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by JayTeague
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: abs plastic project..
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Re: abs plastic project..

I have not personally done ABS, but I have cut Acrylic and HDPE without any issues what so ever.
by JayTeague
Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: vertical storage idea
Replies: 9
Views: 7910

Re: vertical storage idea

Interestingly enough I am actually in the middle of upgrading my (constantly enhanced and tweaked) SO2 with just that type of a table. I have designed mine such that it is a torsion box table, 2 - sided., such that I can rotate it 180 degrees if I should need large work bench space instead of the CN...
by JayTeague
Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Are there limit or stop switch kits for Shapeoko 2?
Replies: 7
Views: 771

Re: Are there limit or stop switch kits for Shapeoko 2?

The limit is that in this case, the action sent to the controller would still be active.

ie: If you sent the command to move, and it hit the limits - just the comm loss would not prevent that command and action from continuing.
by JayTeague
Fri Dec 05, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Best Vacuum for CNC
Replies: 16
Views: 5975

Re: Best Vacuum for CNC

Myself I am re-using my shop dust collector (a Harbor Freight Special at $150)... Needed some hose reducers, but it certainly gets the job done, and is relatively quiet - or at least quieter than the shop vac :)
by JayTeague
Thu Sep 18, 2014 9:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I need a source for sheets of plastic and advice
Replies: 12
Views: 5206

Re: I need a source for sheets of plastic and advice

Depending on how far you want to travel or not:
- Home Depot has thin clear plastic sheets

If you want something thicker - a cheap cutting board will work.


For actually tapping - well, using the Shapeoko to drill the holes is one thing. Trying to do the tap bit would not really be a good idea...
by JayTeague
Tue Jan 08, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Mini Spindles - Purchased
Topic: Chinese spindle (the 2nd best thing I've done for my Shapeok
Replies: 27
Views: 33982

Re: Chinese spindle (the 2nd best thing I've done for my Sha

I am glad to see the review on this - I have been (while assembling my kit) looking at these and wondering... Noise can be an issue - and it is nice to see someone saying it is working good. May just have to get one myself now...
by JayTeague
Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Mini Spindles - Purchased
Topic: Chinese spindle (the 2nd best thing I've done for my Shapeok
Replies: 27
Views: 33982

Re: Chinese spindle (the 2nd best thing I've done for my Sha

Out of curiosity - what is the best thing you have done for your ShapeOko?