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

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  2. General discussion for the various moving gantry or router style cnc machines.

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    1. Here you can find the build logs of gantry type diy cnc machines built by our members.

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    2. General discussion for the OpenBuilds OX cnc router machine.

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    3. General discussion for commercial Boxford Routers.

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    4. General discussion for the Denford range.

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    5. General discussion for the commercial chinese routers, the 3040, 6040 and other variants.

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    6. General discussion for the SCM Group wood routers.

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    7. General discussion for the AXYZ International range of machines.

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    8. General discussion for the range of machines available from Marchant Dice Ltd.

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    9. General discussion for the Heiz routers.

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    10. General discussion for the Rye range of cnc machines.

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  3. General discussion for milling machines, building & converting your own.

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    1. Here you can find the conversion build logs/diaries of machines that have been converted to cnc by our members.

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    2. Here you can find the build logs/diaries of machines built by our members.

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    3. General discussion for Mazak and or Yamazaki branded Milling Machines.

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    4. General discussion for the Denford range.

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    5. General discussion for the Emco brand of Milling Machines.

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    6. General discussion for the range of Sherline Products desktop milling machines.

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    7. General discussion for the commercial Boxford Vertical Machining Centers (VMC).

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    8. General discussion for the various Bridgeport milling machines.

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    9. Discussion for the Optimill range of machines from Optimum.

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    10. General discussion for the range of milling machines by SIEG.

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    11. General discussion for the range of Syil cnc machines.

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    12. General discussion for the various Hurco brand of vertical machines.

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  4. General discussion for lathes, lathe usage, rebuilding, operation and conversions.

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    1. Here you can find the conversion build logs/diaries of machines that have been converted to cnc by our members.

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    2. Here you can find the lathe rebuild logs by our members.

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    3. General discussion for the Emco brand of Lathes.

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    4. General discussion for commercial Boxford lathe Machines.

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    5. General discussion for the Acorntools, Atlas and Halifax brands of lathes.

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    6. General discussion for the Conect (121, Cadet ect.) range of cnc lathes.

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    7. General discussion for commercial Clarke lathes.

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    8. General discussion for Mazak and/or Yamazaki branded lathes.

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    9. General discussion for the Denford range.

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    10. General discussion for the range of lathes by SIEG.

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

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    1. General discussion for the Denford range.

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  6. Discuss the building of diy cnc plasma tables, commercial machines and more here.

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    1. Here you can find the build logs/diaries of machines built by our members.

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  7. Here discussion is about 3d printers, 3d printing machines, machine usage and building your own.

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    1. Here discussion is about 3d printers, 3d printing machines, machine usage and building your own.

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    2. Discuss commercial machines, the build logs/diaries of your own diy cnc pick and place machines and more here.

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

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

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  8. Discussion for open source machine designs, parts, plans and related topics, opposing points of view are to be expected..
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    1. Discussion for open source drawings, if you have an open source design you would like to share, put it in here.

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    2. Discussion for open source gcode, if you would like to share your open source code this is the place to do it.

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    3. Discussion for open source motor mounts, if you would like to share your open source mounting designs this is the place to do it.

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    4. Discussion for open source frame design, you can post your bed designs here as well.

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    5. Discussion for open source machine construction designs, share your designs in here.

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    6. Discussion for open source linear motion designs, gearboxs and ballnut assemblies. If you have an open source design you would like to share, put it in here.

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