Resources for Metalbashing

W1GHZ 1/2/99

Updated 11 August 1999

Building microwave equipment often requires a bit of metalworking. Most of us aren't trained machinists. When I started out as a young electronics technician, I was expected to do small machining jobs, so I had to learn enough to get the job done.

A nice shop with fancy tools and machinery makes metalworking easier, but we can accomplish the same result with simple tools and a little creativity. Here are a few resources to get you started and help find tools and materials:

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