The Best Metalworking Videos
Need a refresher on how write a program in G-code or some advice on how to handle your relationship with your customers? Look no further. Practical Machinist’s video library will provide answers to your metalworking questions and showcase machining content you didn't even know you needed.
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Machine Shop Tours
We take you inside machine shops around the world. See how metalworkers organize their shops, what type of work they typically do, and what kinds of machines and tools they use to get the job done.
Machine Shop Talk
In this series, Ian Sandusky of Lakewood Machine reviews common machine shop challenges. Whether you are a machinist or shop floor manager, Ian has the advice to help you tackle your day-to-day tasks.
If you want to learn more about G-code or improve your programming skills, you are in the right place. Led by the G-Code Tutor himself, Marc Cronin makes it easy to master CNC programming.
Learning from the Pros
Educators from advanced technical schools around the country provide tips and tricks, educational videos and machining technology insights to help you become a better machinist.
From the Metalworking Community
Machining stories. Industry peers open up about their learning experiences, challenges, wins and more. These Practical Machinist community members share their valuable insights with you.
Everything EDM – Learn to Burn
When it comes to EDM, the guys and gals over at Zero Tolerance are the experts. This show will cover all things electrical discharge machining, with brand new episodes dropping every month.
As the Spindle Turns
From requalifying a spindle component to completely rebuilding a new spindle, none of it could be done without a Grade A machine shop. This video series explores spindle related machining processes.
Making the Cut
Here manufacturing technology topics are covered with those on the shop floor in mind and bringing that perspective into the conversation. Come explore the places where the future of metalworking is shaped.
Machinist Know How
Simple. Machining. Solutions. In this series, you'll find short, how-to videos for troubleshooting common machine shop challenges. Brought to you in collaboration with the Universal Machinist.
Becoming a Practical Machinist
Ken is starting a machining business from the ground up, right inside his garage. Get an inside look at the day-to-day at Parent Manufacturing and join Ken as he documents the journey of following his dream.
Grab back to back videos of hot machining applications from high speed machining processes to tight tolerances, and more. The videos were realized with the help of Practical Machinist community members.
Breaking the Cycle
Rise Up Industries assists previously incarcerated, formerly gang involved individuals to successfully reenter society with their fully functioning machine shop. Learn the member's stories and their skills.