Welcome to the Virtual Machine Shop
Machine tool training and instruction online

Authored and Published by Ron Smith, Kanab UT

The Virtual Machine Shop (VMS) is a web site dedicated to the perpetuation of machine tool knowledge and training. This project is designed and maintained by volunteers from industry and academia and is free to everyone. Please feel free to learn here. Please feel free to teach here. The VMS is supported by donations (a donation of as little as $2.00 helps keep this site going).

News and other readings

English videos

"Incredibly well conceived teaching site. Wonderful animations"- D. Armstead
"Keep this site afloat. Donate a few bux to help them out"- G. Smith
"After 16 years we still use this site to train field machinists"-J. Poplar
"Some very good old school hints and history..." L. Bashinberry
"We still host a mirror site at U.W. engineering " Dr B. Helmost
"Some old and out of date things on this site still make sense to read" - David
"Proof that sometimes our tax dollars serve the needs of the citizenry" - H. Marshall

Spanish videos