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There Is A Lot Of Great Info On The Net. With Thanks To Those Who Share Links On Their Webpages,
And On Bulletin Boards, Etc., Here I'll Share With You Some Of The Best I Have Found. Happy Surfing.

Must See Sites
The Brick -Sometimes We Need A Brick. Check The Thought For The Day, It Means YOU, and Me.
Dan's Workshop -This Site Is A MUST SEE. Lotsa Projects
Steve's Old Engine Shed -Check Out Steve's Antique Stationary Engines, Tractor Project,
And Engine Restoration Section -Nice Work
Lathes To Computers -This Is A Great Article From American Machinist Magazine -Aug '96
The Lathes To Computers Article Has Been Removed From The American Machinist Site -Finally, with THANKS to American Machinist Magazine, The Wayback Machine and Pedro, the Lathes to Computers Article is available to read. Enjoy - 6 pages!
Dave Williams' Machine Tools And His Main Page -Lots Of Stuff
Home Machine Shop FAQ -Greatest Hits And Links Section -At Practical Machinist
Barry Jordan's Model Machinery -Some Great Machine Models
Antique Gas Engine Website And Forum -Lots Of Pics And Videos Of Restoration Machinework And Restored Engines.

Newly Listed Metalwork Links
Also Categorized Below
7-27-12
The Hobby-Machinist The Friendly Machinist Forum
6-17-12
Added The Congressional Reform Act To Fix Congress Widget. Send A Letter To Your Congressman Today! I Sent Mine.
7-15-11
Artful Bodger Metal Casting Order A Copy Of Colin's Book!
11-3-09
Check out the House Brother's Hand-Made Kentucky Longrifle -It's a work of art --Including The Metalwork.
9-21-09
Check Out Mr Conservative
8-16-08
Catching Wild Pigs -A Must Read. --Then Copy And E-Mail To Your Friends.
7-10-08
Added a new section named Searches You've Done, which should provide at least another Jillion hours of entertainment.
5-25-08
L'Armurerie du Roi -Check Out The Armouring Bench And Lathe-Southbend-Information -A Large Collection Of Posts From Metalwork Forums. Lots Of Topics.
5-14-08
Yahoo Group Home Shop Machine for home shop tinkerers, garage tool makers and inventors. --Check them out.
4-6-08

Pilot Pro CNC Routers -Robotic Cutter - low cost steel frame, high performance CNC router and projects. Complete machines, kits, plans, and projects.
John Upton's ATM's Metalworking Workshop -Doing Telescope Related Work, John Is Also Into Electronics, Programming And Photography.
Antique Gas Engine Website And Forum -Lots Of Pics And Videos Of Restoration Machinework And Restored Engines.
3-18-08
Pacific Coast Dream Machines -Stumbled Onto This Because Of The Steam Restoration. Not Much Machining Metalwork Related Here, But A Lot Of REALLY COOL Machines.
3-11-08
Home Model Engine Machinist Forum -Lots of good discussions.
My Heap -Your Molding and Casting Resource! --LOTS Of Molding And Casting Info, How-Tos, Projects, Etc.
3-9-08
Changed To A New Guestbook.
12-1-07
Industrial Revolution -Scroll Down A Bit For Lots Of Reading Material
Miller Welding Projects -Also Forum, Safety, Skill Improvement, Articles And More.
Model Steam Plans -Plans For Sale, And Lots Of Information Online.
Vickie's Machine Shop -A Nice Site, Lots Of Pics, And Nice Work
Al's Place -A Nice Site, Pics, Lots Of Information.
11-29-07
The Brick -Sometimes We Need A Brick. Check The Thought For The Day, It Means YOU, and Me.
Chuck Hackett's Home Page -Check Out Chuck's Steam Model Of Union Pacific 844 --The Actual Locomotive Does Excursions, And Came Thru Wellington, Ks, Fall of 2007.
Union Pacific 844 -Union Pacific's Page On The Last Of Their Steam Locomotives
10-16-07
Wikipedia:WikiProject Metalworking -Help Build A Metalworking Encyclopedia.
10-14-07
Bridgeport In The Basement -A Difficult Moving Project Handled Well.
Bill Cotton's Shoptask and Projects -Another Moving Project And Some Bicycle Parts
Richard Kinch's Machine Shop Pages -Another Moving Project And A Large Variety Of Work
David Lee's Junkyard Projects -Lots Of Project Ideas And Plans
Crabfu Steamworks -Lots Of Steam Powered RC Toys
9-6-07
Welding Projects -At Lincoln Electric Welding Site --Lots Of Plans For Interesting Useable Stuff
American Zinc Association -Learn About The History, Production, Uses, Everything About Zinc
3Phase Converter Discussion -At WoodWeb
All About Variable Frequency Drives -Lots Of VFD Info
Brian's Metal Casting Project -Brian Boorman's Site On Foundry Construction And Other Fun Stuff
JJ & C Railroad -Checkout The $11.00 Rail Bender -Building A Garden Railway
Check Out The Plymouth Motorcycle And It's Younger Cousin The Dodge Tomahawk
Dodge Tomahawk Video What A Monster, It's Gotta Be Fun

Art
Complete Fabrications -Industrial Art X Miles Jaffe
Art Metal .com -Forums, Examples Of Various Forms Of Art Using Metal
Computer Sculpture .com -Machines And Software For Sale, Lots Of Info
The Metal Guy -Art, Cars, Custom Metalwork
Abrasha -Contemporary Jewelry Design
Metalwork From The Index Of American Design -At The National Gallery Of Art
DovSolomon.com -Artwork Created With Catia V5 CadCam Software

Blacksmithing
Anvilfire -A Great Site -Lots Of Resources
Ron Reil's Forge and Foundry Page -Forge And Burner Design, Nice Pages
Beautiful Iron .com -Lots Of Blacksmith And Forge Building Info --A Nice Site
Appalachian Blacksmiths Association -Nice Site
James P. Riser's Machinery Page -Spinning, Blacksmithing, Tools --And His Intro Page -Nice Site Includes Crystal Engraving And Woodturning ---Lots of Pics
Neo-Tribal Metalsmiths -Forgework, Knivemaking, Forums, Pics, --Nice Site
IFORGEIRON.COM -Pics, Blueprints, Tips, Stories, And More
L'Armurerie du Roi -Check Out The Armouring Bench And Lathe-Southbend-Information -A Large Collection Of Posts From Metalwork Forums. Lots Of Topics.

