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Forum: Sign Making 12-22-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By myxpykalix
Ron, One of the things i've come to...

Ron,
One of the things i've come to realize is that if we wanted to we could learn all these various programs to help us from cad/cam, business programs, website stuff and all manner of other...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-22-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By myxpykalix
Ron, I d/l'ed. installed, tried to open and it...

Ron,
I d/l'ed. installed, tried to open and it crashed but will try again later. It talked about downloading by 56k modem in instructions so it must be pretty old. I don't think even YOU are as old...
Forum: Folder 2014 12-22-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By myxpykalix
Brian that looks great:D Not sure how long that...

Brian that looks great:D Not sure how long that rope will last exposed to the weather. Here is the hardware i was talking about that looked like a backward 4
...
Forum: Test Area 12-22-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By myxpykalix
Since many peiople don't read this section, to...

Since many peiople don't read this section, to get an answer you'd be better off posting this question in:
Let's Talk ShopBot > ShopBotter Message Boards> ShopBotter Message Board

you'll get a...
Forum: ShopBot Desktop 12-21-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By myxpykalix
One thing i do in case of situations like this...

One thing i do in case of situations like this where you don't want to lose work if you lose all settings is, prior to starting work i do a C3 to find table Zero.

Then i manually jog over to my...
Forum: Sign Making 12-21-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By myxpykalix
If you need help getting a website put up, people...

If you need help getting a website put up, people here will design a site for you for $5.00 (that's five bucks, not 500.!)

https://www.fiverr.com...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-21-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,304
Posted By myxpykalix
I did a topographic carving for Monticello and...

I did a topographic carving for Monticello and the Blue Ridge mountains a long time ago. They supplied me with the file so i'm not sure where they got it from however here is a source for free GIS...
Forum: Folder 2014 12-21-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By myxpykalix
Russ...i can certainly see how you could adapt...

Russ...i can certainly see how you could adapt something like this into a train setup to time it to drop marbles into passing "coal cars":D
Forum: Folder 2014 12-20-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By myxpykalix
Phil, I've seen his machine he built,...

Phil,
I've seen his machine he built, it's a little different then yours but the principle is the same i'm sure. Yours looks really cool. How long did it take for you to build yours?
Based...
Forum: Techniques for Cutting, Drilling, Machining 12-19-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By myxpykalix
Not knowing what your part is or looks like, it...

Not knowing what your part is or looks like, it would seem to me you could make seperate toolpaths for the different operations unless one leads into or is part of the other?
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-19-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By myxpykalix
I live by the saying...."My name is Jimmy, i'll...

I live by the saying...."My name is Jimmy, i'll take anything you gimme"...

There have been occassions where i have used an old technology for a different purpose to accomplish something i needed...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-19-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By myxpykalix
Dave, If i wanted demeaning comments i...

Dave,
If i wanted demeaning comments i would have asked Brady...give me a break.:mad:

I have no problem with constructive criticism, That why i ask for advice, because of the wealth of...
Forum: ShopBotter Message Board 12-18-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
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 12-18-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
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 12-18-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By myxpykalix
I'm jealous!:mad:

I'm jealous!:mad:
Forum: Assembly & Maintenance 12-16-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
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: 668
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: 113
Views: 12,821
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: 458
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: 974
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: 605
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: 974
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: 458
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: 458
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: 600
Posted By myxpykalix
Would that be Jim McGrew?:confused:

Would that be Jim McGrew?:confused:
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