A Sand Dollar’s Breakfast is Totally Metal | Deep Look

It’s a beachcomber’s prize. But this sand dollar is just an empty husk… a skeleton. This is what sand dollars really look like. Off the coast of California, Pacific sand dollars snuggle up together, like a big pile of purple sea cookies. They’re fuzzy… almost cuddly. But look closer… That fuzz is actually made up […]

Can You Melt Obsidian and Cast a Sword?

Over the past few months I’ve been working on this video as a follow-up to user comments on a previous video on if it’s possible to cast obsidian. This proved to be a major challenge that took six attempts, broke multiple crucibles and two different kilns. But I didn’t want to stop until I finally […]

How To Turn Styrofoam, Into Solid Aluminum

For this video, I’m going to show you how to convert something made of styrofoam, into something made of solid aluminum, using common play sand, and a little bit of magic. Start with some foam board from the dollar store and peel the paper layers off the top and the bottom. Now draw, or print […]

How To Apply Body Filler – Mixing, Spreading, Sanding & Tips – Part 2 of 3 – Kevin Tetz at Eastwood

if I get on it too soon it’s going to load my paper I don’t necessarily want that but I want to find that magic window – I can I can really go to town and I can get this level and shape quickly and efficiently now it is going to continue to shrink somewhat […]

Why Roller Coaster Track is Filled with Sand

For the past century, theme parks all over the world have been battling one another to construct taller, faster, and more exhilarating thrill machines in order to outshine the competition and attract the largest crowds. Driving this battle forward are the engineers and roller coaster designers who have developed innovative ways to build these towering […]

Making a Rail Anvil Stand

The rail gets traced here to establish a template The outline is cut using a bandsaw The template fits over the rail in both directions Strips of 1/2″ plywood are cut on the table saw Plywood squares are cut The template is used to trace the outline onto each square Holes are drilled to help […]

The Amazing Life of Sand | Deep Look

Sand is a time capsule. Every grain tells a story. Sand can be anything that’s been worn down until it’s reduced to some tiny essential fragment of what it once was. It’s a technical term. Bigger than sand? That’s gravel. Smaller? Silt. Go to beaches across the world and you find sand that looks completely […]

How To Apply Body Filler – Mixing, Spreading, Sanding & Tips – Part 2 of 3 – Kevin Tetz at Eastwood

if I get on it too soon it’s going to load my paper I don’t necessarily want that but I want to find that magic window – I can I can really go to town and I can get this level and shape quickly and efficiently now it is going to continue to shrink somewhat […]

Smoothing PLA with Sandpaper

Hi, Welcome to Tinkerine Experiments. This is a new series where we will take different myths and rumors around 3D printing and test them out for ourselves. Today we are going to start things off with something simple. We will take these PLA prints and some sandpaper to try to polish the surface. We have […]

HOW TO: Add Sand To Your Aquarium – CHEAP, CLEAN and SAFE!

Hey, everybody Joey here again and welcome back Today, I’m going to be showing you [how] to add sand to your aquarium Some important things to know [when] you’re adding sandal To your [aquarium] is first you need to clean it and how to add it into the tank properly So that’s what I’m going […]