Metalwork Related Blogs
The Tinbasher -Thoughts On And Links To Sheetmetal Work, Shop Projects And More.
Books
Lindsay Publishing -Lot's Of Interesting Books -Machine Related And MORE
TEE Publishing's Hobbyist's Bookland -Several Machine Related Books
Abe Books .com -Used, Secondhand, Rare, And Out-of-Print Books
Powell's Books -Used, New, And Out-Of-Print Books
 
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Check Out Jim Harvey's New Book
Pat's Comments
 
Click The Cover To
Look Thru Some Of Frank Marlow's New Book
Pat's Comments
Henry Maudslay and the Pioneers of the Machine Age Edited by John Cantrell and Gillian Cookson -A Book Review

Bulletin Boards
The Hobby-Machinist The Friendly Machinist Forum
Machine Shop Forum At Machinist Web -New For 2007 --Categorized Discussions, Pics, Marketplace And More. Check It Out.
Google Groups - Posting Style Guide -The Do's and Don'ts of Posting on Google Groups --Good Guidelines For ALL Boards
Home Machine Shop FAQ -Greatest Hits And Links Section -At Practical Machinist
FAQ -From Rec.Crafts.Metalworking
The New Home Machinist BB -Same Good Discussions, Different Look
The Old Home Machinist Bulletin Board -Lots Of Good Home Shop Discussions
The New Chaski Home Shop CNC Machining BB -Same Board, Different Look
Home Shop CNC Machining -Chaski's CNC Bulletin Board
Practical Machinist -A Machine Shop Bulletin Board -With Some Nice Features --Check It Out
Rec.Crafts.Metalworking -A Popular Machine Shop Bulletin Board -From USENET
METALWORKING.COM -Pic Drop Box -For Bulletin Board Above, Links To Learning,
Club List, Event Calendar and Pics, Shareware, and Publications
The Homeshop Machinist/Machinist's Workshop Bulletin Board -Lots Of Discussions
Alt.Machinists.Homepage -Lots Of Machinist Discussions At Google
CNC Bulletin Board From USENET alt.machines.cnc -Lots Of CNC Discussions
Sci.Engr.Manufacturing -An Interesting BB At Google
Alt.Crafts.Blacksmithing -Lots Of Blacksmithing Discussions
Hobbicast -Sharing Information And Knowledge Of Casting
Southbend User's Group -New Yahoo Group
Cad/Cam-EDM-DRO Bulletin Board -Guys Building Their Own For The Home Shop
Clausing Lathe And Mill Bulletin Board -Just Started -Sept. 2000
Atlas/Craftsman Board A Good Lathe Bulletin Board
Atlas Shaper And Milling Machine Users Group -Just Started Nov. 12th
Brown And Sharpe Bulletin Board -Info On Manuals, Maintenance And Operation
Emco Compact 5 Bulletin Board
Quorn Tool And Cutter Grinder Owners Group -Builders And Owners Exchanging Info
Blacksmithing -Pound Some Hot Steel
Casting Forum -Melting Metal
The New Chaski Live Steam BB -Same Place, Different Look-Lots Of Steam Discussions, A Bit Of Metalwork
Min_Int_Comb_Eng Yahoo Group -Strictly Miniature Internal Combustion Engines
Tool TalkAt YESTERDAY'S TRACTORS
Industrial Bulletin Boards
Gingery Machines -Homebuilt Machines Bulletin Board
Meshing With Gears Discussion Forum -A Excellent Forum For Gear Related Questions
Hobart Welders .com -Welding 101, Message Boards, Buy Acessories Online, Download Owner's Manuals
Home Model Engine Machinist Forum -Lots of good discussions.
Antique Gas Engine Website Forum -Lots Of Restoration Discussions.

Careers In Metalworking
Kiwi Careers -Metalwork Career Info

Catalogs -Tools & Supplies
Travers Tool Co. -I Have Ordered From Them -Good Service, Good Price On The Product
Tool Source -Shop, Swap, Chat
Penn Tool Co. -Machine and Tool Catalog
MSC -Industrial Catalog
J&L Industrial Supply -Hand Tools, Tooling And Supplies
Enco -Machine And Tool Catalog
TiP Tools And Equipment -Tools For Sandblasting, Painting, Welding, And More
Williams Lowbuck Tools -Fabricating Tools -For Sheet Metal, Tubing, Angle Iron
Eastwood -Automotive Restoration Tools
MicroMark -The Small Tool Specialists -Lots Of Small Hobby Tools
Northern Tool + Equipment -Tools, Generators, Welders, Pressure Washers, Motors, Hydraulics
Harbor Freight Tools -Lots Of IMPORT Tools For Many Different Jobs
Herbach and Rademan -Lots Of Goodies
Brigar Electronics -Lots Of Electronic Related Supplies
The College Engineering Supply -Material, Casting Kits, And Supplies
Kennedy Manufacturing Co. -Kennedy Machinst Toolboxes
American Science & Surplus -Incredible Stuff At Unbelieveable Prices
Discount-Tools.com -A Good Variety Of US MADE Cutting Tools -- Check Out Their Technical Resource Page.

