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Model Engineer Website (Admin and Announcements etc)

This section is for Admin questions, Site Etiquette andFAQs.

Comments and General Suggestions.

Announcements from MyHobbyStore and the Editors of Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop.

folderWebsite FAQ's
Information about where to put postings, etiquette, and general guidance. Information on posting classified adverts.
97125812/10/2017 00:38:17
folderWebsite Questions, Comments, and Suggestions
Post your questions, suggestions, and comments here regarding the website and it's content.
431475805/11/2017 23:15:07
folderWebsite Announcements
Announcements from MyHobbyStore and the Editors of Model Engineers' Workshop.
84132419/11/2017 20:24:44
folderNew products from advertisers in My HobbyStore Magazines.
New products from current advertisers in any My HobbyStore Magazines. All posts will be Pre-Moderated.
143411/10/2017 13:08:57
folderIntroduce Yourself - New members start here!
If you have just joined the forum, please take a moment to share what your interests are, your current projects or ambitions and what sort of workshop you have.
420296719/11/2017 15:33:52
General Discussions

This section is for General Discussion and Questions, beginners or otherwise.

Discussion on workshop practice, tools and tooling.

Discussion about any machinery including CNC.

Questions about engineering and computers,cad etc.

Gallery, Show us your WIP or Finished items.

Resources, Books and internet links etc.

folderGeneral Questions
Please put non specific questions or questions pertaining to new construction series here. When enough demand is created I will add a new topic and place the relevant postings into it.
40145537520/11/2017 11:48:02
folderErrors in MyHobbyStore published drawings
This is the place to post known errors that you find in MyHobbyStore drawings. Each drawing correction should be posted in a thread with the Code number for the drawing and the name of the model.
72302/07/2016 09:09:27
folderBeginners questions
Raw beginner? Post your question here. No question is stupid if you don't know the answer.
43066168620/11/2017 09:11:40
folderHints And Tips for model engineers
Hints and tips for all model engineers from beginners to experts.
337518119/11/2017 16:59:32
folderWorkshop Techniques
Discussions about good workshop practice and methods.
543977710/11/2017 13:18:01
folderWorkshop Tools and Tooling
Discussions about tools and tooling used in the home workshop e.g. jigs and fixtures.
22763122020/11/2017 11:15:39
folderMaterials
Any postings related to machining, obtaining or using specific materials and the problems arising
360489315/11/2017 09:52:39
folderManual machine tools
Discussion of any make or model of manual machine tool for the home workshop.
14961963519/11/2017 17:09:56
folderCNC machine tools
Discussion of any make or model of CNC machine tool for the home workshop.
193226114/10/2017 19:23:04
folderHome building of CNC machine tools
Any questions about the home building of CNC machine tools including the mechanical and electronic components.
6794229/10/2017 20:24:01
folderCAD - Technical drawing & design
Please post your questions on CAD, drawing and design and related topics.
130215508/11/2017 21:09:39
folderWork In Progress and completed items
Build threads and photos of members work in progress and finished projects.
184890119/11/2017 18:14:25
folderBooks
Books for Model Engineers
7999619/11/2017 19:22:46
folderSuggested Online Resources
Feel free to add suggested website links where relevant engineering information can be gleaned.
11157721/09/2017 10:41:00
folder3D Printers and 3D Printing
This is the place to discuss anything related to 3D printers and 3D printing including the software to design the item to be printed.
108193916/11/2017 23:11:58
folderElectronics in the Workshop
A place to discuss or seek advice on electronic projects and issues related to the wider hobby.
170346020/11/2017 11:17:36
folderHelp and Assistance!
This topic is for requesting or offering assistance to or from fellow hobbyists. This can include offers of surplus materials or tooling, practical assistance and advice. Please see the sticky thread with rules for this topic.
744875320/11/2017 11:44:31
folderRelated Hobbies
Many other hobbies go hand in hand with model engineering. Use this topic to discuss anything from astronomy to robotics.
5080216/11/2017 17:48:24
folderVehicle Restoration
The place to ask questions about vintage motorcycles and cars
37109015/11/2017 19:40:30
folderThe Tea Room
This is the place for discussion of any issues that aren't in the forum mainstream. Misplaced threads will be moved here.
4921923620/11/2017 11:33:36
Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop Magazines

This section is for ME and MEW articles.

