Industrial C-Clamp build | Fabtech 2017

Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4716013 Merchandise - https://www.zhfabrications.com/store/ Tools used - https://www.zhfabrications.com/tools/ Instagram - ZHfabrications - https://www.instagram.com/zhfabricati... Waterlox Tung oil wood finish - https://waterlox.com/zh-fabrications Links to other Fabtech build videos(I'll keep this updated as they go live): Jimmy Diresta - https://youtu.be/N-vqToGJ5j8 Tracklist 1. Jahzzar - FO 2. Juanitos - Cool Raggae Party 3.Cullah - Gone Away 4 Cullah - Rhapsody in Lieu of Etude What a great event! It's always a dream working alongside the very people who got me started in this field. I have never experienced a more positive community in my life. Jimmy Diresta, April Wilkerson, Johnny Brooke(Crafted Workshop), John Malecki, and Doug(Retroweld), you guys are all incredible! Special thanks to Craig Coffey, and Lincoln Electric for getting us all together for this event! ZH Fabrications Industrial C-Clamp build | Fabtech 2017

Bombproof Industrial shelf | DIY

Thank you Patrons, Supporters, Lincoln Electric & Waterlox!

Tools & Products used:

Shop Truck 1961 Chevy Apache: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEUu...

METAL WORKING:
Dewalt DW872 Cold Saw - http://amzn.to/2nH4KdP
Dewalt Flexvolt Angle Grinder - http://amzn.to/2onIcze
Dewalt DWE4011 Angle Grinder - http://amzn.to/2oDDrGc
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig Welder - http://amzn.to/2o4Z9RW
Proto 90 degree die grinder - http://amzn.to/2vYgQq9

WOODWORKING Dewalt DHS90AT2 Miter Saw - http://amzn.to/2yzstVU
DEWALT DW734 Planer - http://amzn.to/2nHeqow
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill - http://amzn.to/2ncJIZe
Preppin' Weapon Sanding Block - http://amzn.to/2uitBwm
FINISH Waterlox Tung oil finish - https://waterlox.com/zh-fabrications
Mineral Spirits - http://amzn.to/2oN1Kkr
Denatured Alcohol - http://amzn.to/2ojHeUt
Rust-Oleum sunrise red enamel - http://amzn.to/2voc0iH
Minwax Dark Walnut wood stain - http://amzn.to/2nOdLT3
SC Johnson Paste Wax - http://amzn.to/2oNdfJd

TRACKLIST
1. Bombay Laughing Club - When you're gone
2. Cletus got shot - Slaughter Mtn.
3. Michael Chapman & the woodpiles - The Titanic

Forged farmhouse style coat rack | How-To

 

Tools & Products used:


Forging equipment NC Tools Whisper Momma Forge - http://amzn.to/2xzxaML
Brent Bailey Modified New style hammer - http://bit.ly/2ynazDF
SC Johnson Paste Wax - http://amzn.to/2oNdfJd
Metal & woodworking equipment DEWALT DW872
Cold Saw - http://amzn.to/2nH4KdP
Sharpie (12 pk) - http://amzn.to/2nfYhLr
Dewalt DWE4011 Angle Grinder - http://amzn.to/2oDDrGc
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill - http://amzn.to/2ncJIZe
DEWALT DWE6000 Trim router - http://amzn.to/2o62P5M
DEWALT plunge router - http://amzn.to/2p4qO45
Swanson Speed Square - http://amzn.to/2ovSoHf
Freud Key Hole Bit - http://amzn.to/2xjxiSO

Industrial Farmhouse Table | DIY

Thank you Patrons, Supporters, Lincoln Electric & Waterlox!

