machine#construction: casting#materials: concrete


Concrete is sometimes used for the construction of giant machine tools but it may also be a suitable medium for the home-builder. Techniques for building machine tools from concrete were developed by the Germans during WWII when steel and iron were in short supply.

more on this topic later


SN22BenchMill.pdf below
A small bench-top horizontal milling machine from Popular Mechanics Shop Notes, 1922
X-Cretia-I.gif to X-Cretia-VII.gif

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