Cool Video of the Day

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  1. HardOCP News

    HardOCP News [H] News

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    I was going to go with a "I heard you liked cubes so I put a cube inside of a cube" joke but this is way too cool for that. Music kicks ass too. :cool:
     
  2. Deezus

    Deezus Gawd

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    It was tough, but worth the wait for the ending.
     
  3. S-F

    S-F Gawd

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    Nothing but a lathe!


    I wish I had a machine shop. :(
     
  4. mynamehere

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    FTFY
     
  5. Jackal_X

    Jackal_X n00b

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    Didn't think i was going to watch the whole thing, but i sat in aweeeeeee...sumness.

    Cube, within a cube, within another fuckin' cube. Like a boss.
     
  6. Gottfried Leibnizzle

    Gottfried Leibnizzle Limp Gawd

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    My father made one of these back in the day as part of his apprenticeship examinations. Out of brass. Apparently it was a standard "thing" you had to do for your national diploma in fitting and turning. Something else he made was a flexible moebius strip of interlocking segments that could not be separated, machined out of a solid block of steel.

    The old timers were a clever bunch - a deeper connection with physical objects, the stuff they were made of and how they work. We're worse off I think with each passing generation.
     
  7. Grahamkracka

    Grahamkracka [H]ard|Gawd

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    This is not that difficult. Time consuming and tedious yes...but it's really just cutting out a set of radii and depths 6 times. I actually teach people how to use a lathe by running them through making one of these.
     
  8. Quartz-1

    Quartz-1 [H]ardness Supreme

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    It's still very cool.
     
  9. Zepher

    Zepher [H]ipster Replacement

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    I want one, someone make me one please.
     
  10. Rahh

    Rahh [H]ard|Gawd

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    One step closer to case modding!
     
  11. Bone_Enterprise

    Bone_Enterprise Enter in the Rear

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    That is pretty impressive I must say.
     
  12. Dildonose

    Dildonose Limp Gawd

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    That man really knows his stuff.
     
  13. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics I don't get it

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    Gotta say, one side of my was bored out of his mind watching the same thing 6 times in a row using a lathe... but another side of me never ever thought you could make a cube on a lathe, however seeing what was done it then seemed quite obvious. I liked how he filled in with hot glue before the final side, I was thinking that was awfully close to breaking if he cuts that final side.

    I had a lathe, gave it to my uncle, as I really never had a use for it (It was my grandfathers) and just took up space on a bench that is better used for tools I actually do use (drill press, chop saw, etc). Part of me does wish I had a larger garage though, because I wouldn't mind a lathe just for doing funny stuff like this :)
     
  14. deadlift1

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    I'm not sure how much longer guys with the knowledge and skill to do this will be around. I hope he has an apprentice or two that he is passing this on to. That was amazing.
     
  15. Burticus

    Burticus [H]ardness Supreme

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    That was pretty damn cool. I wondered how a cylinder of aluminum ( I assume that was aluminum) would turn into a cube.
     
  16. dgz

    dgz [H]ardness Supreme

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    I watched the whole thing but it was worth it. Bravo, инженер BrunS.
     
  17. Ravenrex

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    I've seen this done with wood and a forstner bit. Much easier to make out of wood, but much cooler to see it made out of metal.