know if this was worth the effort, but was in a chatty mood. Come along for the ride as I sort out a few little things on a...
Building An Antenna for Johnny 5
432,586 views - 11/23/19
Did you even know Johnny 5 had an antenna? Are you asking yourself who (in) the heck Johnny 5 is? Great question! To find out more: NYC...
Cheap Ebay Welder -- WILL IT TIG?!
844,254 views - 10/29/19
On a whim, bought a cheap ebay welder. Let's see if it'll TIG.
I'm an Idiot! (Soft Spongy Brakes)
419,521 views - 10/23/19
The heartbreaking story of a soft rear brake that took me to the brink of madness and back. Thanks as always to Abom for being a great...
Maho! Now More Alive'r Than Ever!!
349,597 views - 10/11/19
Z axis all sorted! (mostly sorted) Good enough to keep going with the project. --- Music: Lagos - Quincas Moreira
MAHO's Alive!! (70%)
299,893 views - 10/10/19
70% alive / 30% zombie. But... First Chips!
MAHO is Filthy!! (Whose Milling Machine Isn't?)
380,492 views - 10/09/19
Welcome to my latest more-than-I-can-chew project: CNC conversion of an old milling machine. Just a quick walk-through video, nerding...
TIG TAWK! AC Welding Aluminum
417,742 views - 09/29/19
Frequency? Balance? Amps?! It's time to find out exactly what Willis was talk'n about. If you're jumping in the deep end, I recommend...
Old Files: Rags To Riches
299,722 views - 09/14/19
Old files? Quick tip / handy tool! #TIPBLITZ19 Music: Double Helix - Ethan Meixsell
Repacking a Muffler? - FAR OUT!
537,708 views - 09/01/19
In this episode: Repacking a motorcycle muffler made easy!* (* the I-have-a-machine-shop version) Also some exhaust/muffler talk. Be...
Turning Titanium: Trials and Tribulations
543,927 views - 08/20/19
Long video for a small project in titanium c/o Aaron @ 6061.com Aaron @ 6061.com: https://www.youtube.com/user/aaronmlarsen Abom @...
Rotary Broach: Captain's Log, Supplemental
344,024 views - 08/05/19
I should have included this in the broaching video: broaching with the work stationary. Might shed s'more light. The original vid:...
Rotary Broaching The Night Away
768,867 views - 08/04/19
Sometimes dreams do come true! First cuts with a new-to-me rotary broach. Music: Action Time - Biz Baz Studio
ALL IN for PROJECT EGRESS
492,245 views - 07/13/19
My small contribution to Adam Savage's / Smithsonian's PROJECT EGRESS. (Commemorating the 50 yr anniversary of the moon landing)...
Moto Erratum! & A Flat Tire
292,323 views - 07/08/19
Thoughts & corrections regarding the head gasket video. Also fixing a tire flat. Not what I expected, just a tire patch, but we get a...
The Mystery Of The Missing Coolant (Sherco 2.9)
400,975 views - 06/30/19
My bike is overheating. Which causes me to overheat. Time to get to the bottom of things! No-spoiler-update, after two days, all good...
CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE: Single Point ACME Threading!
500,038 views - 06/04/19
Making a form-tool for, and single-point cutting, an internal ACME (trapezoidal) thread. What a mouthful.
Shooting The Poop! #8
420,961 views - 05/22/19
That time of the year again?! - Quick Adjust Carburetor Screw - More new chuck for the Milwaukee cordless drill - Indicator Stands /...
BUILD: Dirt Bike Lift Jack Stand
352,900 views - 05/10/19
Why spend $30 on a bike stand when you could build one for $300? NOTE: this is a light duty stand. My bike weighs less than 150 lbs; if...
6YR OLD ON TRIAL?! - Broken Brake Lever Fix
311,243 views - 04/13/19
New old minitrial for the boy. They grow up fast. Came with a broken brake lever, figured I'd fix it. Music: Cliffsides - Dan Lebowitz
TOOL HACKS YOU WON'T BELIEVE WILL SAVE YOU TIME!!
