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    John… I had a similar problem a number of...

    John…

    I had a similar problem a number of years ago… turned out to be a broken prox wire from all the flexing.
    Don’t fix it like I did! It turned out my soldering gun tip wasn’t isolated, and I...
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    Plate Production

    It’s that time of year again… when I use the “Plate Production” feature of VCP to create hall passes for the school where my wife works…

    I’ve posted about this before but thought it was timely...
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    Here’s the first project using the Festool track...

    Here’s the first project using the Festool track saw to cut glueline rips in large pecan slabs… I couldn’t be more pleased with the results!...
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    2.5 years later, here’s the first project from...

    2.5 years later, here’s the first project from these trees! Milling and drying isn’t a speedy process!

    There’s lots of stages of spalting, lots of stuff so rotten it fell apart handling it! But a...
  5. Marc… Thanks for taking the time to document...

    Marc…

    Thanks for taking the time to document this!

    SG
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    I found that if my pictures are taken with an...

    I found that if my pictures are taken with an iPhone, it’s rotation is true to how it was taken originally… the only way I can be assured of proper orientation is to open it in Photoshop and then...
  7. Thread: Cornhole files

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    It appears they have disappeared… at one time...

    It appears they have disappeared… at one time they were under “100K garages” and I thought they were also under “ready to go projects”. The redesigned web site seems to have a millennial feel… us old...
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    continued

    Here are the first projects made from that wood. They are all 4”X6”X8” box-jointed “what-not” boxes. Where the bleach spalted grain is very uninteresting, I V-carved patterns over the entire top...
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    Some box-joint what-not boxes

    I was recently invited to display some of my crafts at a new BBQ restaurant near my home… they want to feature “local craftsmen”.

    About the same time, I had the first batch of some pecan I...
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    “This forum appears to have lost momentum.” I...

    “This forum appears to have lost momentum.”

    I for one haven’t been posting as frequently… I still check in daily though.
    CNC has matured, there aren’t as many questions as there used to be…...
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    Very nice Scott! SG

    Very nice Scott!

    SG
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    https://www.signwarehouse.com/product-search-resul...

    https://www.signwarehouse.com/product-search-results?q=paint+mask+vinyl

    I’m not sure what you consider a “small quantity”.
    These folks ship fast!
    SG
  13. http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/attachment.php?at...

    http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=32897&stc=1http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=32896&stc=1

    TJ…

    I hope to attend your training session on...
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    As requested! The damage is in the first 2’ of...

    As requested!
    The damage is in the first 2’ of my 12’ track. I haven’t tried to clean it up… I think I’ll cut out an 8” section and splice it back together with a connecter kit.

    SG...
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    Apparently, my inability to load “rotated” images...

    Apparently, my inability to load “rotated” images is an iPhone thing… after I load my images into photoshop and then save, I can get them to behave as expected!

    SG




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    Did it cut good enough to glue up without joining...

    Did it cut good enough to glue up without joining edges ??

    Yes… and no.

    Originally this table was supposed to be made from 3” random width and length strips of wood. The 5/4 slabs I chose...
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    My new Festool TS-75 Track Saw came yesterday… I...

    My new Festool TS-75 Track Saw came yesterday… I finally got to try it out today!

    I trimmed some live edge Pecan slabs. My commission is for a 36” X 78” “farmhouse” table with live edges, I...
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    Well… I’ve made a decision! Thank you everyone...

    Well… I’ve made a decision!

    Thank you everyone for your input!

    I tried to convince myself that https://www.truetracsaw.com/ would work with my existing circle saw… until I measured the runout...
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    A simple solution would be to save each toolpath...

    A simple solution would be to save each toolpath separately.

    I’ve run many miles of extruded moldings but never tried the clearing toolpath feature… In my mind, the very small stepover you’re...
  20. Thread: other hardware

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    I run my church’s CNC with ShopBot software… All...

    I run my church’s CNC with ShopBot software… All I had to do was install a new RBK controller!

    SG
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    looking fo a track saw recommentation...

    I know this isn’t strictly ShopBot related, but I want to ask woodworkers who have many things in common with me for a track saw recommendation…

    I’m getting to the age where I don’t enjoy...
  22. Thread: men's valet

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    Here’s another men’s valet I was commissioned to...

    Here’s another men’s valet I was commissioned to make…

    It’s walnut with box joints, a birds-eye maple interior and suede lining. The Ouroboros symbol on the lid interior is a V-carving filled with...
  23. https://www.cgtrader.com/3d-print-models/dragon ...

    https://www.cgtrader.com/3d-print-models/dragon

    https://www.yeggi.com/q/dragon+stl/

    https://www.turbosquid.com/3d-model/dragon-creature?synonym=dragon+(creature)&file_type=197
    ...
  24. Thread: PVC Sign

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    Joe… Jerry is using 25mm PVC… that’s 1” goods! ...

    Joe…
    Jerry is using 25mm PVC… that’s 1” goods!
    SG
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    I recently experienced what I thought was loss of...

    I recently experienced what I thought was loss of Z steps… turned out to be a totally warn out collet!

    SG
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