Tools & Products used:
Shop Truck 1961 Chevy Apache: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEUu...
METAL WORKING: Dewalt DW872
Cold Saw - http://amzn.to/2nH4KdP
Dewalt Flexvolt Angle Grinder - http://amzn.to/2onIcze
Dewalt DWE4011 Angle Grinder - http://amzn.to/2oDDrGc
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig Welder - http://amzn.to/2o4Z9RW
Lincoln Electric 375 Air Plasma Cutter - http://amzn.to/2rwsx34
Swag Offroad Plasma circle cutter http://amzn.to/2w6Jqm2
Proto 90 degree die grinder - http://amzn.to/2vYgQq9

WOODWORKING Dewalt 20V circular saw - http://amzn.to/2ogpm0u
DEWALT DW734 Planer - http://amzn.to/2nHeqow
Dewalt DW682K Plate Joiner - http://amzn.to/2g4Qddy
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill - http://amzn.to/2ncJIZe
Brass threaded inserts - http://amzn.to/2owB6ff
Preppin' Weapon Sanding Block - http://amzn.to/2uitBwm
Fastcap Gluebot http://amzn.to/2nNKRqe
FINISH Waterlox Tung oil finish - https://waterlox.com/zh-fabrications
Sculpt Nouveau Cleaner & Degreaser - http://bit.ly/2lIJQd6
Mineral Spirits - http://amzn.to/2oN1Kkr
Sculpt Nouveau Metal wax http://bit.ly/2tIjaQU

MEASURING General tools digital bevel gauge http://amzn.to/2nNHpMr
Empire Drywall square - http://amzn.to/2o5alwi
Swanson Speed Square - http://amzn.to/2ovSoHf

TRACKLIST
1. Imperial Tiger Orchestra - Lale Lale
2. Jahzzar - Jardins du Luxembourg
3. Gnawledge - Flamencologa

Nashville Hangout & Dewalt Expo | Vlog 2

 

It's been a crazy month and a half--Okahoma, New York, Ohio, and Nashville. But I got to hang out with some of my favorite people: Johnny Brooke(Crafted Workshop), Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagget(I like to make stuff), David Picciuto(Make something), Brad Rodriguez(Fix this build that.)

Anyway, I thought it was time for a shop update, to let everyone know what I've been up to as well as what is in store for the future. I'd love to hear your feedback, and thanks for watching!

Distressed Industrial Desk | How-to

This is without a doubt one of my favorite builds! 

A client of mine recently commissioned me to design and build an industrial desk for his office--and well, lately I've been obsessed with pictures of old abandoned factories so I tried to work that aesthetic into the design, and this is what I came up with.

Special thanks to my Patrons, as well as Lincoln Electric, and Waterlox for sponsoring my work and making this possible!

Tools & Products used:

METAL WORKING:
Dewalt DW872 Cold Saw - http://amzn.to/2oHzZtF
Dewalt Flexvolt Angle Grinder - http://amzn.to/2onY6cy
Dewalt DWE4011 Angle Grinder - http://amzn.to/2oDEw0L
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig Welder - http://amzn.to/2oDCptD
Lincoln Electric 375 Air Plasma Cutter - http://amzn.to/2rwwvZF
Proto 90 degree die grinder - http://amzn.to/2v5JYNi
Arrow welding magnet (4-pack) - http://amzn.to/2uEMcCM
Dremel 4000 - http://amzn.to/2oDGK08

WOODWORKING
Dewalt 20V circular saw - http://amzn.to/2oQjMzs
DEWALT DW734 Planer - http://amzn.to/2nfTDNA
Dewalt DW682K Plate Joiner - http://amzn.to/2w3eOUi
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill - http://amzn.to/2p2QkpA
1/4"x20 Brass threaded inserts - http://amzn.to/2p2vv0U
Preppin' Weapon Sanding Block - http://amzn.to/2t3QeVa

FINISH
Waterlox Tung oil finish - https://waterlox.com/zh-fabrications
Sculpt Nouveau Cleaner & Degreaser - http://bit.ly/2lIJQd6
Mineral Spirits - http://amzn.to/2oDpkiY
Rust-Oleum sunrise red enamel - http://amzn.to/2iqQGry
Minwax Dark Walnut wood stain - http://amzn.to/2oEIwhm
SC Johnson Paste Wax - http://amzn.to/2ocj9lS

MEASURING
Empire Drywall square - http://amzn.to/2p8QKug
Swanson Speed Square - http://amzn.to/2nNBlmZ

TRACKLIST
1. Cullah - On the rising sun
2. Studio Noir - Strella Sing a Singsong to the Moon
3. Cullah - Comfort to you
4. Juanitos - Brasilian Reggae

Factory Industrial Desk | How-to

Jimmy Diresta's maker hangout | Vlog 1

What a great experience!
Special thanks to Jimmy & Taylor for accommodating everyone! ....more below

I'm also curious what you would all think of me putting out the occasional vlog, I'm thinking maybe once every month or so.... Is my life interesting enough? Let me know, I'd love to hear your thoughts!

