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by etxbkst
Sun May 17, 2015 3:23 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Printrbot Crawlbot
Replies: 23
Views: 4250

Re: Printrbot Crawlbot

I think that the X is adjustable. One of the photos shows a close-up of the right side and you can see what looks to be some sort of black tensioning device that has a lever (at least I think that's what it's for.) Edit: The software looks interesting to me as well. Like the other commenter you quot...
by etxbkst
Sat May 16, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Feasibility/challenges of mounting ShapeOko on its side
Replies: 7
Views: 1841

Re: Feasibility/challenges of mounting ShapeOko on its side

WillAdams wrote:I suggested this as a strategy for large machines, and there are large machines designed so.
I just read through that thread! Have you made any headway with this idea? My other thought, which y'all discussed in that thread, was to mount it to a table that slides up when not in use.
by etxbkst
Sat May 16, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Feasibility/challenges of mounting ShapeOko on its side
Replies: 7
Views: 1841

Feasibility/challenges of mounting ShapeOko on its side

The utter lack of space in my very small home office/workshop has me thinking about space saving techniques. Other than my desks my ShapeOko takes up the most room. While looking at some other PrintrBot videos I found this one: https://vimeo.com/106359416 . It shows a PrintrBot designed CNC meant to...
by etxbkst
Sat May 16, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Printrbot Crawlbot
Replies: 23
Views: 4250

Re: Printrbot Crawlbot

by etxbkst
Sat May 16, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Printrbot Crawlbot
Replies: 23
Views: 4250

Printrbot Crawlbot

https://plus.google.com/+BrookDrummpb/posts/ZYmsTUgpCYW
Looks interesting! At their $3999 asking price, I'm more interested to see if I can build my own...
by etxbkst
Fri May 15, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Shapeoko 2 500.00 OBO SOLD
Replies: 8
Views: 1362

Re: Shapeoko 2 500.00 OBO updated with pics

What's your price shipped on those? Could you cut them to size for me before shipping?
by etxbkst
Fri May 15, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Shapeoko 2 500.00 OBO SOLD
Replies: 8
Views: 1362

Re: Shapeoko 2 500.00 OBO updated with pics

What are the makerslide lengths?
by etxbkst
Fri May 15, 2015 2:11 am
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: Advice on how to best cut this image
Replies: 6
Views: 1343

Re: Advice on how to best cut this image

Here's my new splice. I was thinking going half inch so that I can drill in some screws at an angles to splice the pieces together, then fill in with wood filler.
by etxbkst
Fri May 15, 2015 12:57 am
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: Advice on how to best cut this image
Replies: 6
Views: 1343

Re: Advice on how to best cut this image

Where would you recommend splices?
by etxbkst
Thu May 14, 2015 11:35 pm
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: Advice on how to best cut this image
Replies: 6
Views: 1343

Re: Advice on how to best cut this image

I could go to 1/2" wood if I went with a 1/8" bit. Do you think that would be better? The border sounds great, but I worry she wouldn't like it since she's commented on how much she likes the letters without one. Edit: or how about skipping the border, but doing the ply and the oak sandwiched togeth...