1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. NOTE:  THIS IS A NON-COMMERCIAL 501(C)(3) NOT FOR PROFIT EDUCATIONAL SITE!
    The purpose of this site is to promote the hobby of machining and help people learn.  No one makes a profit from this site. Our staff are ALL volunteers.
    Your tax-deductible donations are used only to support our educational mission.  Please click here to support us!  
    (Click the "X" at the top right corner to remove this notice)
    Dismiss Notice
  3. CLICK HERE TO DONATE AND BECOME A PREMIUM SUBSCRIBER OF THE HOBBY-MACHINIST !

    In order to access ALL the features of the site, and eliminate most of the ads.

    All donations are tax-deductible, since we are 501(c)(3) not for profit.

The Hobby-Machinist - The FRIENDLY Machinist Forum

Welcome to our newest member jcarpenter!
  1. PLEASE HELP SUPPORT OUR SITE - THESE PEOPLE DID!

    We gratefully acknowledge the donations of these people to keep this site running.
    Discussions:
    6
    Messages:
    34
    Latest: Just Joined FLguy, Sep 17, 2016
    RSS
    1. SITE RULES & POLICIES (Please Read The Rules BEFORE You Register!)

      Please read the rules and policies of this site! You agree to follow these rules when you register. We do enforce these rules rather closely.
      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      1
      RSS
    2. HOBBY-MACHINIST.COM FAQS

      Frequently-asked questions about Hobby-Machinist.com
      Discussions:
      14
      Messages:
      39
      Latest: Admin Contact For New Guy Signup? Tony Wells, Sep 25, 2016 at 3:41 PM
      RSS
    3. SITE NEWS & CONTESTS

      News about Hobby-Machinist.com & Contests for Members
      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      6
      Latest: Premium Memberships Nels, Jun 14, 2016
      RSS
    4. ABOUT THE HOBBY-MACHINIST, INC.

      Read about our mission, our history, or tax-exempt status
      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      3
      RSS
    1. 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.
      Discussions:
      978
      Messages:
      14,579
      Latest: Lathes And Tools - What Are The Essentials? markamerica, Sep 29, 2016 at 10:11 PM
      RSS
    2. GOOFS & BLUNDERS YOU SHOULD AVOID!

      Discussions:
      6
      Messages:
      190
      Latest: Goofs & Blunders You Should Avoid. xman_charl, Sep 27, 2016 at 12:48 PM
      RSS
    3. ANTIQUE & VINTAGE MACHINERY

      Discuss any issues dealing with antique or vintage machines or other types of machines not covered by the other forums.
      Discussions:
      649
      Messages:
      6,352
      Latest: Mcilvania Machine Works Century Lathe fleckner's garage, Sep 29, 2016 at 9:29 PM
      RSS
    4. CNC IN THE HOME SHOP

      If you have or want CNC in your home shop, this is the forum for you!
      Discussions:
      595
      Messages:
      9,165
      Latest: Limit Switch Wiring Problems - Again! TomS, Sep 29, 2016 at 10:40 PM
      RSS
    5. CONVERTING A MACHINE TO CNC

      For discussions of converting manual machines to computer numeric control (CNC)
      Discussions:
      9
      Messages:
      23
      Latest: Cnc'd Lms 3960 Mill coherent, Aug 29, 2016
      RSS
    6. DRAWING, LAYOUT & CAD

      Discuss the layout and design of projects in this forum.
      Discussions:
      15
      Messages:
      381
      Latest: Drawing Involute Gears gatz, Sep 21, 2016
      RSS
    7. DRILL PRESSES & SHOP PRESSES

      Discuss issues relating to drill presses and shop presses in this forum.
      Discussions:
      26
      Messages:
      254
      Latest: Quill Adjustment Screw K\Harnish, Sep 29, 2016 at 11:13 AM
      RSS
    8. HORIZONTAL SAWS & BANDSAWS

