This video by George Carlson shows the method of grinding lathe tools at The MakerBarn. Uniform grinding techniques are important for tool longevity of shared tools.
We had about 20 MakerBarn members volunteer their time and effort to take simple 2×4’s and make them useful pieces of furniture for the Conroe House of Prayer, a church for the homeless. It was a fun and productive morning!
Thread cutting procedure on the lathe at The MakerBarn. For great information on thread cutting and other machining procedures, see Joe Pieczynski’s YouTube channel. His thread measuring video is at: https://youtu.be/be6Q9mm4vEQ A link to the chart used in this video is below: http://www.team358.org/files/mechanical/Clausing12inLatheMakingThreads.pdf
Part seven of the Bridgeport Mill series. This installment discusses end mills and other cutters. The video uses the machines and tooling at The MakerBarn, but should be helpful to others as well.
Hope you enjoy this quick video tour of The MakerBarn in Magnolia, Texas. Video and narration by George Carlson.
This is an introductory video for members of The MakerBarn who wish to become qualified on the Grizzly G4003 Lathe. It may be useful to others who are interested in this lathe.
The second of a two part discussion on work holding in the mill. If you can’t hold it, you can’t cut it. The video uses the machines and tooling at The MakerBarn, but should be helpful to others as well.
First of a two part series on simple workholding in the Bridgeport Milling Machine. This video was done at The MakerBarn using tooling available at the makerspace.
This video is a review of and instruction on the operation of the Grizzly G0817 bandsaw at The MakerBarn. The saw has been setup with a 1/2″ Wood Slicer blade and performs very well.
In this video we show how to quickly mount a Kurt type vise and true it up. All that’s needed is a test indicator, holder, mallet, and a little patience. This video is Part 4 in the MakerBarn Bridgeport video series.
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