Clubs And Associations
Kansas Association of Model Engineers -Pics, Free Engine Plans
Lewis And Clark Antique Power Club -Nice Club Website
Houston Home Metal Shop Club -Check Out The Projects Section -Also The Links Section
SCRAP -Southern California Rarely Accurate Putzers
Portland Model Engineers -Pics, Shop Tips, Links
Chesapeake Area Metalworking Society -Meetings, History, Mail List, And More
Northwest Steam Society -Nice Site, Lots Of Steam Links
Melbourne Society Of Model And Experimental Engineers -An Austrailian Metalwork Society Formed In 1926
Valley Metal -Arizona

CNC Info
NC And CNC Machines -Lots Of Good Basic Info Here
The CNC Programming Page -Learn Some CNC Machine And Programming Basics
CNC Future -Lots Of CNC Info, Building A Desktop 3 Axis Mill, Links
A Homebrew CNC Milling Machine -Retrofitting A Bridgeport, And An Added Rotory Table
CNC Concepts -Lots Of CNC Training Info Etc.
CNC ELECTRONICS LLC -CNC Parts And Services
 
-CNC Engraving
--Homebuilt Machines, Software, And Lots More

CNC Manufacturing
BSB Manufacturing -An All CNC Shop -Full Line Of Machineshop Work --Owned By A Friend Of Mine

Competitions
Links From THE NERDS -Metalwork Toward The Bottom Of The Page
Bob Durst's Kinetic Sculpture Vehicles -Lots Of Weird Human Powered Vehicles
BattleBots -Check Out All The Video Clips, Rules And Guidelines, And Tips

Education
Van Nuys HS -Online Additional Classes For Students
Machine Shop Page At Columbia University -Some Basic Definitions And Operations
Metalworking University -Various Metalwork Related Articles
Ellis Tech Shop Instructor -Several Pages Of Problems And Information
General Shop Safety -From Fox Valley Technical College's Machine Tool Technician Program
National Institute for Aviation Research -at Wichita State University --Catia Classes

Electrical
3Phase Converter Discussion -At WoodWeb
All About Variable Frequency Drives -All About VFDs

Foundry
Budget Casting Supply
Foundry Related Product Directory -With Lots Of Suppliers -Might Be Handy When Looking For That Special Item
Foundry Online -History, And Short How-Tos For Different Casting Processes -Good Reading
Ron Reil's Forge and Foundry Page -Forge And Burner Design, Nice Pages
Alberta Metal Enthusiasts Network -Guys In Action
Crucible Tongs -At Harlan's Hideout -Check Out The Rest Of His Nice Site Too.
Foundry 101 -Basic Pics and Tips
Fun With Molten Metal -Building Foundry Equipment -Nice Site
Melting And Casting In Your Backyard -Lots Of Info On Setting Up A Home Foundry
Traditional Chinese Iron Industry -Lots Of Info
Knight Foundry -Pictures And Some History Of This Waterpowered Foundry And Machine Shop --Nice Site
Backyard Metalcasting -Lots Of Pics And How-To
Ray-Vin Shop And Foundry Pages -LOTS Of Pics And How-To
BABA -British Artist Blacksmiths Association -Interesting Sites Related To Metalworking... ----And The BABA Homepage
IFORGEIRON.COM -Pics, Blueprints, Tips, Stories, And More
My Home Foundry .com -Hobby Metal Casting Made Easy
Brian's Metal Casting Project -Brian Boorman's Site On Foundry Construction And Other Fun Stuff
My Heap -Your Molding and Casting Resource! --LOTS Of Molding And Casting Info, How-Tos, Projects, Etc.
Artful Bodger Metal Casting Order A Copy Of Colin's Book!

Fun Sites
American Precision Museum -Pics, Articles, And Links
Pioneer Steam And Gas Engine Society
Rough And Tumble Museum -Lots Of Antique Steam And IC Engines, Tractors Etc
Museum Of Science And Industry -In Chicago
Pat's Links Page -Lots Of Fun, Crazy, And Interesting Sites
Big Brutus -This Is A Metal Monster -Really Neat
Central Kansas Flywheel Museum -Tractors, Old Engines, Washing Machines, Radios, and More
Glacier Girl's Facelift -The Restoration Of A P-38 Rescued From The Ice In Greenland
Engines Of Our Ingenuity -Excellent, Interesting History, Text And Audio
The Internet Craftsmanship Museum -Lots Of Minatures Of Various Kinds
Pacific Coast Dream Machines -Stumbled Onto This Because Of The Steam Restoration. Not Much Machining Metalwork Related Here, But A Lot Of REALLY COOL Machines.

Gears
Boston Gear -Info, and Specs
Cutting Involute Gears With Form Tools -A Metal Web News Page By John Stevenson
Gearing Introduction -At Mark Headrick's Horology Page
Meshing With Gears Discussion Forum -A Excellent Forum For Gear Related Questions

Guns
Check out the House Brother's Hand-Made Kentucky Longrifle -It's a work of art --Including The Metalwork.