499,333 views - 04/01/19
You have more up your sleeve? Share in the comments! ------ Onion Capers & Glee Club Polka by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a...
Making A Stand! Why I Love TIG Welding
883,300 views - 03/23/19
DC TIG or AC/DC TIG? and some other stuff. Music: "Kick the Can" - The Mini Vandals
CUT PTO SPLINES IN 18 EASY STEPS!
508,663 views - 03/06/19
Ever cut a PTO spline before? I haven't. Know what else I've never done? Bought the correct cutter to do the job. :( Music: "TipToes"...
How To Break A Tap & Other Ramblings
594,075 views - 03/03/19
I don't know what this video is about, but here are the ingredients: - Taps & tap types, tapping head & breakdown - Finishing the Lathe...
DRO BASICS? & Lathe Tool Offsets!! (SINO DRO)
385,322 views - 02/23/19
This is what happens when I try to make a DRO install video... no install footage! Instead, in trying to figure out the SINO SDS6's...
15T-M2 Let This Be A Lesson To Ya!
437,159 views - 02/09/19
Gear cutting, start to finish: 15 Tooth / Module 2 spur. Evidently a few unanswered questions in that last one, hope this helps!...
Gears! - But Were Afraid To Ask (MiniLathe) - BETTER AUDIO
241,732 views - 02/03/19
Sorry for re-upload... Same video... hope I fixed the audio! -------- This video is very information-dense. I apologize, but: nature of...
Gears! - But Were Afraid To Ask (MiniLathe)
1,024,914 views - 02/02/19
This video is very information-dense. I apologize, but: nature of the beast. However! Astound your friends with how much you'll know...
♫ These Are a Few of My Favorite Things ♪
486,728 views - 01/20/19
500k! Don't say I never take you anywhere. ;) Special thanks to (in order of appearance): Adam Booth:...
NUTR: Ultrasonic Cutter USW-334
1,011,064 views - 01/12/19
Not Unusual Tool Review ;) of the USW-334 Ultrasonic Cutter. More of a curious exploration, really. ----------- Music: "AI 2" - Vibe...
Operation: Tap Wrench
605,849 views - 01/06/19
Small / quick project to kick off the new year. That, and to have a new tap wrench of course. Music: "Your Precious Love" - John Deley...
Better LATHE Than Never!
697,890 views - 12/26/18
Simple spindle bearing upgrade: small fixes to the mini-lathe can go a long way. The part numbers are in the video. I'd recommend...
The Infamous Mini Lathe!
1,984,519 views - 12/16/18
Variable Speed Mini Lathe! There is a game plan here, but for now, let's have a look and kick the tires on the infamous mini lathe....
Easy Tile Cutting Trick - No Measuring!
711,009 views - 12/11/18
I didn't invent this but it doesn't appear to be as common knowledge as it should be. Thought I'd share. In case anyone asks, no the...
A Sine Bar Walks Into a... wait
483,076 views - 12/09/18
Secrets of Sine Bars revealed! Cosine Error & SuperFine™ Lathe cuts! Music: "Cold Killa" - MK2
Build Your Own CNC! (Part 2) - Inputs, Outputs & Software
355,270 views - 12/02/18
Follow-up to Part 1. Inputs, Outputs and software configuration. (Mach 4) Part 1 of this video: https://youtu.be/K0XfRPi_h2M My CNC...
Build Your Own CNC! (Part 1) - Hardware
562,555 views - 11/24/18
CNC Etch-A-Sketch! Probably as good a project as any to get a handle on the basics. Very basics. Tentatively, the big picture is this:...
STP #7: Saws, TIG Button, Brazing & More!
331,685 views - 11/19/18
We've got a talker! - Chuck replacement on the Milwaukee M18 drill - giant HSS saws! - TIG Button remote amp control - More Silicone...
Will the CNC lathe add-on TURN STEEL?
