Category Archives: CNC

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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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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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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Video of CAMaster factory

Here is a video of the CAMaster factory in Cartersville Georgia. Here is a video of a Gentec T3 build for CAMaster.

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2 carved cedar signs.

Here are 2 carved cedar signs I recently made for a customer, I first gave 2 coats of shellac to the bare wood to ensure the paint would not soak into the cedar grain. I then proceeded to carve the … Continue reading

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Milling coffee table maple slabs

A co-worker asked if I could mill flat two coffee table maple slabs both sides, I was thinking how am I going to hold the down on the spoilboard. I came up with the idea of making two biscuit slots … Continue reading

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Spiral Barley Twist

I just finished my first test run making a hollow spiral barley twist post on the recoil, it is made from a 4″x4″ post. I bought the barley twist bit from http://www.magnate.net/index.cfm?eve…roup&theID=240 Total machine time = 17 minutes What I … Continue reading

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Decided to make a new computer station for my CNC

I have been using an old workmate as my ATC workstation, it didn’t look very professorial when the customers came to my workshop. So I decides to make a tall corner cabinet, the countertop is 44″ off the ground (I … Continue reading

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