      We all have a horizontal saw (4x6) or band saw in our shops. Here is the place to discuss these tools.
      Discussions:
      24
      Messages:
      271
      Latest: Shopmaster Bob Korves, Sep 27, 2016 at 10:37 PM
      RSS
    9. ELECTRICAL ISSUES - POWER YOUR MACHINES & SHOP

      This is our electrical section for discussions of power options for your machines & home shop.
      Discussions:
      952
      Messages:
      10,797
      Latest: Why Use A Switch/button Panel? mksj, Sep 30, 2016 at 2:34 AM
      RSS
    10. MACHINE ACCESSORIES (Tables, Vises, Indexers)

      Ask about rotary tables, dividing heads, indexers, vises and the like in this forum.
      Discussions:
      1,114
      Messages:
      11,498
      Latest: The New Kurt Dx6 MonkMan, Sep 29, 2016 at 7:22 PM
      RSS
    11. MACHINE RESTORATION & WAY SCRAPING

      Learn methods of restoring a machine to new or better performance through precision scraping of ways in this forum!
      Discussions:
      445
      Messages:
      5,282
      RSS
    12. 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.
      Discussions:
      409
      Messages:
      5,026
      Latest: Mic Set NCjeeper, Sep 28, 2016 at 6:21 PM
      RSS
    13. 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.
      Discussions:
      7,651
      Messages:
      85,748
      Latest: Diamond Wheel Dressing Stick? Dave Smith, Sep 30, 2016 at 1:25 AM
      RSS
    14. MINI-LATHE & MINI-MILL INFORMATION

      Whether it is a 7x10, 9x12, or 11x26, discuss any issues on mini-lathes and mini-mill counterparts in this forum.
      Discussions:
      106
      Messages:
      1,197
      Latest: Cheap Mini Mill ex_isp, Sep 22, 2016
      RSS
    15. SAFETY ISSUES & EQUIPMENT

      Safety is important in the shop. Please use this sub-forum to discuss safety and safety devices required in the shop.
      Discussions:
      62
      Messages:
      1,038
      Latest: Shop / Machine Lighting Ironken, Sep 20, 2016
      RSS
    16. TOOL GRINDERS & SURFACE GRINDERS

      Discussions:
      44
      Messages:
      431
      Latest: Buying A Surface Grinder ?s AGCB97, Sep 25, 2016 at 1:23 PM
      RSS
    17. TOOL JUNKIES - TOOLS & TOOLING (Love Tools? This Is Your Forum)

      Do you live to buy tools? Then this is your forum!
      Discussions:
      1,549
      Messages:
      16,808
      Latest: Pass Around 2016 Chippy, Sep 27, 2016 at 11:00 PM
      RSS
    18. WATCHMAKER'S & CLOCKMAKER'S LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with watch & clockmaker's machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      20
      Messages:
      162
      RSS
  2. SPECIFIC MANUFACTURERS (Alphabetized)

    Please forgive the mess while we do some construction in this area
    1. HAVE WE FORGOTTEN ANY MANUFACTURERS?

      Discussions:
      12
      Messages:
      61
      RSS
    2. ACER LATHES

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    3. ADCOCK-SHIPLEY MILLS

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      6
      Latest: Adcock-shipley Mills rhynardt, Aug 8, 2016
      RSS
    4. ATLAS, CRAFTSMAN & AA

      Discuss any issues dealing with Atlas & Atlas-Clausing lathes, drill presses, mills, etc. in this forum.
      Discussions:
      1,100
      Messages:
      13,526
      Latest: Time For A New Universal Joint Deadbolt47A, Sep 30, 2016 at 2:04 AM
      RSS
    5. AMERICAN MACHINE & TOOL CO.

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    6. AMERICAN TOOL WORKS

      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      13
      RSS
    7. BAILEIGH INDUSTRIAL

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    8. BALDOR ELECTRIC CO.

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    9. BENCHMASTER MFG. CO.

