Annotated List of Online Training

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The CodeNMore channel features electronics tutorials, web programming, game programming, and much more. Teaching to understand all subjects to the fullest extent!

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Straight to the point electronics tutorial videos with practical examples taught by a professional electronics engineer. Website:

  • Selected Arduino Videos from Afrotechmods Channel:
  • Selected Electronics Videos from Afrotechmods Channel:
    • Watts and Electrical Power A tutorial on electrical power and watts. A practical example of light bulb power measurement is shown as well as a demo how to calculate appropriate resistor sizes.
    • Basic Electricity - Resistance and Ohm's law A tutorial on the basics of electrical resistance, resistors, and Ohm's law which describes the relationship between voltage, current and resistance. I also show you how to build a simple resistor + LED circuit.

Ben Eater

Tutorial-style videos about electronics, computer architecture, networking, and various other technical subjects.

Woodworking & General Shop Skills

Girl's Garage

Girl’s Garage

Girls Garage is a nonprofit design and building program and dedicated workspace for girls ages 9-18. Through classes in carpentry, welding, architecture, and activist art, we support and equip a community of fearless girls who are building the world they want to see. Established 2013.

The playlist linked above, ‘’Tool School’’ is a distance-learning version of a popular Girl’s Garage training program.

  • Girl’s Garage Tool School Videos:
    • Episode 1: Lumber — Find out about the dimensions of lumber, how it comes out of the tree and gets processed, and factors for choosing the correct wood for your project.⁣
    • Episode 2: Drawings + Cut Lists — By making a plan, section, and elevation drawing and a cut list (like a recipe, but for building!), you’ll have all the visual information you need to make precise cuts and put your project together.
      Episode 3
      Measure + Mark: Learn how to use a tape measure, a special builder’s mark called a “caret”, and a speed square (which is actually shaped like a triangle??!) to measure and mark your wood.
      Episode 4
      Chop Saw: Watch Emily demonstrate the proper, safe technique for using a chop saw (for adults only!), and explain what “kerf” means.
      Episode 5
      Coping Saw: Coping saws are traditionally used for “coping joints,” making curved profiles in crown molding so that corners fit together perfectly, but they are also a fantastic hand saw for small projects.
      Episode 6
      Jigsaw: Grab a fresh pack of T-shank blades and charge your batteries! In this episode, Emily shows the parts and features of a jigsaw and how to use it to cut out irregular shapes.
      Episode 7
      Sanding, Nails, and Screws: Find out the fascinating history of nail sizing (does a 16-penny nail cost 16 cents?!), along with how to choose screws, and how to sand with the right grit.
      Episode 8
      Drill + Impact Driver:Use a drill and its “sister tool,” the impact driver, to make a pilot hole, and then install a screw. Find out why a drill is more likely to strip your screw head and how to insert and remove bits.
      Episode 9
      Voila! And A Pop Quiz!:A few hinges, a hasp and lock, and ta-da!! Our box project is done! Take a 6-question pop quiz to test your knowledge of what we’ve learned together in our first season of Tool School.
  • Edu Puertas
    Stop motion animation projects accomplished using Arduino and fabricated with a variety of maker techniques

LinkedIn Learning (Formerly

MIT Machine Shop Training Series

These videos are a great resource for new machinists. In 1995, Erik Vaaler the director of MIT’s machine shop for the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (Robotics Group) made ten videos, totaling more than seven hours, that teach students how to use machine tools. They show how to set up and do basic machining operations on a mill, lathe, drill press and other common shop equipment. These are a great start for students learning machining and interested in learning concepts before working to gain access to one of the machine shops on campus.

