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It may have started as just an idea that you had to solve a problem, or you just wanted to save some money, or save the world. Soon, you found yourself drawing up a rough sketch of your idea and then developed it into a working set of plans. You spent many hours searching for the main components and cobbling together the necessary parts to build your creation. machinery, robotics, automation, cool stuff, grinding belt, drill, 3d printer, router, saw, tool steel, reamer, mill, extrusion, molding, powder metal, plastic, casting, carbon fiber, titanium, stainless steel, aluminum, weld, join, solder, brass
Countless hours have been spent in the workshop performing many operations during the late night hours. You have learned many new skills as blood, sweat and tears flowed from your laboratory. Maybe you encountered a problem and had to make some designs changes along the way, but low and behold, your magic machine is finally ready for use. copper, frame, motor, drive shaft, press, ton
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