Antique Hand Cranked Hammer Drill - Restoration

It was in spring this year when I picked up this beaten up antique hand cranked hammer drill. My friend has found it on the steel waste together with the german „Weltrekord“ ratchet screwdriver. The condition of the drill was super bad. It was very corroded, had a lot of missing screws, the handle was in very bad condition and the crank was bent so much you couldn't even make a full turn. That's all said, it was the perfect item for a new restoration video.
At first I thought this should be a quick and easy project, but one problem after the other became visible and it turned out to be a real challenge. There was the big dent in the left side of the case. Usually you can't bend casted parts, but with a bit of heat and careful pressure on the arbor press I was able to remove it a bit. It also worked to get rid of the warping with some heat. For the finish of the housing I wanted to have an antique cast aluminium look. I thought it would look very cool if I could tumbler these parts after sandblasting. I ended up building a huge rotary tumbler from scratch and it worked very well (video link below).
Another big issue was the tool holder and the drill bit, as they were both completly rusted. Big thanks to @Hand Tool Rescue at this point for helping me out with the dimensions on these two parts by disassembling and measuring his own hammer drill. After a bit of search on eBay I found a set of original Rawlplug drill bits. After they arrived I was able to measure the shaft and the taper of the drill to then turn a new tool holder. It all worked out very well and yes, the drill only holds with the taper ;-)
Before I even started this project I just had one question in mind „How am I going to replace the messed up handle cover?“. My first idea was to wrap it in nice black leather like steering wheels are made. That would definitely work, but that's something I've never done before so I was quite sceptical. Then the idea of a heat shrink tube came up. That would be a very easy solution, but heat shrink tubes don't have any structuires to it and it wouldn't quite fit the the rest of the tool. Thanks to the research of my Patreons and channel members, they have found very special heat shrink tubes that have a structure in it. I really liked it as it almost looked exactly the same like the original handle.
After all it was a very intense and time consuming project. I've done so many hours of research on this one and I had to learn new skills. I'm very happy how it turned out.
I hope you like my work and the video.
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Sorry for my bad english, it's not my language. I try my best to improve my technical english.
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  • evilotis01
    evilotis01Godzinę temu

    the part at 9:05 where you make the rivet just... disappear into the plate is truly one of the most beautiful things i have ever seen

  • Ferdi Dede
    Ferdi Dede2 godzin temu


  • Ram Pohal
    Ram Pohal6 godzin temu

    वरी गुड सर बहुत अच्छा लगा जय श्री राम 🙏

  • Gerardo Tapia Campos
    Gerardo Tapia Campos13 godzin temu

    Saludos cordiales bendiciones muy buenos videos y muy interesantes.. Desde Costa Rica

  • Michael Bern
    Michael Bern14 godzin temu

    You got a down vote because your videos keeps spamming my feed

    ДЕЛИКАТesНЫЙ КРОЛИК14 godzin temu

    Как автомат 😁👍

  • xxelpro77xx alfred
    xxelpro77xx alfred14 godzin temu

    me thinking it was a harpoon omg

  • راشد الحبسي
    راشد الحبسي16 godzin temu

    ٦٨٨٩٧ على كل ،

  • StoneSymmetry
    StoneSymmetryDzień temu

    What kind of paint is that?

  • dethmaul
    dethmaulDzień temu

    Visual ASMR. i love watching the macro style shots.

  • Thomas Mills
    Thomas MillsDzień temu

    All is extraordinary. ...except the handle. Even if that was how it was originally it just looks cheap. Whether shrink tubing is cheap or not.

  • pat o'rourke
    pat o'rourkeDzień temu

    Just awesome, the best since the tire pressure gauge. When I win the lotto this is what I will be doing.

    M. MAQSOODDzień temu

    You are the best best best best.

  • Victoria Yakovleva
    Victoria YakovlevaDzień temu

    Супер, браво!!!

  • مدينتي النجف
    مدينتي النجفDzień temu

    Nayc Lovr

  • Lambor_ghini
    Lambor_ghiniDzień temu

    Nice restoration! I probably wouldn't carry that thing in public.. it might attract some callers, someone might mistake it for a semi-automatic rifle!

  • Ibrahim Selhami
    Ibrahim SelhamiDzień temu

    What is that 🙄😒

  • M. Rafeeq
    M. Rafeeq2 dni temu


  • Jaun Antonio Pérez Reyes
    Jaun Antonio Pérez Reyes2 dni temu

    0 9

  • Matthew Sykes
    Matthew Sykes2 dni temu

    Awesome, a thing from the time we brits actually made something. Quite badly judging by the castings, it worked just didn't look very eye catching but what do you expect, a Gucci Hand cranked hammer drill..... function over form. Got to admire your talents though, superb job every time.

  • halladall1
    halladall12 dni temu

    What is the bluening for?

  • Ratas Hussain Explorer
    Ratas Hussain Explorer2 dni temu


    MIDIGSAAR2 dni temu

    This guy is a real master, what a professional end!

