04/17/12 Moved content from metalworking.com to MWDropBox.com
04/11/12 Updated link to NAMES Exposition
02/01/12 Added City of Newport Model Engineering Society to clubs page
11/01/11 Added Atlantic Model Engineering Society to clubs page
10/09/10 Added Astragal Press to publications page
08/15/10 Updated clubs page
10/26/08 Added link to Willoughby & Baltic shared access shop facilities
05/11/08 Updated links on Events page for Estevan Model Engineering Show
05/31/07 Revised notes on using Dropbox to mention deferred files.
12/08/06 GIF files no longer directly accepted by Dropbox
06/23/06 Added "Fabrication and Metalworking" to publications page
06/09/06 Restored dropbox file sort utility, make "newest" the default sort
03/05/06 Removed dead link to Chris Heapy's Model Engineers Support Page
11/30/05 Added Long Island Metalworker's Society to clubs page
07/12/05 Updated name of Southern California Home Shop Machinists club
01/02/05 Added ProShop Publishing to publications page
12/31/04 Updated Dropbox rules to require text file
06/03/04 Updated RCM how to page
05/22/04 Added Bristol club to clubs page
05/11/04 Dead links deleted throughout site
05/11/04 Added Upstate New York club to clubs page
05/11/04 Added GEARS show to events page
05/11/04 Added Florida Association of Model Engineers to clubs page
05/11/04 Added Rocky Mountain Model Engineering Show to events page
05/11/04 Added Colorado Model Engineers to clubs page
03/25/04 Updated model show links page
02/25/04 Added AA-lathes group to forums page
02/12/04 Updated link for Black Hills Model show
12/03/03 Added listing for MetalMeet on forums page
12/03/03 Updated listing for EMC on forums page
08/12/03 Updated Estevan Model Engineering Show data on events page
08/08/03 Updated link to Joe Landau's Metalworking Index
07/23/03 Updated link to "Shop Talk" magazine
06/11/03 Updated link to Valley Metal (Phoenix) club
03/31/03 Updated link to Mr. Machinist software on shareware page
03/19/03 Updated Mid Valley Model Engineers club web address
03/01/03 Updated contact info for North Georgia club
02/21/03 Updated link to MIT's "Introduction... " on learning page
01/09/03 Updated links to Chaski's Machinist board forum
12/01/02 Added South Bay Metalworkers to clubs page
11/08/02 Updated info on Southern Arizona club
10/24/02 Updated links to both Portland clubs
10/14/02 Added NAVY's tools training manual to learning page
08/01/02 Added Stagesmith collection of links to learning page
07/22/02 Reorganized Dropbox links, added search lind
07/09/02 Added TDHelper to the shareware page
07/02/02 Added Mini-Lathe Projects to forums page
06/30/02 Added Virtual Machine Shop to learning page
06/20/02 Restored link to Joe Landau's index on Learning page
06/04/02 Added Home Machineshop Hobby Show to events page
04/11/02 Restored link to Tauuton club site, it is back on line
04/03/02 Added Practical Machinists to forums page
03/31/02 Added BackyardMetalcasting to learning page
03/27/02 Added MMSOnline forums to forums page
03/26/02 Updated link to NEMES on clubs page
03/18/02 Added Home_Foundry web ring to forums page
03/10/02 Removed link to Metalworking Pub Index, site no longer exists
03/02/02 Added Wisconsin to list of clubs seeking to form
02/21/02 Updated link to Kulaga DRO project on shareware page
02/10/02 Added Modeleng.org to Links to Learning page
01/28/02 Added BurkeMills to listserver page
01/10/02 Updates address of TSME club.
