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This weeks focus — Measuring Accurately!

There are a just as many ways to measure things as there are things to measure. The focus this week will be placed on measuring things accurately. This will include a brief overview of machinist gauging and basic usage of that gauging. The intent is to have a solid starting point for everyone. I will

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Machine Gauging

When starting out as a young machinist so many years ago, I soon discovered that a tape measure simply wasn’t going to cut it. I will be demonstrating the use of various calipers, indicators, and micrometers. If your going to make something you might as well make it right.

Reference Materials

One thing that drives me nuts is not having solid reference materials when I am researching or building something. I will be putting together a list of books that I use on a rather regular basis. It is easy to look things up online however when you are in the middle of milling something or

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