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- Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:42 pm
- Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
- Topic: DIY manual touchplate
- Replies: 0
- Views: 2067
After seeing the huge cost of the Carbide 3D touch plate combined with it having unicorn availability, I decided to just make one that I can manually use. It's accurate 1-3 thou and that's plenty good enough for me. The touchplate is from Amazon and it's the same one linked in the wiki article. Part...
- Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:54 pm
- Forum: Discussion
- Topic: How long should a bit last?
- Replies: 2
- Views: 703
Keep in mind heat is the worst thing for metal. The more pitch and resin on the bit, the more heat generated, thus burning and becoming more dull. In a wood like pine, your bit will get gunked up pretty fast. Something like mineral spirits or simple green will keep it clean.
- Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:57 pm
- Forum: Trim Routers
- Topic: Precision collett versus sleeve adapter
- Replies: 3
- Views: 2621
What is the difference between the precision collett sold by C3D and using the stock DWP611 collett nut with a quality 1/8" adapter sleeve (such as Amana)?
I'm looking to do something like this to automate pen blank drilling on my press but the biggest puzzle for me is what size of stepper motor do I need to be looking for. Everything else is cake in my head except that small little part.
- Mon Feb 01, 2016 12:08 am
- Forum: Computing Hardware
- Topic: Dust control for laptop
- Replies: 10
- Views: 4751
Notebook keyboards and track pads are notoriously bad to go wonky with only the slightest amount of debris. My suggestion is to go for a USB keyboard and mouse and forget about it.
- Mon Feb 01, 2016 12:04 am
- Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
- Topic: Router Stalls after 3min
- Replies: 4
- Views: 1046
Grab a Coke and start reading.....
I don't want to point the finger towards any specific router but I believe it's more a sum of all the parts causing this rather than blaming one specific manufacturer. I would like to see an included package for machine grounding since the only ground the machine is connected to in the factory confi...