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  1. Thread: Edgebander

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    Edgebander

    Anyone know where I could get a service manual for my Holzher 1405 Edge bander? I'm doing a job with high gloss panels and want to get the second set of trimmers going.
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    I like to use 1/4" compression bits on my PRT. ...

    I like to use 1/4" compression bits on my PRT. Cutting speed I use is 4-4.5 IPS with at 10800 rpm. I'm sure it the bits could be faster on an alpha machine but any faster and I'm risking losing...
  3. Thread: Dovetail joints

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    Dovetail joints

    Has anyone used the dovetail joints feature of ecabinets? Is that even possible with a shopbot?
  4. Thread: Tabbing

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    If I'm cutting some smaller parts I'll spray some...

    If I'm cutting some smaller parts I'll spray some contact cement on the spoil board, let it dry then put the sheet down. Seems to help a lot. Mind you you have to get amount of contact cement and...
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    Yeah looks like the graphical design is the way...

    Yeah looks like the graphical design is the way to go with this. Trying to do the offset mathematically is proving difficult. I did like the spreadsheet programming method though. Gives me much...
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    Arches for MDF Raised Panel Doors

    I've had good success making raised panel looking MDF doors using a cove bit, a pointed beaded bit for the inside of the frame and a small endmill bit using 5 passes. Now I'm considering trying to...
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    Too many Variables?

    Recently I was having intermittent problems with my tool change routine.
    I have a "Z" axis with a 1/4" cutter and an "A" axis with a 5mm cutter drilling holes. At the start of cutting, instead of...
  8. Thread: Edge profiles

    by erniek
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    door / drawer parts

    I have been able to cut slab doors with or without edgebanding and also drawer box parts. Haven't tried the dovetail joints though.
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    I had random limit switch triggers happening once...

    I had random limit switch triggers happening once in a while too. Then a few months later the limit switch sensor broke in half for no apparent reason. Made me think that the sensor was defective...
  10. Thread: 3" Radius Edge

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    Steve, interesting way to do that with and with...

    Steve, interesting way to do that with and with an endmill bit as well.
    I will keep it in mind if the job comes my way.
  11. Thread: 3" Radius Edge

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    Thanks for all the advice, guess I'm gonna have...

    Thanks for all the advice, guess I'm gonna have to learn ArtCam a bit better.

    Steve M. I don't think I can raster 90 degrees to the edge as I only have a 3 axis machine.
  12. Thread: 3" Radius Edge

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    I have artcam, ecabinets and autocad. I'm...

    I have artcam, ecabinets and autocad. I'm thinking the thickness may be an issue as well. I may have to move my spindle up higher if that's possible and get a 4" long bit. The only thing I've seen...
  13. Thread: 3" Radius Edge

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    3" Radius Edge

    I've been asked to build a circular sign with a 3" radius quarter round edge.

    How is the best way to program cutting that edge since there's no such thing as a 3" radius router bit.

    I'm...
  14. Thread: Edge profiles

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    Edge profiles

    Has anyone been able to use the edge profile feature of ecabinets and cut it out with the link on a shop bot?
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    I had a similar problem, couldn't figure it out....

    I had a similar problem, couldn't figure it out. Then one day the "Y" axis limit switch sensor broke in half. So I'm thinking that the sensor itself was causing the false limit switch alerts.
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    Just to let you all know, running the file from...

    Just to let you all know, running the file from Thermwood and write protecting the file afterwards has solved the problem.
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    Gary, No I didn't port the old settings to the...

    Gary, No I didn't port the old settings to the new computer, I just re-entered all my settings manually. But thanks for that info.

    Michael, Yes that's the error I'm getting. Thanks for the...
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    Link program Error

    After moving to a new computer, every time I re-boot I get an error message when trying to load a new cutting file with the link. The message is Crypt something or other. To fix it I have to delete...
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    Mortise Compression bits

    I've been getting mine from www.rbtoolsupply.com/ as well. Last time I called them they said they had a harder version that's supposed to last twice as long as their standard carbide. I do find...
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    Thanks Gary

    That worked! Thanks again for the quick response.
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    New Computer not detecting Shopbot

    I just built a new computer with a Gigabyte B75M-D3H motherboard to run the shopbot. It's not finding the Shopbot, I've tried all the USB ports to no avail.

    What process should I go thru to...
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    Thanks Gary

    I just wanted to say thanks for the offer of help and your frequent and prompt response to issues we all have.

    I'm still running with the custom cut files you set up for me a few years back...
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    Problem solved.

    The new version clobbered my custom cut files, thought I had copied them back. I tried again and it's working now.

    Funny thing was I tried to go back to the 3.6.44 version and it wouldn't...
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    Beta Control Software

    Just tried using the beta control software with the link.
    Instead of drilling 0.5" deep holes it drilled all the way thru the
    sheet and 0.5" into the spoil board. Then it didn't retract the...
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    Limit switch sensor.

    Just had my Y-axis sensor break in two. Is this a generic part available
    locally or do I need to order from Shopbot?
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