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by sgth0mas
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Autodesk Fusion 360 $25 / 12 months from Amazon
Replies: 7
Views: 763

Re: Autodesk Fusion 360 $25 / 12 months from Amazon

It was a prime day special....
by sgth0mas
Wed Jun 15, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Milling stock to required thickness.
Replies: 3
Views: 642

Re: Milling stock to required thickness.

I always just mill a pocket in the locations i need thickness reduced. Shouldnt be a problem as long as you have enough reach with your cutters
by sgth0mas
Wed May 25, 2016 8:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: mist and air coolant system recommendation?
Replies: 6
Views: 1342

Re: mist and air coolant system recommendation?

I have been looking at adding something like this and maybe driving it with an airbrush compressor or regular compressor? I've been tossing around this idea for some time as an air assist for the laser attachment. I actually have one of those but havent tried it yet because of my laziness. Ill repo...
by sgth0mas
Mon May 02, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Experiments in aluminium (6082) cutting on an eShapeoko
Replies: 6
Views: 1072

Re: Experiments in aluminium (6082) cutting on an eShapeoko

I found that at least some of those cheap chinese endmills advertised as carbide are probably not carbide. I cant mill 6061 aluminun with them without chipweld. I have no problem however with quality carbide end mills. Even high end bits with high polish mirror finishes can encounter chip weld...so...
by sgth0mas
Sat Apr 16, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Please help...
Replies: 6
Views: 596

Re: Please help...

Did you check to ensure no pulleys or belts are slipping?
by sgth0mas
Fri Apr 15, 2016 10:39 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Laminated wood
Replies: 5
Views: 825

Re: Laminated wood

Haven't worked w/ it, but curious as to where you're getting this --- one supplier I know of had their factory burn down and chose not to rebuild, so supplies for this sort of stuff, esp. in larger sizes, is limited. We do have one vendor listed on the wiki: http://webbwood.com/ --- I'd love to hav...
by sgth0mas
Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bits
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: Bits

Just ordered a machine what are some good bits to start out with. I plan on doing wood work, small signs. Mostly 5"x8", so very detailed work. Thanks can't wait It depends on your design, but a good starting point would be to look into a few router bits of the following style: V Bits, 2 flute upcut...
by sgth0mas
Wed Apr 13, 2016 12:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Handheld cnc router
Replies: 11
Views: 1368

Re: Handheld cnc router

DRobs86 wrote:What was that price tag?
2800 - 2900
by sgth0mas
Wed Apr 13, 2016 2:41 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Full 16"x16" Wateboard Ideas for Shapeoko 3
Replies: 7
Views: 791

Re: Full 16"x16" Wateboard Ideas for Shapeoko 3

Even cheaper on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Winco-Cutting-Board-2-Inch-White/dp/B001DI5VCA/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1460497869&sr=8-3&keywords=18+inch+cutting+board Should be plenty long enough to cut off the rounded edges. I order my hdpe from amazon, eplastics and i plastic supply, and i will say ...
by sgth0mas
Fri Apr 08, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: CNC Cookbook Survey
Replies: 9
Views: 692

Re: CNC Cookbook Survey

Thats pretty impressive!

Is there any data on the total number of SO3s sold?