July Light Painting Inspiration Gallery

For some reason the summer months in the northern hemisphere also seem to result in less light painting images on Flickr. I guess it is the shorter nights leaving less time to get out and light paint. In any event I still found a some top quality light painting images on Flickr I felt it was worth sharing to inspire you …

How To: Harmonograph For Light Painting

A few posts ago I shared some light painting images that were created using a harmonograph. One of those pictures made it to explore on Flickr so I decided it would be a good idea to show people how I made the harmonograph and took the photograph. It’s somewhat ad-libbed, but I will let the video above do the talking.

Rolling A Large ACME Thread

Let’s get serious…about thread rolling. This video from Tesker Manufacturing Corporation shows a thread rolling machine that is capable of rolling threads in stock up to 12″ in diameter. The thread they roll in this video is a 4.5″ x 1 TPI single start ACME in 1045 Cold Drawn Steel. Now THAT is a serious thread.