372,022 views - 11/13/18
My router add-on toy CNC lathe axis thingy... let's try cutting steel! Note: no idea why some of the machining audio got out of sync....
CNC LATHE?! - Router Add-On!
989,186 views - 11/11/18
This video is a spindle build -- a spindle used as both a CNC lathe and 4th axis / indexer for the router. Working better than I...
PuLsEd TiG WeLdiNg
278,135 views - 10/31/18
Feel like talking about Pulsed TIG welding? And by talking I mean listening. Whether it's with an amp controller or built-in, use it...
As The Motor Turns - UPDATE
243,028 views - 10/28/18
Rise & Shine! Very quick update on the motor - All squared away!
Rise Of The Machine - CNC Router Upgrade - Part 1
280,105 views - 10/24/18
Before/if getting into a bigger project, I'm taking a new stepper drive through setup and test run.
Spinning Metal - Part 2! - GODOX Strobe Reflector Build
454,532 views - 10/20/18
Got my hands on a more suitable spinning metal. Trying it again! Spoiler: spinning is still hard. Nonetheless, I push forward with Plan...
Ends & Odds: DIY Bandsaw Guides & More!
452,875 views - 10/14/18
The top fell off the rotary weld table and the bandsaw guides are loose as a goose. Perhaps even looser. But who's to judge? Check out...
TIG: Effects of Gas Flow Settings
260,050 views - 10/08/18
Quick vid on how your flow rate settings can impact your welds. Sometimes just a smidge more (or less!) can go a long way.
Adventures in TIG Brazing
1,196,106 views - 10/03/18
Never TIG brazed a day in my life; always wanted to try it. Join me as I probably do a ton of stuff wrong! Music: "Danzon De Pasion" -...
Thermal Cameras: Hot & Bothered
246,739 views - 09/28/18
I have no idea what that title means. In fact, I hardly know what this video is even about. But perhaps you might enjoy a chat in the...
Wintergatan's Marble Elevator
897,343 views - 09/21/18
building clutched sprocket shafts for Wintergatan's next gen marble machine: The Marble Machine X! These are the underlying shafts that...
BUILD: Toolmaker's Clamp Thingy
1,311,786 views - 09/03/18
Not sure what this is called but always wanted to build one. Mix between a handvise and a bench clamp? Music: Edge of Eternity by Norma...
This Old Tony's OPUS!
596,771 views - 08/17/18
Filing and Sawing Machine?! starts at 11:00 This is an old machine: scrap metal by today's standards, but in a home shop? ... probably...
71,857 views - 08/07/18
You folks have been great... time for some swag? I'm make'n t-shirts. And not hammerformed out of sheet metal, these are real shirts....
How Surface Grinding Works - Part 1?
337,487 views - 08/04/18
Bonus footage! Title says it all, though this is specifically about grinding wheel wear. FYI, my go-to general purpose wheel is a...
Dial N for MORE Air File!!
386,521 views - 08/03/18
It's here! The breakdown you've all been waiting for is finally here! (follow up to the Air File video) Clickspring!...
Two Piece Machine Vise Build
845,684 views - 07/31/18
This one's been a long time coming: 2 piece vise for the milling machine and CNC router! You'll never believe how many pieces!!...
So How About That Pasta Machine, huh?
452,135 views - 07/03/18
Directors-Cut Noodles! Thoughts/details I took out of the official video. Long chat about the build strategy & CNC engraving. Plus...
dial M for Air File
625,208 views - 07/01/18
Air file, anyone?
Alex's Pasta Machine: The Rebuildening!
889,721 views - 05/29/18
Bit of a break down and rebuild of Alex French Guy Cooking's internet pasta machine. Looking forward to see what he'll do with it next....
Spring-loaded Detents, alright!
518,286 views - 05/12/18
This is a follow-up to the DIY Filler video. You've got questions, I've got questions. ----- Music: 'Cross The Road' - Silent Partner
DIY Filler in the Home Shop!