      Discussions:
      18
      Messages:
      150
      Latest: Benchmaster Mh3 New To Me rrjohnso2000, Aug 14, 2016
      RSS
    10. BOLEY, MOORE, DERBYSHIRE, LEVIN, MOSELY, AMERICAN WATCH, BERGEON

      Watchmaker's Lathes
      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      1
      Latest: Watchmakers' Lathes Nels, May 27, 2016
      RSS
    11. BOLTON LATHES

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      6
      Latest: Bolton Lathes RJSakowski, Aug 20, 2016
      RSS
    12. BOYAR-SCHULTZ CORP.

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      1
      Latest: My New To Me 6-12 Deluxe. NCjeeper, May 25, 2016
      RSS
    13. BOXFORD, MYFORD, DENFORD VICEROY, EMCO & UNIMAT MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Boxford, Denford, Myford, Enco & Unimat machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      71
      Messages:
      444
      Latest: Machineplate's For Emco Maximat Super 11 Volharding, Sep 26, 2016 at 4:21 AM
      RSS
    14. BRIDGEPORT MACHINES INC. & B'PORT CLONES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Bridgeport and B'port Clones in this forum.
      Discussions:
      404
      Messages:
      3,755
      Latest: Bridgeport Mill ? bisley45, Sep 27, 2016 at 1:01 PM
      RSS
    15. BROWN & SHARPE MFG. CO.

      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      26
      RSS
    16. BURGMASTER CORP.

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    17. BURKE-US MACHINE TOOL & BARKER MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Burke-US Machine Tool & Barker machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      79
      Messages:
      735
      Latest: Another " Oldie But Goodie" Bob Korves, Sep 14, 2016
      RSS
    18. CINCINNATI LATHE & TOOL CO.

      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      19
      Latest: Hydrashift Crossfeed Parts Plum Creek, Sep 22, 2016
      RSS
    19. CUMMINS & LATHEMASTER MINI LATHES

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    20. CINCINNATI MILLING MACHINE HEAVY IRON

      Discussions:
      39
      Messages:
      426
      RSS
    21. CHARTER OAK AUTOMATION & LITTLE MACHINE SHOP PRODUCTS

      This is the place to discuss any issues with Charter Oak CNC Mills & Little Machine Shop machines.
      Discussions:
      88
      Messages:
      1,765
      RSS
    22. CLAUSING-COLCHESTER & LEBLOND

      Discuss any issues dealing with Clausing and Leblond machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      365
      Messages:
      3,807
      Latest: Which Lathe Would You Suggest? malmac, Sep 29, 2016 at 3:34 PM
      RSS
    23. DAEWOO / DOOSAN MACHINES

      Discuss Daewoo/Doosan Machines Here!
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    24. DALTON & RIVETT LATHES

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      8
      Latest: My Dalton Lathe Restoration mark_f, Jun 12, 2016
      RSS
    25. DECKEL AND DECKEL TYPE MILLS

      Dismiss Deckel and Deckel-type Mills Here!
      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      20
      Latest: My new old Deckel FP1 chucky, May 18, 2015
      RSS
    26. DIAMOND MACHINE TOOL CO.

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    27. DOALL SAWS

      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      23
      RSS
    28. DUMORE CO.

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    29. ENCO & RONG FU IMPORTS

      Discuss any issues dealing with JET, ENCO & RONG FU machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      207
      Messages:
      1,903
      RSS
    30. GORTON MACHINE CORPORATION

      Discussions:
      21
      Messages:
      119
      Latest: Gorton 687-1 Graduating Machine kd4gij, Jun 18, 2016
      RSS
    31. GRAZIANO LATHES

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      2
      Latest: A Little Info talvare, May 27, 2016
      RSS
    32. GRIZZLY INDUSTRIAL INC.

