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BalloonEngineer BalloonEngineer is offline

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  About Me

  • My Shop
    Some detailed information about my workshop.
    Power Tools
    DIY CNC router, 49" x 60" x 5" cut area, 2.2 kw spindle
    Delta contractor saw (older cast iron top and wings) Biesmeyer fence. Router table built into right extension table with router lift
    Dewalt radial arm saw (60's vintage)
    16" bandsaw Steel City
    Delta dust collector
    Dewalt scroll saw (original Type 1)
    Barn find drill press no manufacturer name anywhere
    Delta mortiser
    6"x48 belt sander with 9" disk
    Ryobi oscillating spindle/belt sander
    My Shop
    16' x 24' dedicated shop, insulated and heated. 10' ceilings.
    Wood floors insulated above concrete slab

    Dedicated circuits for lighting (8 4' T8 fluorescent), Dust collection, and tablesaw (220v). Additional 220 circuit for CNC router/radial arm saw/jointer. 2 additional 20A circuits for wall outlets.

    DIY Woodworker’s bench with front and end vises. 2 additional fixed benches, 4'x6" tablesaw outfeed/assembly bench (moveable with locking castors)
  • Woodworker Information
    A few details about myself.
    Location
    About 15 miles from Pikes Peak, 8800 feet up in the beautiful Colorado Mountains.
    Favorite Router
    Bosch 1617EVS usually table mounted, have fixed and plunge bases as well
    Bosch colt
    Woodworking Experience (Years)
    Not enough
    First Name
    Richard
    Country
    United States
  • Signature
    Tubular latex pressure vessel configuration engineer

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  • Last Activity: Yesterday 03:47 PM
  • Join Date: 03-27-2009
  • Referrals: 0

  Mentions

04-01-2019
01:19 PM - UglySign mentioned BalloonEngineer in post what is the best cnc software
... Carveco.com BalloonEngineer Know off hand how...
02-15-2019
01:27 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned 4DThinker in post What to do, what to do?
...ent similar to what 4DThinker illustrated that I c...
10-16-2018
08:13 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned honesttjohn in post NEW TO CNC (Bit Help)
...s all the bits that honesttjohn mentioned. There is...
09-18-2018
01:32 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned 4DThinker in post CNCRouterParts Pro attempt to build....
... dovetails). I know 4DThinker has come up with wor...
09-05-2018
12:06 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned MEBCWD in post CNC Table setups
...s of table. Like MEBCWD I use the Rockler t-...
12:02 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned meb in post CNC Table setups
...s of table. Like MEBCWD I use the Rockler...
08-05-2018
11:46 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned honesttjohn in post Beginner working toward Intermediate
...EMC” one that honesttjohn suggested should wor...
05-10-2018
10:36 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned 4DThinker in post x-carve
... there. I know that 4DThinker and other Probotix u...
04-15-2018
10:42 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned 4DThinker in post Any Laguna IQ Owners here?
...lanning on making? 4DThinker mentioned something ...
03-22-2018
09:22 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned Scottart in post Help
...tistic ability like Scottart. Post photos when...
02-13-2018
02:44 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned JOAT in post Designing the layout for cutting board
... educational. hey, JOAT, post a picture of t...
01-30-2018
12:31 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned JOAT in post 2D/3D Digitizing probe
... the other hand, if JOAT hired you to capture...
12:31 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned Scottart in post 2D/3D Digitizing probe
...ired you to capture Scottart “Violin and gr...
01-28-2018
06:56 AM - UglySign mentioned BalloonEngineer in post 2D/3D Digitizing probe
Well thanks BalloonEngineer There isnt anything ...
12-31-2017
09:36 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned JOAT in post Questions for the CNC guys
...you! Gotta hurry, @JOAT is saving...
09:36 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned RainMan 2.0 in post Questions for the CNC guys
...wwKUdZQ Come on @RainMan 2.0 my money is on you! ...
12-29-2017
01:01 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned JOAT in post Questions for the CNC guys
... (or not interested JOAT)!
12-28-2017
02:33 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned JOAT in post Questions for the CNC guys
.... Say for instance JOAT has a hand drawn ske...
12-18-2017
02:01 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned difalkner in post Electronics advice
...ook at the build of difalkner you will see that he...
12-08-2017
11:00 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned difalkner in post Chili-grower building a wooden CNC router? Amiteur!!
I agree with difalkner, both about admiring...

  Quotes

02-01-2020
12:55 PM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post CNC - calibration issues for inlay work
You will find it is much easier to g...
01-27-2020
08:00 AM - difalkner quoted BalloonEngineer in post Grounding a Chinese spindle
The top of mine was metal. My bad, ...
01-22-2020
10:41 PM - Pro4824 quoted BalloonEngineer in post Metal Cutting Build Questions
Aluminum can be done on a sufficient...
01-16-2020
01:16 PM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post Toolzview - Rant, I must
I am also on some CNC related Faceb...
01-08-2020
02:51 PM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post Newbie looking to get started in cnc routing for woodworking
... do not start with a budget firs...
01-06-2020
12:48 PM - lodza quoted BalloonEngineer in post Artcam Pro challenges
It looks like you have created the r...
12-14-2019
06:28 PM - MoHawk quoted BalloonEngineer in post Using scrap wood
What is this "scrap" wood you speak ...
12-10-2019
12:49 PM - Merijeek quoted BalloonEngineer in post Newbie looking for some bit sense
Remember to save your design file (j...
12-03-2019
11:35 AM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post new toys
Virtually no Nema23 sized steppers w...
03:05 AM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post Planetary Gears.
If you set it up with the proper “jo...
12-01-2019
06:52 PM - gkas quoted BalloonEngineer in post New Carveco choices!
All their titles can be purchased vi...
11-18-2019
08:04 AM - harrysin quoted BalloonEngineer in post Longworth chucks - cutting today vs. a year ago
I tried some cheap “Hozly” branded c...
10-14-2019
07:45 AM - LexAdmn quoted BalloonEngineer in post CNC videos for beginners
I wish you had done a little more re...
09-13-2019
01:57 PM - MEBCWD quoted BalloonEngineer in post Vectric Version 10 Teasers
Found this posted on Facebook “My ...
09-04-2019
04:44 PM - honesttjohn quoted BalloonEngineer in post Vectric Version 10 Teasers
Me too. Along with quite a few of m...
08-19-2019
11:28 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted BalloonEngineer in post Ordering Avid Pro CNC
I bought quite a bit of 80 x 160mm a...
08-17-2019
01:26 AM - MEBCWD quoted BalloonEngineer in post Next Wave Automation Shark HD CNC
A step in the right direction, but i...
08-14-2019
08:03 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted BalloonEngineer in post Where to purchase CNC electronics thread
My Gecko540 is a single box that pow...
08-09-2019
01:19 AM - RainMan 2.0 quoted BalloonEngineer in post Ordering Avid Pro CNC
This is the 2.2kw VFD and Spindle, ...
08-05-2019
03:24 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted BalloonEngineer in post Ordering Avid Pro CNC
Quality parts and quality cables, an...
 
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