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    Not exactly clear what it is you are trying to...

    Not exactly clear what it is you are trying to do, what tooling/settings you are using ect. Offhand, that does not even appear to be a lithophane.
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    I switched to LED a few months ago, glad I did....

    I switched to LED a few months ago, glad I did.
    Brightest was too bright for me [daylight I think], "warm" did the trick for me, I don't want it as bright as an operating room in my garage.
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    Nice floor. Not nearly as prolific cutting as...

    Nice floor.

    Not nearly as prolific cutting as most of you guys, pistol grips, yoyos, light switch covers ,guitar pick guards are a few things I make from cutoffs.
    Burn alot too, even save my...
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    I'd differ on the poplar, get a nice piece it can...

    I'd differ on the poplar, get a nice piece it can be stunning, almost marble like ,,, But getting a nice slab can take some doing.

    Cherry and maple to me are boring for 3D, but yes they do cut...
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    Check for worn brushes, usually the culprit in...

    Check for worn brushes, usually the culprit in router power issues.

    Power cord can also go bad, has happened to me.
    Just using a juice sniffer to see if it is getting power is not good enough,...
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    I would wager mechanical problem too. Wouldn't...

    I would wager mechanical problem too.

    Wouldn't hurt to try a different font, if you haven't already ,,, And add a zero plane.
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    I use a 1/32 ballnnose and get details down to a...

    I use a 1/32 ballnnose and get details down to a single strand of hair.
    8x10 takes around 5 or 6 hours, could be less if you are willing to sacrifice detail.
    I've sold quite a few and made some as...
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    Simple holes are no problem, but if you want any...

    Simple holes are no problem, but if you want any kind of shaping other than a hole, specialized tooling is required.
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    Diamond tipped hole saw - Might go into sticker...

    Diamond tipped hole saw - Might go into sticker shock depending on the size/brand.
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    Not sure exactly why [technically] since I never...

    Not sure exactly why [technically] since I never had the need to find out, but I recall reading that you cannot do lithos with VCP.

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    Confirmed, only Aspire and PVC can create lithos
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    pics would be nice if possible, just the black...

    pics would be nice if possible, just the black and oddballs, have enough whites and grey
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    I agree these can be a very tough sell. People...

    I agree these can be a very tough sell.
    People who think nothing of spending $60 for a new iphone case or $40 for a half assed screen protector will recoil into instant sticker shock if you want...
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    Have 1 more Priority box of 6 left and thats it,...

    Have 1 more Priority box of 6 left and thats it, sold around a dozen boxes and I am down to personal stash after that. [Po ladies dread seeing me, boxes are pretty heavy]

    As stated in OP with the...
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    picpicpicpic29612 sideways of course

    picpicpicpic29612 sideways of course
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    I use a big old spring [probably 10-14"] that...

    I use a big old spring [probably 10-14"] that attaches to a hook in the ceiling, and a heavy duty velcro strap at the other end of the spring for the hose for quick removal when necessary, all found...
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    Came out very nice, have done a few of those as...

    Came out very nice, have done a few of those as well.

    I leave my machine unattended all the time, the ability to make something while doing something else [whether it be sleeping, going to the...
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    I could make a table far better than that - In my...

    I could make a table far better than that - In my dreams, nice work !
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    Hey you spelled Property wrong ! No just...

    Hey you spelled Property wrong !

    No just kidding, looks nice.
    I learned early on that light will shine through in spots that the eyeballs cannot detect so I always overcoat, usually once one way,...
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    I started a thread here about that cocobolo, nice...

    I started a thread here about that cocobolo, nice wood but something unnatural about it and it still doesn't add up in my mind.
    It drastically increased its vibrancy when cut, almost as if being...
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    Looks like a poodle is trapped behind the wood !...

    Looks like a poodle is trapped behind the wood !

    That is a little slice of cocobolo, looks freakishly orange I know.
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    Thanks for the orders, all have been shipped and...

    Thanks for the orders, all have been shipped and I have a bit more if anyone is in need.
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    Sent yours BTW Scott, here is a sneak peak and...

    Sent yours BTW Scott, here is a sneak peak and also included a freebie for being a stand up guy !

    Stuff is going quick, got 2 more orders from here but I still have more if anyone is interested,...
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    Vibrant wood is well known among woodworkers to...

    Vibrant wood is well known among woodworkers to shift hue over time, I agree if one deals with finished products often it might be best to advise customers.

    Since I don't sell much and since its...
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    Here for instance are some cuts 3-5 years old at...

    Here for instance are some cuts 3-5 years old at least.
    Lighting is not the best but they are still vibrant and to my eyes have not lost anything, but it is impossible to accurately gauge hue over a...
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    I have padauk cuts that haven't faded at all over...

    I have padauk cuts that haven't faded at all over almost 5 years, decades who knows ? Purpleheart too.
    Alot probably depends on climate/temp/UV exposure, which has effects on just about everything....
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