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4716013

Attendees:
Jimmy Diresta - https://www.youtube.com/user/jimmydir...

Taylor Forrest - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClBK...

Giaco Whatever - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYH-...

Laura Kampf - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRix...

Paul Jackman - https://www.youtube.com/user/JackmanC...

Tim Sway - https://www.youtube.com/user/timsway

Vance Maker - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu12...

Paul Meyette - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-bR...

Brett Mcafee - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPqU...

Andy Birkey - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzYy...

Keith Decent - https://www.youtube.com/user/Protojones

Chris Cute - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpip...

Graz Makes- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS3L...

NIck Ryan - https://www.youtube.com/user/WCG

RhodyJeff - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClO7...
 

Modern Adirondack office chairs | DIY

First off--A special thanks to my Patrons!

I was recently commissioned to design and fabricate some unique office chairs for a local architecture firm. I ended up looking to Arch bridges for some design influence and this was the result. 

I invite you to follow along on my builds on my instagram: zhfabrications, and also check out my website and newsletter at www.zhfabrications.com

Here are the tools and products I used in the build:

Shop truck: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEUu6U3IpZGAlsJ524NpaAw

Metal work
DEWALT DW872 Cold Saw
Dewalt Flexvolt Angle Grinder
Dewalt DWE 4011 Angle Grinder
Empire Abrasives  flap discs & quick strip discs
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig Welder
Lincoln Electric 375 Air Plasma Cutter


Wood work
DEWALT DW716 Miter Saw
DEWALT DW734 Planer
Dewalt 20V circular saw
Preppin' Weapon Sanding Block
70s Delta Unisaw
Rockwell 14" Bandsaw
Old Stanley Block plane

Misc
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill
DEWALT 20-Volt Drill
Swanson Speed Square
General tools digital bevel gauge
Sharpie (12 pk) 

Wood & Metal finishing
Mineral Spirits
Rubio Monocoat
Sculpt Nouveau Metal wax

Tracklist:
1. Cullah - I'm on my way
2. Willbe- Walking all day long
3. Juanitos - Cool Reggae party

Designer Spotlight #6: Philippe Starck

Philippe Stark (1949-Present)

Philippe Starck is another one of my favorite designers--of course he is--this is my blog so naturally I'm going to write about my favorite designers. Anyway Philippe was born in France, and started his own industrial design company. His work later diversified to include everything from toothbrushes to motorcycles, Starck was even hired by Steve Jobs to design his 100 million euro Yacht (The Venus). Recently Philippe has been contracted to design and renovate several upscale hotels around the globe.

Philippe also hosted a pretty interesting TED talk recently where he discussed much of his design philosophy including his concept of "Democratic design"; the idea that well designed items should not only be attainable for the super elite.

In terms of trying to categorize the work of Philippe Starck, I think Modern would be the best fit. One of the things that attracts me to the work of Philippe Starck is his tendency to create conversation pieces--his work always seems to have a unique way of grabbing your attention. 

Plasma table for Lincoln Electric | DIY

Here's a project for my new plasma cutter.  My friends at Lincoln are having a promotion on their plasma machines until June 5—check out the link below so you don’t miss out. 
http://www.lincolnelectric.com/zhf-plasmania-plus

I want to thank all of my patrons, you guys are awesome, and you sure help me to justify making video content!


If you guys like this sort of thing, please check out my website www.zhfabrications.com and also sign up for my newsletter.

Also, if you are interested in a T-shirt or the sketchup file for this table: They are available under the store heading.

Tools and products used:

Lincoln Electric 375 Air Plasma Cutter
Shop truck - 1961 Chevy Apache :)
DEWALT DW872 Cold Saw
Sharpie (12 pk)
Dewalt 20V circular saw
General tools digital bevel guage
Dewalt Flexvolt Angle Grinder
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig Welder
Swanson Speed Square
Abrasive discs(Empire Abrasives)
Dewalt Trigger clamp
Boiled Linseed Oil