12/03/01 Revised dates for PRIME and Black Hills shows
12/03/01 Updated all URL's on club page, tagged missing sites
11/25/01 Added Long Island Indicators "Do It Yourself" to learning page
11/15/01 Updated address of Houston Metal Shop Club
11/13/01 Added Metal_Shapers (sliding ram) to listserver page
10/10/01 Added Chaski's Home CNC Machining board to listserver page
TWI link to welding information from
page because content became subscription based
09/10/01 Updated link to Chaski metalworking board
08/26/01 Updated location for NAMES show
08/12/01 Updated link to BSME on Clubs page
08/12/01 Updated URL for free Mech software on Shareware page
08/08/01 Updated front page with graphic links to FAQ and MWN
08/07/01 Made the
Army's "Fundamentals of Machine
from local copies on Metalworking.com
05/29/01 Added mill-drill list to forums page
changes to indicate Google had restored
posting capabilities to their site
05/14/01 Updated link to Model Engineering Support on learning page
04/25/01 Updated contact data for Wise Owl on publications page
04/24/01 Added link to official DANCAD site to shareware page
04/03/01 Updated URL for Battle Creek club
04/02/01 Changed main page to help newcomers discover newsgroups
03/31/01 Added Yeager Automation (CNC-Pro) to list server page
03/29/01 Added MaxNC users to list server page
03/25/01 Added KAME club to clubs page
03/04/01 Added page for e-mail lists and web forums
"Help Reading RCM" with more
about reading and posting via web gateways
02/23/01 Updated status of Deja/Google newsgroup access
02/22/01 Added Eastern Tennessee to clubs trying to form
02/21/01 Added Canadian "MPP" magazine to pubs page
02/08/01 Fixed links and updated "Help reading RCM" page
01/24/01 Updated Cabin Fever show location
01/23/01 RCM members gallery is now operational
01/21/01 Started setting up RCM members gallery
01/21/01 Moved the Events Pictures to a sub-page under Events
01/17/01 Updated link to NEMES on clubs page.
01/17/01 Added Lee
Valley Tools (Popular Mechanics Shop
to the publications page
links to "Live Steam",
"Machine Design" magazines on publications page
01/08/01 Added SCRAP (southern CA) to clubs page
12/30/00 Added link to searchable magazine index on Links to Learning page
11/25/00 Updated link to SAMS model engineering show
10/16/00 Added quick start guide to dropbox instructions
10/13/00 Added "Art Casting Journal" to publications page
10/03/00 Added Mid-Valley Model Engineers club
10/01/00 Updated links to Village Press publications (HSM, PIM, MW)
address of the Model Engineering
Support site on
the Links to Learning page
07/19/00 Added "Machine Shop Guide" to pubs page
07/11/00 Added "Modern Applications News" to pubs page
06/25/00 Added Portland Machinists Guild (Michigan) to clubs page
06/15/00 Updated link to Lindsay's DRO 40 on shareware page
06/07/00 Added Wise Owl's web link to publications page
05/16/00 Added "Cutting Tool Engineering" magazine to pubs page
05/08/00 Added central Michigan to club startups
05/04/00 Updated Southern Arizona club listing
04/15/00 Added North London society to clubs page.
04/11/00 Updated web address of Metal Web News
04/10/00 Added Canada Machine Tools Show to events page
03/27/00 Added Battle Creek club to clubs page
03/12/00 Added several clubs and contacts to clubs page.
03/10/00 Events page, made dates generic/annual, updated links
03/10/00 Updated web address for BSME and Tauton clubs
03/08/00 Updated web address for NEMES club.
03/01/00 Added Puget Sound Metalworking group to clubs page.
02/28/00 Added "Metalworking Equipment News" to publications page
02/03/00 Added contact to start club in Pennsylvania, USA
01/28/00 Added Metallurgy FAQ to links to learning page
01/26/00 Updated Bay Area Engine Modelers listing on clubs page
01/26/00 Updated SBSMEE listing to SRSMEE on clubs page
01/26/00 Added Pheonix area metalworking group to Clubs page
01/24/00 Added Home Foundarymans Assoc. to Clubs page
01/24/00 Added "DESIGNFAX" to publications page
01/05/00 Updated club info for Portland Model Engineers
11/30/99 Added new
link on shareware page for mechanical
shareware listing site.
11/29/99 Added link to "Strictly IC" on publications page
11/18/99 Added SAMS show to Events page.
11/18/99 Added experimental Drop Box with sort features.
10/06/99 Updated "Help Reading R.C.M." with info on REMARQ
09/26/99 Updated "Help Reading R.C.M." with link to AOL info
09/08/99 Updated data on Dallas, TX metalworking club.
09/07/99 Added Tom Kulaga's DRO-Plus site to Shareware page.
09/03/99 Updated EMC link on Shareware page.
instructions for searching with
AltaVista to the "Help
Reading RCM" page.
