If you are just starting out in your home shop or need a few ideas for your next project you will certainly find it in this episode. After getting through the craft beer podcast and shop updates, which involve Max getting a tow, Max and Justin talk about useful simple shop tools as well as Tchotchkes and probably everything in between (don’t tell us you’re surprised!). In the process both Max and Justin have extended their shop project lists. You could even make a really nice homemade brake line flaring tool (we won’t talk about liability):
Some of the interesting links:
- Jere Mihalov’s site, “Adventures in Watchmaking”: https://watchmaking.weebly.com/
- Jere’s miniature finger clamping plate: https://watchmaking.weebly.com/fingerplate.html
- My first lathe project, a watchmaker’s screw head polisher (in 3 posts): http://joyofprecision.com/tagged/screwhead%20polisher
- “Yoyo Design 101” video series by ZachTheSloth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RmFeVW3wSk&list=PL3AHXYpH1So6XXPa5BL8qs16Rx5dGvUZ4
- Tool steel Valentine’s locket: http://joyofprecision.com/post/44676455259/tool-steel-valentines-locket
Hand-held lantern chuck: http://joyofprecision.com/post/52516755196/making-a-lantern-chuck
- Magic! http://joyofprecision.com/tagged/magic
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Max’s website: The Joy of Precision and also his Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdMt_havo3BxZJscvRCOGcw Max’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joyofprecision/
Justin’s Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/thecogwheel Justin’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecogwheel/
2 thoughts on “Home Shop Machinists Podcast – Episode 15 – Snowed, Towed, and Tooled”
I enjoyed the latest Podcast, and got a kick out of seeing my stuff here too! Keep up the good work!
Ok just listened to this one. If anyone is just getting started in machining a great place to start is George H Thomas’ “the model engineers workshop manual”. I think it is the best book on hobby machining ever written. He wrote a column in Model Engineer. Stephane had castings for his dividing head and did a couple of videos so he must know the book. There are simple projects right up to complex projects, mostly tooling. Also a lot of practical guidance on how to tackle various challenging machining operations like parting off. It is sold by Tee publishing. This book ruined my life.