Sherline 5329 Shop Secrets Video Measuring Tools (DVD)
Mike Rehmus is not only an expert machinist, he also is a
professional video photographer and editor. He is probably best
known among model engineers for his annual video documentation at
the N.A.M.E.S. and P.R.I.M.E. shows. He has now produced the first
in what will be a series of videos for the home machinist and has
put a lot of effort into making this video not only informative but
also fun to watch. Photography, lighting, titles, animation and
narration are all first rate.
He takes each measuring tool used by a machinist and covers how
it works, how it is used and how it is maintained. You will learn
about everything from micrometers and calipers to depth mics. Even
something as basic as using a scribe properly is covered. Where
necessary to explain a concept, excellent animated visuals are
If you are new to machining, your parts will only be as accurate
as your ability to measure them. Learn what tools you need to buy
for your shop and the proper way to use them right from the start.
Unless you were fortunate to apprentice under a real expert with
measuring tools, you will learn a lot from this video. If you are
new to machining, the price is almost insignificant compared to the
knowledge you will gain.