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The $199 Torqbar Is The iPhone Of Desk Toys

Store Re-opening

Great news! Our manufacturing process is becoming more efficient while maintaining the same level of quality you have received

Spin Times Matter.

No, not because cramping your hand up to pull off a 6 minute spin is what it’s all about. It’s about experiencing


Good morning! I’d like to take this opportunity thank you all again for the tremendous support! Check out the new stamp!

Thank You

Thank you everyone who participated in MD Engineering LLC’s sale of Torqbar today! We are a bit overwhelmed with the lev

Major Announcements

Major Announcements, please read!! SCAM Design has grown up. Fast. In the last couple of months there has been a lot going on

SB Pre Sales Q&A

Torqbar SB Pre-sales begin on Sunday, September 18th, at 11:00 AM PDT, in our store at! Please use this thread

MD Engineering LLC

Enjoy this video celebrating the launch of the Torqbar SB! Pre-sales begin 9/18/16 at 11:00 AM PDT.

Customs #1-33

Thanks to Brayden Shelley for this image


All, it’s been quite lively in here lately. The support is overwhelming to say the least. I am so grateful to have you a

New group photo

Photo Credit Glen Schultz

The Importance of Patents

If you have the interest and time, this is a great 40 minute documentary on the current state of the US Patent system; and exp

Pouches landed

The postman brought me a box full of these this morning. Top notch work by Greg Stevens! These will be $65/$45. Please donR

3000 FB members

3,000 Members! Thank you all for the support!


Stickers! The little ones are Torqbar size, the big white ones are 6″ wide Smalls are in lime green, black, and white in


A little sneak peak at two sheath options coming soon from Greg Stevens Design in Horween Coffee leather and gold thread. Shea


Yes there will be accessories: Fancy buttons, fat buttons, pointed buttons, stands, pouches, extra clips, bearing seals…

Bearing Maintenance

Just a tip for people wondering how to keep their bearing clean — get a can of compressed air. I’ve recently found

May Update

New Members Please READ The Torqbar is Patent Pending. I’m currently making and selling two kinds of Torqbars — &#

Rietveld Dragon Skin Damascus. Honestly I can’t believe I have some, and can’t wait to use it. I’m gonna nee


You’d think a $450 pile of Mcgizmo Clips would seem more impressive… It’s the #0 I think that’s Pico T

General updates

For those wondering what’s going on with books, lists, solid-bodies, etc.; I plan to do another big update soon. I’

Weights of 4 different Torqbars

Since I have 4 in hand before heading to the PO, I took a quick vid showing some total torqbar weights…

New toys

Some new (to me) toys I picked up at a local auction for next to nothing. KO Lee 6×12 Surface Grinder, Boyer Schultz Prof

New material – Pinecone?

Incoming… Stabilized Magical Forest Pine Cone, because, no materials inventory is complete without some Stabilized Magic

Member count

999… I’m humbled by the support and interest, now to get you all some Torqbars 🙂

Black Screws

Screws are back from Salt Bath Nitriding treatment

Thick Brass…

1/2″ thick brass bar. Guess what this is for? Prototyping the solid body (mid-tech) Torqbar It’s 1/2″ stock

Quick Update

Quick update: I’ve got the next 5 days off from work (yes, I have a “real” job). I’m hoping to get at

New material

Nichols Ripple Zircuti

Black Screws

I think I finally found the best black screw solution. The process is called Salt Bath Nitriding and can be used on various st

Zirc Finishes

Various Zirc finishes — 1. Blast, ceramic tumble, Polish 2. Blast, ceramic tumble 3. Blast, ceramic tumble, blacken I

New Material Cu/W

CW75 The pure W is proving to be difficult to machine for me.

Weights ‪#‎wipshot‬

Weights ‪#‎wipshot‬ Zr SS Not quite as far along

Damascus ‪#‎wipshot‬

Damascus ‪#‎wipshot‬ I’ll do my best to give you third thoughts, fourth thoughts, etc. 🙂 Tungsten is 115% heavi


Who ordered the depleted uranium frame? Should I be wearing gloves?

Zirc Frames

Zirc frames ‪#‎wipshot‬ I’ll post a wipshot of all the other frames when they’re finished. 12 of the 20 fram


New Material

Not the most impressive looking bar, but certainly the most impressive to hold. Pure Tungsten. The weight is almost unreal. Ok

New Materials

Nichols Raindrop Zircuti and Black Hole Carbon Damacus If it’s flat between .125 and .1875 thick and can be machined, an

big-ass update

Here’s a big-ass update on the books. It’s a long read but I’m finally organized and this is all the info I’ve been wa

New Materials

Nichols Black Hole Damascus. I was lucky enough to get some this morning. This is Chad’s pic, but one of those bars is h

Family Portrait #1-11

Carl Jacobsen Final revision of the TorqBar Family Portrait for a while, now that #10 is in the mail. 😎

New Materials

Pearl Sunspot Kirinite, Delbert Ealy Lion Pattern Damascus, Nichols Raindrop Damascus, 3k 2×2 Twill Carbon Fiber