Welcome to the Machinist Web. Or possibly you just bought a used lathe or some other machine tool, but the seller didn't have an owner's manual, parts list or operating instructions, so you are in need of one. It may feel like it at times but, no, you are not alone! You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. I'm glad that the SB forum exists and has been so accommodating. This forum is for seeking and finding help in a variety of ways. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. There is a wealth of information on the SB forum and the rest of the site as well. Forums for home model engine machinists and makers. There are no subforums or partitions here. Visit our forum to chat with fellow hobbyists or peruse the calendar and club listings to … To start viewing messages, select the forum … 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. Member List; Calendar; Forum; Gunsmithing If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. The Home Shop Machinist Community. It's an open machining forum. I was wondering why there was not a home shop machinist forum on this site as well, but judging from the comments above, PracticalMachinist isn't intended for the home shop folks. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. You may be seeking advice on a way of solving a problem you have in your shop. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Forum; General; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Forums for for all aspects of model making such as plans, castings, CAD, CNC designs, lathe, Stirling, boilers, steam and more