Author Archives: Mick

British Pub

Here is a miniature British pub my wife finished a few weeks ago.

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Bling box – Retirement gift

I built two Bling Boxes using the Vectric Project designed by Michael Tyler as retirement boxes. Both boxes were made using Padouk with a Corian inlay in the lid. Box 1 Box 2

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Shop Counter Top

I have just finish building a shop counter top. I still have to do some sanding and staining to do. OH I forgot to say, this is a mini shop counter top

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Miniature street sandwich board sign

Here is a miniature street sandwich board sign I cut using 1/8″ and 1/16″ Baltic birch  for the  Cottage Club miniaturists, the scale is 12:1 the height of the sandwich board sign is 3″ high and 2″ wide.

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Pneumatic pop-up pin

I decided to install pneumatic pop-up pin along the X and Y axis of my spoilboard to index sheet good (plywood, MDF etc…)

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Wooden dice

Here is a set of wooden dice I made for an engineer, I used 1/8″ Baltic Birch plywood. The size of the dice is 1.5 cube.

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Row of houses

I cut a bunch of miniature row of houses in corrugated cardboard for Janet Oliver (designer) for Cottage Club miniaturists, length is 3″ long x 1″ high. You can compare it against the size of the penny.

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Installing phenolic top

In my prior post I removed the two layers of MDF and was down to the bare CNC frame, my friend Mike Queen from Wincnc (CAM software) wrote a G-Code file that I use with my digitizing touch probe to … Continue reading

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Vacuum plenum preparation

I have been thinking about a vacuum plenum for my new Hurricane vacuum system I was going to use MDF but I then decided if I am going to create a vacuum plenum ….. do it right the first time. I … Continue reading

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Vacuum pump

I have been thinking for a long time about installing a vacuum pump on my CAMaster Cobra CNC machine, Well I decided to do it, I bought a Hurricane vacuum system from http://www.blackboxvac.com/ WOW the quality of the Hurricane vacuum system is fantastic … Continue reading

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