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  1. I've been cutting aluminum for 8 years. I cut...

    I've been cutting aluminum for 8 years. I cut aluminum 99% of the time. About the only exception is when I surface the spoil board. I began with a 2007 PRS Standard 4' x 8' with HSD 2.2 HP spindle. I...
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    Search the forum for "aluminum". Has been...

    Search the forum for "aluminum". Has been discussed many times. Most important, though, is to use the right aluminum. Choose 6061 and avoid 5052, for example.
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    Another on-its-side move. No problems at all....

    Another on-its-side move. No problems at all.
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    Another quick & dirty approach. Just took a piece...

    Another quick & dirty approach. Just took a piece of scrap plywood and cut holes and pockets with the ShopBot. Pockets are for storing backup end mills. Sometimes I peel the labels off the Onsrud...
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    There are lots of free websites which will scan...

    There are lots of free websites which will scan an image and give you matching fonts.
    One of them, WhatTheFont!, found these matches:
    • AZ Varsity
    • Northfork JNL
    • Rockwell Condensed
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    Finding a successor so I can retire

    I want to semi-retire and divest myself of one of my business lines (contemporary metal clocks), but I’m not sure how to go about it. I use a ShopBot for many of the pieces, and I’m going to keep...
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    McMaster-Carr...

    McMaster-Carr
  8. Although removable, my vacuum setup is probably...

    Although removable, my vacuum setup is probably not the best approach for your situation. Instead, check out this pod approach from Brady Watson, which doesn't require modifying the t-slot table.
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    Considering a larger indexer?

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    http://www.hfmillwork.com/cnc_turning_lathe.html
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    Scott ... Google has a "search by image" feature....

    Scott ... Google has a "search by image" feature. Just provide a pic and see where he is used on the internet. Pretty cool.

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    A Desktop MAX vacuum table

    I'm a little reluctant to post about yet another vacuum hold down solution, but perhaps someone else can benefit from seeing how I've setup my Desktop MAX. I'm certainly thankful for information from...
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    Desktop MAX dust skirt extension

    I need to extend the dust skirt on my Desktop MAX when using long end mills. I'm envisioning something like the extension offered for the Kent dust skirt I had on my PRS. Before I take the time to...
  15. Here is where I got extra collets for my Desktop...

    Here is where I got extra collets for my Desktop MAX. They sell the same Techniks ER20 collets that ShopBot supplies and offer free shipping as well.
  16. Just say you're happy to do it their way as long...

    Just say you're happy to do it their way as long as you can add [sic] after the incorrect grammar and/or spelling. :cool:
  17. Sold. And I'm ordering my new Desktop MAX today!

    Sold. And I'm ordering my new Desktop MAX today!
  18. Here's a thread...

    Here's a thread which explains how to hook up an indicator light.
  19. Additional Photos

    Additional photos.
  20. 2007 PRS Standard 4' x 8' with HSD 2.2 HP spindle

    2007 PRS Standard 48" x 96" with HSD 2.2 HP spindle. Serial # PRS-S 101507 0466. Dell desktop running Windows XP Pro. Four collets: 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2". Upgrades: e-chain cable trays, Kent dust...
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    Handy paint brush storage

    The only ShopBot connection is that I know many of you use SculptNoveau products, as do I. My shop does not have a sink, so cleaning brushes every time I use them is a nuisance. Here is what I came...
  22. Andrew needs to enlarge his shop again for THIS

    I'm sure Andrew could make good use of this:

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    It really depends upon your marketing plan. I...

    It really depends upon your marketing plan. I sell my products through craft galleries across the country and very rarely sell retail. I design my products with the final retail price in mind. The...
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    I built a 30' x 50' from...

    I built a 30' x 50' from www.sentinelbuildings.com. First class all the way. They supplied plans for the building permit, J bolts for the slab. 50% on order, balance to the truck driver on delivery....
  25. McMaster-Carr is a good resource for echain: ...

    McMaster-Carr is a good resource for echain:

    http://www.mcmaster.com/#drag-chains/=xqxzuk
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