282,715 views - 05/06/18
Fixing a thing!! -------------- Music: 'At The Fair' - The Green Orbs & 'Smoked Kielbasa Polka' - Doug Maxwell/Jimmy Fontanez
Spinning Metal - Round 1 - I LOST!
559,573 views - 04/22/18
Metal Spinning -- taste the danger! First attempt, mixed results. You might have questions I don't have answers to... I'll get into...
TIG Welding - Puddle Control
380,595 views - 04/15/18
Not much more to add to the title. Some thoughts on weld puddle control from a licensed & fully insured hobbyist.
Welding Straight Is Hard To Do
382,829 views - 04/10/18
How're those long TIG welds laying down for ya? Some thoughts on tig in general, torch angles and getting through those longer welds....
LIVE!? - Welding Bandsaw Blades & Startrite Saw
317,527 views - 03/23/18
New-to-me old vertical bandsaw, great addition so far. Tour of the saw, then some blade welding with TIG. And the usual shenanigans, of...
Custom Tools - Brazing & Welding
577,534 views - 03/16/18
Ever wanted to braze your own carbide tooling? And what about HSS? Lots of talking early on, was in a chatty mood I guess. Start @...
The Rollenator! (Ring Roller Build)
1,918,716 views - 03/12/18
Building a small bench top ring roller. This video follows through on Bushing & Gears (https://youtu.be/PFqjQ3l1MRA) and Acme Tap...
DIY Ultrasonic Welder?! (Answer: NO)
517,286 views - 03/02/18
Left home with a cow, but came back with... magic beans!! The setup doesn't weld great (read: at all), but it sure sinks some inserts.
Ultrasonic Cleaner to... Ultrasonic KNIFE?!
714,862 views - 02/25/18
A little something I've always wanted to try... can I turn an inexpensive ultrasonic cleaner into an ultrasonic knife? ----------...
More Thread Cutting & Heat Treating (I needed a metal tap)
838,602 views - 02/16/18
Project hit a roadblock: needed a tap I didn't have... Now I do! *Level unlocked* PS Audio gets weird in places; my apologies in...
Asymmetric TIG - CAUGHT ON CAMERA!
131,836 views - 01/18/18
Follow up to my oscilloscopic call for help. Figured it out with a little help from my friends (you!). User error: I is dumb. But,...
169,643 views - 01/16/18
Pretty please, sugar on top. I was hoping to use my scope to play with / explore asymmetric TIG; haven't had any luck. Might be over my...
Bench Shear & Universal Vise
555,291 views - 01/14/18
Hey. How ya doin? Having a good weekend? Not a lot going on here, but picked up an old bench metal shear and (finally!) a universal...
TIG Water Cooler Than I Used To Be!
858,881 views - 01/09/18
Unexpected Christmas present! Arctic Chill water cooler for the tig torch. Note: not a sponsored video. In fact I proceed to destroy...
Bushings and Gears: The Prequel
411,452 views - 12/28/17
Prequel to a soon-to-be-released winter blockbuster.
Shoot'n The Poop #6 - Fixin' Stuff
391,420 views - 12/04/17
As always with these poop shoots, footage I didn't quite know what to do with, but you may enjoy following along. Fluke Multimeter -...
Marvels of Injection Molding!
732,925 views - 11/29/17
Ball valve autopsy. Answering the age old question: how DID they get that ball in there?
How To Bending?!
729,030 views - 11/24/17
Little follow up on the weld cart build where I did a lot of bending but didn't pay it much mind. Sheet metal, specifically, but this...
WELD CART BUILD - Part 3/3
319,768 views - 11/13/17
3rd and final weld cart build video.
Weld Cart Build - Part2
431,910 views - 11/01/17
Almost there! Mostly screwing around but some welding talk: torch control in 2T and 4T modes, weld distortion, that sort of stuff....
Weld Cart Build (not really)
398,094 views - 10/23/17
I meant to build a cart, I swear. Mostly talking about the cart, design considerations, and weld settings for the hobby crowd.
