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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: Liquidating old machine shop NCjeeper, Jul 25, 2017 at 4:39 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: What Size For Threading? Wreck™Wreck, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:36 PM
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  3. GOOFS & BLUNDERS YOU SHOULD AVOID!

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    Latest: Bench Grinders Mikebr5, Jul 25, 2017 at 10:46 AM
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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: Pictures of things made in Home Shop CNC shooter123456, Jul 24, 2017 at 1:23 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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  6. DRAWING, LAYOUT & CAD

    Discuss the layout and design of projects in this forum.
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    Latest: What Do You Use To Draw/design Projects? wrmiller, Jul 24, 2017 at 11:08 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 markba633csi, Jul 25, 2017 at 11:05 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: Cleaning oil lines USNFC, Jul 25, 2017 at 1:37 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: Thermal Insulators on Micrometers... pstemari, Jul 24, 2017 at 6:11 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: Lathe is home... now what? koehlerrk, Jul 25, 2017 at 4:34 PM
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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: Taper spread sheet Bob Korves, Jul 25, 2017 at 10:58 AM
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