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by Ing Chao
Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: House number sign
Replies: 4
Views: 2056

Re: House number sign

Nice! Very creative! 8-)
by Ing Chao
Wed Aug 13, 2014 3:23 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Skull filler tab
Replies: 8
Views: 2200

Re: Skull filler tab

It is an obsession, isn't it! :D
by Ing Chao
Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Should I?
Replies: 28
Views: 4908

Re: Should I?

I have a mini-lathe, my primary "hobby" is building stage-combat lightsabers. I bought it explicitly for that reason, but it has come in handy for many projects and it will allow you to expand your horizons a LOT. I've also made custom solid brass control knobs for my brother's guitar with it. When ...
by Ing Chao
Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Skull filler tab
Replies: 8
Views: 2200

Re: Skull filler tab

cvoinescu wrote:Wouldn't it be even easier to use that very part to make a mould, and cast it in pewter?

LOL! :D
That thought hit me about 10mins after I was away from my computer.

This thread reminds me of the old quote "When you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail."
by Ing Chao
Tue Aug 12, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Skull filler tab
Replies: 8
Views: 2200

Re: Skull filler tab

Wouldn't it be a little easier to cnc a mold and then cast it with pewter?
by Ing Chao
Sun Aug 03, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: Poll: Machine Census
Replies: 25
Views: 18269

Re: Poll: Machine Census

Right now I'm 375x1000 but I have the fixins' to go to 1kX1k as soon as I get the time to build a bigger table for it.
by Ing Chao
Sun Jul 13, 2014 4:44 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: NY Makerfaire!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2880

Re: NY Makerfaire!!

I live on Eastern Long Island and will be there (hopefully) on Sunday with the family.
Can't wait to meet you folks!! :D
by Ing Chao
Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:54 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Aluminum Knob
Replies: 21
Views: 8122

Re: Aluminum Knob

Nice work, I hope to get my machine to that point. Any tips?
by Ing Chao
Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:41 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How do you cut your tabs?
Replies: 7
Views: 1485

Re: How do you cut your tabs?

Flush cut pliers followed by a mini file for clean up.
by Ing Chao
Mon Jun 30, 2014 5:33 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Cigar Box Guitar
Replies: 1
Views: 1428

Re: Cigar Box Guitar

Very cool! I have a buddy that builds these and I was thinking of teaming up with him to do something similar.
More pics, please!