Making a Jacob’s Ladder to Celebrate a Million Subs!

Hi. Shh. (Trying to focus.) Y-YEAH!! ((slap hands)) ONE MILLION SUBSCRIBERS! {{burst-open party horn noise}} {{plop}} Well, this calls for two things. First, I’d like to make a celebration candle, which I’ll make out of a Jacob’s ladder; And second, …I’m gonna *give away four* of these Lulzbot mini to you, my viewers and patrons, […]

How to Make a Shunt Current Sense Resistor

Hi, I want to make a *beep* I said shunt! I want to make a *shunt* current sense resistor. Basically the way we measure current is by converting it into voltage passing it through a known resistor which we call a shunt and so the current is the measured voltage divided by the known resistance. […]

Discover the Best Value Welder From Hobart: Handler 140

– Spark your imagination, with the Handler 140 Wire Feed Welder. Quick select drive roll makes set up quicker by offering three grooves for two solid wires and one flux cored. Five position tapped voltage control selector allows for easy fine tuning. Uses 115 volt input power. 140 amps of power. Spark your imagination.

A Versatile Welder/Generator in the Champion 145

– Spark your imagination with the Champion 145 Welder/Generator. Portable at 220 pounds with running gear and roll bar frame built for added protection. Briggs & Stratton Intek engine with 6.25 gallon fuel tank for longer run times. 4,500 watt surge power and 4,000 watts continuous power to run additional tools. Can handle DC stick […]

How to Make The Metal Melter

In a previous video I used a modified Microwave Oven Transformer as an electrical metal melter. In this video you’ll learn step by step how it was made, and what I’m using it for now. In a previous project, I found an old microwave in a dumpster and hacked it open to see what components […]

Why 3 Phase AC instead of Single Phase???

Hi. In my last video, I talked about how Tesla won the AC-DC battle against Edison. But then he shoved three-phase AC down our throats instead of single-phase AC. Edison: “Oh no, he didn’t. He always asked for too much” Ah, get lost Eddy! Obviously Tesla had a good reason. What is a three-phase AC? […]

Make a Spot Welder for Cheap!!

A typical resistance spot welder like this can range in price from around $200 to over $800! That’s a little out of my price range, so for this project let’s make this one from common materials, and for just a few bucks! This modified transformer is the heart of the Spot Welder, and you might […]

Why Use AC Instead of DC at Home??

Hi. Why do we ever use AC to power homes instead of DC? Haven’t I showed you that AC is typically more dangerous than DC? [Painful Gurgle] Can we run everything on DC? Yes! In fact pretty much every device at home has to rectify AC into DC first before it can use it so […]