multimachine : Build your own machine shop on the cheap

Open source hardware community dedicated towards building a machine tool which can be used as metal or wood lathe, end mill, horizontal mill, drill press, wood or metal saw or sander, surface grinder and sheet metal "spinner"!!!
Parts can be scrounged from junkyard auto parts, and whole thing can be made really really cheap!

Perfect for hands on learning, schools, garage innovations in developing countries, off grid areas. (They have a version which runs on diesel engine)
Yahoogroup Website
Detailed manual for How to build a Multimachine

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I am doctoral student at UC San Diego. I am interested in Economics and role of appropriate Technology in development and education. With the internet, the world has become a small place, with best practices in various fields accessible at mouseclick. In future I would like to play such rolw of a more


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