Category: Shop Talk

Shop Talk – What Are Thrust Bearings!

In this episode, we will be taking a look at the unsung hero being the “thrust bearing” as lesser know then it sibling the radial bearing. It is just important when your building machine tools! Here are the ones I…

Shop Talk – Etching Pen Unboxing and Discussion!

In this episode, we will be doing a brief unboxing (packaging really) of these Tungsten Carbide Tip Scriber 2 Pack, Aluminium Etching Engraving Pen with Clip and Magnet for Glass/Ceramics/Sheet Metal! (see more here: amzn.to/2BqOc3o While old hat for all…

Shop Talk – New Aluminum Cutting Blade!

In this episode, we will be testing out the Evolution Power Tools RAGEBLADE 7-1/4-Inch Multipurpose Cutting Blade for Steel, Aluminum, Wood and Plastics (see more here: amzn.to/2TVg6LN) to cut some OpenBeam Maker Rail (V-Slot) (see more here: amzn.to/2Cw06bS) If your…

Shop Talk – Nifty Speed Tap!

In this episode, we will be taking a look at this nifty new “speed” tap set I got on Amazon (see more here: amzn.to/2FWieyZ) and think it will be hand for 3D printing and other maker tasks around the shop!…