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Adam's Favorite Tools: Motorized Angle Polisher

As seen in his recent restoration of his Nagra IV-S plastic cover, Adam demonstrates the usefulness of a motorized angle polisher like the one made by Proxxon in his buffing of a spacesuit helmet!

Adam Restores Clear Plastic Discoloration

As a quick follow-up to his recent One Day Build for his Nagra IV-S audio recorder, Adam attempts to renew and restore the discoloration of its clear plastic lid, using a combination of hydrogen peroxide and plastic polish compound.

Adam's One Day Builds: Machinist Tools Cabinet!

Adam revisits another one of his shop infrastructure builds he completed over two years ago: his machine tools cabinet situated next to his shop lathe.

Adam's Favorite Tools: Color Coded Hex Key Sets!

While Adam has long kept his workshop stocked with his favorite Bondhus T-handle hex wrenches, he recently picked up sets of these Wiha Hex L-Keys that are beautifully and smartly color coded for quick identification.

Adam's Favorite Tools: Pin Gauges!

Adam looks upon the landscape of pin gauges to dive back into an examination of metrology (the science of measurement!) and demonstrates how he uses this set of steel calibration equipment in his machining projects.