      Discuss any issues dealing with Grizzly Industrial machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      614
      Messages:
      6,966
      Latest: Is This Lathe Vfd Compatable hman, Sep 29, 2016 at 6:11 PM
      RSS
    33. HARDINGE LATHES & MILLING MACHINES

      Discussions:
      60
      Messages:
      418
      Latest: My New Hardinge Cataract Andre, Sep 18, 2016
      RSS
    34. HENDEY MACHINE CO.

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    35. HERCO MILLS

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    36. HERCUS LATHES

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      17
      RSS
    37. HOMIER & MICRO-MARK MINI LATHES

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    38. HAAS AUTOMATION

      Discuss Haas Lathes Here!
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    39. HARBOR FREIGHT, CENTRAL MACHINERY & BUSY BEE

      Discuss any issues dealing with Harbor Freight, Central Machinery, and Busy Bee machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      346
      Messages:
      3,027
      Latest: Mini Lathe Gear Track Waterlooboy2hp, Sep 18, 2016
      RSS
    40. HYUNDAI KIA

      Discuss Hyundai Kia Machines Here!
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    41. JET LATHES, MILLS, SAWS, ETC.

      Discussions:
      74
      Messages:
      657
      RSS
    42. JOHANNSON MILLS

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      1
      Latest: Johannson Mills Splat, May 24, 2016
      RSS
    43. K.O. LEE GRINDERS

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      6
      Latest: Possibly Buying A Ko Lee Grinder Holescreek, Sep 27, 2016 at 1:26 AM
      RSS
    44. MAKINO CNC MACHINES

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    45. MONARCH MACHINE TOOL CO.

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      75
      Latest: Monarch 10ee mksj, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:24 AM
      RSS
    46. KEARNEY AND TRECKER

      Discuss Kearney and Trecker machinery here
      Discussions:
      5
      Messages:
      32
      Latest: Milwaukee Model H Mill Jason Annen, Sep 8, 2016
      RSS
    47. LAGUN MILLS & LATHES

      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      38
      Latest: Lagun Ftv-1 bjornsh67, Sep 6, 2016
      RSS
    48. R.K. LEBLOND MACHINE TOOL CO.

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    49. LINLEY BROTHERS JIG BORERS

      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      2
      Latest: A Little Info... Nels, May 30, 2016
      RSS
    50. LITTLE MACHINE SHOP MANUAL & CNC

      Discuss Little Machine Shop CNC Machines Here!
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    51. LODGE & SHIPLEY

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
    52. LOGAN ENGINEERING CO. & LOGAN WARDS

      Discussions:
      279
      Messages:
      3,593
      Latest: Maximum Turning Capacity wa5cab, Sep 28, 2016 at 8:14 PM
      RSS
    53. MONARCH MACHINE TOOL CO.

      Discuss any issues dealing with Tormach, Monarch, and Standard-Modern machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      75
      Messages:
      688
      Latest: New...old Lathe randyjaco, Aug 22, 2016
      RSS
    54. NICHOLS MILLING MACHINES

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      4
      Latest: My Nichols Mill gwarner, Jun 16, 2016
      RSS
    55. MORI SEIKI LATHES & MILLS

      Discuss Mori Seiki Lathes & Mills Here!
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    56. OKUMA MACHINES

      Discuss Okuma Machines Here!
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    57. POWERMATIC MACHINE CO.

      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      5
      RSS
    58. PRECISION-MATTHEWS

      Discuss any issues dealing with Precision-Matthew machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      670
      Messages:
      12,154
      Latest: Pm25 Mill Starter Package ? 3dshooter80, Sep 29, 2016 at 7:06 PM
      RSS
    59. REID SURFACE GRINDERS

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    60. ROCKWELL & DELTA MANUFACTURING CO.