TIG Torch 2: Flex-Loc and the CK-80
174,460 views - 09/28/17
Doing a little housekeeping, thought I'd share my impressions of the CK Flex-Loc and CK-80 torches. --------------------------------...
442,824 views - 09/24/17
Some basic information on metalworking lathe chucks. Which to pick, why, pros/cons, that sort'a thing.
Power Supply Rebuild - CNC Router
187,087 views - 09/17/17
Recently burnt out the transformer on my CNC router. Decided to rebuild the drive/stepper power supply. What you're about to see ......
CAD, Master Modeling, & The Diresta Prototype
199,971 views - 09/12/17
All the gory details of the Diresta prototype build. This video includes: a LOT of talking, CAD (Master Modeling), answered one or two...
PROTOTYPING! - The Diresta Collaboration
506,421 views - 09/06/17
Building a functional prototype, start to finish, from hand sketch to working model. The concept and sketch are Jimmy Diresta's....
Easy CNC Engraving (Mach4)
124,038 views - 09/01/17
CNC Engraving? Let's have a look at Mach4's built in (i.e., free!) engraving wizard.
G54 - You Sunk My Battleship!
244,171 views - 08/28/17
It felt like I'd left something out of the touch probe video: how I'm handling the offset probe... so... here we are. Basics CNC Work...
DIY Touch Probe & Cheap Mist Coolant
192,507 views - 08/25/17
Some unexpected CNC downtime, took the "opportunity" for a tune-up, added mist coolant and a DIY touch probe.
TIG with TOT: AC Frequency?!
263,876 views - 08/08/17
What does AC Frequency adjustment really do in TIG welding? Sit back, relax, and listen to This Old Tony go completely off the rails.
Lazy MACHINISTS' JACKS
1,019,552 views - 08/07/17
Machinists' jacks are useful everywhere and can be a great lathe project: turning, threading, knurling, etc. Took the easy way out this...
GO KART - Part 4 - COMPLETED!
1,398,960 views - 08/02/17
Save a few odds & ends the go kart is finished. Not sure who's happier, me or the kids. -------------------------------- Music: Strut...
GO KART - PART 3
1,124,278 views - 07/25/17
This week! on... This Old Tony! Front end, steering & controls! I'd hoped to cover the whole kart build in 3 videos, but alas, twas not...
Kicking the tires on a NEW TIG WELDER!
313,061 views - 07/03/17
After much soul searching, went for the HTP Invertig 221 AC/DC. These are my first impressions. Spoiler Alert: it doesn't have tires....
GO KART BUILD - Misc Info
300,474 views - 06/27/17
If you haven't seen Parts 1 and 2, this might not make much sense. Just some more information as I work through the go kart. Also,...
"CHAINSAW" GO KART! - PART 2
1,694,032 views - 06/26/17
No longer a chainsaw go kart but what's a fella to do? Part 2 is a late-game engine-change & building the front end, including most of...
Sharpening Drill Bits - The Long Way Round
1,110,757 views - 06/12/17
Sharpening drill bits by hand -- by which I mean a bench grinder. This also got way longer than I expected.
CHAINSAW GO KART! - Part 1
2,878,568 views - 06/06/17
Start of a chainsaw driven go kart; Part 1 - building (most of) the drivetrain / back end.
My TIG Is Breaking Up With Me - Part 2
158,218 views - 05/20/17
Quick follow up to the TIG situation / answering some Q's. Project / build videos coming soon, cross my heart.
My TIG Is Breaking Up With Me
198,367 views - 05/13/17
My oscilloscope and I pick up on what my TIG welder is laying down. The news doesn't look good.
Boring Heads & Tapers & Spheres, Oh My!
387,576 views - 04/11/17
Thought I'd share a couple of old boring head tricks. Specifically, using a boring head to cut tapers and spheres.
Building a Rotary Weld Table
939,407 views - 04/05/17
Just like it says on the tin, home built rotary table for welding. Always wanted one of these. Wasn't disappointed. ---- Special...