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Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By guitarwes
In the Onsrud tool chip load charts, there is a...

In the Onsrud tool chip load charts, there is a recommendation on decreasing chip loads on the depth of pass corresponding to the diameter of the cutter you're using.
1X depth- Use recommended chip...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) Today, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By guitarwes
Can you post a drawing file of the one that's...

Can you post a drawing file of the one that's doing the herky-jerky dance? Sometimes if you have lots of "arc nodes points" in a big curve it will be jerky all the way around the curve trying to hit...
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 10-17-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By guitarwes
There's got to be something wrong with your cut...

There's got to be something wrong with your cut depth settings in Mosaik for it to be that much out of whack.

Make sure you measure all tools. Did you replace an 1/8" tool and forget to measure...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 10-17-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By guitarwes
You don't have to do anything to the spoilboard...

You don't have to do anything to the spoilboard other than surface both sides of it a tiny bit before you mount it directly to the vacuum-zoned phenolic top. Cutting the Trupan into zones isn't...
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 10-17-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By guitarwes
Posting pictures from your computer: After...

Posting pictures from your computer: After saving your pictures to a folder on your computer, start a new post and scroll down to the Additional Options box. In the Attach Files section, click on...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-16-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By guitarwes
This is obvious, but you can "park" your machine...

This is obvious, but you can "park" your machine anywhere, but the "PARK" button on the control screen may be set to a specific location way away from machine X0Y0 and does take a while for it to...
Forum: New Forum Members 10-15-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 568
Posted By guitarwes
Welcome JetVette. I can count on 0 fingers the...

Welcome JetVette. I can count on 0 fingers the people that I've heard say "I sure wish I would have bought a smaller machine." That said, a full size machine is not for everyone. Take into the...
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 10-15-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By guitarwes
Is your machine manual tool change or ATC? Do...

Is your machine manual tool change or ATC? Do you have the Fast tool change?
If you're doing it manually, it's best to measure all the tools in the EXACT same spot. If you have the tool measure...
Forum: Shop Talk 10-15-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By guitarwes
Superstitious eh? I'm just a little stitious.

Superstitious eh? I'm just a little stitious.
Forum: Cobra CNC Routers 10-15-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By guitarwes
Sounds like what was happening to a friend of...

Sounds like what was happening to a friend of mine's machine. It was initially set to park at Low X High Y when the toolpathed finished. When it would run there it would trip the servo. He drilled...
Forum: Jim Becker 10-14-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By guitarwes
My CNC has just about replaced my table saw for...

My CNC has just about replaced my table saw for most things sheet goods. Jim, like you, I like drawing it all out on the computer and cutting sheets into pieces instead of wrestling sheets and...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-14-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By guitarwes
Look good from here. Are the edges of the...

Look good from here. Are the edges of the letters rounded over?
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 10-09-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By guitarwes
Could it be that the pieces that moved didn't get...

Could it be that the pieces that moved didn't get the same onion skin toolpath as the others? Like they were cut out in a single pass?
That's pretty good vacuum and should be holding well IF the...
Forum: Shop Talk 10-09-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By guitarwes
Nice pickup. I scored a right brand new 6"...

Nice pickup. I scored a right brand new 6" Wilton last year for $40 at an auction. A very handy tool to have around.
Forum: Jim Becker 10-08-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,859
Posted By guitarwes
Sweet, I like the contrasting woods. The grain...

Sweet, I like the contrasting woods. The grain pattern in that fretboard looks like it want to go into drop D already and make some bends. :D
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-07-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By guitarwes
Absolutely, i'm around 99% of the time and you're...

Absolutely, i'm around 99% of the time and you're welcome whenever. I'm about 40 miles west of Savannah right off I-16 near Statesboro.
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-05-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By guitarwes
Exciting times Bruce. Holler at me if you have...

Exciting times Bruce. Holler at me if you have any questions about anything. It was a big learning curve for me when my new Panther arrived coming from a basic manual tool change machine to an ATC...
Forum: Jim Becker 10-04-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By guitarwes
Really nice. The bullet was a bonus. It may...

Really nice. The bullet was a bonus.

It may be my eyes or the picture angle, but it looks like the resin stops just shy of flush with the surface of the wood, mostly noticed on the word...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-04-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By guitarwes
Really nice guys. I love the spiky metallic...

Really nice guys. I love the spiky metallic background Kyle.
Forum: CAMheads How 2 10-03-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By guitarwes
Here's a new design that I just started making...

Here's a new design that I just started making for my marine products line constructed from Starboard HDPE. They fit Millennium Marine boat seats and work pretty well if I do say so myself.
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 09-30-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By guitarwes
I don't run my machine during a storm. I also...

I don't run my machine during a storm. I also unplug my machine and control computer every time I shut down the shop. I err on the side of caution because my machine was alot of $$$ and, here in SE...
Forum: CAMheads Show Room 09-26-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By guitarwes
The finishing on the guns and fish are great. ...

The finishing on the guns and fish are great. Really nice sign! Sharp looking.
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-25-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By guitarwes
Really nice stuff!

Really nice stuff!
Forum: Jim Becker 09-25-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By guitarwes
That's some fine work on a fine looking tabletop....

That's some fine work on a fine looking tabletop. I love Walnut.
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 09-24-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By guitarwes
Thanks for sharing that link. I just bought the...

Thanks for sharing that link. I just bought the Vintage font bundle on sale for $49. Excited to try it on some new projects.
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