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by CheifAKJ
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: DIY Spindles
Topic: Shapeoko 3 enclosure
Replies: 3
Views: 1344

Re: Shapeoko 3 enclosure

I just got done ordering aluminum bars so i can mill out my clamping system. Once complete I’ll post of pics. It’s gonna be a couple of weeks though


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by CheifAKJ
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: DIY Spindles
Topic: Tool Changes
Replies: 1
Views: 272

Tool Changes

I have ran into a problem that I cannot seem to find a solution for. On three different projects now I have programmed my Shapeoko 3 to do a tool change in the middle of my project. (Starting off with the V-Carve and finishing with the #111 bit) and when the machine stops and calls for the tool chan...
by CheifAKJ
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: DIY Spindles
Topic: Shapeoko 3 enclosure
Replies: 3
Views: 1344

Shapeoko 3 enclosure

Once I finally got my Shapeoko 3 assembled and started using it, and it became abundantly clear that I was going to need to build an enclosure for both dust collection and noise. I am on a budget and I am in military, on-base housing, so space is limited. I hit the internet thinking I would find ton...
by CheifAKJ
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: DIY Spindles
Topic: Buying cutters
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Re: Buying cutters

You didn't say where you live, or what you are looking for. If you live in the US: You can always buy direct from Carbide3D. If you are just experimenting and expect to break a lot of bits, I started with buying sets from China off of eBay. If you are looking for great prices on good quality bits, ...
by CheifAKJ
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: DIY Spindles
Topic: Buying cutters
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Buying cutters

Where is the best place to buy cutters? Is there one brand better than the other? I just finished assembling my Shapeoko 3 last night and obviously need to buy more cutters. Lastly, does the software tell me or recommend what cutters to use? If not, how do i know? Thanks! Sent from my iPad using Tap...
by CheifAKJ
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Router Bits
Replies: 1
Views: 2498

Router Bits

Where is the best place to purchase router bits?


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