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by SmokyRick
Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Infill recommendation?
Replies: 6
Views: 697

Re: Infill recommendation?

I like to fill with a colored paint (or black). Then when you put the cover coat of clear on, it shows through.
by SmokyRick
Sun Mar 20, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Fusion 360 Tool Library Files
Replies: 3
Views: 1500

Re: Fusion 360 Tool Library Files

I use it, but I am always fighting to get some settings that will work correctly with it and the tools I am using and also the wood I am trying to cut.
by SmokyRick
Thu Mar 17, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Wood Gear Clocks
Replies: 5
Views: 970

Re: Wood Gear Clocks

I am trying to build the one Clockit started here. He had built clocks from several of Clayton Boyer's plans, if I recall correctly. I was having trouble finding a small enough tool to make the small gap in between the gear teeth, and finally just decided it won't work. Maybe that is why I haven't s...
by SmokyRick
Sun Feb 14, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: WTB shapoko in Illinois
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Re: WTB shapoko in Illinois

I am in Rochelle (or just NW of there.) That is about a half hour south of Rockford. A good bit north of you. (Just about an even 100 miles.) I have a Shapeoko2 that I would be willing to part with. If you want to come see it, I would be glad to find a way we could both be happy.
Smoky Rick
by SmokyRick
Sat Feb 06, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Configuring limit switches
Replies: 2
Views: 449

Re: Configuring limit switches

It might be helpful to show a wiring diagram of what you have now, so others could more easily follow along and help.
by SmokyRick
Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Tig welding
Replies: 15
Views: 3274

Re: Tig welding

Tig welding is extremely like oxy-acetylene welding. Just uses electricity as your heat source instead of the oxy-acetylene. At least that is always how it seems to me.
by SmokyRick
Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: GRBL Enclosure! Again ;-)
Replies: 13
Views: 10803

Re: GRBL Enclosure! Again ;-)

Did you make and use a silkscreen for the lettering on the panel? It sure looks nice whatever you did.
by SmokyRick
Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Electronics enclosure - which features would you add?
Replies: 11
Views: 1285

Re: Electronics enclosure - which features would you add?

I think it would be really cool to have x y and z leds that light up when each axis is moving.

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by SmokyRick
Wed Jan 13, 2016 1:05 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log
Replies: 136
Views: 27248

Re: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log

That is some beautiful work. And a really cool clock. Good job.
by SmokyRick
Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log
Replies: 136
Views: 27248

Re: Wooden Gear Clock Build Log

Well, I think I got it. I started going over things yet again and found a picture, http://www.shapeoko.com/forum/download/file.php?id=5366 , that sent me in the right direction. I have now got a good idea where the power runs through this clock. (That means I can understand this clock and work with ...