General disscusion on articles in both magazines.

Discussion of long running construction projects.

The digital issues.

folderModel Engineer.
Comments on Model Engineer.
290364603/11/2017 11:17:02
folderModel Engineers' Workshop.
Comments on Model Engineers' Workshop.
447685619/11/2017 04:41:05
folderDrawing Errors and Corrections
For the posting of known drawing issues or corrections. Once corrections are verified, the thread will be turned into a "sticky".
8085410/11/2017 16:05:48
folderSubscription issues and Digital magazines
Discussion of subscription arrangements and access to digital magazines.
99125328/10/2017 11:57:23
Model Engineering

This section is for:

Locomotives and rolling stock, anything railways.

Traction Engines, anything road.

Boats, anything wet.

Stationary engines, steam or I/C.

Clockmaking, anything that ticks.

Miscellaneous models not covered elsewhere.

folderLive steam locomotives
All models of live steam locomotives.
681583820/11/2017 06:56:12
folderDiscussion about articles in Model Engineer and Workshop
This board is for threads relating to articles that are in Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop. It is the place to post queries, problems, errors and corrections.
171219518/11/2017 09:25:10
folderLocomotives powered by any method except steam
This section is for battery and I/C powered locomotives
2719817/10/2017 13:04:50
folderDarjeeling Himilayan locomotive in 3 1/2in. gauge
1913031/10/2015 17:02:14
folderNorthumbrian
2822708/08/2016 17:01:31
folderSouthern Q1
239707/08/2013 13:17:42
folderScale Model Railway Wagons
Comments and questions on the construction of scale model railway wagons.
52415/03/2017 10:18:15
folderTraction engines
Live steam traction engines in any scale.
201204311/11/2017 08:01:19
folderSteam boats
Steam powered boats, their boilers and engines.
6350808/05/2017 07:42:22
folderI/C Engines
All aspects of model internal combustion engines.
259352510/11/2017 07:22:27
folderStationary engines
Live steam stationary engines including Stuart models, Anthony Mount models and any other live steam stationary engine models.
287471218/11/2017 16:14:07
folderClocks
Any clocks including designs published in Model Engineer and the Horological Journal and any clock related tools.
210312618/11/2017 18:05:06
folderMiscellaneous models
Any static or powered model in any scale and not covered in any other topic.
156184701/11/2017 14:34:12
folderTrams
Tram modelling in any scale including related buildings and roadside equipment.
33402/11/2017 22:32:19
folderShand Mason Fire Engine
31316/02/2017 08:46:32
folderScientific Instruments
The making and restoring of scientific instruments.
53927/06/2017 07:38:02
Clubs and Exhibitions

This section is for asking questions about, and publicising, local Clubs and Exhibitions.

Please put club name or Exhibition location in the thread and/or post title.

folderMain shows and Club Events
Chat about the shows or highlight your own event!
136146214/11/2017 10:54:32
folderModel engineering club news
Please do not start any threads in this section that are not placed under a club thread. I have added a general club questions thread to ask questions that are club related.
3418024/09/2017 00:18:54
The Model Engineer Exhibition

This section is all about The Model Engineer Exhibition.

General queries or specifics are welcome.

Please post photos of your Exhibition entries etc here.

Queries about Exhibition entries also welcome.

folderExhibition information from the editor of Model Engineer
This topic contains useful information on the Model Engineer Exhibition.
4156213/09/2017 14:35:33
folderPre Moderated topics
31514/09/2017 20:24:33

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