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GENERAL MACHINING DISCUSSIONS (Alphabetized)

  1. GENERAL DISCUSSIONS

    This is an all-purpose general discussion forum, like the ones found on other forums. You can talk about anything that strikes you, but politics and religion. If you have specific comments, please try to put them in the specific forums.
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    Latest: Brand New Craftsman Atlas Lathe ddickey, Jul 23, 2017 at 5:38 AM
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  2. A BEGINNER'S FORUM (Learn How To Machine Here!)

    This forum is for beginners and newbies to learn the skills they need to begin in hobby-machining. Do not be afraid to ask anything you want to know in here.
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    Latest: Tool rack on top of the lathe. Bamban, Jul 23, 2017 at 1:39 AM
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  3. GOOFS & BLUNDERS YOU SHOULD AVOID!

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    Latest: Check Your End Mill Before Using 4gsr, Jul 20, 2017 at 8:49 PM
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  4. CNC IN THE HOME SHOP

    If you have or want CNC in your home shop, this is the forum for you!
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    Latest: Slant-Bed CNC Lathe Build barnbwt, Jul 22, 2017 at 11:03 PM
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  5. CONVERTING A MACHINE TO CNC

    For discussions of converting manual machines to computer numeric control (CNC)
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    Latest: Source for gears and belts slow-poke, Jul 18, 2017 at 8:59 PM
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  6. DRAWING, LAYOUT & CAD

    Discuss the layout and design of projects in this forum.
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    Latest: Free Solidworks markso125, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:33 AM
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  7. ELECTRICAL ISSUES - POWER YOUR MACHINES & SHOP

    This is our electrical section for discussions of power options for your machines & home shop.
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    Latest: Fincor 2301 dc power supply Lordbeezer, Jul 23, 2017 at 12:36 AM
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  8. MACHINE ACCESSORIES (Tables, Vises, Indexers)

    Ask about rotary tables, dividing heads, indexers, vises and the like in this forum.
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  9. MACHINE RESTORATION & WAY SCRAPING

    Learn methods of restoring a machine to new or better performance through precision scraping of ways in this forum!
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    Latest: Nice scraping work benmychree, Jul 22, 2017 at 6:05 PM
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  10. METROLOGY - MEASURE, SETUP & FIT

    Metrology is the science of measurement. This forum is for discussions of using measuring tools, measuring projects, setting up work and machines.
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    Latest: Precision Ground Toolroom Stones Bob Korves, Jul 22, 2017 at 11:18 AM
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  11. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (Get Help Fast Here!)

    An open question and answer format for ALL issues that have to do with hobby machining. For questions on specific makes of machines, please go to the machine forum.
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    Latest: I have a question about lathe alignment 34_40, Jul 23, 2017 at 6:46 AM
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  12. SAFETY ISSUES & EQUIPMENT

    Safety is important in the shop. Please use this sub-forum to discuss safety and safety devices required in the shop.
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  13. TOOL JUNKIES - TOOLS & TOOLING (Love Tools? This Is Your Forum)

    Do you live to buy tools? Then this is your forum!
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    Latest: Box of Kwik Switch holders that came with mill brino, Jul 22, 2017 at 8:10 PM
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