08/02/99 Added St. Thomas, Ontario, CA to list of startups on Clubs page.
07/01/99 Added link on Shareware page to the EMC project at NIST.
07/01/99 Added link
on Shareware page to Charlie Gallo's new
Kevin Carrol's CNC979, aka Stepster, software for driving stepper
motors from G and M code running on an IBM-PC.
06/29/99 Corrected links to Army manuals and to DRO-4.0 software.
06/15/99 Updated link address for Live Steaming on Clubs page
06/11/99 Updated Dropbox instructions, .exe, .bat, .cmd, .com, .xls, .doc now trapped
06/10/99 Added some links to other collections to the shareware page
06/10/99 Updated news reading help to reflect changes at Dejanews site
06/09/99 Added Brisbane, Australia to list trying to start a club
05/27/99 Added Bay Area Engine Modelers to clubs page
05/11/99 Added "Silicon Chip" magazine to publications page
04/04/99 Toronto (TSME) club web page link added on clubs page.
03/26/99 Added the Alberta Metal Enthusiasts Network to clubs page
03/15/99 Corrections to Model Engineer and Model Engineer's Workshop magazine listings
03/14/99 Updated and renamed the page about news servers, now "Help Reading RCM"
03/10/99 Updated dropbox instructions to help educate people about newsgroups
02/10/99 Added Chesapeake Amateur Metalworking Society to clubs page
01/24/99 Added NAMES 99 to events page.
01/14/99 Added PATINA 99 and PRIME 99 to events page.
01/05/99 Added "anvilfire.com" to links to learning page.
01/01/99 Updated Newsserver page to remove ZIPPO and update Yahoo URL.
12/27/98 Added NEMES model show to events page, updated Cabin Fever info.
note that the old dual homed address
will be going away soon, please use http://www.metalworking.com
12/27/98 Dropbox files from first half of 1998 moved to "1998_retired_files".
12/03/98 Added "Gear Technology" to Publications page
12/03/98 Added "Canadian Machinery and Metalworking" to Publications page
12/03/98 Added MSMEE club (Melborne, Australia) to Clubs page
Kevin Carroll's "Exactly How a CNC
to the Shareware page.
10/22/98 Added new
version of Kevin Carroll's CNC control
to the Shareware page.
10/21/98 Added Philadelphia and Pheonix trade shows to Events
general information and added policy
about commercial software to the Shareware page.
10/21/98 DRO40a.zip patch added to Shareware page
Pacific Coast Industrial & Machinery
Events page. Moved old items to Past Events.
Clubs page to show the unofficial web
site for the
North Texas (Dallas) Metalworking Club
10/14/98 Prime 98 pictures added to Event Pics page.
10/12/98 After a
rough few weeks, Metalworking.com should
returning to normal. The new line now seems to be
working as it should and all the IP address reassignments
are done. Now if our ISP will just keep his hands off
page updated to add a live link to Mr.
software page and remove local copies of beta versions.
Metalworking.com now running on our new
for the outages caused when our old line failed before the new
one was ready. Final tuning of IP addresses will take a few more
days, but everything should be transparent to users.
links on Publications page for Home Shop
and Projects In Metal.
Metalworking.com started the process of
moving our server
to a new Internet connection. Rough times ahead for a
few days as we sort things out.
08/26/98 Added note
to dropbox instructions stating that
reserves the right to process image files to enhance clarity
and/or reduce size.
08/26/98 Updated versions of Paul Pierce's HSM/PIM index put in "dropbox"
08/02/98 Added link to ARMY's "Hydraulics" field training guide
08/02/98 Links to
"Fundamentals of Machine
Tools" restored to the
ARMY site which is now back on line
07/31/98 Updated Dropbox instructions to mention 2 Megabyte size limit.
07/31/98 Local copy of "Fundamentals of Machine Tools" completed.
building local copy (with assistance
from Scott Logan)
of the U.S. Army's "Fundamentals of Machine Tools" which
is linked off the Links to Learning page until the ARMY's
site is back in service
07/29/98 Added Seattle, Washington to list of startups on Clubs page
07/20/98 Added file size and text formatting hints to dropbox instructions.
Arizona engine shows added to events
housekeeping of events pages.
07/20/98 Updated versions of Paul Pierce's HSM/PIM index put in "dropbox"
07/14/98 Added page of photos from PRIME 97 to Event Pics page.
