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Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 07-30-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Charlie_L
Did the rod shear off?

Did the rod shear off?
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Charlie_L
Larry, So good to know you are here. I often...

Larry,

So good to know you are here. I often think about your creative spirit for new ideas.

How about some steel plate under the plastic? I suspect 1/4 inch would be enough.
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 07-19-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Charlie_L
Bradford, Have you found anything helpful in...

Bradford,

Have you found anything helpful in this post?

https://camheads.org/showthread.php?t=8408
Forum: Charlie L 07-15-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By Charlie_L
Thanks for all your comments. It was fun to...

Thanks for all your comments.

It was fun to experiment and actually have it turn out okay. I now learned that they make a 2 ply having a clear top coat material. You would carve from the back....
Forum: Charlie L 07-13-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By Charlie_L
Waveform Wall Hanging

Recently finished a new (for me) type of project for a ten year anniversary gift. Apparently the ten year event gift might be aluminum/tin. Best I came up with was Rowmark 2-ply plastic that looks...
Forum: Charlie L 07-13-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Charlie_L
Book Shelf / Growth Tree

Third Grandchild needed their own shelves so now I have built three of these. For some details about construction post 38 in https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=3912 has more information.
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By Charlie_L
Adding tabs or a thicker onion should solve...

Adding tabs or a thicker onion should solve without adding screws if the wood isnt too crooked. Maybe 0.050 for the skins to start? Put the tabs in a place that is easy to clean up. Put them in a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By Charlie_L
Id choose clamps, maybe 4 or 6 of them. Half...

Id choose clamps, maybe 4 or 6 of them.
Half inch at 16000, 0.25 pass depth and at least 100 inch per minute.
Id use a spiral ramp down to onion skin.
Cleanup on the shaper with a trim bit.
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-03-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Charlie_L
Adding to Russell's thoughts, include the...

Adding to Russell's thoughts, include the tolerances needed.
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 07-01-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Charlie_L
Did the electrician check the windings on the...

Did the electrician check the windings on the three legs of the motor?
Forum: Stinger II 06-28-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Charlie_L
It sounds like you have confirmed that WinCNC is...

It sounds like you have confirmed that WinCNC is sending a run signal via something like mine, Output P7B7 to the relay on the WinCNC board. And I assume that relay is engaging?
Did the blue smoke...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 06-28-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Charlie_L
Good point Mike. I found a track in the x...

Good point Mike.

I found a track in the x direction in the black non-machining area about three inches from the spoil board very helpful. On the opposite end it wouldnt work for me as shown....
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Charlie_L
I have the black factory MDF base with t tracks....

I have the black factory MDF base with t tracks. Yes, they are loose, but still work fine because the top MDF spoilboard prevents them from lifting out. Screws are loose as Cosmos explains. I like...
Forum: Router Bits 06-23-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By Charlie_L
I was given an Amana 2.5 inch 2255 insert bit for...

I was given an Amana 2.5 inch 2255 insert bit for a project. My only reason I don't use it for surfacing is because I haven't thought about how to use it and then calibrate the switch, without...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-20-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Charlie_L
Very nice. Thanks for sharing. So it took about...

Very nice. Thanks for sharing.
So it took about 4 hours to cut one section?
Looks like foam, is that right?
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Charlie_L
When I am just skimming 5 or 10 thousands off the...

When I am just skimming 5 or 10 thousands off the top, I use 9500 and about 250 to 300 speed, for what it is worth. Bit should not get hot.
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Charlie_L
Todd, The z low limit is protecting your...

Todd,

The z low limit is protecting your machine for those times that you accidentally might have cut in to the table, by mistake. To drill holes in the table you have a few options but all...
Forum: CAMheads Show Room 05-30-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By Charlie_L
Looks great. I suspect you even cut them custom...

Looks great. I suspect you even cut them custom j-box covers?
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Charlie_L
Is the vacuum running as you surface the spoil...

Is the vacuum running as you surface the spoil board?
If you surfaced it now again would it be mostly cutting off the hump in the middle?
Forum: The Water Cooler 05-23-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Charlie_L
John, Using a web tool suggests it looks a...

John,

Using a web tool suggests it looks a lot like Snell Roundhand LT Std Bold Script by Adobe. I used web tool https://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont to do the search. Results look really close.
Forum: New Forum Members 05-20-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Charlie_L
D, It will be fun to see your works. Please...

D,

It will be fun to see your works. Please share projects and help us make ours better.
Forum: CAMheads How 2 05-17-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Charlie_L
If you haven't already, push the Initialize...

If you haven't already, push the Initialize button.
At some point before doing other stuff type G92 into the command line.
You should not have any green boxes at this point.
Forum: Panther Series 05-12-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Charlie_L
Here is the grease recommended and some other...

Here is the grease recommended and some other good information.
https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=4380

Lots of posts about greasing or lubrication.
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Charlie_L
As Steve describes, leaving an onion skin...

As Steve describes, leaving an onion skin thickness works very well often.

Humidity changes will change the elevation/thickness of the MDF spoil board. So, unless you are in a controlled...
Forum: New Forum Members 05-09-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Charlie_L
Karl, My roll back experience was also very...

Karl,
My roll back experience was also very good. The driver was very well versed.
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