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    Very well done, Russ. :) Phil

    Very well done, Russ. :)

    Phil
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    You read my thoughts. :) I checked out your...

    You read my thoughts. :)

    I checked out your site, I'm blown away at what some people can do with a chainsaw. Nice work.

    Phil
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    Thanks, Brian. My Shopbot is my go to tool for...

    Thanks, Brian. My Shopbot is my go to tool for just about anything. However there are jobs where a handheld tool is the right tool for the job. This was a fun build. I enjoy making tools.

    Phil
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    Homemade Domino Joiner

    Most of the parts for this tool were cut out on my Shopbot. After seeing the video by DIY Tyler I decided to buy the plans and make my own. It took a bit of tweaking but it works well. The orange...
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    Wonderful, I love homemade tools. What do you...

    Wonderful, I love homemade tools. What do you use the flap sander for other than spoons?

    Phil
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    Beautiful. What year is the car? Phil

    Beautiful. What year is the car?

    Phil
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    I've been cranking out a fair number of projects...

    I've been cranking out a fair number of projects lately, making the most of being housebound. :)

    Phil
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    Celtic Window Trim Installed

    A bit of Irish class for my garage. :) We built this house 23 years ago, I've done all of the cabinet and trim work but it took until the lockdown to get around to trimming the garage windows.
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  9. Thread: Marvel Calendar

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    Thanks. The original designer of the Marvel Aztec...

    Thanks. The original designer of the Marvel Aztec calendar was Sandy Egg CNC who has generously made the files available at no charge (for non commercial use).

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    Thank you. I will post pics when the trim is...

    Thank you. I will post pics when the trim is installed, it's ready for polyurethane. I thought it might be easier to show the details as I did in this photo rather than when the trim is installed....
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    Celtic Window Trim

    I am making Celtic window trim for two windows. The Celtic knots are from the weave clipart folder and the rosettes model was purchased from Design and Make. Wood is Eastern white pine stained with...
  12. Thread: Marvel Calendar

    by phil_o
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    Marvel Calendar

    I was very impressed with the Marvel Calendar posted on the Vectric forum. My grandkids are big Marvel fans so I made one in black. They love it. My 11 year old grandson was yelling at his 5 year old...
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    Very nice.

    Very nice.
  14. I bought a refurbished Laptop about a year ago, a...

    I bought a refurbished Laptop about a year ago, a Lenovo Thinkpad. It came with Windows 10 and a 500 gig solid state hard drive, 8 gig ram. 2.6 gigahertz processor for $300. It runs Aspire and my...
  15. Vectric, the English company that produces Aspire...

    Vectric, the English company that produces Aspire and VCarve, the software you may be using when you are set up has a map of forum members. This map may help you find someone who can help you out. ...
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    Thanks, Train Guy :). I stained the red oak with...

    Thanks, Train Guy :). I stained the red oak with Minwax Golden Oak and rattle can sprayed with 3 coats of Deft.

    Phil
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    I don't have my notes handy. Google for faux...

    I don't have my notes handy. Google for faux leaded glass, there are a number of sources.

    Phil
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    Thanks, Russ. Rough cut = 1 1/2 hr., .25 round...

    Thanks, Russ.
    Rough cut = 1 1/2 hr., .25 round nose bit, finish cut = 4 1/2 hr. .125 ball nose bit. Cut out, inside and out about 1/2 hr.

    Phil
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    Thanks, Scott. Phil

    Thanks, Scott.

    Phil
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    Oval window frame with leaded glass.

    This frame is made of oak 24" x 32". The leading is stick-on but it looks very good. I plan to put a photo of an outdoor scene behind the glass. The idea is to simulate a window with an outdoor view....
  21. Thread: Tool Cabinets

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    WOW!! Wonderful work. :) Phil

    WOW!! Wonderful work.

    :) Phil
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    Assuming you have Aspire or VCarve. The setting...

    Assuming you have Aspire or VCarve. The setting is in the Material Setup.
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    Many years ago I worked in a cabinet shop. They...

    Many years ago I worked in a cabinet shop. They used a liquid vinyl product, sprayed on, as a paint mask. It dried to a skin coating and peeled off easily when ready. I think it was a poly vinyl...
  24. The best way I have found to determine what size...

    The best way I have found to determine what size ballnose to use is with the toolpath animation. For example start with a .25" ballnose and follow up with a .125", slow the animation down so you can...
  25. This is a tip I copied from an older thread I...

    This is a tip I copied from an older thread I hope it helps.
    Too much wasted time, just use the 3D roughing toolpath and use a 0.25" downcut end mill (not a ballnose) at 48-50% stepover with a...
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