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Forum: ShopBotter Message Board Yesterday, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By myxpykalix
Poplar is a poor choice for anything outside It's...

Poplar is a poor choice for anything outside It's a little late now...:eek:

As long as it isn't exposed to direct weather i'm hoping it will last a while. I was thinking some type of gelstain to...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By myxpykalix
painting/staining advice needed

I made a "Welcome to our Home" plaque for my realtors daughter and husband complete with profiles of both of them inside a heart (they just got married) that i made in 3d.

It will be outside...
Forum: Folder 2014 Yesterday, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By myxpykalix
I'm jealous!:mad:

I'm jealous!:mad:
Forum: Assembly & Maintenance 12-16-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By myxpykalix
lareina, Shopbot maintains a list...

lareina,
Shopbot maintains a list of shopbot owners who are willing to give demo's of their units for a sales fee. It is possible that some of those same people would be willing to make...
Forum: Folder 2014 12-15-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By myxpykalix
Austin, I like your bowtie. I realize...

Austin,
I like your bowtie. I realize this was scrap but what would you do to fill in the larger area? Was that purpleheart you used as the bowtie? Excellent job:D
Forum: Folder 2014 12-15-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,461
Posted By myxpykalix
Well it looks to me like you met the challenge...

Well it looks to me like you met the challenge and exceeded it! Good job:D
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-13-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By myxpykalix
"...part is symmetrical while I screwed up the...

"...part is symmetrical while I screwed up the x/y registration of the right hand (male) part inside hog-out so it is a bit cock-eyed..."

That's what happens when you have a crooked eye:eek:
...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-13-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By myxpykalix
Thanks SCOTT!! Another cool idea that i'll NEVER...

Thanks SCOTT!! Another cool idea that i'll NEVER get around to making!:rolleyes::D

Do you know if there is any issue with corian and food contact?
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-13-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By myxpykalix
I was just at a friends garage and he had a stack...

I was just at a friends garage and he had a stack of full size patterns and i got to thinking...if you wanted to use those specific patterns i wonder if kinko's or staples has a large format copier...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-13-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By myxpykalix
what to do with it? For starters you can send me...

what to do with it? For starters you can send me half!:D It depends on what color it is. If it is white you can make lithopanes. I have even seen small lithos on a nite lights like this...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-13-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By myxpykalix
G, I followed that thread and based on...

G,
I followed that thread and based on the pictures i saw i don't quite understand your comment
"One one part of the egg shell the cut removes half of the wall inside and for the other part...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-12-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By myxpykalix
cutting out a square box

I want to cut out a square box that is approx 1.5"x3" square. I want to have a compression fit for the lid. In the past when i would make "round boxes" on the lathe you could easily make the "lip"...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-10-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By myxpykalix
Would that be Jim McGrew?:confused:

Would that be Jim McGrew?:confused:
Forum: Camp ShopBots/User Groups/Training Classes 12-09-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By myxpykalix
Been out for years! :eek: getting ready to do...

Been out for years! :eek: getting ready to do some legs for that kitchen island cherry i just bandsawed up. It's getting ready to head into the kiln. I just wish there was a way to preserve the...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted - ShopBot-related items only 12-08-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By myxpykalix
You've heard this one right... .Q)...

You've heard this one right...
.Q) "Hey..where's Paw Paw? A) Out kissin Maw Maw!:rolleyes:

My brother lives on the farm. Summers were great on the farm, winters were terrible, too cold!:eek: I'm...
Forum: Camp ShopBots/User Groups/Training Classes 12-08-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By myxpykalix
Hi TJ not sure what the lesson will...

Hi TJ
not sure what the lesson will cover but you might want to cover things like carving non symetrical objects like a rifle stock or odd shaped object instead of just a round column.
I...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted - ShopBot-related items only 12-08-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By myxpykalix
We have a farm right across the street from the...

We have a farm right across the street from the state fish hatchery on fish hatchery road in mattawan. My uncle used to run the fish hatchery. I wonder if it might help you with some funding if you...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-08-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By myxpykalix
I've used a 3" spiral bit and barley twist...no...

I've used a 3" spiral bit and barley twist...no problems. I use a router not a spindle
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-06-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By myxpykalix
Jim, Hitting the emergency stop kills...

Jim,
Hitting the emergency stop kills everything. I had my power for my router wired in to my control box so that if i had to hit the "kill switch" it stops the movement and the router.
...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-06-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By myxpykalix
I kind of did something similar before i sold my...

I kind of did something similar before i sold my legacy ornamental mill. I cut some profiles for some balusters on the bot out of 1/4 hardboard and used that as a pattern to cut them on the legacy...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-06-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By myxpykalix
Sounds to me like you need to read the book..... ...

Sounds to me like you need to read the book.....

Instructions? We don't need no stinking instructions!:D

Mark you may be right, off the top of my head i don't recall the order in which i...
Forum: Folder 2014 12-06-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,691
Posted By myxpykalix
On some of my carvings i have intentionally left...

On some of my carvings i have intentionally left the back a little thicker to try to avoid warping.
I often think about ways to combat warping and one idea i thought of, but never tried yet was to...
Forum: Folder 2014 12-06-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,815
Posted By myxpykalix
G, did you cut that bowl on a lathe or...

G,
did you cut that bowl on a lathe or on your bot? I gave up bowl turning because of the arthritis in my neck and shoulders. That looks beauitiful:D
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-05-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By myxpykalix
How i solved the problem..........I took the...

How i solved the problem..........I took the rubber sleeve over to my reddy heater and stuck it in the heat for a few seconds and got it nice and warm and pliable, stuck it on the spindle, stuck the...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-05-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By myxpykalix
the sleeves and inserts are what came with the...

the sleeves and inserts are what came with the unit, not something bought seperately.
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