EnergyCost: energy cost comparison specific to Vashon
Leblond Regal Army: scan of a 1960's U.S. gov't manual for the LeBlond Regal 15/17/19" toolroom lathes, including both servo-shift and manual gearbox. This is a great manual, with more information than the commercial publications from LeBlond.
Jacobs: 91-series Rubberflex collet chuck manual.
Industrial Biography: Gutenberg scan of Smiles' 1863 book.
take_me_for_a_ride: true story about Fred Lenz' cult of contract computer programmers.