These are a couple Instagram videos of Flare Fabrications using a powerful burning laser to clean the grime off of a penny and dime, leaving a Mike Tyson style face tattoo on George Washing in the process, and cool guy shades on Roosevelt. Now I want one of those lasers.
In Metal Gear Solid news, this is a video from the fun-loving Finnish couple of Beyond The Press at a factory to see how a 10-ton bevel gear is machined. How are they machined? Very slowly, and it takes about two weeks to finish one gear. For reference, if I
This is some footage from an aluminum extrusion line where an overpressure event causes a catastrophic and fiery failure, opening a portal to a demon dimension in the process. I….I think I’ve visited that dimension before. Not a good time. Thankfully (and amazingly), nobody was injured in the incident, which
This is a video of a piece of steel being formed into a giant glowing coil at a steel mill. Obviously, your first reaction was, “My God I want to play with that Slinky.” And you totally should. Go ahead — pick it up. Speaking of picking things up, I
This is a video of guitarist Andre Antunes (previously: adding heavy metal to a hog calling competition — also, great last name for a musician) providing a little heavy metal accompaniment to Gordon Ramsey absolutely laying into people on Hell’s Kitchen. That, uh, that seems like a really abusive work
This is a video from musician and Youtuber Andrea Boma Boccarusso providing a history of metal music, from the 1950’s to present. His lesson plan includes “a medley of metal examples accompanied by descriptions, artists, and albums that typified each era.” Neato. Of course if you don’t have time to
A patron of J.B. Hart Music Co. in Grand Junction, Colorado recently anonymously gifted a Dimebag Darrell signature Dean Guitar to Fallon, a young Pantera fan who would regularly visit the store and request to play the instrument (this one). Some more details about the heartwarming incident while I wipe
This is a video of Youtuber The Metalist restoring an axe blade and adding some extra flair to it by welding on some extra metal, then engraving a bitchin’ skull into it. Now imagine splitting some heads with this thing! I’m calling the police. Get someone to think something, say