Learn to Turn in New Tormach Lathe Workshop

Special Discount - Save $600 on First Class, Scheduled Nov. 8-10 Tormach has always prided itself on providing approachable and affordable machines to anyone who has the desire to make things, or operate a small shop. Education is a key part of this accessibility mission, and for more than a decade, we’ve helped customers of all backgrounds learn the fundamentals of milling in our popular CNC Fundamentals Workshop. So, why not lathes? That’s what our customers have been asking us, and we’ve developed the Lathe Fundamentals Workshop to help you realize the potential of your 15L Slant-PRO and to work through any of the learning curves lathes can present, such as tooling, and workholding. The workshop series will launch in November, and all courses will include:

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Tormach Is Hitting the Road

Madison Mini Maker Faire

Tormach is hitting the road for a number of awesome events around the country, starting in our own backyard at the Madison Mini Maker Faire in Madison, WI. On Saturday May 14, we’ll be making an appearance at the Monona Terrace in downtown Madison to show off the PCNC 440.

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Learning to Turn at the Tormach Lathe Workshop

We hosted our first Slant-PRO workshop last weekend, here at Tormach World Headquarters in Waunakee, WI. This free Saturday event provided current and future 15L Slant-PRO lathe owners an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of CNC lathe and check out the lathe product line firsthand.

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Recap: CNC Knifemaking Workshop

About a year ago, we started toying with the idea of creating a specialty CNC workshop at the Tormach Training Center here at the company headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. The workshop would fit into a niche-interest like knifemaking, RC car modding, or model railroading.

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Fab Lab Skill Builder: Swing Indicating, Pt. 2

Here's a Fab Lab Skill Builder video tutorial on how to use a dial test indicator to locate the center of a square or rectangular workpiece.

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Keeping Scale Locomotives on Track: NorthWest Short Line Expands Product Catalog

When Dave and Lynda Rygmyr purchased NorthWest Short Line in 2008, they became the new owners of the world's largest manufacturer of model railroad upgrade and repair parts. NorthWest Short Line manufactures wheels, axles, and gearboxes. If you've got a model locomotive that's 50 years old, odds are the Rygmyrs can help you find a spare part.

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