Hints and How-To
Metal Web News -Lots Of How-To Pages
How To Use A Wiggler -To Pick Up Lines And Points
How To Use An Edge Finder -Locate Your Spindle To Your Work
Building A Phase Converter -Lots Of Info
Phase Converters -More Phase Converter Info
Fundamentals Of Machine Tools -Department Of The Army Training Circular
Grind Your Own Lathe Tools -From Sherline
Houston Home Metal Shop Club -Check Out The Projects Section -Also The Links Section
An Indicator For Your Bridgeport -Keep Track Of Saddle And Knee -Pat
Indicating The Head On A Bridgeport Mill -The Quick And Easy Way -Pat
Formula For Finding Allowance When Step Is Less Than Cutter Radius -Handy Little Trick -Pat
Formula For Cutting A Large Radius On Your Mill -Another Handy Trick -Pat
Carbide Lathe Tools -The Basics
Chuck Jaw Truing Fixture -At The Logan Site
Making Springs Lots Of Good Info
Home Made Machine Rollers -This Is A Nice Looking Set Of Rollers
Anodizing Aluminum -All About Anodizing>Hobby Plating -Lots Of Electroplating, Anodizing, Stripping Info And Products
Metalwork At Native Tech .org -Some Good History And How-To
Lathe Tube Notching, And Other Tips -At Torchmate.com
Building a Sheet Metal Annealer -A Well-Done How-To Page
3 Phase Converter Tech. Info From Boostek -Converters Available
Toolref.com -A Nice Page With A Variety Of Good Info.
Guide To Plastics Machining And Annealing (Stress-Relief) For Plastics
Yahoo Group Home Shop Machine for home shop tinkerers, garage tool makers and inventors. --Check them out.

History
Lathes To Computers -This Is A Great Article From American Machinist Magazine -Aug '96
The Lathes To Computers Article Has Been Removed From The American Machinist Site -Finally, with THANKS to American Machinist Magazine, The Wayback Machine and Pedro, the Lathes to Computers Article is available to read. Enjoy - 6 pages!
Southbend Lathe History -At The Southbend Site
LeBlond Bio -From The Cincinnati Post
Cincinnati Milacron History -From The Cincinnati Post
American Artifacts .com -Lots Of History Resources
V8 Steam Locomotive -Captured German Speedster
E Machine Tool .com -Machine Tool History, Museum, And More
The Henry Ford Museum -America's Greatest History Attraction
Metalworking/Machinery Museum List -By Geographical Area
Steam Engine Library -Lots Of Steam History
Ornamental Turning -Usually Not Working Metal, But OT Is Some Great Work
Antique Machinery .com -Collecting And Exchanging Info On Antique Machinery
Centre Foundry And Machine Company Tour -A Historical View Of A Foundry
The Two Countries That Invented The Industrial Revolution -Some Of The Contributions Of English And US Inventors
Knight Foundry -Pictures And Some History Of This Waterpowered Foundry And Machine Shop --Nice Site
Andrew Carnegie -A Short Biography From PBS
Metalwork At Native Tech .org -Some Good History And How-To
American Precision Museum -Info, Pics, Library, Events, Programs And More
Medieval And Renaissance Lathes -Mostly Wood Related, But An Interesting Read
Line Shaft Pulleys And Belting -Lots Of Lineshaft Info
Recovering The Reynolds Corliss -Lots Of Pics Of The Moving Project
Ye Art And Mysterie Of Turning -A Lot Of Good Lathe History
American Memory -Historical Colletions For The National Digital Library -- Lots Of Stuff To Look At Here, Including A Little Metalwork. --Great History Site.
ANTIQUEMACHINERY.com" -Pics, Articles, History --Interesting Site
Metalworking/Machinery Museums -A Good List Of Machinery Related, Metalworking, and Transportation Museums
The History of Barber Wilsons & Company Limited -An Interesting Metal-Related Business History Page
The Tod Engine Project -Building A Museum In Youngstown OH. --A BIG Steam Engine Built In 1914
The History Of Hardware Tools -Who Invented That Tool You Use Everyday?
Pioneers Of The Machine Shop -A Good History Article
Monarch Machine History -Several Firsts
Industrial Revolution -Scroll Down A Bit For Lots Of Reading Material

