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by chambrot
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Aspire on MAC using Parallel
Replies: 4
Views: 1414

Re: Aspire on MAC using Parallel

I have been a Mac user for many years, and switched to Windows about 2 years ago...never looked back. When it comes to CAD / CAM for CNC Windows is where its at. In the end I think it better to have a Windows PC to run Aspire / Vcarve than to run it on Windows on a Mac. If your issue is with Windows...
by chambrot
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Carbide Create no longer limited to SO3s/Nomads
Replies: 4
Views: 761

Re: Carbide Create no longer limited to SO3s/Nomads

Any idea if Carbide Create works on a machine with a TinyG as a controller? Does that even matter?

Thanks
by chambrot
Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New to CNC - how/where do I design plans?
Replies: 12
Views: 1917

Re: New to CNC - how/where do I design plans?

Hello, I think your best bet will be to find some illustrator tutorials online I find out how to trace a bitmap using bezier curves. Bezier curves are tricky to master but once you got it you can sketch something like this out in a few minutes. Here is a link to a version that I did of the image tha...
by chambrot
Tue Oct 14, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: Need advice on an endmill.
Replies: 1
Views: 873

Need advice on an endmill.

Hello, I am looking for some advice on what endmill I need to purchase. I need to cut some 8mm - 10mm thick HDPE plastic like what cutting boards are made of. I have been using a 1/8" 1-flute and 2-flute endmill and it has worked out great, but I am looking for something a bit thinner like a 1/16". ...
by chambrot
Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:49 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Question about Limits
Replies: 2
Views: 851

Question about Limits

First a little background.... I have had my custom built 1000mm x 1000mm shapeoko for about 6-7 months now, at first I had a bunch of ideas that I wanted to use it for...but so far all i have been doing is tweeking it getting it to run right and all has been fine. Ran a few little projects, mostly j...
by chambrot
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:30 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Could someone please help me to identify this?
Replies: 9
Views: 2210

Re: Could someone please help me to identify this?

I bought some of this at Sears. They sell it for lining the bottoms of tool boxes.

J
by chambrot
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Cant get nema 23 to fit
Replies: 5
Views: 1199

Re: Cant get nema 23 to fit

Thats what I did, I cut a notch into mine.

Good luck.
by chambrot
Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: 1/4" Aluminum Shapeoko End Plates
Replies: 14
Views: 5869

Re: 1/4" Aluminum Shapeoko End Plates

Did you run the DW660 at full speed? Looking to do something like this soon.
by chambrot
Wed Jan 22, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Dewalt DW660 Mounts for ShapeOko 2
Replies: 2
Views: 884

Re: Dewalt DW660 Mounts for ShapeOko 2

Yes. I have considered that...i just thought it there was a set that was already designed, why redesign the wheel. I have the HPDE on order so once I get it I will attempt some of my own design. Do you think it would be as simple as taking the existing design and just adding the separation from the ...
by chambrot
Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Dewalt DW660 Mounts for ShapeOko 2
Replies: 2
Views: 884

Dewalt DW660 Mounts for ShapeOko 2

Anyone know where is can get a set of these mounts? They are sold out in the ShapeOko store. http://shop.shapeoko.com/collections/frontpage/products/dewalt-dw660-mounts Or a link to the drawings would be great also, all the drawings i find are for the ShapeOko 1 that doesnt allow for clearance of th...