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Forum: The Water Cooler Yesterday, 07:39 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
You're welcome, Christopher. That's what this...

You're welcome, Christopher.
That's what this forum is all about .....
Forum: Camps, Training, Meetings 08-14-2018, 06:27 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
This class appears to be full. Anyone else who...

This class appears to be full.
Anyone else who might like to join us, I can put your name on a waiting list. .
For those in the "southeast", if there's enough interest, Neil Meyers Jr. will be...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-14-2018, 02:09 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Christopher ..... on "satin, eggshell or flat"...

Christopher ..... on "satin, eggshell or flat" acrylic paints, the surface is not smooth, & you'll get some "bleeding" under your mask. This is going to piss you off ... guaranteed.
So ... to...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-14-2018, 04:28 AM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Other than Cedar, which I use little of, there's...

Other than Cedar, which I use little of, there's very little I use that's made in Canada,
I hope I have enough inventory to last me until this all gets sorted out.
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-13-2018, 08:31 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
The tariffs are hitting me here as well. I cannot...

The tariffs are hitting me here as well. I cannot get a decent Canadian made MDO ply, so I buy Roseburg ( Oregon). With the strength of the $US, a sheet of 4x10x.5" now costs me $200 Cdn.
So...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-13-2018, 12:27 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
I suspect you may see some US brands moving their...

I suspect you may see some US brands moving their production back to the US, because of these tariffs. I also suspect there'll be some "sticker shock", because of the high labour costs that drove...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-13-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Masking TAPE????? Do you mean "paint-mask"? ...

Masking TAPE?????
Do you mean "paint-mask"? Transfer tape is a different critter again .
I use Oramask 813,
I have no preference re transfer tape ( pre-mask is the same thing, BTW)
If the...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 08-09-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Nice . Question .... regarding the bonding of...

Nice . Question .... regarding the bonding of different materials ..... there their thermal expansion rates similar enough that they won't tear each other apart? I always worry about combining...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-08-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
I only use 90* bits for letters that are quite...

I only use 90* bits for letters that are quite small ....
120* bit for letters with the wide stroke up to 1", at most. After that, I use a 140* bit.
If the V or prism of letters are too steep,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Steve Burke ..... I ate a lot of meals at...

Steve Burke ..... I ate a lot of meals at Ida-Mae & Joe's truck stop in Midway, back in the 80's. The food was "home cooked " & awesome.
It looks different now .... back then, although...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 08-05-2018, 07:11 AM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
That's just gorgeous, Eric

That's just gorgeous, Eric
Forum: The Business of CNC 08-02-2018, 03:50 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Well, there were no major repairs .... just had a...

Well, there were no major repairs .... just had a wee battle getting the Cetol off. I hate that stuff ...
Anyway, here she be......
All done up & looking spiffy!
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-30-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Joe, it depends upon what you're making. I...

Joe, it depends upon what you're making.
I only do signs, so font's that are made for signmaking are really the only ones I'm interested in. There are a lot of fonts that are useless , from a...
Forum: The Business of CNC 07-27-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,604
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
This is the oldest one yet, coming back for a...

This is the oldest one yet, coming back for a "warranty" re-finish. 19 years & 3 months.
I've done over 1000 dimensional signs since this one.
The border & back were done in Sikkens Cetol. There...
Forum: Camps, Training, Meetings 07-25-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Whenever I have a class, I always do up the...

Whenever I have a class, I always do up the project myself ..... sort of for reference, & to make sure there are no "bottomless time pits" that slow everyone down,
This may or may not be...
Forum: Materials we Need !! 07-19-2018, 03:55 AM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Rick ..... Cypress Sam, on Bayou Bartholomew,...

Rick ..... Cypress Sam, on Bayou Bartholomew, just west of Dermott, Arkansas saws cypress. It's not that far from you, well, relatively speaking. 870-866-7741
OR, I can pick you up whatever you...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 07-18-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Interesting .... I would have never thought of...

Interesting .... I would have never thought of the deep routed inline , & it looks good.
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Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 07-13-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
So ...filling the letters went well ... bubbles...

So ...filling the letters went well ... bubbles just up & left on their own.
Now the top.
So .... Do I brush a thin layer on the edge? I've brushed epoxy onto cypress cookies, but the bark was...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 07-12-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Just find a sign supply company near you. Or...

Just find a sign supply company near you. Or even a signshop that does good work ... hopefully they'll sell you a chunk.
Cheap shops won't have it.... they'll have garbage viyl. If worse comes...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 07-11-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Reflective vinyl should last for over decade, for...

Reflective vinyl should last for over decade, for sure ..... I suspect we use more salt here than you do.. There are a multiple brands, each having multiple grades. Never buy the cheapest.
I...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 07-08-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
J.P. ..... awesome work![fantastic]

J.P. ..... awesome work![fantastic]
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 07-05-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Mike, I have about 15 jobs on the go. Potentially...

Mike, I have about 15 jobs on the go. Potentially sold a month's worth of dimensional yesterday, so I didn't even get the tabletop painted, let alone the first coat of epoxy on.
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 07-04-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
[lol][lol][lol]

[lol][lol][lol]
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 07-04-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Gary, do you mean I can't pour this if it's...

Gary, do you mean I can't pour this if it's hanging on the wall from a PanelClip?
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 07-04-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Thanks, everyone. I'll be using E-28 .... not...

Thanks, everyone.
I'll be using E-28 .... not sure who makes it but it's from Tom's Cypress in Waldo FL. I've had trouble with this stuff before, but the girl at Tom's told me that it was too...
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