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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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  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: Cutting small groove on the lathe ??... David S, Mar 28, 2017 at 7:23 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: Grizzly G0704 Cnc Conversion Boswell, Mar 28, 2017 at 7:51 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: CNC a Harbor Freight 33686 bpimm, Mar 24, 2017 at 1:03 PM
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  5. DRAWING, LAYOUT & CAD

    Discuss the layout and design of projects in this forum.
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    Latest: fusion 360 TomS, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:44 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: DC Motor Conversion markba633csi, Mar 28, 2017 at 12:38 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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    Latest: Fabricating a mini pallet Bob Korves, Mar 26, 2017 at 7:31 PM
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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: Ball type oil nipple & oil injector petertha, Mar 28, 2017 at 2:36 AM
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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: Dial Bore Gage Specs JimDawson, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:53 PM
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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: size 16 threading insert holder darkzero, Mar 28, 2017 at 6:55 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: finger vs flap wheel Strangerthings169b1, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:32 PM
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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: Dead Blow Hammer Tozguy, Mar 28, 2017 at 6:51 AM
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