      Discussions:
      60
      Messages:
      731
      Latest: Rockwell Mill On Craigslist Value And Questions Calixt0, Sep 29, 2016 at 10:26 PM
      RSS
    61. RUSNOK TOOL WORKS

      Discussions:
      8
      Messages:
      52
      Latest: Rusnok Model 80 itsme_Bernie, Apr 26, 2016
      RSS
    62. SENECA FALLS LATHES

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      2
      Latest: Seneca Falls Star #20 Lathe chips&more, Sep 13, 2016
      RSS
    63. (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    64. SHARP LATHES & MILLS

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      4
      Latest: SHarp 1440G lathe Ken Mach, Jan 11, 2016
      RSS
    65. SCHAUBLIN, MIKRON, POLAMCO, & MISAL

      Discuss any issues dealing with Schaublin, Deckel, Mikron, Smart & Brown, Polamco Misal and other similar European machines here
      Discussions:
      13
      Messages:
      88
      Latest: Schaublin Oil Gun Tony Wells, Aug 21, 2016
      RSS
    66. SHELDON LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Sheldon, Logan & Rockwell machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      154
      Messages:
      1,674
      Latest: Sheldon Vernon #0 With Vertical Milll Calixt0, Sep 29, 2016 at 7:02 PM
      RSS
    67. SHERLINE, TAIG, TITAN & SIEG MINI-MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Sherline, Taig & Sieg mini-machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      118
      Messages:
      1,164
      Latest: Taig Mill: Tool Changer, Bldc Motor, Servos slowhitEJ1, Sep 28, 2016 at 1:44 AM
      RSS
    68. Latest: A Little Info Nels, May 27, 2016
      RSS
    69. SMART & BROWN

      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      20
      Latest: Bolton Lathes Nels, May 20, 2016
      RSS
    70. SMITHY, SHOPMASTER, GRIZZLY & OTHER 3-IN-1 MACHINES

      Combination Mill/Drill/Turn with these machines
      Discussions:
      32
      Messages:
      301
      Latest: New To Forum And A 3 In 1 apox97, Sep 8, 2016
      RSS
    71. SOUTH BEND LATHE WORKS

      Discuss any issues dealing with Southbend lathes, drill presses, mills, etc. in this forum.
      Discussions:
      1,165
      Messages:
      11,267
      Latest: New To Me 1928 South Bend Junior 9" wolfsburged, Sep 26, 2016 at 8:37 PM
      RSS
    72. SPRINGFIELD LATHES

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    73. STANDARD MODERN LATHES INC.

      Discussions:
      13
      Messages:
      117
      Latest: Standard Modern 1530 NoobCanuk, Aug 30, 2016
      RSS
    74. TORMACH CNC

      Discus Tormach Personal CNC Machines Here!
      Discussions:
      17
      Messages:
      214
      RSS
    75. TOYODA CNC MACHINES

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    76. TORO MANUFACTURING CORP.

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    77. TREE TOOL AND DIE WORKS

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    78. TREE, SMART & BROWN, WELLS-INDEX & B&S MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Wells-Index, Tree, Rivett & B&S machines in this forum.
      Discussions:
      63
      Messages:
      564
      Latest: Anyone Familiar With Tree 2uvrc? 4gsr, Apr 10, 2016
      RSS
    79. VAN NORMAN MILLS & LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Van Norman & Cincinnati heavy iron in this forum.
      Discussions:
      165
      Messages:
      1,730
      Latest: Vn 16s Rebuild Jason Annen, Sep 24, 2016 at 9:42 PM
      RSS
    80. WARNER-SWASEY

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      13
      RSS
    81. WEILER LATHES

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      40
      RSS
    82. WELLS-INDEX CORP.

      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      29
      Latest: Index Model 645 Mill 4gsr, Sep 27, 2016 at 9:07 AM
      RSS
    83. VARIOUS OTHER BRANDS OF MACHINERY

      Discuss any issues dealing with brands of machines not covered by the other forums.
      Discussions:
      479
      Messages:
      3,982
      Latest: Harrison L5 Lathe Change Gears n.glasson, Sep 27, 2016 at 8:50 PM
      RSS
    1. CALL-A-FRIEND

      No, it isn't the million dollar answer. It's a list of people who are willing to have you call them on the telephone to get help with your machining problems. PLEASE DO NOT POST YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER. DO THIS IN PM TO THE PERSON WHO CONTACTS YOU!
      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      10
      Latest: Ct. Area Help Line ome, Jun 19, 2016
      RSS
    2. CAN I BORROW A BOOK?

