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Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:17 AM
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Posted By guitarwes
How did the cuts do Terry?

How did the cuts do Terry?
Forum: New Forum Members 06-24-2019, 09:21 AM
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Posted By guitarwes
You're not going to believe this, but my...

You're not going to believe this, but my brother-in-law is named Rob and operates a small side-business named Wooden Mind Woodworking.

My suggestion, as others have said, is to bite the bullet and...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-06-2019, 04:20 PM
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Views: 593
Posted By guitarwes
Thanks for the info. For the Camaster...

Thanks for the info.

For the Camaster machines that have pop-up-pins, the registration groove is cut into the frame of the machine with the machine's spindle. It's pretty deep so it must take a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 04:07 PM
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Posted By guitarwes
Do you happen to have a temporary XY Zero on? ...

Do you happen to have a temporary XY Zero on? Maybe from your last project?
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-06-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By guitarwes
I'm glad your fubar's are not nearly in the same...

I'm glad your fubar's are not nearly in the same universe as mine. I will gladly take yours any day of the week and twice on Sunday over some I've done. They usually involve broken carbide, blood,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 12:48 PM
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Posted By guitarwes
180-200ipm at 16-18k rpm conventional cut. Use a...

180-200ipm at 16-18k rpm conventional cut. Use a profile toolpath with inside spiral ramp for the holes. If you have a vac table use an onion skin on all parts before the cut thru pass, otherwise...
Forum: New Forum Members 06-05-2019, 09:02 AM
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Posted By guitarwes
I try to lay it all out there in the most...

I try to lay it all out there in the most techie-ist layman's terms possible.

"Getting all the chips" isn't necessarily a bad thing depending on what you are cutting. Sometimes the chips packed...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 06-03-2019, 09:19 AM
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Views: 593
Posted By guitarwes
Nice stuff. Do you mind sharing what bits...

Nice stuff.

Do you mind sharing what bits you used and what your feeds/speeds were on the metal? Thanks.
Forum: New Forum Members 06-03-2019, 09:11 AM
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Views: 482
Posted By guitarwes
If I'm not mistaken, I think the Cobra elite...

If I'm not mistaken, I think the Cobra elite comes with a 5" dust port. That will be even better and give you more suckyness. Just run the largest diameter pipe for the longest distance from your...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 05-28-2019, 04:52 PM
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Views: 1,830
Posted By guitarwes
Clear as mud, but that's not surprising with my...

Clear as mud, but that's not surprising with my brain function. So, it looks like your jigs are made for cutting holes in the part instead of making circular parts? Correct? I had in my brain that...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 05-24-2019, 11:49 AM
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Views: 1,830
Posted By guitarwes
I'm having a little trouble understanding this...

I'm having a little trouble understanding this and understanding how you don't cut into the gasket material if you cut a full circle. It's friday, my brain is burnt up.

Your fixtures look great...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 05-24-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By guitarwes
It's actually milk chocolate brown. Looks...

It's actually milk chocolate brown. Looks exactly like melted chocolate in the can, almost good enough to lick. The client requested brown, green, and white to match stuff at their homestead.
...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 05-22-2019, 08:46 AM
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Views: 320
Posted By guitarwes
Really nice. Great job.

Really nice. Great job.
Forum: New Forum Members 05-21-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By guitarwes
https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=9910 ...

https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=9910

How far are you from Michigan? Looks like this fits your "Wanted" description.
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 05-21-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By guitarwes
You guys are too kind. You have no idea how much...

You guys are too kind. You have no idea how much I was anticipating and sweating T.R.'s response. I can breathe now. Thanks for the tips for my future projects, I've taken them to heart.
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 05-21-2019, 10:35 AM
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Views: 292
Posted By guitarwes
Awesome. Tell us a little bit about the material...

Awesome. Tell us a little bit about the material used.
Forum: New Forum Members 05-21-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By guitarwes
Welcome to the crowd. I was in your same boat a...

Welcome to the crowd. I was in your same boat a year ago. Did 8 months of research and finally narrowed it down to a big yellow Panther. I've been very very pleased with my choice.

My advice...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 05-21-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By guitarwes
Recent dimensional sign

This is probably my first "real" multi-dimensional sign consisting of more than 3 layers. Made from 2 pieces of .75 PVC glued up to 1.5" thick. Painted with exterior latex. The letters and plaques...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 05-20-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By guitarwes
That is alot of pieces. Care to show some pics...

That is alot of pieces. Care to show some pics of them if you have any?

CAMaster makes a great machine.
Forum: The Water Cooler 05-20-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By guitarwes
This was going to be my answer. Use a 1/8"...

This was going to be my answer. Use a 1/8" downcut and pack the chips into the kerf. If top and bottom edge finish is an issue, try a 1/8 compression bit.
I use a 1/16" down spiral also when I...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 05-17-2019, 10:18 AM
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Views: 283
Posted By guitarwes
That is super nice. Great finishing technique.

That is super nice. Great finishing technique.
Forum: The Water Cooler 05-16-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By guitarwes
I raster my yard in X, Y, Z, G, K, S, T, D, and...

I raster my yard in X, Y, Z, G, K, S, T, D, and Q. Takes me 4 1/2 - 5 hours to cut mine on a 60" Zero turn (I have 20 acres but only cut about 5-6 acres). I only have 2 sections of yard that's...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 05-15-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By guitarwes
Those look like such happy trees in your second...

Those look like such happy trees in your second photo, reminds me of Bob Ross.
Every time I try to paint a tree like that it looks like it was struck by lightening 30 years ago and birds have been...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 05-04-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By guitarwes
The "Brady Vacuum Film" test...

Just wanted to give a shout out to Brady on his "vacuum film" technique and let other folks know how well it worked for me. I had a project today where I needed to hold some small letters in 1/2"...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 04-29-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By guitarwes
[#1] Mucho better. Thanks for the link.

[#1] Mucho better.
Thanks for the link.
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