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by northbear
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Amana Tool 45525 or Whiteside 6210 or ?? (Surfacing Bit)
Replies: 0
Views: 274

Amana Tool 45525 or Whiteside 6210 or ?? (Surfacing Bit)

Looking at purchasing a wasteboard surfacing bit and was looking at the Amana Tool 45525 or Whiteside 6210. they are very similar: Capture.PNG https://www.amanatool.com/45525-carbide-tipped-spoilboard-surfacing-rabbeting-flycutter-slab-leveler-surface-planer-flattening-1-1-8-dia-x-1-2-x-1-4-inch-sha...
by northbear
Thu May 21, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Trim Routers
Topic: Custom 1/8" Collet for Makita RT0701C Trim Router
Replies: 94
Views: 31053

Re: Custom 1/8" Collet for Makita RT0701C Trim Router

I believe you could also use the precision collets for the Carbide Compact Router sold here: https://shop.carbide3d.com/collections/accessories/products/precision-collets?variant=14102551527485 From what I understand the Makita and Carbide use the same collet. Hopefully someone else can verify. Not ...
by northbear
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: toolpath setting idea in Carbide Cut
Replies: 5
Views: 1647

Re: toolpath setting idea in Carbide Cut

Quick note to say I tried setting z-zero at the waste board and defining zero at the bottom of the stock in job setup in Carbide Create and it seemed to work great. Only did a quick test but thought I would report back
by northbear
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: toolpath setting idea in Carbide Cut
Replies: 5
Views: 1647

Re: toolpath setting idea in Carbide Cut

Can the same effect be done by setting z-zero at your waste board and defining zero at the bottom of the stock in job setup in Carbide Create?
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by northbear
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: ShapeOko inspired CNC by Northbear
Replies: 19
Views: 12894

Re: ShapeOko inspired CNC by Northbear

Jon,
Drill press is nothing special but gets the job done. It is just a cheap harbor freight bench drill press. This is the model: https://www.harborfreight.com/8-in-5-sp ... 60238.html
by northbear
Sat May 26, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: ShapeOko inspired CNC by Northbear
Replies: 19
Views: 12894

Re: ShapeOko inspired CNC by Northbear

Couple pictures of the touchoff plate, linuxCNC button (upper right hand corner), as well as a picture of my grounding wire on the inside of the tube. Have had trouble with static in the past so wanted to try to prevent static buildup.
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by northbear
Sat May 26, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: ShapeOko inspired CNC by Northbear
Replies: 19
Views: 12894

Re: ShapeOko inspired CNC by Northbear

Been a while since I have posted, but recently I made a few updates to my CNC. First update was to my dust shoe. My first dust shoe was never really designed to be permanent and was showing it's age (aka falling apart!). I have also always liked the idea of fixed z height dust boot so I designed one...
by northbear
Thu May 03, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Struggling with coordinate system on bCNC
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Re: Struggling with coordinate system on bCNC

My understanding was upper left was zero on many industrial CNC machines as that is the typical location of the hard stop for work holding. (clamps push the part up and to the left).

That being said I set my machine zero as lower left 'cause it makes the most sense in my head.
by northbear
Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: A few questions from a new starter
Replies: 4
Views: 1512

Re: A few questions from a new starter

Seeing that you are in the UK you could take a look here for v-wheels: https://amberspyglass.co.uk/store/v-wheel.html Unfortunately it looks like the store is closed until April 15th. Otherwise inventables sells them https://www.inventables.com/technologies/dual-bearing-v-wheel-kit Openbuilds also s...
by northbear
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: tinyG
Topic: Coming back to shapeoko 2 and tinyg - questions on software
Replies: 5
Views: 1524

Re: Coming back to shapeoko 2 and tinyg - questions on softw

Glad I saw this thread. I missed the announcement that Carbide Create is now free! I will have to give it a look. Thanks!