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by Dhpenner1
Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Model Airplane
Replies: 4
Views: 1261

Model Airplane

Has anyone come across a build file for a model airplane? Is anyone willing to model one? I've been experimenting with balsa wood and I want to try to do a complicated build. I don't think I have the skills to design the entire thing.
by Dhpenner1
Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:54 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Test Box Design
Replies: 9
Views: 1602

Re: Test Box Design

So i finally had a chance to open the file and give it the once over. I found a few things wrong and I'm not sure if they were caused by the transition over to illustrator. It doesn't seem to be optimized for 1/4" material, the base plate is not wide enough and all the pieces, of your pieces, need t...
by Dhpenner1
Sun Feb 15, 2015 1:56 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Test Box Design
Replies: 9
Views: 1602

Re: Test Box Design

Modify it for 1/4" material and I'm all over that bad boy. I'll even record a video.
by Dhpenner1
Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:58 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Test Box Design
Replies: 9
Views: 1602

Re: Test Box Design

I use a really simple trick to see if my bit will fit before cutting. Its crude and I'm sure there are better ways, but this is bullet proof. In Inkscape or Illustrator or whatever you use, draw a circle the same size as the bit you intend to use and drag it around to the spots you're worried about....
by Dhpenner1
Sun Feb 08, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Printrbot simple done on Shapeoko
Replies: 12
Views: 9822

Re: Printrbot simple done on Shapeoko

Nicely done. Do you plan on ordering the kit from printrbot or are you piecing the rest of it together yourself?
by Dhpenner1
Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Simple Clock Face - Mid-job Tool Change with Chilipeppr
Replies: 1
Views: 714

Simple Clock Face - Mid-job Tool Change with Chilipeppr

Made a simple design in illustrator, cam'd it with JSCut and sent the job to my tinyG with Chilipeppr. It's a frued v bit for the outlines, and a Roman Downcut bit for the cutout and Center hole. Links for the bits are in the video description. This was a really quick project because I just wanted t...
by Dhpenner1
Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: DIY Lathe Help
Replies: 11
Views: 1319

Re: DIY Lathe Help

Yeah if your looking to lathe metal get a proper lathe. A modified drill press would only work for wood.
by Dhpenner1
Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: DIY Lathe Help
Replies: 11
Views: 1319

Re: DIY Lathe Help

I'm not sure what type of finish you could achieve with the setup you are referencing or with a drill press since turning isn't what they are designed for. Add a tail stock and a tool rest and its a vertical lathe. Finish would depend on tools and skill after that. The benefit of converting a drill...
by Dhpenner1
Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:55 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Another electronic enclosure for eshapeoko
Replies: 10
Views: 2352

Re: Another electronic enclosure for eshapeoko

Wow.. I hope you share the plans. It's a work of art.
by Dhpenner1
Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:52 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: DIY Lathe Help
Replies: 11
Views: 1319

Re: DIY Lathe Help

Do you have a drill press? Nick Fury has a YouTube channel that shows how to turn wood on a drill press.