Making a Massive Boat in the Middle of Oklahoma with a PCNC 770

In the middle of Oklahoma, just north of Tulsa, a large boat, known as SV Seeker, sits in Doug Jackson’s front yard. He’s been building the boat for a while now, documenting the process on YouTube, and he recently picked up a PCNC 770 to aid in the endeavor.

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Shooting Cannons and Talking Shop at Saunders’ Open House

John Saunders’ third annual open house went off as expected … busy, lots of excited machinists and metalworkers, and tons of interesting conversations.

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11 Metalworking Masters of YouTube

In today's era of instant access, the world of CNC and metalworking has become easier to access than ever. Even if you're a professionally trained machinist or a welding tradesman, YouTube is a resource that has become vital to improving your work and skills. Here are 11 metalworking masters on YouTube, that might help you take your machining and metalworking to the next level. [youtube]C8J7jae917E[/youtube] Ebbco does a lot of tips and tricks on his channel, but he also spends a great deal of time making some cool custom car parts. [youtube]5xmEyFmT5Oo[/youtube] OxTool provides a video journal of his daily life, spent designing and building special tools, instruments, and mechanical devices for the scientific, medical, product development, and metal working industries. [youtube]AJVKOHPe9tw[/youtube] Lisa Winter is a Tormach Brand Ambassador and a participant in ABC's BattleBots. Her channel is just getting off the ground, but she knows her stuff and plans to show off some interesting builds. [youtube]Dx0Ta1rkVkU[/youtube] Jason Hughes was one of the first to pick up a PCNC 440. His channel shows off some of his coolest builds and how he uses his Tormach machine. [youtube]qMrlyEreba8[/youtube] This Old Tony is a DIYer that just likes to make things. With his comedic overtones, Tony walks you through all sorts of builds; from an end mill grinding fixture to a custom espresso pot. [youtube]fX_iVjlXMr8[/youtube] Inspiration Metalworks runs his own shop and shows off the progress of his projects using a PCNC 440 and a 15L Slant-PRO lathe. [youtube]SRq9rWUtA7s[/youtube] S2Jesse makes everything from robots to movie prop replicas to knives with his PCNC 1100, 15L Slant-PRO lathe, and his PSG 612 grinder, and he documents it all through his YouTube channel.

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For the Love of CNC: The John Saunders Story

Many Tormach customers know John Saunders, in fact there are many that know Tormach because of John Saunders and his YouTube channel, NYC CNC.  Saunders started his path to CNC machining by sleeping next to his mill in a one-bedroom apartment in New York. He began machining parts for others for fun, when his eyes turned to Tormach. “It’s all I wanted,” he explains. “This thing, the PCNC 1100, was a monster machine for me.”

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Say Hello to the Tormach Brand Ambassadors

The number of customers that have Tormach machines has grown quite a bit over the years, and with customers, the community has expanded as well. Today, we’ve announced the list of our official Tormach Brand Ambassadors. Makers, machinists, entrepreneurs, roboticists, and so much more, these Tormach owners are exemplifying everything that Tormach machinery is capable of creating.

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A Digital Mentor in Your Garage

When getting started with CNC and machining, it helps to have a mentor and get some hands-on experience. But, for a lot of folks, this isn't always easy.

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