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Forum: Work we Produce !!!! Yesterday, 06:40 AM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
I think it looks fine.

I think it looks fine.
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 11-23-2020, 05:12 AM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
What Jim recommended. Jim, a "park model" is a...

What Jim recommended.
Jim, a "park model" is a mobile home that's smaller, designed for seasonal trailer parks.
Forum: T.R. McMunn 11-06-2020, 03:54 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
More Pet Memorials

I think that Donna & I have perhaps stumbled on something that might just keep us busy, but not too busy, as we gradually "retire". I now have a couple of "groomers" on board, promoting these, &...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-25-2020, 05:55 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
If you use that checkered texture, you'll not see...

If you use that checkered texture, you'll not see all the different thicknesses of the paint. You should never use a flat bottom pocket on a sig, unless you're planning on adding glass smalts....
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-19-2020, 06:52 AM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
If it cuts nicely with an end mill, I don't...

If it cuts nicely with an end mill, I don't understand why it would not cut clean with a V-bit. And, why are you doing multiple passes? Were you using a V-bit for your texture.....You should be...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-16-2020, 06:52 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Hmmmm ... does paint "stain" white PVC? How...

Hmmmm ... does paint "stain" white PVC? How deep are the fine lines in there?
Without brush skills & the correct brushes, it could be a challenge, for sure.
V-carved line-art can be done by...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-16-2020, 06:21 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
I've never used PVC ... that didn't cross my wee...

I've never used PVC ... that didn't cross my wee mind. I just assumed HDU. Carry on Sir .... it'll be the nicest sign in the neighbourhood, no matter.
Don't forget to post finished pics
TR
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-16-2020, 05:46 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
OK ..... one more thing ( I know, I sound like...

OK ..... one more thing ( I know, I sound like Columbo) LOL
If you look through my posted pics, you'll notice that I rarely do a white background. Several reasons ...
1 - a textured white...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-15-2020, 04:53 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
One more tip, before I get off my soapbox...

One more tip, before I get off my soapbox ..........
IF you're intending to do the checkered texture, or any pocket for that matter, you need room for your bit to get between elements. Draw a...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-15-2020, 04:09 AM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Thanks Jim ( gracefully accepting the compliment)...

Thanks Jim ( gracefully accepting the compliment)
Now for the "lesson", & this thread is a good foundation for one ....

1 - All the bells & whistles in the world will not trump an effective...
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-14-2020, 06:54 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
I'd be pretty happy with that. The only thing I'd...

I'd be pretty happy with that. The only thing I'd do now, & this is nit-picking, is to move the house number up a wee bit..... as in 2 or 3 "nudges".
Nice sign.
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-14-2020, 05:17 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
I agree with Ug. I'd just have the wing, & on...

I agree with Ug. I'd just have the wing, & on the other side, one of the petals protruding. A little more of the background showing would be good.
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 10-13-2020, 08:17 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
I don't see anything basically wrong with it,...

I don't see anything basically wrong with it, although I'd do some things differently. Trying to fit a graphic like that into a confined space will always look "off balance. The trick to...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 10-06-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Yes .... for a 4 x 8, you need 3 or 4 2"x 3"x...

Yes .... for a 4 x 8, you need 3 or 4 2"x 3"x 8' horizontals,cut to 91" long, & a 4th one cut in half for the ends. That's if you want to hang it. You can use thinner material, screwed into the...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 10-06-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Bill, MaxMetal is just one brand of ACM. There...

Bill, MaxMetal is just one brand of ACM. There is also Alucobest, DiBond, & Alupanel, & many more brands.
I know nothing about Color-Core, but the 2way tape that holds the trim on your car should...
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 10-05-2020, 05:57 AM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
I know ABSOLUTELY NOTHING about the substrates...

I know ABSOLUTELY NOTHING about the substrates you are talking about, but I suspect they'll move a lot thermally. And, if they're flimsy, you'll need to do two of them, back to back with an internal...
Forum: T.R. McMunn 09-30-2020, 09:38 AM
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Views: 483
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Sassy

Duna Corafoam U200.
PPG Acrylics
Modern Masters ME195 Copper
Forum: Work we Produce !!!! 09-29-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Well, I do pet memorials as well, & unless your...

Well, I do pet memorials as well, & unless your cutting time is exorbitant, you should have no problem getting what you need for them, as is. People have $$$ & will gladly part with it for a...
Forum: ASPIRE CAMP AT MCGREW 2020 09-28-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,253
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Hoping your knee heals well, & quickly, Jim. ...

Hoping your knee heals well, & quickly, Jim. Dio you need to get the other knee done as well?
Forum: CAMheads Show Room 09-25-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Steve, that us absolutely beautiful. And .......

Steve, that us absolutely beautiful.
And .... the pocketed drawer bottoms will make it hard for stuff to get caught in the corners.
Forum: Jim Becker 09-17-2020, 06:57 PM
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Posted By T.R.MacMunn
AWESOME! Nice work, Jim.

AWESOME! Nice work, Jim.
Forum: CAMaster Routed Signmaking 08-27-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Pet Memorials with a potential upgrade

I just had an idea that some of you might have never thought of.....

I just completed this pet memorial for my niece, & I asked her when she picked it up "where will you put it?" .... ...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-17-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
Wecklish, Wes is giving you some good "food for...

Wecklish, Wes is giving you some good "food for thought".

I could design signs & set up toolpaths for you, but unless you have the skills to actually finish the signs, it would be horribly...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-16-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
I no longer do classes..... sorry. I like to...

I no longer do classes..... sorry. I like to teach, but it was time to move on.
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-16-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By T.R.MacMunn
The subcontracting for other sign shops can be...

The subcontracting for other sign shops can be very profitable. You have no design time, & you also have no "finishing" time. I held classes for several years for those who had CNCs & could easily...
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