Home Shops
Stewart Marshall -Foundry, Machine Work, Antique Boat Engines -Interesting Site
Steve's Old Engine Shed -Check Out Steve's Antique Stationary Engines, Tractor Project
And Engine Restoration Section -Nice Work
Marty Escarcega's Site -Check Out The Bridgeport Rebuild
Varmint Al's Mini Lathe Page -A Nice Site
Ty Hoeffer's Mini Lathe Site -Tons Of Info Here
Frank Hoose's Mini-Lathe Page -Lots Of Good Info And Explanations About Mini-Lathes
Adrian Hodgson's Site -Foundry, Lathe, Mill, And CNC
Jerry's Web Page For Stationary Engines -Lots Of Pics And Links
Brian Lamborn's Site -Nice Site, Projects, CNC, Interesting Stuff
RVB Precision Shooting Page -Lathe Spider and Indicator Holder
Ron Ginger's Homepage -Lots Of Projects
Dan's Workshop -Build A Welder, Cut Foam Casting Patterns, Sand And Lost Foam Casting -Good Stuff
Bill Ramsey's Home Page -Live Steaming, Home Machining, Amateur Radio, Astronomy
Scott Hull's Shop -Nice Looking Southbend 11" Lathe, and 7" Southbend Shaper
Charlie Gallo's Homepage -Metalwork, Livesteam, Astronomy, Lots Of Interesting Links
Bob Powell's Home Page -Nice Site -Shop Tour, Prime '98, Some Shots From Sobel's
Mike's Scrap Pile -Nice Site, 9" Southbend Rebuild
Mick Collin's Metalmaster And Stirling Page -Check Out The Metalmaster -Several Different Stirling And Steam Engines
The Hobbyist's Machine Shop -Dan Kautz's Nice Site --Lots Of Pics And Info Dave Williams' Machine Tools And His Main Page -Lots Of Stuff
Doug's Machine Shop -Pics, Machines, Projects, Lots Of Stuff
Jim Stewart's Home Shop -Machines, Shooting Star DRO Installation Pics
Kurt Bjorn's Site -Shop, Foundry, Radial And Turbojet Engine Projects, Links, And More
J. Kelly McCoy's Home Shop and Projects
Harlan's Hideout -Foundry, Shop, Tools, And Projects --Nice Site
Bottle Bob's Homepage -Lots Of Interesting Project Pics
RCM Gallery -Pictures Of RCM Members --Their Work And Workshops
Pete's Lathe Pages -Mini-Lathe, Taig Milling Attachment, Lathe Tool Grinding
A Pictorial Of Teenut -Robert Bastow
Nathan Lang's Site -Restoration Of Some Nice Old Machines In Progress
ArtfulBodger.net -Nice Site, Steam Engine Project, Tools, Shaper
Chipmaker's Metalworking World -Metalwork, Casting, Furnace, Sand Muller And More
A Model Engineering Homepage -By Graham Howe --Real Nice Site, Lots Of Tooling And Project Pics
Croq's Rebuild Of A 1941 16" Southbend Lathe -Nice Work, Shown On Nicely Done Pages --Check Out The Rest Of His Site.
Setting Up A First Workshop -Lots Of Good Info
Project Pics -From John Flanagan
Dave's Home Machine Shop -A Stretched Mini-Lathe, Mini-Lathe Toolpost, Shop Pics, Southbend Lathe Restorations
Don Kinzer's Machine Tool Index -7" Atlas Shaper, Cutting Internal Splines, Homemade Bender Plans, Lathe Projects, Machine Manuals In PDF Format
Mike's Metalworking Page -The Machine Shop Of The Southern Museum Of Flight
John Schwytzer's Workshop -Gingery Lathe, Mill, Shaper, And Drill Press --And A NICE Foundry Setup
R.A. Sommer's Hobby Machine Shop -Lots Of Pics, HF44142 3-In-1, Machine Accessories, Projects
Ken Stuempges' The Hermit's Machine Shop -Lots Of Pics, Some Very Nicely Done Steam, Stirling And IC Engines, Casting, And More
Latheworks -From Spain, Some Good Lathe Pics, And A Nice Page On Building A Faceplate
John R Bentley's Model Engineering Site -Nice Big Site, Lots Of Pics
Roland Given's Old Lathe Project -Also A Few Other Project Pages
David Anderson's Machine Tools -David Builds Robots While His Wife Makes Jewelery
Max's Little Robot Shop -Lots Of Interesting Stuff Here, Machinework, Electronics, Injection Molding, And More.
VanNatta Brothers Logger's Machine Shop -A Great Well-Written Site --Lots Of Pics Of Oversized Big Boy's Toys
Randolph's Shop -Now This is A Nice Shop -Also Check Out His Book
Hossmachine.com -Mini CNC Conversions, Lots Of Machine Projects, Good Pics
Bridgeport In The Basement -A Difficult Moving Project Handled Well.
Bill Cotton's Shoptask and Projects -Another Moving Project And Some Bicycle Parts
Richard Kinch's Machine Shop Pages -Another Moving Project And A Large Variety Of Work
Chuck Hackett's Home Page -Check Out Chucks Steam Model Of Union Pacific 844 --The Actual Locomotive Tours, And Came Thru Wellington, Ks, Fall of 2007.
Vickie's Machine Shop -A Nice Site, Lots Of Pics, And Nice Work
Al's Place -A Nice Site, Pics, Lots Of Information.
John Upton's ATM's Metalworking Workshop -Doing Telescope Related Work, John Is Also Into Electronics, Programming And Photography.

Humor
Old Shop Sayings -At The Logan Site
My Coffee Can -50 HP From A Coffee Can --Metalwork Content
Bull Of The Woods Cartoons -Change bowa to bowb etc thru bowm

Links -Commercial
Shooting Star Technology -Nice DROs, And Good Service
Metal Lathe -Casting Kits For Nice Lathe Accesories
Lindsay Engraving Shop -Check Out This Shop, And The Rest Of Steve Lindsay's Site
Guy Lautard -Hints, Items For Sale, Links
Nick Carter's Site -Lots Of Interesting Reading Here -Taig Dealer -Also Sell Some Nice Looking Jewelry
Steamboat Ed Haas -Home Shop, Products, Links, Crazy Stuff --Lotsa Guy Fun Here
Darex Drill Sharpeners
Sparro Machine Products -Some Really Neat, Useful, Setup Tools
Ohio Brush -Machinist Brushes, And Lots Of Other Types Of Brushes
OMW Metalcrafts -Some Nice Looking Tools, Links
Camtronics Inc. -CNC Conversions
Boston Gear -Info, and Specs
GWM 3PH Converters -Check Out The Section: Understanding And Selecting A Phase Converter
CNC Concepts Inc. -Tips, Links Section, Items For Sale
Shor International Corp. -Watch And Clock Tools -Hand Removers --Use On Indicators
Machinist's Friend -Trig Software -And Lots Of Links On Their Links Page
Moglice -Moldable Bearing Material
Kroil -And Other Kano Labs Products
D. C. Morrison -Morrison keyseater, Schauer Speed Lathes, Burke Milling Machines, Parts for Logan Lathes, Sebastian Lathes, Carroll-Jamieson Lathes
The Machinist's Home Page -Some Interesting Stuff
Harbor Castings -Investment Casting, Process Pics
Metalworking Web Sites -Lots Of Links To Suppliers, Reference Material, Live Steam
Little Machineshop .com -Mini-Lathe And Mini-Mill Tooling
Por-15 .com -Stop Rust --This Is Great Stuff
Rotary Technologies -Some Different Looking Cutters, Sound Good
Reid Tool Supply Company -Lots Of Setup Tooling And Supplies
CNC Concepts -Lots Of CNC Training Info Etc.
EDM Information and Electrical Discharge Machining Services
CNC ELECTRONICS LLC -CNC Parts And Services
Industrial Metal Sales -Your Metal Warehouse On The Web
J. J. Orly -Deep Drawn Metal Enclosures
Metal Project Plans -Plans For A Variety Of Projects.

Pilot Pro CNC Routers -Robotic Cutter - low cost steel frame, high performance CNC router and projects. Complete machines, kits, plans, and projects.

