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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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    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

      For discussions of converting manual machines to computer numeric control (CNC)
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    5. DRAWING, LAYOUT & CAD

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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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    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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    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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    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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    11. SAFETY ISSUES & EQUIPMENT

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    12. TOOL JUNKIES - TOOLS & TOOLING (Love Tools? This Is Your Forum)

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  3. GENERAL TYPES OF METALWORKING MACHINES

    This section is for discussing different types of metalworking machines rather than specific manufacturers, which is the next section.
    1. 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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    2. ASIAN LATHES & MILLS

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    3. DRILL PRESSES & SHOP PRESSES

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    4. 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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    5. MINI-LATHE & MINI-MILL INFORMATION

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    6. TOOL GRINDERS & SURFACE GRINDERS

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    7. 3D PRINTERS

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    8. WATCHMAKER'S & CLOCKMAKER'S LATHES

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

    For discussions of specific manufacturers, and their machines. If you need help with a particular machine, parts, manuals, or other assistance, this is the place. Some forums contain sub-forums which are a "knowledge base" containing documentation you will find useful.
    1. HAVE WE FORGOTTEN ANY MANUFACTURERS?

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    2. ACER LATHES

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    3. ADCOCK-SHIPLEY MILLS

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    4. ATLAS, CRAFTSMAN & AA

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

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    6. AMERICAN TOOL WORKS

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    8. BALDOR ELECTRIC CO.

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    9. BENCHMASTER MFG. CO.

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    10. BOLEY, MOORE, DERBYSHIRE, LEVIN, MOSELY, AMERICAN WATCH, BERGEON

      Watchmaker's Lathes
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    11. BOLTON LATHES

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    12. BOYAR-SCHULTZ CORP.

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    13. 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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    14. BRIDGEPORT MACHINES INC. & B'PORT CLONES

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

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    17. BURKE-US MACHINE TOOL & BARKER MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Burke-US Machine Tool & Barker machines in this forum.
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    18. CHARTER OAK AUTOMATION MACHINES

      This is the place to discuss any issues with Charter Oak CNC Mills & Little Machine Shop machines.
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    19. CINCINNATI LATHE & TOOL CO.

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    20. CINCINNATI MILLING MACHINE HEAVY IRON

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    21. CLAUSING-COLCHESTER

      Discuss any issues dealing with Clausing machines in this forum.
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    22. CUMMINS & LATHEMASTER MINI LATHES

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    23. DAEWOO / DOOSAN MACHINES

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    24. DALTON LATHES

      Discuss Dalton lathes here
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    25. DECKEL AND DECKEL TYPE MILLS

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    26. DIAMOND MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    27. DOALL SAWS

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    29. ENCO & RONG FU IMPORTS

      Discuss any issues dealing with JET, ENCO & RONG FU machines in this forum.
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    30. GORTON MACHINE CORPORATION

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    31. GRAZIANO LATHES

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    32. GRIZZLY INDUSTRIAL INC.

      Discuss any issues dealing with Grizzly Industrial machines in this forum.
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    33. HAAS AUTOMATION

      Discuss Haas Lathes Here!
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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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    35. HENDEY MACHINE CO.

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    37. HERCUS LATHES

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    39. HYUNDAI KIA

      Discuss Hyundai Kia Machines Here!
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    40. JET LATHES, MILLS, SAWS, ETC.

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    41. JOHANNSON MILLS

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    42. K.O. LEE GRINDERS

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    43. KEARNEY AND TRECKER

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

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    45. R.K. LEBLOND MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    46. LINLEY BROTHERS JIG BORERS

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    47. LITTLE MACHINE SHOP MANUAL & CNC

      Discuss Little Machine Shop CNC Machines Here!
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    48. LODGE & SHIPLEY

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    49. LOGAN ENGINEERING CO. & LOGAN WARDS

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    50. MAKINO CNC MACHINES

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    51. MONARCH MACHINE TOOL CO.

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

      Discuss Mori Seiki Lathes & Mills Here!
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    53. NICHOLS MILLING MACHINES

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    54. OKUMA MACHINES

      Discuss Okuma Machines Here!
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    55. POWERMATIC MACHINE CO.

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    56. PRECISION-MATTHEWS

      Discuss any issues dealing with Precision-Matthew machines in this forum.
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    57. REID SURFACE GRINDERS

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    58. RIVETT LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Rivett machines in this forum.
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      Latest: Rivet Lathe Collets Glenn Brooks, Jan 6, 2016
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    59. ROCKWELL & DELTA MANUFACTURING CO.

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    60. RUSNOK TOOL WORKS

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      Latest: Rusnok Model 70 Head markba633csi, Nov 1, 2016
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    61. SENECA FALLS LATHES

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    63. SHARP LATHES & MILLS

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    64. 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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    65. SHELDON LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Sheldon, Logan & Rockwell machines in this forum.
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      Latest: Sheldon Sebastion 16" X 60" I Think 4gsr, Nov 30, 2016 at 8:46 PM
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    66. SHERLINE, TAIG, TITAN & SIEG MINI-MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Sherline, Taig & Sieg mini-machines in this forum.
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      Latest: Suggested Material For Qctp mikey, Dec 5, 2016 at 2:33 PM
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    68. SMART & BROWN

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

      Combination Mill/Drill/Turn with these machines
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      Latest: Moving A 3 In 1 Machine Superburban, Nov 27, 2016
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    70. SOUTH BEND LATHE WORKS

      Discuss any issues dealing with Southbend lathes, drill presses, mills, etc. in this forum.
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      Latest: The New South Bend 10K mksj, Dec 5, 2016 at 12:48 AM
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    71. SPRINGFIELD LATHES

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    72. STANDARD MODERN LATHES INC.