      A forum for loaning, selling and discussing your old machining-related books.
      Discussions:
      39
      Messages:
      211
      RSS
    3. CAN YOU LOAN ME A TOOL?

      Discussions:
      7
      Messages:
      63
      Latest: Acme Tap AlbertNakaji, Sep 14, 2016
      RSS
    4. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR HOBBY-MACHINISTS

      Want to work in the hobby as a professional? Check this forum for any employment opportunities.
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    5. HELP ME FIND SOMETHING

      Are you looking for a part for your machine? A particular accessory? Ask in this forum.
      Discussions:
      21
      Messages:
      159
      Latest: Looking For A Special Fastener olcopper, Sep 29, 2016 at 10:55 AM
      RSS
    6. HOBBY SHOWS & OTHER EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

      Post hobby, machinery, crafts and other shows and related events in this forum.
      Discussions:
      48
      Messages:
      213
      Latest: Bar-z Summer Bash 2016 gdcarroll, Jul 10, 2016
      RSS
    7. MACHINE PICKUPS & RIGGERS AVAILABLE & NEEDED

      Request help or offer transport for picking up and/or moving machinery not local to you.
      Discussions:
      28
      Messages:
      163
      RSS
    8. MENTORS & APPRENTICES -- SIGN UP HERE TO GIVE HELP OR RECEIVE HELP!

      H-M is all about HELPING OTHERS. If you are willing to MENTOR someone less experienced in your area, please sign up here!
      Discussions:
      46
      Messages:
      213
      Latest: Horological Jedi Near Denver? BRIAN, Aug 2, 2016
      RSS
    9. METALS EXCHANGE

      Want to exchange some brass for steel? Some steel for delrin? Do it here! NO SALES OR CASH HERE PLEASE! SALES ONLY IN THE CLASSIFIED SECTION PLEASE.
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      6
      Latest: 3/16" A36 Flat Bar intjonmiller, Aug 18, 2016
      RSS
    10. MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES

      Anything that doesn't fit into the above categories should be post here.
      Discussions:
      50
      Messages:
      358
      Latest: Homemade Evapo-rust Andre, Aug 5, 2016
      RSS
    11. PLACE CRAIGSLIST ADS HERE

      Found a great deal on CRAIGSLIST? Please post it here!
      Discussions:
      375
      Messages:
      2,095
      RSS
    12. PLACE EBAY ADS HERE

      Place EBAY ads of interest to hobby-machinists in this forum!
      Discussions:
      9
      Messages:
      44
      Latest: Two Sellers One Item? rgray, Sep 26, 2016 at 10:41 AM
      RSS
    13. PLACE OTHER AUCTION SITE LISTINGS HERE

      Place ads other than Ebay or Craigslist Here
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      11
      RSS
    14. PLACE MANUFACTURER LISTINGS HERE

      Place your company's listing, name, address, phone, and web page here for free so our members can find your services.
      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      1
      Latest: Sample Manufacturer Listing Nels, May 12, 2016
      RSS
    15. THE TRADING POST

      This is the place to TRADE machinery and tools you cannot use for ones you can, or give them away for Free. No sales in here please.
      Discussions:
      13
      Messages:
      67
      RSS
    16. WEB DEALS, COUPONS & DISCOUNT CODES

      Visit this forum to save money on your purchases!
      Discussions:
      211
      Messages:
      679
      Latest: Enco Supplier Replacement dlane, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:16 PM
      RSS
    1. BOATS & WATER CRAFT

      For those who make parts for their boats and water craft.
      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      8
      Latest: Home Away From Home francist, Aug 2, 2016
      RSS
    2. CLASSIC CARS & TRUCKS

