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    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.
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    2. ANTIQUE & VINTAGE MACHINERY

      Discuss any issues dealing with antique or vintage machines or other types of machines not covered by the other forums.
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    3. 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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    4. CONVERTING A MACHINE TO CNC

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    7. HORIZONTAL SAWS & BANDSAWS

      We all have a horizontal saw (4x6) or band saw in our shops. Here is the place to discuss these tools.
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    8. 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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    9. MACHINE ACCESSORIES (Tables, Vises, Indexers)

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    10. 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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    11. 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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    12. 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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    13. 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.
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    14. 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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    15. TOOL GRINDERS & SURFACE GRINDERS

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    16. 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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    17. WATCHMAKER'S & CLOCKMAKER'S LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with watch & clockmaker's machines in this forum.
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  2. SPECIFIC MANUFACTURERS (Alphabetized)

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    2. ACER LATHES

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    3. ATLAS, CLAUSING, & CRAFTSMAN

      Discuss any issues dealing with Atlas & Atlas-Clausing lathes, drill presses, mills, etc. in this forum.
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    4. AMERICAN MACHINE & TOOL CO.

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    7. BENCHMASTER MFG. CO.

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    8. BOLTON LATHES

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    9. BOYAR-SCHULTZ CORP.

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    10. BOXFORD, MYFORD, DENFORD VICEROY, EMCO & UNIMAT MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Boxford, Denford, Myford, Enco & Unimat machines in this forum.
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    11. BRIDGEPORT MACHINES INC. & B'PORT CLONES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Bridgeport and B'port Clones in this forum.
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    12. BROWN & SHARPE MFG. CO.

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    13. BURGMASTER CORP.

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    14. BURKE-US MACHINE TOOL & BARKER MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Burke-US Machine Tool & Barker machines in this forum.
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    15. CINCINNATI LATHE & TOOL CO.

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    16. CLARKE & CHESTER CONQUEST UK MINI-LATHES

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    19. DIAMOND MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    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.
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    22. CLAUSING-COLCHESTER & LEBLOND

      Discuss any issues dealing with Clausing and Leblond machines in this forum.
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    23. DAEWOO / DOOSAN MACHINES

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    24. DALTON & RIVETT LATHES

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    25. DECKEL AND DECKEL TYPE MILLS

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    26. GORTON MACHINE CORPORATION

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    27. GRAZIANO LATHES

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    28. GRIZZLY INDUSTRIAL INC.

      Discuss any issues dealing with Grizzly Industrial machines in this forum.
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    29. HARDINGE MILLING MACHINES

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    30. HENDEY MACHINE CO.

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    31. HOMIER & MICRO-MARK MINI LATHES

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    32. HAAS AUTOMATION

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    33. RUSNOK TOOL WORKS

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    34. HARBOR FREIGHT, CENTRAL MACHINERY & BUSY BEE

      Discuss any issues dealing with Harbor Freight, Central Machinery, and Busy Bee machines in this forum.
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      Latest: New Guy: Upgrade Parts Or Entire Lathe? Tozguy, May 24, 2016 at 7:30 PM
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    35. K.O. LEE GRINDERS

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    36. HARDINGE, GORTON, RUSNOK & BENCHMASTER

      Discuss any issues dealing with Hardinge, Gorton, Rusnok & Benchmaster machines in this forum.
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    37. HYUNDAI KIA

      Discuss Hyundai Kia Machines Here!
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    38. MONARCH MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    39. JET, ENCO & RONG FU IMPORTS

      Discuss any issues dealing with JET, ENCO & RONG FU machines in this forum.
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    40. KEARNEY AND TRECKER

      Discuss Kearney and Trecker machinery here
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    41. LAGUN MILLS & LATHES

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    42. R.K. LEBLOND MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    43. LITTLE MACHINE SHOP MANUAL & CNC

      Discuss Little Machine Shop CNC Machines Here!
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    44. LOGAN ENGINEERING CO. & LOGAN WARDS

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    45. MONARCH MACHINE TOOL CO.

      Discuss any issues dealing with Tormach, Monarch, and Standard-Modern machines in this forum.
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    46. MORI SEIKI LATHES & MILLS

      Discuss Mori Seiki Lathes & Mills Here!
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    47. OKUMA MACHINES

      Discuss Okuma Machines Here!
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    48. POWERMATIC MACHINE CO.

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    49. PRECISION-MATTHEWS

      Discuss any issues dealing with Precision-Matthew machines in this forum.
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    50. ROCKWELL & DELTA MANUFACTURING CO.

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    52. SCHAUBLIN, MIKRON, POLAMCO, & MISAL

      Discuss any issues dealing with Schaublin, Deckel, Mikron, Smart & Brown, Polamco Misal and other similar European machines here
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    53. SHARP MILLS

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    54. SHELDON LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Sheldon, Logan & Rockwell machines in this forum.
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    55. SHERLINE, TAIG, TITAN & SIEG MINI-MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Sherline, Taig & Sieg mini-machines in this forum.
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      Latest: Sherline + Igauging Linear Dro; Possible? davidh, May 24, 2016 at 10:56 PM
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    56. SMART & BROWN

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    57. SMITHY, SHOPMASTER, GRIZZLY & OTHER 3-IN-1 MACHINES

      Combination Mill/Drill/Turn with these machines
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      Latest: New Forum for 3 in 1 machines intjonmiller, May 25, 2016 at 4:40 PM
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    58. SOUTH BEND LATHE WORKS

      Discuss any issues dealing with Southbend lathes, drill presses, mills, etc. in this forum.
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      Latest: Headstock Oiling Cup woodtickgreg, May 26, 2016 at 10:18 PM
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    59. STANDARD MODERN LATHES INC.

