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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: calculating bolt hole pattern Tozguy, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:54 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: Rotary table project mickri, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:53 AM
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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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    Latest: G-code assistance JimDawson, Feb 23, 2017 at 12:43 AM
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  4. CONVERTING A MACHINE TO CNC

    For discussions of converting manual machines to computer numeric control (CNC)
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    Latest: Joel Miller Cnc Milling Machine Tony Wells, Feb 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM
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  5. DRAWING, LAYOUT & CAD

    Discuss the layout and design of projects in this forum.
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    Latest: HELP!!! What type of drawing set up Billh50, Feb 23, 2017 at 7:09 AM
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  6. 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: And another drum switch question Ulma Doctor, Feb 23, 2017 at 12:07 AM
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  7. MACHINE ACCESSORIES (Tables, Vises, Indexers)

    Ask about rotary tables, dividing heads, indexers, vises and the like in this forum.
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  8. 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: How to restore black markings on dials and tools Hidyn, Feb 22, 2017 at 7:38 PM
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  9. 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: Gebruder Weyersberg Micrometer ch2co, Feb 23, 2017 at 9:38 AM
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  10. 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: What kind of mill do I need/want/afford? Uglydog, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:56 AM
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  11. 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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    Latest: Gloves in the shop Highsider, Feb 7, 2017
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  12. 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: What would you say this is? Billh50, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:35 AM
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