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    73. TORMACH CNC

      Discus Tormach Personal CNC Machines Here!
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    74. TOYODA CNC MACHINES

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    75. TORO MANUFACTURING CORP.

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    76. TREE TOOL AND DIE WORKS

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    77. VAN NORMAN MILLS & LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Van Norman & Cincinnati heavy iron in this forum.
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    78. WARNER-SWASEY

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    79. WEILER LATHES

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    80. WELLS-INDEX CORP.

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    81. 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. CAN YOU MAKE SOMETHING FOR ME?

      You need a part or some tooling. You can't or don't want to make it. Maybe someone here can do it for you.
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    5. CAN YOU 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

      Anything that doesn't fit into the above categories should be post here.
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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 OTHER AUCTION SITE LISTINGS HERE

      Place ads other than Ebay or Craigslist Here
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      Latest: Bridgeport Mill With Dro Groundhog, Nov 17, 2016
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    14. WEB DEALS, COUPONS & DISCOUNT CODES

      Visit this forum to save money on your purchases!
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      Latest: Martini Shakers For Tool Lights barnett, Dec 5, 2016 at 1:22 AM
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    1. BOATS & WATER CRAFT

      For those who make parts for their boats and water craft.
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      Latest: Home Away From Home francist, Aug 2, 2016
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    2. CLASSIC CARS & TRUCKS

      For those who make parts for classic cars!
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      Latest: Show us your big old classic Trucks FOMOGO, Dec 3, 2016 at 10:15 AM
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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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      Latest: Atmos Bellows Work? Superburban, Dec 5, 2016 at 3:01 PM
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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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      Latest: Show Off You Ars Blackhawk, Dec 4, 2016 at 1:38 PM
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    5. INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

      Discuss internal combustion engines here!
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      Latest: Miniature Demon V8 Build Bill Gruby, Nov 16, 2016
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    6. Latest: Slotted Angle Plates higgite, Dec 5, 2016 at 11:41 AM
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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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      Latest: I Need A Knife Made For My Wife T Bredehoft, Nov 29, 2016 at 4:38 PM
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    9. Latest: 4th Axis Build JimDawson, Dec 4, 2016 at 12:20 PM
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    10. MUSICAL INSTRUMENT DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

      Discuss the design & construction of musical instruments. Luthiers welcome!
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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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    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: Laser engraving Chips4Lips, Nov 19, 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: Pump Oil Can Prints kvt, Nov 26, 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: My First Project bobshobby, Dec 5, 2016 at 3:29 PM
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    16. RC MODELS

      For those who make parts for their RC Models.
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    17. RC ROBOTICS & AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS

      Discuss RC robotics and autonomous robots here.
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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: Unaflow Steam Model Engine cascao, Sep 21, 2016
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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 savarin, Oct 28, 2016
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    20. STIRLING ENGINES

      Discuss Stirling engines here!
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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: Building an Aligator Silverbullet, Oct 15, 2016
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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: Welder/feeder Question olcopper, Dec 4, 2016 at 9:05 PM
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    24. WOODWORKING PROJECTS

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      Latest: Woody ELHEAD, Nov 22, 2016
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    1. A CHRISTMAS GIFTING THREAD!

      This is a Christmas gifting Thread for giving gifts to those who need them. Rules: An Item offered is for those who need it. Value of the item is open to the gifter. All gifting is in open forum, no pm's unless to give personal info, shipping and Paypal info. No requesting or asking for specific items. Please receive 1 gift only, Give as much as you want.
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    2. MEMBERS' WEB SITE LINKS (Post Your Site Link Here)

      Members of Hobby-Machinist, list your personal (non-commercial) web site in this area so that others can visit your site.
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      Latest: Among Other Things.. Boris Ludwig, Nov 3, 2016
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    3. 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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      Latest: Photos Of Old Workshop 100 Years Ago N2XD, Dec 3, 2016 at 10:23 AM
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    4. REGIONAL MEMBER GROUPS (You May Want To Join These!)

      These are social groups of members who have something in common. You may want to join. Check them out.
      Latest: Did Ya jpfabricator, Nov 15, 2016
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    5. SITE HELP & ISSUES (Forum Issues & Announcements)

      Get help for any site problems in this forum (check out the stickies). We will also post site announcements here.
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    6. THE MEMBERS' HANGOUT (OFF-TOPIC Discussions)

      Post all off-off-topic discussions here. Please, NO POLITICS, and please be gentle! Otherwise, discuss whatever you like.
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      Latest: Broken Car Mirror Bill Gruby, Dec 5, 2016 at 1:55 PM
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    7. 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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    8. 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: Prayer For Daughter And Husband mcostello, Dec 5, 2016 at 2:05 PM
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    9. USER GROUP PROMOTIONS (Watch Your Group Advance As You Participate )

      Postings of member group promotions will be kept here. You can watch your group advance.
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  5. Buying & Selling

    Anyone may buy, only Premium Subscribers may sell here.
    1. MACHINIST JOBS WE HEAR ABOUT

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      Latest: Nc- Tool Making And Cnc Machinist Nels, Nov 28, 2016
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    2. SERVICES

      If you need a machinist to make a part, or do overflow work, please post it here.
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      Latest: Slot Machined In Houston benster, Nov 22, 2016
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    3. FOR SALE- PREMIUM SUBSCRIBERS CAN SELL HERE FOR FREE

      Advertise your spare items for sale here.
      Latest: For Tony Wells .. Rothfuss Radius Dresser bosephus, Nov 29, 2016 at 7:41 PM
    4. WANTED

      This forum is for members who need items, either machines, tooling or other accessories. This forum is not for commercial ads or ventures.
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      Latest: Tailstock And Steady Rest For Logan 12" 76kcfdcapt, Dec 2, 2016 at 12:29 PM
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    5. 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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