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by etxbkst
Sat May 30, 2015 10:16 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Why is this happening? (Circles going berzerk)
Replies: 3
Views: 863

Re: Why is this happening? (Circles going berzerk)

Ok, finally figured it out... I had to set my arc mode to incremental. Now i have the issue of four small holes not producing any paths.
by etxbkst
Sat May 30, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Why is this happening? (Circles going berzerk)
Replies: 3
Views: 863

Why is this happening? (Circles going berzerk)

Untitled-1.jpg This is CamBam file from someone else that I modified for my material, endmills, etc. The blue circles don't show up in UGS or in CamBam, but they do in Chilipeppr and they do cut in both UGS and Chilipeppr. Can anyone tell me why this is happening? The CB and NC files are attached t...
by etxbkst
Fri May 22, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log
Replies: 136
Views: 40071

Re: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log

Woodworker wrote:No they don't and you would not want it for a project like this. What part of the country are you in?
I'm in East Texas.
by etxbkst
Fri May 22, 2015 1:58 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log
Replies: 136
Views: 40071

Re: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log

Looks like my local big box stores don't carry baltic birch. Guess I'll be getting that online. Thanks for the detailed BOM.
by etxbkst
Thu May 21, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log
Replies: 136
Views: 40071

Re: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log

This is exciting! Thank you for doing this. I'm hoping to be able to build along with you, and to learn a about both clock building and CNC.
by etxbkst
Thu May 21, 2015 12:02 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Saw to clean up radiused corners
Replies: 6
Views: 977

Re: Saw to clean up radiused corners

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. It sounds like I need to invest in some quality hand tools to start.
by etxbkst
Wed May 20, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Saw to clean up radiused corners
Replies: 6
Views: 977

Saw to clean up radiused corners

I've has a few requests for things like names and monograms and the such to be cut on my machine. Of course those inner corners that get rounded because of the bit drive me nuts. I would like to invest in an inexpensive solution to clean up those areas. Would a small scroll saw be my best bet?
by etxbkst
Mon May 18, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Printrbot Crawlbot
Replies: 23
Views: 4250

Re: Printrbot Crawlbot

I believe you have to frame up the bottom of your substrate with 2x4s. Brook makes a comment about somewhere. I don't think you could place the crawlbot itself on the floor or have the sides resting on anything at all.

@Dave, great point regarding weakness in the material the more you cut.
by etxbkst
Sun May 17, 2015 7:37 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Printrbot Crawlbot
Replies: 23
Views: 4250

Re: Printrbot Crawlbot

I'm interested to see the machine in action, but yeah, I can't see how you would use this on anything but a sheet of material. Add to it that you need to frame the bottom with 2x4, I can't see it being useful for the home hobbyist.
by etxbkst
Sun May 17, 2015 3:42 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Printrbot Crawlbot
Replies: 23
Views: 4250

Re: Printrbot Crawlbot

Here is their setup guide for the software side: http://help.printrbot.com/Guide/2.+Setup+Guide+for+the+Printrbot+CNC/168 Product page: http://printrbot.com/shop/printrbot-cnc-beta-01/ Over the past few months I've googled the Beta 01 CNC to death. There isn't a lot out there from end users right no...