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  1. GENERAL Threads / Posts  Last Post

    General Discussion for anything not related to or covered by other forums. Scroll the page back to the top.Top

    1. New members should introduce themselves, tell us something about yourself, your CNC-related interests and your experience.

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    2. General Discussion

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    3. Workshop & Equipment

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      Show us your workshop, tools and equipment, points are deducted for tidy workshops!

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  2. MACHINES Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Discussion related to machines and working with them. Scroll the page back to the top.Top

    1. Machine Discussion

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      General discussion forum for anything related to machines and their usage.

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    2. Here you can find some of the frequently asked questions or if you need need help with your machining problems, post them and submit solutions here.

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    3. Milling Machines

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      General discussion for commercial milling machines.

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    4. Lathes & Operation

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      General discussion for lathes, lathe usage and operation.

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    5. Laser Machines

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      General discussion for machines that use laser technology to cut and engrave materials.

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    6. Moulding Machines

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      General discussion for anything related to moulding machines and mould making.

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    7. General discussion for lead screws, rack and pinion, synchronous drive components, belt and pulley drive mechanisms.

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    8. Discuss tooling relative to cnc machining and anything else related.

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  3. MACHINE BUILDING Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Discuss things related to the building of your own diy cnc machines. Scroll the page back to the top.Top

    1. General discussion for anything related to the building of your own diy cnc machines.

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    2. Here you will find problems and their solutions related to building different types of diy cnc machines.

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    3. Discuss the building of diy cnc router machines here, post your build logs in here as well.

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    4. Discuss the conversions and building of mill type machines, post your build logs/diaries here as well.

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    5. Discuss the building of diy cnc 3d printers and related topics.

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    6. Discuss the building of diy cnc pick and place machines here, post your build logs/diaries here as well.

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    7. Discuss the rebuilding of cnc lathes and their conversions, post your build logs/diaries here as well.

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    8. Discuss the building of diy cnc plasma type machines, post your build logs/diaries here as well.

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    9. Discuss the building of diy cnc hotwire foam cutting machines, post your build logs/diaries here as well.

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    10. Discussion for open source machine designs, parts, plans and related topics, opposing points of view are to be expected..
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  4. METALWORK Threads / Posts  Last Post

    General discussion related to machining and working with different metals. Scroll the page back to the top.Top

    1. Metalwork Discussion

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      General discussion for topics related to working with metal.

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    2. Discussion for cutting fluids, coolant, lubricants and systems designed for swarf removal.

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    3. Discussion on techniques used to get the best possible final finish on different types of metals.

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    4. Here you can find discussions related to metalworking projects, show others and share pictures of your metalwork.

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  5. WOODWORK Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Discussion for topics related to working with wood, bench joinery and carpentry. Scroll the page back to the top.Top

    1. Woodwork Discussion

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      General discussion for topics related to working with wood.

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    2. Discussion for topics related to dust collection systems, cyclones, bag extractor units, piping, ect.

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    3. Discussion on your tips and tricks used to get the best possible final finish, including veneers, paints, oils, stains and top coats, ect.

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    4. Discussions related to sharing with others pictures of your woodworking skills and projects.

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  6. MARKETPLACE Threads / Posts  Last Post

    The marketplace, here you can Buy, Sell or Swap your items. Scroll the page back to the top.Top

    1. Marketplace Discussion

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      General discussion for anything related to buying, selling or swapping.

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    2. Here you can find ads from other members looking to trade.
      You are free to post your eBay items in here or items that you feel are of interest to the community.

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    3. Manufacturer News

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      If you are a manufacturer and/or company with news or a new product announcement, you may post about in here.
      This is our commercial forum, submission to any other is strictly prohibited.

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    4. Do you need a part making, are you looking to start a project, please make your request for a quote in here.

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    5. Here employers and agencies can share what vacancys they have, if your looking for work submit your CV's and availability in here.

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    6. Post a review of your experiences working with other members, retailers and agencies.
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  7. COMPUTING Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Discuss things related to computers and/or Networking. Scroll the page back to the top.Top

    1. Discussion related to computing and general networking.

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    2. Computer Software

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      Discussion for operating systems, applications, anti-virus, firewalls and other software.

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    3. CAD & CAM Software

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      Here discussion is related to computer aided design and manufacturing software.

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    4. Discussion for software related to machine control.

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    5. Open Source Software

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      Discussion for open source software.

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    6. Computer Hardware

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      General discussion for hardware related topics.

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    7. Discussion for digital imaging, 3d scanning and probing devices.

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    8. Programmers Corner

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      Discussion for programming, engineering and related software. All programming languages are welcome, GCODE etc.

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  8. ELECTRONICS Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Discussion related to all types of electronics. Scroll the page back to the top.Top

    1. General Electronics

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      General electronics discussion and anything else related to electronics.

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    2. Discuss and show the building of your diy electronic projects, inventions and/or gadgets here.

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    3. Resources & Help

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      Discuss and get help with everything from psu's, pumps, inverters, wiring, schematics, datasheets, manuals and other technical literature.

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    4. Discussion for traditional routers and others, such as the water and air cooled spindles and their controllers (VFD etc.)

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    5. Discuss everything related to motor drivers and controllers here.

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    6. Discuss Servo Motors or Stepper Motors and other related topics here.

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