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Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Ger21
It's best cut on a table saw after it's glued to...

It's best cut on a table saw after it's glued to the substrate. The steel layer is very thin, and is not easy to route.
Forum: The Water Cooler 09-16-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Ger21
We have a 5x12 Mobidelli, and do commercial...

We have a 5x12 Mobidelli, and do commercial cabinets and millwork.

Yes, 95% of the sheets we cut are 4x8, but we do a lot of jobs where we need to cut 5x10's and 5x12's. Most of the time these are...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Ger21
That looks like the spoilboard is sagging, and...

That looks like the spoilboard is sagging, and not necessarily changing thickness. Or, a bit of both.
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Ger21
We sometimes see changes like that in a few days,...

We sometimes see changes like that in a few days, as our humidity can change a lot between a few rainy days and then a few very low humidity days.
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Ger21
There should be a Mach3 post included with Fusion...

There should be a Mach3 post included with Fusion 360.


Or, try the Mach3Mill or CNCRP versions here.
https://cam.autodesk.com/hsmposts
(Search "Mach3")
Forum: New Forum Members 08-30-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,741
Posted By Ger21
Downcuts and compression bits are what you'll use...

Downcuts and compression bits are what you'll use the most.
Try Yonico on Amazon for inexpensive "starter" bits.
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,545
Posted By Ger21
I would clone and replace the SSD ASAP.

I would clone and replace the SSD ASAP.
Forum: Woodworking Tools For Sale 08-29-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,517
Posted By Ger21
We used to have two similar, but bigger models....

We used to have two similar, but bigger models. Ran them for over 15 years.
Forum: Stinger II 08-28-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,997
Posted By Ger21
The same way it works with a spindle. Only you'll...

The same way it works with a spindle. Only you'll need to manually adjust the speed.


You can do the same work with a router that you can do with a spindle. But you may need to make lighter, or...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-26-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By Ger21
https://www.hsdusa.com/viewdoc.asp?co_id=41

https://www.hsdusa.com/viewdoc.asp?co_id=41
Forum: Shop Talk 08-24-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,526
Posted By Ger21
I've seen lots of table saw injuries on various...

I've seen lots of table saw injuries on various woodworking forums over the years. In almost every case, the person doesn't get cut while actually cutting, but usually moves their hand into the blade...
Forum: Router Bits 08-19-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,873
Posted By Ger21
If you did, you'd wish you had a 12 spindle...

If you did, you'd wish you had a 12 spindle block.


I have a 12, and wish I had an 18 or 24.
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,437
Posted By Ger21
It looks like an ellipse, but with the bottom...

It looks like an ellipse, but with the bottom portion cut off.
When you have half of an ellipse, it's pretty easy to draw in a CAD program, with the width and height. When you have smaller portion,...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 07-19-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By Ger21
A more powerful dust collector (and longer...

A more powerful dust collector (and longer brushes on the shoe) should suck up most of that.


Also, if you keep brushing away the chips like that, you'll get a nice gouge in the back of your...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-19-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By Ger21
With almost all solid carbide bits, tool diameter...

With almost all solid carbide bits, tool diameter = shank diameter.


If you are using carbide tipped bits, then yes, go with a larger shank.
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-12-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Ger21
I think you can export a Step file from SW to...

I think you can export a Step file from SW to import into Fusion. There are probably other options as well, but I've never tried it, and don't have Fusion in front of me.
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 07-11-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By Ger21
Used to read his blog regularly. More useful info...

Used to read his blog regularly. More useful info there than you could learn in a lifetime.
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 07-07-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By Ger21
More vacuum. [lol] If I'm cutting a lot...

More vacuum. [lol]


If I'm cutting a lot of small parts like this, here's how I do it.


1) Onion skin the whole sheet of parts first.


2) Cut the first part in the bottom left corner of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,396
Posted By Ger21
1200ipm @1500rpm will snap a 1/2" bit after about...

1200ipm @1500rpm will snap a 1/2" bit after about 1" of cutting. [embar]
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 06-29-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By Ger21
That's the only way to actually correct it, but I...

That's the only way to actually correct it, but I doubt that anyone actually does it, as it's too time consuming.


Again, this is a problem with the board, not a machine issue.
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 06-29-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By Ger21
It's most certainly an issue, if your board has...

It's most certainly an issue, if your board has internal stresses.

What you cut it with does not change that.
I see this happen all the time.


But it shouldn't have anything to do with...
Forum: CAMaster Cabinetmaking 06-29-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By Ger21
If the sheets have internal stresses, they will...

If the sheets have internal stresses, they will move regardless of what you cut them with.


The difference with a router is that the vacuum table will keep it from moving during the cut. But as...
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-28-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Ger21
A Morbidelli, at 900ipm. I've never used...

A Morbidelli, at 900ipm.
I've never used coated bits on my DIY machine at home.
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-27-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Ger21
My experience is quite a bit different. We used...

My experience is quite a bit different.
We used to use coated tools, and saw 2x-3x better tool life vs standard uncoated carbide.


They are especially helpful with abrasive materials. The...
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-15-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Ger21
The only surefire option to prevent spammers...

The only surefire option to prevent spammers without inconveniencing everyone is to manually approve new members.
But this is a pita for moderators, as you can see hundreds of spammers every day...
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