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    Military Plaques

    This was my primary reason for purchasing the Shopbot. I like to take care of my own. The guys love them!

    Oh, and I threw in a picture of my helper!
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    After a couple of weeks with the Desktop I have...

    After a couple of weeks with the Desktop I have decided that there is no need for a dust enclosure. I usually run mine with only the dust foot attached and it is very effective. It works better with...
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    Bob, I'm traveling right now, so I don't have all...

    Bob, I'm traveling right now, so I don't have all the setting in front of me. Here is what I remember:

    90* vbit from onsrud;
    0.002 to 0.003 cut depth;
    0.7 ips for x,y; 0.5 ips for z;
    I...
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    That's why I use maple in my house! The board I...

    That's why I use maple in my house! The board I make for our house will not have the fluid channel or the handle and will be used for rolling out pizza dough for the grill! The people who are...
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    Corian cutting boards

    Christmas gifts for family. I have had my desktop for a week now. I can't believe how easy this machine is to use! I owe my success to the well built machine and the amazing software!

    I hope...
  6. This is what caused my broken bit! I would love...

    This is what caused my broken bit! I would love to hear the answer to this one!
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    Broke a bit, have a question

    I broke the .125 straight bit that came in the desktop starter bit kit. I carved the sign below with the v-carve bit first. I made the profile of the plaque by having the v-bit cut @ .5 depth "on...
  8. Spoilboard with built in edge alignment fixture

    Finally made some dust on the new desktop. Made a MDF spoilboard with a raised edge to help align/square work pieces. I know it's not exciting... but I was super excited to make my first cuts. I...
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    That is the one!! Thanks! Any opinions on...

    That is the one!! Thanks!

    Any opinions on the feasibility of adapting this to a shopbot Desktop?

    Any and all advice is welcome.
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    No, but the idea is similar. The one I am...

    No, but the idea is similar.

    The one I am looking for was on a machine with a moving gantry. I am starting to wonder if I found it on the shopbot forums or somewhere else.
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    need help locating an indexer design

    While I was lurking around the forums for the last 6 months, I found an indexer design that I would like to try. I have spent about 4 hours searching and have not been able to find the same design...
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    Jack, the Dover clip art books look pretty cool. ...

    Jack, the Dover clip art books look pretty cool. That is what I'll be getting for Christmas. I have no idea which one though...
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    Good tip on PVC! Dianne beat you to it though. ...

    Good tip on PVC! Dianne beat you to it though. She made sure to ask what my intentions were and helped me to get everything I needed. Have I mentioned how great ShopBot service is?

    As far as a...
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    Dust Control / Machine enclosure

    What is everyone using for dust collection on the Desktop? Is a 5hp ShopVac sufficient? Also, has anyone fabricated an enclosure for the Desktop model?

    Thanks,

    Matt
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    Thanks for the warm welcome!

    Thanks for the warm welcome!
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    Books/Reference material

    One relative always gets me a book for Christmas. She just called an asked if there were any that I was interested in.

    Since I just ordered the desktop and I don't have any prior experience...
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    Just ordered a Desktop!

    I thought I would introduce myself to the community. After extensive research and debating, I finally ordered a Shopbot. A large factor in my decision was the support of the company and the...
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