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    60. TORMACH CNC

      Discus Tormach Personal CNC Machines Here!
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    61. TORO MANUFACTURING CORP.

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    62. TREE TOOL AND DIE WORKS

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    63. TREE, SMART & BROWN, WELLS-INDEX & B&S MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Wells-Index, Tree, Rivett & B&S machines in this forum.
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    64. VAN NORMAN & CINCINNATI HEAVY IRON

      Discuss any issues dealing with Van Norman & Cincinnati heavy iron in this forum.
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    66. WELLS-INDEX CORP.

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    67. VARIOUS OTHER BRANDS OF MACHINERY

      Discuss any issues dealing with brands of machines not covered by the other forums.
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    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!
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    2. CAN I BORROW A BOOK?

      A forum for loaning, selling and discussing your old machining-related books.
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    3. CAN YOU LOAN ME A TOOL?

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    4. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR HOBBY-MACHINISTS

      Want to work in the hobby as a professional? Check this forum for any employment opportunities.
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    5. HELP ME FIND SOMETHING

      Are you looking for a part for your machine? A particular accessory? Ask in this forum.
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    6. HOBBY SHOWS & OTHER EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

      Post hobby, machinery, crafts and other shows and related events in this forum.
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    7. MACHINE PICKUPS & RIGGERS AVAILABLE & NEEDED

      Request help or offer transport for picking up and/or moving machinery not local to you.
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    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!
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    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.
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    10. MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES

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    11. PLACE CRAIGSLIST ADS HERE

      Found a great deal on CRAIGSLIST? Please post it here!
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    12. PLACE EBAY ADS HERE

      Place EBAY ads of interest to hobby-machinists in this forum!
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    13. 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.
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    14. 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.
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    15. WEB DEALS, COUPONS & DISCOUNT CODES

      Visit this forum to save money on your purchases!
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    1. BOATS & WATER CRAFT

      For those who make parts for their boats and water craft.
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    2. CLASSIC CARSS & TRUCKS

      For those who make parts for classic cars!
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    3. CLOCKS & HOROLOGY

      Did you build a clock or work on another horology project? Show it off here.
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    4. GUNSMITHING & FIREARMS

      Show us your gunsmithing & firearm projects and accessories here. Discuss any topics regarding gunsmithing here.
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    5. INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

      Discuss internal combustion engines here!
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    7. JET ENGINES & RAM JETS

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    8. KNIFEMAKING

      Show us your knifemaking projects and accessories here. Discuss any topics regarding knifemaking here.
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    10. MUSICAL INSTRUMENT DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

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    11. MOTORCYCLES & BICYCLES

      Did you do a project on a motorcycle or bicycle? Show it off here.
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      Latest: Project Bike Repair Stand (picture Heavy) TOOLMASTER, May 26, 2016 at 1:14 PM
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    12. 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!
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    13. 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?
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      Latest: My Friends Shop Next Door grumpygator, May 20, 2016
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    14. PROJECT PLANS & DRAWINGS

      Have you made a drawing for a project? Please share it with the rest of us here.
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      Latest: Dividing Head silverhawk, May 19, 2016
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    15. SHOP-MADE TOOLING

      Did you make some tooling for the machines in your shop? Show it off here.
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      Latest: A Turret For My 7x10 Mini Lathe brav65, May 25, 2016 at 5:41 PM
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    16. RC MODELS

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    17. RC ROBOTICS & AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS

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    18. STEAM ENGINES - LIVE STEAM

      For those who love the smell of coal smoke, and cinders in your hair.
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      Latest: French Model Trains CluelessNewB, May 22, 2016 at 8:51 AM
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    19. STATIONARY & LIVE STEAM ENGINES

      Did you build a stationary or live steam engine? Show it off here, and show us how you built it?
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      Latest: Five Cylinder Radial With Ohc grumpygator, May 22, 2016 at 7:36 AM
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    20. STIRLING ENGINES

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    21. TRACTION & TROLLEY FANS

      This forum is for those who like to work on and operate vintage trolley and similar vehicles.
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    22. TRACTORS & FARM MACHINES

      Show off projects that don't fit into the other categories above here, including woodworking projects by our members.
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      Latest: Trailer Decking TOOLMASTER, May 25, 2016 at 9:42 AM
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    23. 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.
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      Latest: Eastwood Tig 200 Ac/dc Chris Bettis, May 22, 2016 at 8:29 PM
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    24. WOODWORKING PROJECTS

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    1. ADVANCED MACHINISTS' DISCUSSIONS

      For professional machinists to discuss their trade, and for the rest of us to learn from watching them.
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    2. H-M GROUPS YOU MAY WANT TO JOIN (Check Out Our User Groups!)

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    3. MEMBERS' WEB SITE LINKS (Post Your Site Link Here)

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      Latest: New Venture On Youtube BillShop322, May 11, 2016
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    4. 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!
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    5. SITE HELP & ISSUES (Forum Issues & Announcements)

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    6. TEACHERS & STUDENTS FORUM

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    7. THE MEMBERS' HANGOUT (OFF-TOPIC Discussions)

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    8. THE PRACTICE FORUM (Practice Your Posting Here)

      Here is a place where you can practice posting messages or photos or anything else without limits.
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    9. 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.
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      Latest: Heart Cath Coming Wednesday. Billh50, Apr 8, 2016
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    10. USER GROUP PROMOTIONS (Watch Your Group Advance As You Participate )

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  3. Buying & Selling

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      Get help here placing a classified ad.
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      Latest: Need A Lathe! wa5cab, May 15, 2016
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