07/01/98 Added email link for Wise Owl on publications page
Technical University's Manufacturing Ed
page is back,
see Links to Learning for goodies including software
06/18/98 Updated info on Dallas club formation, first meeting.
06/18/98 Added "Metlfax" and "Tooling & Production" to publications page
06/18/98 Updated link to Lindsay Publications.
06/16/98 Site was
unreachable from 20:00 EDT 06/15/98
until 15:00 EDT
06/16/98 due to failure of our T-1 line during a nasty thunderstorm.
06/08/98 Added "Start a Club" listing for Miami, Florida, USA
"How to Use the Dropbox" to
include solutions to some
more of the common problems encountered and to more fully
explain policies and procedures.
06/07/98 Added "Start a Club" listing for north of Toronto, Canada
TME link on club page, added TME 98 show
added BSME 98 show to EVENTS, added links to BSME 97 and
MSEE 86 to EVENT PICS.
06/03/98 Added a "Start A Club" section to CLUBS page. First listing near Dallas, TX
06/02/98 Updated versions of Paul Pierce's HSM/PIM index put in "dropbox"
06/02/98 Bendigo Society of Model Engineers web address updated on CLUBS page
dropbox instructions as a file within
dropbox itself so that
people who link directly to dropbox can find them.
CLUBS and EVENTS pages to add links to
Model Engineering Society's new web page.
EVENT PICTURES page, moved Cabin Fever
pictures to a
sub-page, added pictures of an antique truck show, added links to
pictures from NAMES Exposition. Reorganized internal layout of
site in preparation for future updates. If anything has been broken,
please let me know.
04/30/98 NWMT 98 (North West Machine Tool Show) added to event page.
04/27/98 Events page split into current and past events.
04/12/98 Updated versions of Paul Pierce's HSM/PIM index put in "dropbox"
04/08/98 Updated URL for Village Press, HSM, PIM, and Live Steam on PUBLICATIONS page
04/04/98 CNC979, a stepper motor control program added to SHAREWARE page
04/02/98 Server down 5:30-8:00 PM Eastern Std. Time for hardware upgrades
03/31/98 Updated News Server Hints to reflect ZIPPO adding alt.machines.cnc
03/25/98 Added Harvard Univ. Physics Dept. to LEARNING links
03/24/98 Added info on club forming in Alliston, Ontario, Canada
03/23/98 Site moved to new server machine
03/16/98 Added "Strictly IC" to PUBLICATIONS page
03/11/98 Added Santa Barbara club (SBSMEE) to CLUBS page
e-mail contact for Emerald Valley Model
and Portland Model Engineers to CLUBS page
03/05/98 Added the complete PRIME brochure to EVENTS page
03/04/98 Added Malden District Society of Model Engineers Ltd. to CLUBS page
03/02/98 Corrections to PUBLICATIONS page regarding ME vs. MEW
03/01/98 Added page for links to PUBLICATIONS related to metalworking
02/28/98 Added IMTS and some shows in Arizona to EVENTS CALENDAR
02/22/98 News Server Hints page updated to reflect free ZIPPO available again
02/22/98 Added PATINA show to EVENTS CALENDAR
02/12/98 SME trade shows added to EVENTS CALENDAR page
02/10/98 News Server Hints page updated to reflect status of ZIPPO/NewsGuy
02/09/98 Added EVENTS CALENDAR page
02/08/98 Cabin Fever page updated with pictures etc. from 1998 event
01/22/98 Added NewsGuy information to News Server Hints page
01/21/98 ASCII version of HSM index loaded to "dropbox"
01/18/98 updated version of HSM index loaded to "dropbox"
01/13/98 Cabin Fever 98 flyer scans added to Cabin Fever page
01/13/98 added Dave Silberstein's "How to Make Springs" to Links to Learning Page
01/08/98 link updated for Meridian Machinery's "Advice on inspecting machinery"
01/02/98 updated version of HSM index loaded to "dropbox"
12/16/97 TSME (Toronto) club entry updated, e-mail address available
12/11/97 updated club information for Tauton Model Engineers (back on line) and TSME (contacted)
12/11/97 added Model Engineer Support Page to the Links to Learning Page
12/11/97 this log file established
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