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by Ardrake
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: Build Log Shapeoko 2 #CHB01
Replies: 7
Views: 1972

Re: Build Log Shapeoko 2 #CHB01

Fair enough!

Feed rate : 30 in/min
plunge rate : 9 in / min
cut per pass : 0.028 inches
step over : 40%
End mill : HQMaster 1/8" Carbide Flat Nose, Double Flute : https://amzn.to/2IRH3va

Very safe settings, slowly fine tuning and testing my machine
by Ardrake
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: Build Log Shapeoko 2 #CHB01
Replies: 7
Views: 1972

Re: Build Log Shapeoko 2 #CHB01

Installed 500w spindle, worked on noise suppression (ferrite core, twisting cables and shielding) test cut my work Logo, 25 min job, no stoppages or problems :D IMG_0823.jpg IMG_0829.jpg Short video of spindle cutting MDF https://youtu.be/dvoV0ANk9hE Next on my list, clean up and finalise my control...
by Ardrake
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Finished up connecting dust shoe to vacuum
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Re: Finished up connecting dust shoe to vacuum

I really like the clear plastic! :-) nice job
by Ardrake
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: Build Log Shapeoko 2 #CHB01
Replies: 7
Views: 1972

Re: Build Log Shapeoko 2 #CHB01

Yep, not a kit, home build shapeoko, pretty much same specs, for the number I improvised, searched forums and took the last number plus one, probly not an issue since I don't think they sell 2's anymore, if it is I will change it. I will add some pictures soon, since my la last post I've added belt ...
by Ardrake
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: Build Log Shapeoko 2 #CHB01
Replies: 7
Views: 1972

Re: Build Log Shapeoko 2 #CHB01

Random Alarms / stoppages I've gotten random stoppage, So after reading several possible causes I did a séries of test, to try to pinpoint the source of the problem. Set up 10min job, raised the Z - 0, 2 inches above material test -1 - dry run, no pwer to spindle, no power tu dust collection (vacuum...
by Ardrake
Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: Build Log Shapeoko 2 #CHB01
Replies: 7
Views: 1972

Build Log Shapeoko 2 #CHB01

So after building a cheap 3D printer, I decided I needed to spends hundreds of dollars to build a desktop CNC to cut parts required to upgrade and make this cheap printer better! go figure :-) sometimes I wonder how I lived to be this old... hehehehe I admit I like building stuff and learning in the...
by Ardrake
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Rotary Tools (like dremel)
Topic: jobmate cut out tool (54-8229-2)
Replies: 2
Views: 937

Re: jobmate cut out tool (54-8229-2)

After more research they seem to be a cheap dewalt knockoff, made for Canadian Tire, I might take one for the team, and give it a try :-)
by Ardrake
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Rotary Tools (like dremel)
Topic: jobmate cut out tool (54-8229-2)
Replies: 2
Views: 937

jobmate cut out tool (54-8229-2)

Anyone try one of these out ?? they are real cheap at a local store, 25$ brand new, not much online on these tools, found a manual here

https://ecitydoc.com/download/owners-ma ... plus-4_pdf

4.0 Amps, 15k to 30K rpm, 1/8" and 1/4" collet
by Ardrake
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: 3D CAD Tool Poll
Replies: 45
Views: 77228

Re: 3D CAD Tool Poll

I use mainly Solid Edge and tinker a bit with Fusion 360
by Ardrake
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Dust Collection Project
Replies: 2
Views: 1603

Re: Dust Collection Project

Good job, and it looks good, I am saving this, for future reference !