Links Pages
Stagesmith's Links Page -Lots Of Metal Related Links From Ernie Leimkuhler
Brian Lamborn's Links Page -A Variety Of Good Links
Metal Working (and Related) Web Sites -LOTS Of Links At The Lewis-Clark Antique Power Club Site
Links Page At The Kansas Association Of Model Engineers Site -Categorized Links
Don Wherry's Bookmarks -A Few Metalwork Links Near The Bottom. Tons Of Other Subjects And Links
Machines
Pat's Machine Pictures -A Few Quick Pics Of My Machines, Some Running, Some Not
Bridgeport -Someday
Republic-Lagun Machine Tool -Some Nice Looking Mills -Maybe Better Yet -Someday
Finding Metalworking Equipment -Another Asian VS American Opinion
Lathes -Lots Of Reference Pics Of Lathes And Other Machines
Bridgeport Serial Numbers -And Years Of Manufacture
4X6 Bandsaw Faq -Modifications And Tips
Lost Creek Machine -Pics And Prices, -Do A Little Research
AMDA Round Robin Bulletin -A Bulletin Board For Machine Ads
UniMat Page -Belts And Books
Campbell Tools -Projects, Machines
Desktop CNC -Comparisons, Advice, Related Links
Coolweld Studios -Pics Of Rebuilt Older Machines
Nick Carter's Site -Lots Of Interesting Reading Here -Taig Dealer -Also Sell Some Nice Looking Jewelry
Antique Machinery .com -Collecting And Exchanging Info On Antique Machinery
Wells-Index Machine Tools Monarch Machine Tool -Machines, Parts, History
Van Norman "Ram Type" Milling Machines -History, Information, Pics
James Eckman's Metalworking Page -Taig Info And Project Pics

Machine Parts
Southbend Lathe -Parts Lists, Manuals, Contact Info
Clausing Service Center -Manuals, And Parts For Clausing And Atlas Machines
LeBlond -Used Machines, And Support
Delta -Nice Big Site
Metal Lathe -Casting Kits For Nice Lathe Accesories
NTN Bearing Corp. -Need A Bearing -Check Them Out
Meridian Machinery -Lots Of Parts, Manuals, And Tips
Bridgeport Replacement Parts And Accessories Catalog:
PROGRESSIVE MACHINE TOOLS INC
2500 WEST 111 STREET
JENKS, OK 74037
918-298-0768 Fax: 918-298-0769

Acme Threaded Rod, And Nuts -One Source:
Green Bay Mfg.
Box 56
Two Rivers, Wi 54241-0056
Phone (920) 793 2411
Fax (920) 793 4848
Roton -Power Transmission Screws And Nuts, And Lots Of Info
Famco Machine -Gorton Machine Parts
D. C. Morrison -Morrison Keyseater, Schauer Speed Lathes, Burke Milling Machines, Parts for Logan Lathes, Sebastian Lathes, Carroll-Jamieson Lathes
Company Contact Info Lots Of Names And Addresses Of Tool Builders Etc.
Logan Acutator Co. -Parts For Logan And Wards Lathes
Monarch Machine Tool -Machines, Parts, History
tools4cheap.net -Selling A Good Selection Of Machine Accessories And Tools For Homeshop Sized Machines

Magazines
American Machinist Magazine -Lots Of Links Here
Modern Machine Shop Online
The Home Shop Machinist AND Machinist's Workshop Magazines
Live Steam Magazine
Cutting Tool Engineering Magazine -Check The Article Search For Some Interesting Reading

Material
-Your Small Quantity Specialists -Click Banner To Order Thru Me -Or Just Look Around -Thanks
Matweb -Material Information Resource
Aluminum -Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Aluminum, But Were Afraid To Ask
Clearing The Confusion Over Wrought Iron -An Explanation Of Wrought Iron
Midwest Alloys -Cast Iron And Bronze Barstock

Math Fun
Shop Math Article -At Anvilfire
Math Word Problems -See What You Can Figure Out Here.
More Math Word Problems

Models -Machines, Railroading
Southern Arizona Society Of Model Engineers -Promoting The Hobby Of Model Railroading Since 1954
Barry Jordan's Model Machinery -Some Great Machine Models
Cabin Fever 2001 -Lots Of Pics
John Yells' GECKO BELT & SANDY FLATS RR -Pics And Construction Notes
What Model Engineers Make -Lots Of Project Ideas
George Luhrs' Miniture Model Engine Site

News About Metals
Metals.About.Com -Metal News And Info
American Zinc Association -Learn About The History, Production, Uses, Everything About Zinc

