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Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 06-15-2018, 06:13 AM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
AWESOME! I expected you to modify mine, which...

AWESOME!
I expected you to modify mine, which I'm going to do myself, anyway. Mine is a version of the late Bill Roedel's, & is designed to use with a mahl stick. I use a mahl stick maybe...
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-14-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Found him. but it's the wrong friggin' island. ...

Found him. but it's the wrong friggin' island. I don't have the time to do 4 extra ferry trips.
Thanks for the search "trick" Joe.
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-14-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
I didn't know you could do that, Joe Thanks

I didn't know you could do that, Joe
Thanks
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-14-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
"Alias" names & "handles"

I guess it's no secret that I despise " handles" .... remember the song "Convoy" ....
Here's why .....
I'm going to be passing through Deer Island, on my way from Maine to les Iles Acadienne. I...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-13-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 813
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
That looks pretty good, James. You're doin' just...

That looks pretty good, James. You're doin' just fine.
I don't think I've ever finished anything where I didn't think " I'd do this, or that, differently next time". The quest for...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-13-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 813
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
jbiddle ... yes. Gee, I wish people would...

jbiddle ... yes.

Gee, I wish people would use their real names. I've never understood all this secrecy. Back in my previous life ( long distance ) trucking everyone had a CB handle. Even if...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-12-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 813
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Assuming you're using acrylic paint, you can let...

Assuming you're using acrylic paint, you can let the paint dry. If the surface isn't completely smooth, you may need a bleed coat .... probably clear. Only the first coat on a waterbased painted...
Forum: Camps, Training, Meetings 06-10-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Bill, are you on FaceBook? If not, please...

Bill, are you on FaceBook? If not, please just send me an e-mail trmacsigns@gmail.com
I'll get you hooked up with all the details........
Forum: T.R. McMunn 06-10-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
If anyone has noticed that I've not offered up...

If anyone has noticed that I've not offered up any advice on this, considering it's posted in my locker, it's because this is all way beyond my skill level. I would likely hand-carve it. I'm...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-09-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Another response to Bob Walters' question

"Fair pricing in this area" .... that's a loaded question.
For years,some have made the argument that "since any model of car costs the same in Baton Rouge as it does in Williamsport, signs should...
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 06-08-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 392
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
What Brady said. ..... very good advice!

What Brady said. ..... very good advice!
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 06-08-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 392
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Jim ...may I offer a wee bit of advice? ...

Jim ...may I offer a wee bit of advice? Purchase a few fonts made specifically for signs. Used properly, and appropriately, they make all the difference.
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-08-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Mike Schnorr ..... NICE camper! I always wanted...

Mike Schnorr ..... NICE camper! I always wanted one of those. We could pull the barbeque etc behind in a little U-haul, just to mess with the minds of those who say "you can't take it with you" ...
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 06-07-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 392
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Looking great.

Looking great.
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-07-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,188
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Glad it worked, Bob. You're quite welcome. I...

Glad it worked, Bob. You're quite welcome.
I have a .0625" tapered ballnose, but I rarely use it ..... it has a 6* taper which is too much for most of my work.
The larger the sign, the deeper...
Forum: T.R. McMunn 06-06-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Here's a mock-up, to scale, as to what would fit...

Here's a mock-up, to scale, as to what would fit the available space. This particular lighthouse is on Lake Huron / Georgian Bay, north of Tobermory. It can be any lighthouse you might be partial to...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-06-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,188
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Font

Abe, it's "A&S Ace High." It's available from signfonts.com Steve Contreras, the own, er & guy who creates the fonts has a lot of really awesome ones for signmaking, at reasonable prices. I...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-06-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Wow! I love the red cedar one, I guess I'd...

Wow! I love the red cedar one,
I guess I'd better get "born again". That way I can die twice, & get one casket from you & another one from Robert Alexander.
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-06-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,188
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Bob Walters, Dave Seaver, etc....

I think I've done this correctly.
Attached is a small "house marker" file c/w toolpaths. Any of you are welcome to it, to cut as a sample piece. It's set for 1" HDU but it would likely be cut from...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-05-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,188
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Brian & I disagree on several fronts ..... for...

Brian & I disagree on several fronts ..... for one, I like random textures & they go against the grain for Brian. For two, I like my letters & the background all one piece, although I've done both. ...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-05-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,188
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
E-mail me, Bob I'll send you a file to practice...

E-mail me, Bob I'll send you a file to practice on.
Do you have a piece of scrap HDU kicking around? If so ... what size?
Forum: T.R. McMunn 06-04-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Billboard space

I have a billboard a mile & a half from here.
Some of the stuff on this billboard is just "samples" I've been playing with, & some of the stuff is customer ordered. The sign at the far right...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-04-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,188
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Bob, my "checkered" texture is nothing more than...

Bob, my "checkered" texture is nothing more than a two pocket toolpaths. .
Brian Guthrie has a modified version, he uses, with larger bits, but here's mine

.125" tapered ballnose, with minimal...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-03-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,188
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Bob, something wasn't right. If you were...

Bob, something wasn't right. If you were cutting a .bmp, i could see it. That's why I never do those. If you were thinking of using my "checkered" texture, it should cut a lot faster than that, &...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-03-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,188
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Hmmm ... I never noticed that. My question...

Hmmm ... I never noticed that.
My question now, is ..... why in the world would you want to paint your returns the same colour as the letter-face? If you're viewing the letter on any angle beyond...
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