metalwork

Sit Back And Relax To This Video Of A Watch Getting Engraved

Sit Back And Relax To This Video Of A Watch Getting Engraved

After the hectic chaos that surrounds Halloween, it can be nice to relax a bit and just take a few deep breaths. This video by Reinis Stripnieks has served as a relaxing and mesmerizing piece of art. In this video they are taking a Panerai watch that is a bit aged, and doing a restoration […]

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Designing 3D Printed Stamps For Metal Pressing

Designing 3D Printed Stamps For Metal Pressing

Shaping metal with 3D printed forms

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Bill Domby’s Metalwork Menagerie

Bill Domby’s Metalwork Menagerie

Bill left a legacy in the form of a metal sculpture zoo featuring elephants, bears, toads, and more (much more).

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I’m Completely Entranced by this Hand-Push Engraving Video

I’m Completely Entranced by this Hand-Push Engraving Video

[youtube=http://youtu.be/8Zv2bbbEGPE?t=2m44s] Has it been a busy week for you? Need a bit of relaxation with a maker twist? Instead of firing up that tired sounds of the ocean soundtrack grab your fuzziest headphones and crank them up to the tune of soothing sharpener swooshes from professional engraver Sam Alfano. In the above video, you can watch Sam carve out intricate […]

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MAKE Magazine Interviews NASA Administrator Charles Bolden

MAKE Magazine Interviews NASA Administrator Charles Bolden

To showcase NASA’s new initiatives in Advanced Manufacturing, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden toured the National Center for Advanced Manufacturing Rapid Prototyping Facility at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.

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How-To: Make a buckle from nails

How-To: Make a buckle from nails

I found this cool light blacksmithing video from YouTuber SgtViktor at How to History, an online clearinghouse of traditional handwork tutorials. To be fair, the bucklemaker in question uses all kind of modern power tools and abrasives, but the site is nonetheless a great resource. Other personal faves include How to Build a Coracle, How to Set a Copper Rivet, and How to Make Handmade Nails. [Thanks, Matt Fedorko!]

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