      For those who make parts for classic cars!
      Discussions:
      33
      Messages:
      461
      RSS
    3. CLOCKS & HOROLOGY

      Did you build a clock or work on another horology project? Show it off here.
      Discussions:
      54
      Messages:
      720
      Latest: Clock WMello, Sep 25, 2016 at 9:45 PM
      RSS
    4. GUNSMITHING & FIREARMS

      Show us your gunsmithing & firearm projects and accessories here. Discuss any topics regarding gunsmithing here.
      Discussions:
      486
      Messages:
      6,101
      Latest: 22 Boot Gun kd4gij, Sep 29, 2016 at 7:16 PM
      RSS
    5. INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

      Discuss internal combustion engines here!
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      14
      RSS
    6. JET ENGINES & RAM JETS

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    7. KNIFEMAKING

      Show us your knifemaking projects and accessories here. Discuss any topics regarding knifemaking here.
      Discussions:
      48
      Messages:
      406
      Latest: Abs Jonathans, Sep 20, 2016
      RSS
    8. MUSICAL INSTRUMENT DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

      Discuss the design & construction of musical instruments. Luthiers welcome!
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    9. MOTORCYCLES & BICYCLES

      Did you do a project on a motorcycle or bicycle? Show it off here.
      Discussions:
      94
      Messages:
      934
      Latest: Any Mini Bikers In Here TOOLMASTER, Sep 27, 2016 at 9:58 PM
      RSS
    10. PROJECT OF THE DAY --- WHAT DID YOU DO IN YOUR SHOP TODAY?

      What project did you work on in your shop today? Please post it here!
      Discussions:
      28
      Messages:
      8,512
      RSS
    11. PLANES & HELICOPTERS

      Did you do a project on a classic car, plane, train, helicopter or rocket? Show it off here. How did you do it?
      Discussions:
      67
      Messages:
      733
      Latest: My Friends Shop Next Door grumpygator, Sep 24, 2016 at 4:21 PM
      RSS
    12. PROJECT PLANS & DRAWINGS

      Have you made a drawing for a project? Please share it with the rest of us here.
      Discussions:
      56
      Messages:
      527
      Latest: Pump Oil Can Prints waz, Aug 20, 2016
      RSS
    13. SHOP-MADE TOOLING

      Did you make some tooling for the machines in your shop? Show it off here.
      Discussions:
      617
      Messages:
      6,069
      Latest: Don't Have 3\4 Aluminum Plate. So We Make It Dave Smith, Sep 24, 2016 at 1:56 AM
      RSS
    14. RC MODELS

      For those who make parts for their RC Models.
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    15. RC ROBOTICS & AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS

      Discuss RC robotics and autonomous robots here.
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    16. STEAM ENGINES - LIVE STEAM

      For those who love the smell of coal smoke, and cinders in your hair.
      Discussions:
      5
      Messages:
      41
      Latest: Unaflow Steam Model Engine cascao, Sep 21, 2016
      RSS
    17. STATIONARY & LIVE STEAM ENGINES

      Did you build a stationary or live steam engine? Show it off here, and show us how you built it?
      Discussions:
      167
      Messages:
      2,026
      RSS
    18. STIRLING ENGINES

      Discuss Stirling engines here!
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    19. TRACTION & TROLLEY FANS

      This forum is for those who like to work on and operate vintage trolley and similar vehicles.
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
    20. TRACTORS & FARM MACHINES

      Show off projects that don't fit into the other categories above here, including woodworking projects by our members.
      Discussions:
      433
      Messages:
      4,311
      Latest: Side Project umahunter, Sep 18, 2016
      RSS
    21. WELDING & CASTING

      Whether Mig, Tig, Acetylene, Brazing, discuss all aspects of welding techniques and projects in this forum. Also for discussions of sand and other casting techniques for making machine and project castings.
      Discussions:
      390
      Messages:
      4,607
      Latest: Low Cost Foundry Digital Temperature Smithdoor, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:27 PM
      RSS
    22. WOODWORKING PROJECTS

      Discussions:
      71
      Messages:
      582
      RSS
    1. REGIONAL MEMBER GROUPS (You May Want To Join These!)

