Customer Videos

If you search “Sherline” on YouTube you will find a plethora of videos put up by Sherline customers. Sherline users are not only producing high-quality pieces with their Sherline machines, but many of them are also producing high-quality videos showcasing their work. They offer great how-tos and reviews on a variety of topics. These videos are the property of their creators and are unsolicited by Sherline.

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MiniMachining Metal: machining on a smaller scale

A great collection of videos ranging from how to set up Sherline lathes and mills, discussing safety and terminology, to machining projects. Following is a list of links to his sites and some of his videos.

MiniMachining YouTube Channel

MiniMachining Website

Lathe 102: Alignment, Accuracy, Capacity

Sherline Mill 101 – Terminology & Safety

Lathe 151 – Thread Cutting Attachment

Lathe 152 – External Thread Cutting

Sherline Gib Adjustment

Sherline Lathe & Mill Backlash

CNC 101: Intro to CNC

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Clickspring: Amateur Clockmaking, Machine Shop…and other stuff

Clickspring is a home machine shop channel, with a focus on clock making. Following is a list of links to his sites and some of his videos.

Clickspring YouTube Channel

Clickspring Website

Milling a Metal Scriber

Machining A Tailstock Die Holder For The Sherline Lathe – Part 1

Machining A Tailstock Die Holder For The Sherline Lathe – Part 2

How to Make a Clock in the Home Machine Shop — 20 Part Series

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KenToonz: The Art and Craftsmanship of Zeamon

Ken Condal has put together a series of videos highlighting many of his machining projects. Following is a list of links to his sites and some of his videos.

KenToonz YouTube Channel

KenToonz Website

Making A Clock: Part 1 Introduction

Making A Clock: Part 2A Cutting Gear Teeth

Making A Clock: Part 2B Gear Spoke CAM

Making A Clock: Part 2C Cutting Gear Spokes

Making A Clock: Part 3 Making The Frame

Making A Clock: Part 4 CNC Lathe Work

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Downriver Tools

Downriver Tools is a Sherline dealer that specializes in producing plan sets, and soon, finished tools and accessories to convert Benchtop and Tool Room lathes into production turret lathes. Following is a list of links to their sites and some of their videos.

Downriver Tools YouTube Channel

Downriver Tools Website

Bed Turret for Sherline Lathe

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Inspire to Make: Videos of Cool DIY Objects

Igor creates beautiful DIY videos while creating cool objects, turned on a Sherline 4400 lathe, like a mini cannon and a ring crafted from a piece of meteorite. In addition to working with metals, he also shows his skills in woodworking, leather craftsmanship, and electronics.

Inspire to Make YouTube Channel

Inspire to Make Website

DIY Mini Cannon

Meteorite Ring

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Hercek Fine Billiard Cues

Joel Hercek builds custom, one-of-a-kind cues for each of his customers. Hercek has built cues for some of today’s most famous players and astute collectors.

Hercek Fine Billiard Cues Website

Video: Turning a Billiard Cue on a Custom Sherline Lathe

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Dzuricky Custom Cues

Bob Dzuricky makes custom pool cues using a custom-built Sherline lathe mounted to a CNC Route.

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Video: Turning a Billiard Cue on a custom Sherline lathe mounted to a CNC Router

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PerúMechanics

Carlos Vicente is producing helical gears on a Sherline mill without the aid of CNC. He prefers using more traditional methods when machining his projects. He is so “Old School” that he even has a steam engine that can run his lathe. To see more of his projects check out his YouTube channel. The videos are in Spanish, but he has provided English subtitles.

Video: Cutting Helical Gear on a Sherline Mill / Engranaje helicoidal en mini fresadora Sherline