Not Metalwork - Possibly Interesting
America's Job Bank -Lots Of Good Resources Here
Glassworking Lathe -Kinda Neat
S. A. Larose -Clock Parts And Tools -Check Out Their Catalog
EJ Potter -I Bet A Little Machinework Went Into His Projects
Pat's Links Page -Fun, Crazy, And Interesting Links
Old Schwamb Mill -Making Oval Frames
Nikola Tesla -The Electric Magician -Check Out His Autobiography -An Amazing Story
Bringing Home The USS Cole -And We Think Moving Machines Can Be A Big Job
Tower Cranes -Interesting Reading And Pics About Tower Cranes
Computer Forums -Need Computer Help? Try Here.
Sensible Steam -Generate Electricity, Heat Your Home And More
The Hilsch Vortex Tube -Cold Air Gun From Regular Compressed Air
Mike Firth's Furnace Glassblowing Page -Lots Of Glasswork Related Info
Castcraft .com -Commercial Site, But Lots Of Possibly Helpful Info
Engines Of Our Ingenuity -Excellent, Interesting History, Text And Audio
The Furniture Society -Advancing The Art Of Furniture Making --A Nice Site
Concrete And Lots Of Other Home Improvement Calculators -Lots Of Handy Helpers Here
The Homebuilt Dynamo -You Might Not Have The NEED, But This Should Be Interesting
American Congress For Truth -This isn't metalwork and may be pushing the envelope, but this is my website, and I think more everyday that we Americans and most of the rest of the world better be sitting up and paying attention to what is going on. I haven't read much at this site -- you be the judge for yourself. May God Bless and Protect us all, some days it seems we may need it badly.
Fowler Automotive -Not Long On Machine Work, But An Interesting Read
Check Out The Plymouth Motorcycle And It's Younger Cousin The Dodge Tomahawk Projects
Kansas Association of Model Engineers -Pics, Free Engine Plans
Metal Lathe -Casting Kits For Nice Lathe Accesories
Old Magazine Articles -List Compiled By The Parsons Kansas Public Library
Jerry E. Howell Model Plans And Kits -Lots Of Interesting Links
Tiny Power -Nice Looking Engines -In Branson, Mo.
Machine Shop Projects -At The Harvard Physics Machine Shop Site
Steam Engines.org -The Site For Free Steam Engine Plans
A Lot Of Brass -Projects And Pics
Sealion -Model Engine Project
Conley Precision Engines -Running 1/4 Scale Models
Build A 1/4 Scale Offy -Looks Like Fun
Springville And Southern RR -Bruce Mowbray's Locomotive Pages
Tony Jeffree's Taig Accessories Page -Dividing Head, Leadscrew -Good Info, Adapt To Your Needs
Metal Bender Plans -Build Your Own Bender
Hobby Mechanics .com -Lots Of Good Usable Projects -Quorn Tool And Cutter Grinder And Others
Dean's Machines -Model Engines And Plans
Michael's Steam Engines -Several Nice Engines
The Little Engine Page -Some Pretty Neat Engines
Gears And Grease -Clausing Lathe And Barker Mill Restorations
Laken's Site About Stirling and Steam Engines -Several Engine Projects
Dean's 7X10 Mini Lathe Page -Lathe And Projects
DRO Plus Project -Building A PC Based DRO
PC Based DRO -Build It Yourself
Campbell Tools -Projects, Machines
American Stirling Company -Stirling Kits
Nick's Lathe Based Tube Radiusing Jig -Looks Like A Great Tool
e-Zee Steam Engines -Lots Of Different Little Steam Engines
Steamboat Ed's Jigs, Fixtures And Shop Hacks -Lots Of Good Ideas Here
Home Made Machine Rollers -This Is A Nice Looking Set Of Rollers
Jan-Eric Nyström's Locomotive Project Site -Foundry, Pattern Making, Machine Work, And More
Ron Steele's StirlingSteele.com" -Stirling Engine Plans, Stirling Webring
The Hilsch Vortex Tube -Cold Air Gun From Regular Compressed Air
Engineman1's Engine And Tool Page -Project And Shop Pics, Engine Project Plans For Sale
Quickchange Toolpost for the Myford ML7 -Good Info, Modify To Fit Your Lathe If Needed -- And David's Metalwork and Home
Pages
Metal Crafts How-To Links -Lots Of Links
How-To-Plans .com -Plans For Simple, Easy-To-Build, But Handy Projects
Art's DRO Page -A Homebuilt DRO Project
Plain Bearing History -A Lot Of Good Babbit Bearing Info
Metal Working In Miniature -Apartment Shop Pics, Projects, And Plans
Hemingway Workshop Accessories -A Wide Variety Of Workshop Attachments And Tools
Pouring Babbit -Shows Pouring Trip Hammer Bearings --Good Info And Pics
CopperStarWays .com -Plans And Books For The Shop Craftsman
Building Toolholders For Carbide Inserts -Instructions And Pics
-Lots Of Project Pics
Building An Oval Chuck -From Cool Weld Studios
Broach This -Making A Holder For Tool Steel
A Homebuilt Metal Cutting Lathe -References And Construction Notes
Toolbit.net -Several Projects
Dragon Works Metalwork Page -Several Projects
Stove-Engine -A Simple Steam Engine For Third World Countries
Build An Onboard Welder -For Your Vehicle
Building A 43 Note Calliope -Calliopes Are Pretty Neat --That Old Circus Sound
W.R. (Bill) Smith -Interesting Short Autobiography --Clockmaking Videos And Books
How I built an "Echo Bell Cornet" -By Julia "Jules" Prosser
Making A Miniature -Miniture Pistols, Built Using A 1/3 Scale Bridgeport --Interesting Site
Don Kinzer's Machine Tool Index -7" Atlas Shaper, Cutting Internal Splines, Homemade Bender Plans, Lathe Projects, Machine Manuals In PDF Format
Projects And Plans -A Variety Of Metal Related And Non-Metal Related Projects
 
-CNC Engraving
--Homebuilt Machines, Software, And Lots More
Metal Project Plans -Plans For A Variety Of Projects.
Homemade Metal Spinning Lathe -Also Jet Engine Projects
Making Bagpipes By Casey Burns -Should Be An Interesting Read.
Max's Little Robot Shop -Lots Of Interesting Stuff Here, Machinework, Electronics, Injection Molding, And More. Free Pattern Site .com -A Few Links To Metalwork Project And A Wide Variety Of Other Free Patterns
Shop Projects -From The Tinbasher
Nut And Bolt Chess Set -Minor Metalwork Content, But Interesting Projects
Toolbit.net -A Nice Clamp Type Knurling Tool
Machinist's Jacks -A Neat Useful Project
Microscopy In The Home Shop -Projects For The Handy Microscopist
Vintage Projects -Projects From The Past
Metalwork Projects -Metalwork Plans On The Internet --Some Interesting Useful Projects
Welding Projects -At Lincoln Electric Welding Site --Lots Of Plans For Interesting Useable Stuff
JJ & C Railroad -Checkout The $11.00 Rail Bender -Building A Garden Railway
David Lee's Junkyard Projects -Lots Of Project Ideas And Plans
Crabfu Steamworks -Lots Of Steam Powered RC Toys
Miller Welding Projects -Also Forum, Safety, Skill Improvement, Articles And More.
Model Steam Plans -Plans For Sale, And Lots Of Information Online.

