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Handmade Play Button - No Power Tools.

In this video i'm going to make a YouTube play button out of a piece of aluminium without any power tools.

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First I want to say thank you to each and everyone of you guys. Your support on this channel lately is just amazing.
I passed 100'000 subscribers like 12 days ago. As I need to do some research and order some stuff for my current restoration, I decided to make a „silver“ play button without any power tools.

I hope you like my work and the video.


00:00 starting with a piece of aluminium
00:12 drawing the outline with a template
00:36 making the outer contour with a multifile
01:31 making the front side with a multifile
02:58 start removing scratches with a flat blunt-ended file
03:31 removing scratches with sandpaper 120/240/400
03:53 making the triangle with a grooving chisel
04:42 making a mirror polish
05:39 showing the finished product

Time and costs of this restoration:

I spent around 12 hours on this project
$5 aluminium
$30 multifile
$30 flat blunt-ended file
$8 flat chisel

Timestamps of used tools and machines:

00:27 multifile
02:58 flat blunt-ended file
03:31 metal sandpaper 120/180/400
04:00 grooving chisel and 300g hammer
04:22 flat chisel
04:26 rounded and polished punch
04:42 Motorex oil spray (simular to WD-40)
04:56 one layer of a cotton buffing wheel
05:58 polish paste

My camera:
Panasonic HC-V180

If you have any questions about the process, tools I'm using or other stuff, just ask me in the comments. I read them all and i try to reply as soon as possible.

Sorry for my bad english, it's not my language. I try my best to improve my technical english.

Subscribe for more of my content. I'm uploading videos about mechanical stuff, as new creations and buildings and also restorations.

Thank you for watching :-)

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