In this video, Bill of Punished Props Academy runs through the basics of rotary (aka “Dremel”) tools and how to use them.
Most of this is real 101 stuff, but there are some decent tips in here, like the benefits of a foot-powered jeweler’s type rotary tool, hanging a shop vac above your workbench to act as a dust collector, using a drill in concert with a rotary tool to create a crude lathe, and more.
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