The best channel on YouTube: AvE, the Canadian machinist

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The best channel on YouTube: AvE, the Canadian machinist

Postby 626Pilot » Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:55 pm

Picture this: Your uncle who likes to drink beer in a two-car garage crammed full of mills, lathes, and bins full of transducers and BUNA-N O-rings, while milling steel, tearing down and scrutinizing tools from Harbor Fright and DeWilt and explaining every last thing from the plastic it's sheathed in to the functioning of pneumatics, hydraulics, and electric motors, cobbling together weird machines, and cussing while talking amicably about life. That's basically what goes on. His day job is doing mechanical engineering for governments and companies around the world. When he comes home, we get to watch him mess around in his workshop. As of today, he's got 587K subscribers.

I have to warn you. These videos are addictive. If you click one, your whole weekend could be shot. Also, he says things like "That's the **** for Dolly" pretty much all the time.

Ardunio-controlled rotary spindexer, what fer to get repeatable rotary milling without G-code: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK9G5l9394Y

Friction drilling on the clapped-out Bridgeport! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-GOYNAltEw

Making a carbon foam oven out of bread: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-qOIO6IQWk

Disassembling a $1,000 Festool track saw: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oezp-_DcUgg

What is a skookum choocher? This 2,000 lb-ft. hydraulic torque wrench: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pg_qAN0PAcM

Broaching the subject of turning a round hole square: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7n1r5XfVkyk

Electrowetting! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQFZUps-O2Y

Impact Wrench Fight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WG8KU_ln77k

Measuring torkyou with a hydraulic cylinder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2b0-JoEDQIc

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Re: The best channel on YouTube: AvE, the Canadian machinist

Postby Tincho85 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:32 am

+1 now.
I'm watching the bread forge atm and already love him.

With the "Keep ya dick in a vice" he bought my subscription.
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Re: The best channel on YouTube: AvE, the Canadian machinist

Postby Xenocrates » Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:07 pm

Not to mention his current enjoyment of breaking snap-off tools with said hydraulic torque wrench, to compare them to chinese ones. It really is a great channel. This Old Tony is another fun one for learning machining and seeing sometimes crazy solutions, including his recent rebuilding of a unregulated DC supply for stepper motors.
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Postby geneb » Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:31 pm

Angry pixies are everywhere. :D

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Re: The best channel on YouTube: AvE, the Canadian machinist

Postby barry99705 » Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:55 am

Only guy I've ever seen open a cardboard box with a plasma torch!
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Re: The best channel on YouTube: AvE, the Canadian machinist

Postby Qdeathstar » Sat Nov 25, 2017 7:30 pm

Yes, he is the best.

I am a patreon. He inspired me to get a milling machine :D


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