  • Amanda Reckonwith
    Amanda Reckonwith2 dni temu

    You make it all look so beautifully easy!

  • David Shuff
    David Shuff2 dni temu

    How long to complete?

  • KangNo Chanel
    KangNo Chanel3 dni temu

    Hello vidios oke love❤️❤️❤️from Indonesia👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

  • goober
    goober3 dni temu

    I was like, this looks like a good quality tool....then I saw the British made.... That's why!!!!

  • Irmgard Luckhardt
    Irmgard Luckhardt3 dni temu


  • Вадим Кузнецов
    Вадим Кузнецов3 dni temu

    ...если сказать что ты молодец!,- это значит не сказать ни чего!, меня удивляет другое!,-я про механический перфоратор первый раз увидел из твоего ролика, не знал, что бывает такая техника, а после восстановления-,выглядит лучше новой, такой перфоратор можно использовать в тех местах, где отсутствует электроэнергия, здоровья тебе и удачи во всём!!!

  • Diane Maher
    Diane Maher3 dni temu

    I wish you could work on a piece for. me! It's a typewriter crank.

  • Анвар Миф
    Анвар Миф4 dni temu

    Ёптиль моптиль ручной перфоратор =))))) Он существует блин мне бы такой соседей по баловать =)))))))))))))))

  • Политика завтра
    Политика завтра5 dni temu

    Привет канал 👍

  • The Lycan
    The Lycan5 dni temu

    That test was very satisfying to watch and hear oml

  • Jjrjdirir Ijdjrjrjfir
    Jjrjdirir Ijdjrjrjfir5 dni temu


  • Kimberley Davis
    Kimberley Davis5 dni temu

    It always amazes me when I watch these videos at how complicated some of these things are period from the outside it looks like 2 or 3 pieces like the gas lamp Yeah looked to be. And then when he takes the cover off it's a million pieces that he knows how to put back together!

  • Богдан Миров
    Богдан Миров6 dni temu

    В итоге что это такое 🤷‍♂️? Есть тут русскоговорящих 😂

  • John Lois
    John Lois6 dni temu

    What is this black paint

  • MIkeneko
    MIkeneko6 dni temu


  • Yalmaz Khan
    Yalmaz Khan6 dni temu

    When he applies black colour, it looks like my pc is not rendering the scene on my screen properly

  • serega mishenko
    serega mishenko6 dni temu

    Мастер! Супер! Пример всем!

  • Humanities Resistance
    Humanities Resistance7 dni temu

    The privilege you have and skill is uncanny

  • Juan C Ussa D
    Juan C Ussa D9 dni temu

    He is too good. Master on it! Bravo!

  • Majedeh Sedeh
    Majedeh Sedeh9 dni temu

    احسنت النشر بالتوفيق استمر

  • Владимир Пугачёв
    Владимир Пугачёв9 dni temu

    Слов нет. Хотя одно есть. ОХРЕНЕТЬ МОЖНО!!!

  • Вадим Кузнецов

    Вадим Кузнецов

    3 dni temu

    ...это уже два слова!!!

  • hisham EF
    hisham EF10 dni temu

    at the beginning, I remember being in the middle of the desert

  • Respxct_Oni
    Respxct_Oni11 dni temu

    Fortnite players: it’s a harpoon gun

    AG 17 OFFICIAL11 dni temu

    very professional and I like your content channel👍👍

  • Carry On
    Carry On11 dni temu

    It’s not really restoring if you are just going to make new parts but the video itself was good

  • Saren
    Saren12 dni temu

    Your videos are pure eye candy. Even the sandblaster power button.

  • Bill Randolph
    Bill Randolph12 dni temu

    No person is a better restorer than he.

  • Gabriela Oliveira
    Gabriela Oliveira12 dni temu

    Mano, coloca uma luva ai vei nmrl

  • Juicyy
    Juicyy12 dni temu

    mano poe uma luva ae parsa pelo amor de deus

  • Куба Куба.
    Куба Куба.12 dni temu

    Зачем я это смотрю?

  • Joshua Carbajal
    Joshua Carbajal12 dni temu

    I love that old things can be fixed because they’re not 95% plastic.

  • Bridger Barnes
    Bridger Barnes12 dni temu

    Do you do research on all the things you restore or just go with the flow?

  • Tráng Chứ
    Tráng Chứ12 dni temu

    ua mob nias qau kawg yom

  • VersuS Angel
    VersuS Angel12 dni temu

    What is the name of the black paint that you put on it? Sorry for my ignorance I'm Latino :c I love these videos

  • กัญญารัตน์ จันทร์พิมาย
    กัญญารัตน์ จันทร์พิมาย12 dni temu

    ... I

  • กัญญารัตน์ จันทร์พิมาย
    กัญญารัตน์ จันทร์พิมาย12 dni temu


  • SlyTreeRat
    SlyTreeRat12 dni temu

    Literally a surgeon with how well you restore some of these

  • Logan Edwards
    Logan Edwards13 dni temu

    I'd love to see you do a rifle restoration.

