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by jbc
Tue Aug 25, 2015 1:04 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 1/4" Aluminum
Replies: 18
Views: 3418

Re: 1/4" Aluminum

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by jbc
Mon Aug 24, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: In Visalia, CA and looking to have some parts made.
Replies: 1
Views: 484

In Visalia, CA and looking to have some parts made.

Anyone out there interested in making some aluminum parts? Parts made from 1/4" thick aluminum (6061 or whatever grade). approx. 3.5" wide approx. 7.8" long I'm looking to have one made first to check the fit. I'll need 6 in total. And to make this even better (for me), anyone living in or near Visa...
by jbc
Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 1/4" Aluminum
Replies: 18
Views: 3418

Re: 1/4" Aluminum

Thanks Fablicator and JeromyReno. Jeromy -you fabricated the piece in the first picture and then bent it at 90° right? What do you guys think about the Shapeoko 3 for this part (1/4" sheet). Thin Mount.JPG Ignore corners. I know the bit can't make the interior corners. I am more concerned with the c...
by jbc
Sun Aug 23, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 1/4" Aluminum
Replies: 18
Views: 3418

Re: 1/4" Aluminum

Their aren't many user videos of the Shapeoko 3 out there. I know its only been out for a little while. There are a few videos out there but only one page (when searched on Google) of 'Shapeoko 3' before 'Shapeoko 2' takes over....and I was hoping some flexing their muscle with shots of aluminum bei...
by jbc
Sun Aug 23, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 1/4" Aluminum
Replies: 18
Views: 3418

1/4" Aluminum

Anyone cutting 1/4" aluminum sheets with the Shapeoko 3? I need a CNC router to cut parts. Most often I plan on cutting out the outline of the part and drilling holes where I need them. I have a 3D printer and use that for a lot of my prototyping but now need to make some parts in aluminum and would...