GENERAL TYPES OF METALWORKING MACHINES

This section is for discussing different types of metalworking machines rather than specific manufacturers, which is the next section.

Buying a Machine? Get advice and help here!

First time buying a lathe? Get help from experienced hobby machinists who have walked many miles in your shoes! Looking to buy another lathe? Yup, we walked that long mile as well. Get advice and help in this sub-forum from the friendliest machinists on the internet!
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ASIAN LATHES & MILLS

General discussions & questions on asian-made lathes & mills.
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DRILL PRESSES

Discuss issues relating to drill presses.
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SHOP PRESSES

Discuss issues relating to shop presses in this forum.
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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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MINI-LATHE & MINI-MILL INFORMATION

Whether it is a 7x10, 9x12, or 11x26, discuss any issues on mini-lathes and mini-mill counterparts in this forum.
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SHAPERS & THEIR USES

General discussion of shapers and their uses in this forum
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TOOL GRINDERS & SURFACE GRINDERS

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3D PRINTERS

Discuss the use and operation of 3D Printers in the home shop in this forum
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WATCHMAKER'S & CLOCKMAKER'S LATHES

Discuss any issues dealing with watch & clockmaker's machines in this forum.
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