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    Just following up and saying thanks

    Hi, A couple of months ago, I introduced myself as I started my journey into metalworking. At the time, I was just starting to think about re-organizing my shop to make room from some new toys, and figuring out what those new toys would be. Well, I finally made some progress. Cleaned up my...
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    N.A.M.E.S. Expo this past weekend

    Hi all, On the advice of some folks here and elsewhere, I schlepped from Chicago to Wyandotte, MI to visit the NAMES expo this past weekend. First of all, I am astounded by the quality of work and the attention to detail in the work that was on exhibit. From a steam locomotive (the wife of...
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    Get a kit as a first project?

    Hi all, As I'm getting closer to getting my equipment "jones" taken care of (large thanks to the folks at Little Machine Shop for answering all of my questions, in addition to you guys), I'm wondering something. Although I've done woodworking, on and off, for many years now, I'm new to metal...
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    Just Getting Started, Part 2 (other hobbyist metalworking online groups?)

    Hi, I thought I'd ask individual questions in separate threads, rather than mix them together. I'm brand new here, so I hope I'm not stepping on any rules. As I said, brand new here and just getting started. I've got a thread up in the Introductions that talks about my lack of, well...
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    Just Getting Started, Part 1 (metalworking shows?)

    Hi, I thought I'd ask individual questions in separate threads, rather than mix them together. I'm brand new here, so I hope I'm not stepping on any rules. As I said, brand new here and just getting started. I've got a thread up in the Introductions that talks about my lack of, well...
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    Hello from Illinois

    Hi all, New member and new to metalworking as well. Living in the northwest suburbs outside of Chicago. I'm 67 and 109 days from retirement (not that I'm counting or anything). I've done woodworking on and off for a long time, and am pretty good working with my hands. Currently re-wiring...
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