      These are social groups of members who have something in common. You may want to join. Check them out.
      RSS
    2. MEMBERS' WEB SITE LINKS (Post Your Site Link Here)

      Members of Hobby-Machinist, list your personal (non-commercial) web site in this area so that others can visit your site.
      Discussions:
      8
      Messages:
      72
      Latest: New Venture On Youtube BillShop322, May 11, 2016
      RSS
    3. OUR SHOPS AND THE SPACES WE WORK IN (Shop Photos)

      Where do you do your machining work? No, don't just tell us, SHOW us!
      Discussions:
      160
      Messages:
      3,023
      Latest: Bigger Than A Cupboard....... thumbtac, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:18 AM
      RSS
    4. SITE HELP & ISSUES (Forum Issues & Announcements)

      Get help for any site problems in this forum (check out the stickies). We will also post site announcements here.
      Discussions:
      778
      Messages:
      5,814
      Latest: Content Can Not Be Submitted Nels, Sep 29, 2016 at 7:37 AM
      RSS
    5. TEACHERS & STUDENTS FORUM

      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      1
      Latest: Teaching Seminar Nels, May 9, 2016
      RSS
    6. THE MEMBERS' HANGOUT (OFF-TOPIC Discussions)

      Post all off-off-topic discussions here. Please, NO POLITICS, and please be gentle! Otherwise, discuss whatever you like.
      Discussions:
      1,602
      Messages:
      16,632
      Latest: Holiday Over savarin, Sep 29, 2016 at 9:42 PM
      RSS
    7. THE PRACTICE FORUM (Practice Your Posting Here)

      Here is a place where you can practice posting messages or photos or anything else without limits.
      Discussions:
      307
      Messages:
      1,098
      Latest: New Pm-1440ts Coming Randall Marx, Sep 23, 2016
      RSS
    8. THE PRAYER CHAPEL (Offer Prayers For Those In Need!)

      This site is not just a site, it is a community of friends. This forum is not about machining or related topics, but for members to ask for and send prayers and special intentions, or those close to you who you feel could use some prayers (or positive thoughts). This is non-denominational. Everyone just needs a hand sometimes. Let's give it to them.
      Discussions:
      84
      Messages:
      1,256
      Latest: Plaza Machinery LucknowKen, Sep 3, 2016
      RSS
    9. USER GROUP PROMOTIONS (Watch Your Group Advance As You Participate )

      Postings of member group promotions will be kept here. You can watch your group advance.
      Discussions:
      721
      Messages:
      725
      Latest: Greg A Promoted To Newbies (2-30 Posts) Management, Sep 29, 2016 at 10:20 PM
      RSS
    10. RAFFLES- RULES & PROCEDURES- PLEASE READ!

      For professional machinists to discuss their trade, and for the rest of us to learn from watching them.
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
      RSS
  3. Buying & Selling

    Anyone may buy, only Premium Subscribers may sell here.
    1. HELP WITH CLASSIFIEDS

      Get help here placing a classified ad.
      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      3
      Latest: Please Read This... Nels, Jun 3, 2016
      RSS
    2. WANTED

      This forum is for members who need items, either machines, tooling or other accessories. This forum is not for commercial ads or ventures.
      Discussions:
      240
      Messages:
      1,027
      Latest: Rfq For Shims Bamban, Sep 29, 2016 at 8:49 PM
      RSS
    3. SERVICES

      If you need a machinist to make a part, or do overflow work, please post it here.
      Discussions:
      9
      Messages:
      61
      Latest: Rfq Die Maker JimDawson, Jul 24, 2016
      RSS

Chat

You don't have the necessary permissions to use the chat.

    1. There are currently no users chatting.