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GENERAL MACHINING DISCUSSIONS (Alphabetized)

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GENERAL SHOP RELATED DISCUSSIONS

This is an all-purpose general shop related 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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1,114
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1,114
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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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1,801
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28,542
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1,801
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28,542

GOOFS & BLUNDERS YOU SHOULD AVOID!

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46
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1,206
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46
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1,206

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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725
Messages
11,238

CONVERTING A MACHINE TO CNC

For discussions of converting manual machines to computer numeric control (CNC)
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28
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229
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28
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229

DRAWING, LAYOUT & CAD

Discuss the layout and design of projects in this forum.
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56
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951
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56
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951

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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1,187
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14,801
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1,187
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14,801

MACHINE ACCESSORIES (Tables, Vises, Indexers)

Ask about rotary tables, dividing heads, indexers, vises and the like in this forum.
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1,339
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14,340
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1,339
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14,340

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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554
Messages
7,124

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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524
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6,850
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524
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6,850

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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8,562
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99,269
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8,562
Messages
99,269

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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82
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1,522
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82
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1,522

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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1,910
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23,821
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1,910
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