I’ve created a new web site called MachinistVideos.com that has the best videos we can find about machining, CNC, welding and metal fabrication (and model engineering and gunsmithing). It was an impulsive act and I honestly don’t know how I found the time to do it because this has been one of the busiest summers I’ve ever experienced. It’s pretty easy to create a web site with WordPress and that helped. And adding new content to it is about as hard as watching TV. I just have to look for good videos on YouTube and Vimeo and then write a short description when I find one. It’s something I can do at the end of the day when I’m too tired to do almost anything else but go to bed (like I should). JamesS, a contributor to MachinistBlog, has also been helping me and my wife says she will too. So I don’t think the new site will take too much of my time away from working on this web site or in my workshop.
Feedback & Links Please
The new site is not fancy looking because I’ve been concentrating on regularly posting new videos to it. I would appreciate any suggestion you can give me to improve it aesthetics and especially its usability. I’m not only trying to become a better machinist but also a better web designer. I’ve found that I’m very good at critiquing other people’s web sites but I’m nearly blind when I look at my own. So please don’t be afraid to speak up.
MachinistVideos.com is also almost completely invisible to the world because no one is linking to it yet. So I would really appreciate a link from your web site if you think it’s worth one.