Reference Material
Reference Tables -At MyB2O.com
Ctr Drill, Chamfer, Feed And Speed Calculators -Fill In Your Info & Get An Answer
Metalworking Fluids -At An Oil Reference Site
Company Contact Info Lots Of Names And Addresses Of Tool Builders Etc.
Jacobs, Morse, And Brown and Sharpe Taper Specs -At Newman Tool Site
D, L, And A Lathe Spindle Taper Specs -At Victor Machinery Site
Logan's Tips, Hints, And Tricks Page -History, Shop Sayings, Standard Tapers, R-8 & Other Collet Specs, Carbide Insert Specs
The Thomas Register .com -The List Of Products And Services Availble From American Manufacturers
Shop Swarf -Lots Of Interesting Information
Engineer's Edge -On-Line Calculators
Home Machine Shop FAQ -Greatest Hits And Links Section -At Practical Machinist
Home Of The Machinist Mate -Shareware To Solve Common And Complex Machine Shop Problems
Martindale's The Reference Desk -Lots Of Calculators For Any, And Probably More, Math Than You'll Ever Need
Technical Information For Model Railroaders And Their Tools Page -Lots Of Interesting Pics And Information
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Services
Q & S Grinding
Stanco Machine
Hern Ironworks
John Taylor Machine -Custom Small Parts Machining, Including Gun, And Steam Engine Parts
Dawsonville Machine Works -CNC Macinework And Welding In Georgia
Sierra Specialty Automotive -Brake Cylinder Sleeving And Alternator Rebuild And Conversion Kits
Hand Spun Metals -Some Nice Examples Of Metal Spinning
Pro Machine And Design -Need A Little Help With A Project?
Eamonn Keogh's Engine Turning Page -A Good Page About Engine Turning --Also Click The "not any more" Link At The Bottom Of His Page For A BEAUTIFUL 1937 Mercedes Restoration

Sheetmetal
English Wheel, Planishing Hammer, Metal Brakes, And More -Build Some Tools
TM Technologies -Tips, Techniques, Tools, Plans, And Pics
Model Engine Suppliers -Lotsa Links
The Sheetmetal Shop.com -Layout Tutorials, Tools, Books, And More
Metalshapers Association -Automotive And Toys Sheetmetal Fabrication and More --A Great Sheetmetal Resource.
Jacin Barnes Project Site -Jacin Shows A Variety Of Metalwork, But Checkout The Neat Embossed Scallops And Flames

Shows
Oregon Home Machinists Gears Show Site -Lots Of Model And Info And Pics

Spinning
James P. Riser's Machinery Page -Spinning, Blacksmithing, Tools --And His Intro Page -Nice Site Includes Crystal Engraving And Woodturning ---Lots of Pics
Hand Spun Metals -Some Nice Examples Of Metal Spinning

Software
NCL -Multi-Axis Machining Software -Need Tool Axis Control? I Use This Software At Work.
UniGraphics V16 -What's New -Go Up The Directory Tree For More Info
Marv Klotz's Utilities -Free Software For People Who Build Things-Some Interesting Stuff Here To Make Life Simple
IntelliCAD -A Nice Looking CAD Software -Free Download -I Got It.

Steam, Gas, And Stirling Engines
Steam 101 -Steam Engine Terminology And Operating Principles
Davis Family Antiques And Scale Model Engines -Lots Of Old Engines
Stirling Engine And Steam Engine -Japanese Students Engine Page
Stirling And Hot Air Engine Sites -Lots Of Good Links
Will Rausch's Stirling Engine Links -Lots Of Stirling Sites
Let's Build Model Stirling Engines -Plans For Several Engines
Kitsap Live Steamers -Operating a 7½ Inch Gauge Railroad
Rusty Iron Workshop -Lots Of Pics And Links To Old Steam, Gas, And Stirling Engines --A Real Nice Site
George's Model Engine Page -Nice Looking Engines
Model Engineers - George Luhrs -An Interesting Biography --Nice Engine Pics
British Steam Land Speed Record Attempt -With A Little History
The Old Engine House Homepage -Lots Of UK Steam Pics And History
John's Online Museum -Steam Models And History, Blackpowder Firearms
Stanley Steamers .com -Steam Cars, Boats, And A Bike. --Lots of Pics And Links.
Our Hobbies By Kevin Beitz -Collecting Hit&Miss, Well Pumps, Erector Sets And Carbide Cannons
Jay Leno's Steam Engine -Popular Mechanics Article
Union Pacific 844 -Union Pacific's Page On The Last Of Their Steam Locomotives

Welding
Welding Dictionary
Pro-Fusion Online -Products And LOTS Of Info.
The MetalMangler -Lots Of Welding Tips And Tricks With Sketches And Understandable Text
Department Of The Army -Welding Theory And Application -LOTS Of Welding Info
Richard Taylor's Welding Page -Lots Of Good Information
Distortion Control -Tips And Tricks To Reduce To Prevent Heat Distortion When Welding
Build An Onboard Welder -For Your Vehicle
Hobart Welders .com -Welding 101, Message Boards, Buy Acessories Online, Download Owner's Manuals
Mig Welding Tutorial -Also Forum And Photo Gallery
Welding Projects -At Lincoln Electric Welding Site --Lots Of Plans For Interesting Useable Stuff
Miller Welding Projects -Also Forum, Safety, Skill Improvement, Articles And More.

   

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