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- 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
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.
- 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
- Woodworking Experience (Years)
- Not enough
- First Name
- United States
- Tubular latex pressure vessel configuration engineer
- Total Posts: 331
- Posts Per Day: 0.08
- Last Post: Router suddenly starts to move on the Z axis for no reason 07-31-2020 11:12 PM
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- Last Activity: Yesterday 11:15 PM
- Join Date: 03-26-2009
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|12:19 PM - UglySign mentioned BalloonEngineer in post what is the best cnc software |
... Carveco.com BalloonEngineer Know off hand how...
|12:27 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned 4DThinker in post What to do, what to do? |
...ent similar to what 4DThinker illustrated that I c...
|07:13 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned honesttjohn in post NEW TO CNC (Bit Help) |
...s all the bits that honesttjohn mentioned. There is...
|12:32 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned 4DThinker in post CNCRouterParts Pro attempt to build.... |
... dovetails). I know 4DThinker has come up with wor...
|11:06 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned MEBCWD in post CNC Table setups |
...s of table. Like MEBCWD I use the Rockler t-...
|11:02 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned meb in post CNC Table setups |
...s of table. Like MEBCWD I use the Rockler...
|10:46 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned honesttjohn in post Beginner working toward Intermediate |
...EMC” one that honesttjohn suggested should wor...
|09:36 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned 4DThinker in post x-carve |
... there. I know that 4DThinker and other Probotix u...
|09:42 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned 4DThinker in post Any Laguna IQ Owners here? |
...lanning on making? 4DThinker mentioned something ...
|08:22 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned Scottart in post Help |
...tistic ability like Scottart. Post photos when...
|01:44 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned JOAT in post Designing the layout for cutting board |
... educational. hey, JOAT, post a picture of t...
|11:31 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned JOAT in post 2D/3D Digitizing probe |
... the other hand, if JOAT hired you to capture...
|11:31 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned Scottart in post 2D/3D Digitizing probe |
...ired you to capture Scottart “Violin and gr...
|05:56 AM - UglySign mentioned BalloonEngineer in post 2D/3D Digitizing probe |
Well thanks BalloonEngineer There isnt anything ...
|08:36 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned JOAT in post Questions for the CNC guys |
...you! Gotta hurry, @JOAT is saving...
|08:36 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned RainMan 2.0 in post Questions for the CNC guys |
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|12:01 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned JOAT in post Questions for the CNC guys |
... (or not interested JOAT)!
|01:33 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned JOAT in post Questions for the CNC guys |
.... Say for instance JOAT has a hand drawn ske...
|01:01 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned difalkner in post Electronics advice |
...ook at the build of difalkner you will see that he...
|10:00 PM - BalloonEngineer mentioned difalkner in post Chili-grower building a wooden CNC router? Amiteur!! |
I agree with difalkner, both about admiring...
|01:04 AM - RainMan 2.0 quoted BalloonEngineer in post Interesting idea for mounting spoil board |
Pretty much what I did 4 years ago. ...
|12:01 AM - Ericmsternberg quoted BalloonEngineer in post New to CNC - Need Help Please |
Have you configured Mach3 (ports and...
|02:52 AM - UglySign quoted BalloonEngineer in post Bamboo picture frame pattern |
Theyíve done quite a few training vi...
|05:53 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted BalloonEngineer in post 2nd Build (first) - CNC Router |
Not as far north as you, but at near...
|08:51 AM - difalkner quoted BalloonEngineer in post 2nd Build (first) - CNC Router |
Just use the premix coolant, itís an...
|11:34 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted BalloonEngineer in post 2nd Build (first) - CNC Router |
Just use the premix coolant, itís an...
|12:48 PM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post Affinity Designer 50% off |
I own and use it on both my iPad and...
|07:49 PM - Gary Salisbury quoted BalloonEngineer in post Choices, choices, choices. |
On a 120V circuit it could, on a 240...
|11:01 AM - labradorian70 quoted BalloonEngineer in post NEW BUILD CNC Need Help Wiring |
The md430 is more commonly referred ...
|09:17 PM - difalkner quoted BalloonEngineer in post First V-bit carving using Carveco |
Why didnít you use Carveco for the k...
|11:55 AM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post CNC - calibration issues for inlay work |
You will find it is much easier to g...
|07:00 AM - difalkner quoted BalloonEngineer in post Grounding a Chinese spindle |
The top of mine was metal. My bad, ...
|09:41 PM - Pro4824 quoted BalloonEngineer in post Metal Cutting Build Questions |
Aluminum can be done on a sufficient...
|12:16 PM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post Toolzview - Rant, I must |
I am also on some CNC related Faceb...
|01:51 PM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post Newbie looking to get started in cnc routing for woodworking |
... do not start with a budget firs...
|11:48 AM - lodza quoted BalloonEngineer in post Artcam Pro challenges |
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|05:28 PM - MoHawk quoted BalloonEngineer in post Using scrap wood |
What is this "scrap" wood you speak ...
|11:49 AM - Merijeek quoted BalloonEngineer in post Newbie looking for some bit sense |
Remember to save your design file (j...
|10:35 AM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post new toys |
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|02:05 AM - PhilBa quoted BalloonEngineer in post Planetary Gears. |
If you set it up with the proper ďjo...