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    This was the cure, Many thanks to Ben at Shopbot...

    This was the cure, Many thanks to Ben at Shopbot and the entire team.
    https://www.amazon.com/IOGEAR-Serial-RS-232-Adapter-GUC232A/dp/B000067VB7
    An adapter, easy to install as well.

    thanks Carl
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    It seems I have an issue with the old driver not...

    It seems I have an issue with the old driver not uninstalling.
    I got a call back from SB tech today.

    Anyway, I did not upgrade for W10, My old pc was well old and tired and was getting very...
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    Thanks Brady, I'll give that a try. I bought the...

    Thanks Brady, I'll give that a try. I bought the machine used in about 2008 and it came with a VFD Delta spindle control which may have nothing to do with this. I'm assuming I can download the driver...
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    So this upgrade has been less than desirable. The...

    So this upgrade has been less than desirable. The first pc came in and only worked about 5-10 mins, the replacement was not shipped when I as told.
    So new pc is in, all software installed and...
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    I called tech service today, I'm being told I...

    I called tech service today, I'm being told I will be fine on windows 10.

    I was off on my windows version, my current one is XP, but the pc has gotten very slow to start and does not recognize the...
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    Yeah I get the Shopbot works well with the older...

    Yeah I get the Shopbot works well with the older Windows. I need a new pc and don't want to buy a tower with windows 10 only to find them incompatible.

    Maybe I wasn't clear, will the most recent...
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    Shopbot PRT Alpha PC upgrade

    Hi all thanks in advance,

    It looks like I must upgrade my PC at the machine.
    For some reason the old PC does not like the usb drives anymore, it is a Vista version machine, any of them!

    I...
  8. Nice look with the under mount! Years ago I had...

    Nice look with the under mount!
    Years ago I had a drop in standard sink in butcher block to cut out. We had a nice jig for the post formed tops to use with a router and coller. Well thick hard maple...
  9. Thread: loose bit

    by carlhopkins
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    This was clearly my not paying attention to what...

    This was clearly my not paying attention to what I was doing.

    My day job is eating my lunch. Working 10-12 hour days I came home early after 10 hours that day had a bit of a hard time with the...
  10. Thread: loose bit

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    loose bit

    Make sure that bit is tight. Just saying.

    I had one not tight enough and was about to go nuts. Ran dry run looking good try to cut parts not so good.

    Lesson learned!:o
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    thanks Gene, I will look into those.

    thanks Gene, I will look into those.
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    outdoor pool area kitchen

    Anyone done or doing these.

    Wood type used and finishes are my questions.

    I will be replacing something that is 4 years old made of Basswood.
    I do not even use Basswood for indoors....
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    how about this

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10153884867715093
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    Thanks Jeff, I really do like how smooth the...

    Thanks Jeff,

    I really do like how smooth the Solo slides work, I have been so very slow since 2008 as far as kitchen cabinets. I have not been able to use this method many times but it does work...
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    Methods I use

    1) I use the Blum solo slides, I pocket the back rail to receive the bracket it makes fitting drawers a dream compared to any single captive slide.
    Also you can use their soft close slides with the...
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    I wish the Shopbot forum had a "like" button. ...

    I wish the Shopbot forum had a "like" button.

    Happy Thanksgiving all!

    What Russ said!

    Semper Fi! there R&G
    I have a good friend with 24 years in the Corps. I told someone in his presence...
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    Nils I would have known better but she had...

    Nils

    I would have known better but she had been taking her thumb no gloves and pushing the seeds out of the center then diced them by hand.
    She had been into the ice for a while and I think...
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    Well I had to comment, I have had my share of ...

    Well I had to comment, I have had my share of folks who must think you are in this for the hobby and free or you are to high.
    But I sure have received my fair share from others too.
    My wife was...
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    Close yet again

    This job was a remod, in the old layout they had a 36" bar top at the 36" level. They wanted to have a raised bar with some "depth" to it. Thing was the cased opening to the living room is right...
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    I thought about this job, This was before the...

    I thought about this job,
    This was before the valance idea hit me it may have been when it hit.
    Anyway you can see both a ref door and a valance in this shot.
    Note the ref door grain in the panel...
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    Steve, I love that color too, the profiles as...

    Steve,
    I love that color too, the profiles as well. If you have looked at the other things I am posting well it's all the same.
    I have done a number of jobs and folks really do like it. I take them...
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    thanks, take note if you want to do this that...

    thanks, take note if you want to do this that small side is a bit jerky when you open it the other one opens smoothly.
    The fact that it was so close to both the stove and DW I did not want to crowd...
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    thanks, this was one tiny kitchen and easy access...

    thanks, this was one tiny kitchen and easy access to the corner was much needed.
    I am glad she wanted to "not see".
    The home is in Cumming I worked with the homeowner at a furniture manufacturing...
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    thanks guys, I know I get lots of great ideas on...

    thanks guys, I know I get lots of great ideas on here so I thought I would share some right back. I am not the cnc guru many of you guys are but I have been building cabinets for a few weeks now and...
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    Another challange

    In this home the Mrs wanted to have access from the rear of the peninsula. I have done that many times before well she did not want to see the access.
    So I made the back a slight bit different from...
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