  • Eliel Milton
    Eliel Milton13 dni temu

    Extreme perfect

  • humerto diaz
    humerto diaz13 dni temu


  • Aziz Peregrino-Brimah
    Aziz Peregrino-Brimah14 dni temu

    Looks like a 1920's gun you aim and yell out "filthy copper!" LOL

  • Luis Cummins
    Luis Cummins14 dni temu

    Bro I can watch this all day. I subscribed. Awesome work! Cant imagine how long editing takes!

  • Manny From Miami
    Manny From Miami14 dni temu

    this needs to be a new CoD weapon

  • Gary Lang jr
    Gary Lang jr14 dni temu

    This should be titled make new parts for old tool

  • krumpi123
    krumpi12314 dni temu

    you kinda effed up the angle of the shoulder piece...

  • Volkan GÜNYELİ
    Volkan GÜNYELİ14 dni temu

    Nice job master 👍👌👏👏🙌🙂

  • Jay Gray
    Jay Gray14 dni temu


  • Federico Goetschy
    Federico Goetschy14 dni temu

    Admiro tu "mano de obra" de excelente calidad y prolijidad, así como también la amplia disponibilidad de elementos y herramientas que tienes para desarrollar tus trabajos que los considero rayano a la perfección..! ¡Felicitaciones..!!!! Saludos desde la Republica Argentina..!

    URBEX TEAM FAMILY14 dni temu

    c'est toujours très impressionnant! MERCI

  • Bruce Renoir
    Bruce Renoir14 dni temu

    How is it possible for this video to have 14 000 dislikes ?

  • Leonardo
    Leonardo15 dni temu


  • Edsko de Vries
    Edsko de Vries15 dni temu

    One of your best projects for sure. What a masterpiece! Stunning work.

  • roberto villalobos
    roberto villalobos15 dni temu

    Excelente trabajo 👍 volvió a la vida esa herramienta muy bonita y compleja . Desde Venezuela ciudad Maracaibo

  • Данил
    Данил15 dni temu

    Классно. Только приклад изначально был вертикально,а в конце установили горизонтально )

  • Dio Benson
    Dio Benson15 dni temu

    I wish that I can buy the hammer drill

  • Леон Лофает
    Леон Лофает15 dni temu

    Я подумал что это архиологи нашли внеземное оружие пришельцев потерянное ими во время одного из посещений земли.

  • Fantastic Restoration
    Fantastic Restoration15 dni temu

    Fantastic work 🤩🤩🤩🌟

  • Dirk Bachman
    Dirk Bachman16 dni temu

    Parabéns este ser humano é espetacular ele tem um dom maravilhoso que presente de Deus cada coisa que ele faiz parece que não tem mais o que fazer é ele vai lá e da um jeito . Parabéns adoro seus videos sou de São Paulo Brasil abraços

  • Андрей Тула
    Андрей Тула16 dni temu


  • German Fernandez
    German Fernandez16 dni temu

    Another 1000 likes for you congratulations 😎

  • Jimenez83 Guribe
    Jimenez83 Guribe16 dni temu

    Wapo k trabajo bien echo

  • Mifzal Hilmiy
    Mifzal Hilmiy16 dni temu

    Orak konco kampung jrw tapi koncoku seng edan wong bangsri

  • Mifzal Hilmiy
    Mifzal Hilmiy16 dni temu

    Woi goblok video apik koncoku edan neh

  • Resto Work
    Resto Work16 dni temu

    A real machine gun :) MP40!!!

  • Christino Lian
    Christino Lian17 dni temu


  • Jaskaran Singh
    Jaskaran Singh17 dni temu

    I wanna know how does it remember to put everything back ?

  • Joey Byrne
    Joey Byrne17 dni temu

    How do you remove your nuts and bolts with out sheeting them?!?!?😱

    PRASAD MAJHI17 dni temu

    🌅 Jay Jagannath 💩 Sundar 🗽

  • MrZombie Brain
    MrZombie Brain17 dni temu

    i luv u

  • iyus mika
    iyus mika17 dni temu

    wht does it look like an smg

  • Riddhi Paul
    Riddhi Paul17 dni temu

    this looks like the negev gun from csgo

  • Heman Gi
    Heman Gi18 dni temu

    Oh my eyes

  • The Expert
    The Expert18 dni temu

    Master my dude r no joke.

  • Tasty Channel
    Tasty Channel18 dni temu

    Швейцарский Адвокат Егоров судя по наборам инструмента сделанного собственноручно!👍

  • Людмила Калмакова
    Людмила Калмакова18 dni temu

    Если человек творческий и руки растут откуда надо, ещё к этому прибавить любовь и творчество, то такие люди могли бы многое сделать, только вперёд

  • طيب لضل
    طيب لضل18 dni temu

    لالبيع اني اشتري

  • Romano Schwabel
    Romano Schwabel18 dni temu

    what blue fluid you put on that the metal get dark/black?