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    Benchmark… I’m curious why you have a negative...

    Benchmark…

    I’m curious why you have a negative distance between your two spindles?

    SG
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    Ken… I’m going to assume you meant frit and...

    Ken…

    I’m going to assume you meant frit and not fruit! There have been several links and general discussions… I’ll see if I can organize a more comprehensive discussion in one place. It’ll take me...
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    Joe… In trying to compose a “complete” answer,...

    Joe…

    In trying to compose a “complete” answer, it was turning into a treatise! Rather than give a fast answer to a worthy topic, I’ll keep it simple now and write a philosophy of box joints later!...
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    I don’t know… there are companies who infuse...

    I don’t know… there are companies who infuse spongy/spalted wood with something… maybe very thin super glue?
    I’ve got plenty of specimens to play with!

    SG
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    George… I’d been experimenting with crushed...

    George…

    I’d been experimenting with crushed stone frit inlay including turquoise… but found it easier to use glass powder frit. https://shop.bullseyeglass.com/accessory-glass/frit-powder.html
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    “Techno-Craftsman” … I kind of like that! If it...

    “Techno-Craftsman” … I kind of like that! If it makes someone feel better about themselves, they can call me that… It speaks to my woodworking skillset and my acceptance of the technology current in...
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    The conversation goes like this… Q Wow!...

    The conversation goes like this…

    Q Wow! How long did it take to carve the seal of the state of Texas on that box?

    A Well… An old rancher gave me the Pecan tree that was blown over in a...
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    Here’s a link to the presentation I mentioned…...

    Here’s a link to the presentation I mentioned… this was a live presentation where I was interacting with attendees … so if something seems lacking, perhaps it is!
    Let me know if I’ve muddied the...
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    If I understand your question… to make the inside...

    If I understand your question… to make the inside corners come to a square point rather then the radius of the bit, you’ll need to use a moulding toolpath and a small round nose bit… Assuming you’re...
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    Likely you have it already somewhere in the sb3...

    Likely you have it already somewhere in the sb3 install files…

    I found “AZero” under C:\ sbparts\ .

    Let me know if you don’t find it… I’ll send you a copy.
    SG
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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...
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    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...
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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
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    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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