The numbers in parenthesis (xx:xx) should help you find that topic in each video. The numbers in brackets [xx:xx] represent the total length of each video

  1. Basic 1
  2. Layout Techniques
  3. Basic Tools: Drill Press, Band Saw, Belt Sander & Grinder
  4. Locating and Drilling Holes
  5. Tapping Holes
  1. Basic 2
  2. Drilling Holes
  3. Special Drills for Plastics and Hard or Abrasive Materials
  4. Drill Press Limitations
  5. Bandsaw
  6. Suitable Speeds, Feeds and Materials
  7. Bandsaw Setup
  8. Using the Drill Press Vise

Machining Skills for Prototype Development 3 [Duration 30:02]

  1. Basic
  2. Good Practice - Clean Up
  3. Small Belt Sander Configurations
  4. Grinder Operations and Materials
  5. Deburring and Buffing
  6. Finishing Techniques

Machine Shop 4 – Milling Machine 1 [Duration 50:33]

  1. Parts and controls of a Bridgeport Mill
  2. Quill feed
  3. Axis handfeeds (11:20) backlash explanation (12:15)
  4. Gib locks (14:40)
  5. Power feed (18:33)
  6. Digital readouts (21:07)
  7. Milling machine set-up – squaring/tramming the head square (22:37)
  8. Squaring the vise – adjusting the vise so the stationary jaw is parallel to the bed (32:33)
  9. Milling machine accessories and workholding techniques (41:15)

Machine Shop 5 – Milling Machine 2 [Duration 1:03:33]

  1. Square and hex collet blocks – used to hold/clamp parts to machine features on 4 and 6 sides of a part respectively (1:02)
  2. V-blocks (2:10)
  3. Hold-down clamps – used to hold large or irregularly shaped parts (3:40)
  4. Using angle blocks – used to hold materials to machine features not perpendicular on a part (6:15)
  5. Drill press vise – using a vise within a vise (8:29)
  6. Lathe chuck with vise – can be used to hold parts in the milling machine (11:11)
  7. Double sided tape – can be used to securely hold a part without distortion (12:00)
  8. Squaring high aspect ratio parts (16:02)
  9. Right angle attachment (23:04)
  10. Slitting saws – used to cut slots/slits/features in a part (33:21)
  11. Rotary table – used to machine circular parts, grooves, circles, and segments (41:16). A dial indicator (43:20) or Coaxial indicator (47:25) can be used to square/center the table to the X & Y axes
  12. 5C collet indexer – used to hold collets and to position parts in up to 24 positions (52:42)

Machine Shop 6 – Milling Machine 3 [Duration 42:36]

  1. Squaring a part – machining a piece of metal so all of the surfaces are flat, perpendicular and milled to the nominal size (1:00). Also covers using a fly-cutter (4:50) and deburring (8:40)
  2. Squaring a plate (17:52)
  3. Using the edgefinder (32:00)
  4. Drilling holes with a mill (35:32)

Machine Shop 7 – Milling Machine 4 [Duration 23:07]

  1. Reaming holes (1:00)
  2. Boring holes with a boring Head (3:04) – also covers using Plug Gages to measure hole sizes (8:54)
  3. Milling a slot (10:45)
  4. Milling a shoulder, conventional and climb milling (17:11)
  5. Cleaning the machine (21:05)

Machine Shop 8 – Lathe 1 [Duration (42:37]

  1. The Lathe components
  2. Turning tools (6:40)
  3. Turning and facing (11:04)
  4. Cutting off a part (22:45)
  5. Drilling (32:20)

Machine Shop 9 – Lathe 2 [Duration 46:15]

  1. Tapping (1:03)
  2. Boring (7:33)
  3. Knurling with a bump knurler (15:30)
  4. Cutting tapers with the compound (22:22)
  5. Turning shafts – using a live center (26:19)
  6. Single point thread turning (31:03)

Machine Shop 10 – Lathe 3 [Duration 29:00]

  1. Lathe chuck (1:20)
  2. Lathe arbors (6:43)
  3. Turning between centers (15:40)
  4. Face plate irregular shapes (19:00)
  5. Face plate thin materials (21:13)