r/Machinists

219k members
r/Machinists is a subreddit with 219k members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is huge in size, and has high activity.
A Reddit for Machinists of all varieties. From Old School conventional guys, to CNC Programmers, to the up and coming next generation.

Popular Themes in r/Machinists

#1
Pain & Anger
: "Boss said to fix this. Any help?"
6 posts
#2
Advice Requests
: "How do you repair your endmills ?"
4 posts
#3
Money Talk
: "Where can I get this made? Budget is 1-5 hundred"
4 posts
#4
Solution Requests
: "Tool I made for measuring structural hole thicknesses in areas that a micrometer won’t fit"
2 posts

Popular Topics in r/Machinists

#1

Machining

: "Tool I made for measuring structural hole thicknesses in areas that a micrometer won’t fit"
57 posts
#2

Lathe

: "100y Old Lathe Converted to CNC. Picture was taken in the Industrial Museum in Chemnitz."
32 posts
#3

Tools

: "What are some relatively cheap Tools you bought that completely changed how you go about your job?"
22 posts
#4

Cnc

: "100y Old Lathe Converted to Cnc. Picture was taken in the Industrial Museum in Chemnitz."
16 posts
#5

Mill

: "I emailed Mitee Bite asking if they could do an ID expansion clamp for a larger bore than what they have available and received an incredibly useful reply. Figured I would share it here for one to give mitee bite a shout out and also to give people some ideas for holding large ID on a Mill."
7 posts
#6

Machinist

: "Is this supposed to make sense?"
6 posts
#7

Measurement

: "Tool I made for measuring structural hole thicknesses in areas that a micrometer won’t fit"
6 posts
#8

Threading

: "A customer wants us to copy this buttress thread, but none of the measured values make any sense regarding DIN513/514 (2nd image). The pitch is off, since there are only P2mm and P3mm, but this one is 2.5mm. Is it a custom thread? More information under the image."
6 posts
#9

Old Machines

: "Old Machines, eh? Are the 1920's old enough? My Van Norman No. 10 Universal Milling Machine. "
5 posts
#10

Milling

5 posts

Member Growth in r/Machinists

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+23 members(0.0%)
Monthly
+2k members(0.8%)
Yearly
+23k members(12.0%)

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