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Tim Hunkin is back

Discussion in 'off topic' started by MJS, Mar 7, 2021.

  1. MJS

    MJS Technical Tinkerer

    For those of you like me who adored The Secret Life of Machines, Tim Hunkin is back with a series of YouTube videos dedicated to all the artists and makers out there - The Secret Life of Components.

    First one up, chains:
  2. Vinny

    Vinny pfm Member

    By hell the times have marched on!!
  3. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    I love his stuff. I remember some years ago he and his pal made a fax machine using their 2 metalworking lathes, a solenoid and a phone line. It worked. As did their audio recording device using sellotape and rust.
  4. Vinny

    Vinny pfm Member

    Sadly Rex Garrod died a year or so back, a great collaborator and foil for Hunkin with his marvellous Zuffolk accent. Hunkin is now 71.
  5. linnfomaniac83

    linnfomaniac83 I bet you can’t wheelie a unicycle!

    Fantastic, loved The Secret Life Of Machines as a kid, I've had a fascination with how things work and the processes involved in making the components since I was a young child. I’ll enjoy these videos!

    PS, anyone ever made a chain driven turntable?
  6. cooky1257

    cooky1257 pfm Member

    Rudiments of wisdom was always a great read.
  7. Pete MB&D

    Pete MB&D Pete Maddex, the one and only!

    Secret life of machines is on YouTube I have watched all the series recently.

  8. MJS

    MJS Technical Tinkerer

    Time to re-watch The Secret Life of Machines - they've all been remastered and released on YouTube today.

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