Crankshaft may refer to: 1. (A Demoscene) artist Mikko Karvonen also known as Yolk. 2. An American Punk Funk/Punk Pop band from Clearwater, Florida who recorded a 7inch entitled Shankcraft 7" on the legendary Gainsville, Florida label No Idea Records. 3. A Portuguese Alternative/Industrial band that was founded on December 1993. A lot of concerts were played all across Portugal from '93 to 2000 and some of them in a lot of reknown places, like JOHNY GUITAR, MARQUES ROCK CLUB, RITZ, SWING, ROCKLINe and ROOKIE.