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Forum: Russell Crawford 03-26-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By guitarwes
What a thing of beauty and functionality. I've...

What a thing of beauty and functionality. I've never seen an heirloom quality workbench, but that's it. Love the purpleheart.
Forum: The Water Cooler 03-25-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By guitarwes
Thank you Sir. I'm full time in the medical...

Thank you Sir. I'm full time in the medical field and it's a change in atmosphere for sure. Y'all stay safe.
Forum: The Water Cooler 03-19-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By guitarwes
Glue and screw and keep on gettin' up. IF...

Glue and screw and keep on gettin' up.

IF the edges are going to be seen, then a rabbit joint using glue and a few interior pocket screws would be my choice of attack. Leave just enough veneer on...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 03-17-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 455
Posted By guitarwes
Looks great! Well done. Here are some I did...

Looks great! Well done. Here are some I did with the same Chroma-Craft epoxy. It works great......https://www.camheads.org/showthread.php?t=9690
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 03-13-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By guitarwes
Mine is a 15Hp motor. I haven't changed anything...

Mine is a 15Hp motor. I haven't changed anything yet with regards to my relief valve settings as most parts I cut hold really well with the strategies I use to cut them. I hate to munk with...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 03-12-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By guitarwes
yes, bottom is to be run to inlet side of the...

yes, bottom is to be run to inlet side of the blower. On these blowers, you can have the inlet or exhaust tubes on either side of the pump.(you can have one coming in from one direction and exiting...
Forum: The Water Cooler 03-09-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By guitarwes
Updated: He says he would not recommend high...

Updated: He says he would not recommend high heat in direct contact with the product.

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I have a text in to the owner of the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By guitarwes
The inherent nature of most any sheet material is...

The inherent nature of most any sheet material is to bow, twist, warp, and swell ever so slightly and even worse as humidity and temp changes. Most of the time if I can identify a bow, I will put...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 03-06-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By guitarwes
Looks like a great setup and should work really...

Looks like a great setup and should work really well because of the short run.
Forum: T.R. McMunn 03-05-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By guitarwes
Outstanding job as always. I really like the...

Outstanding job as always. I really like the accent details that give it "Pop". I ate smoke for 10 years as a volunteer firefighter so I can appreciate the heritage he wants to keep with an old...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 03-03-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By guitarwes
Nothing wrong with that at all. Will be there...

Nothing wrong with that at all. Will be there forever. Nice innovative way of improving your skills, techniques, and product offerings! Leaves you to make more $$$ and not have to hire a stone guy...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 02-28-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By guitarwes
Make sure you run metal duct to the dust...

Make sure you run metal duct to the dust collector and run a braided copper wire inside the DC hose and ground it on the metal duct.

McMaster sells nylon bolts to fasten your spoilboard down, lots...
Forum: The Water Cooler 02-28-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By guitarwes
I really like the new website design. Looks...

I really like the new website design. Looks great. And I thought that even before I saw that handsome devil at the top of the Testimonials page. ;)
Forum: The Water Cooler 02-26-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By guitarwes
You can change the rapid rate in the estimated...

You can change the rapid rate in the estimated time function in Vcarve to what your machine is set to, but usually doesn't make a whole lot of difference in large nested panels.
I've found that the...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 02-25-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By guitarwes
minimum99- please take the grand opportunity to...

minimum99- please take the grand opportunity to utilize the free CAMaster orientation and then report back on the findings and operational abilities of yourself and the machine.
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 02-21-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By guitarwes
Maybe so, but I bet it has saved many a folk from...

Maybe so, but I bet it has saved many a folk from doing something REALLY stupid and having a horrific crash when they overlook one teeny tiny detail or don't know any better. The settings are geared...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 02-18-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By guitarwes
Very impressive. As much as I've cut polymetal,...

Very impressive. As much as I've cut polymetal, I've never once thought of dragging it to reveal the AL. Very nice results.
Forum: Russell Crawford 02-17-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By guitarwes
Super sharp inlays. One day I'm going to gather...

Super sharp inlays. One day I'm going to gather all the info you've posted on this topic and try some for my own self.

Really great work as always.
Forum: Stinger III 02-14-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By guitarwes
I used a 4 wire dryer plug for mine. I unplug it...

I used a 4 wire dryer plug for mine. I unplug it (and the computer plug also) when the machine is not in use.
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 02-13-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By guitarwes
1) Best to cut a slit in the table and use the...

1) Best to cut a slit in the table and use the full available X axis for joinery because there won't be enough room to work off the ends of the machine and the gantry will get in the way on the...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 02-07-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,175
Posted By guitarwes
Take the 2 flat positioned inserts out of your...

Take the 2 flat positioned inserts out of your spoilboard bit. I have the same bit and was having the same problem. I now run it at 600ipm at 12k rpm and it doesn't burn the spoilboard. Your...
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 02-06-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By guitarwes
What material do you plan to use for this? Don't...

What material do you plan to use for this? Don't be so concerned about the conventional/climb cut with Vcarving. Use a good sharp bit and go at it with the correct feeds/speeds.
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 02-06-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By guitarwes
Most of the time, the Vcarve toolpath will cut on...

Most of the time, the Vcarve toolpath will cut on the inside of each line within the enclosed vectors. Use a small bit diameter or shallower pass depth and it will make passes on the inside of each...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 02-06-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By guitarwes
Here are some I recently made with the pocket...

Here are some I recently made with the pocket inlay toolpath. I'm sure you're very familiar with it already. I don't have the patience to paint the individual faces of the letters, I make too big...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 02-06-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By guitarwes
T.R.- Rout the entire panel with the woodgrain...

T.R.- Rout the entire panel with the woodgrain (will be alot faster) and setup an female inlay toolpath for pocket letters. Cut your letters out of a different material, paint, and stick them in...
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