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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: Finally Up and Running in the New Shop Maroast, May 24, 2017 at 11:27 PM
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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 JR49, May 25, 2017 at 12:00 AM
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  3. GOOFS & BLUNDERS YOU SHOULD AVOID!

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    Latest: Goofs & Blunders You Should Avoid. kvt, May 23, 2017 at 7:33 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: free end mills tertiaryjim, May 22, 2017 at 11:15 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: delrin vs aluminum Wreck™Wreck, May 20, 2017 at 6:18 PM
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  6. DRAWING, LAYOUT & CAD

    Discuss the layout and design of projects in this forum.
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    Latest: ISKN Slate playfulplans, Apr 23, 2017
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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: PWM Motor Speed Control rolleikin, May 24, 2017 at 6:38 PM
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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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    Latest: Taper attachment/mechanical tracer Us Navy machinist, May 23, 2017 at 11:17 PM
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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: Table Oilers for G&E 16" Shaper Reeltor, May 24, 2017 at 8:44 AM
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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: Surface plate support quick question Dabbler, May 24, 2017 at 9:27 PM
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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: Looking for info on Hendey backgear and shaft terrywerm, May 25, 2017 at 12:26 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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    Latest: Welding smoke inhalation woochucker, May 24, 2017 at 11:43 PM
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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: Starrett center test indicator # 65 Holescreek, May 25, 2017 at 12:56 AM
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