Wanting to make new freinds and learn new things - Page 2 - Router Forums
 21Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-30-2019, 11:10 AM
Registered User
 
roxanne562001's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Country: United States
First Name: Roxanne
Posts: 1,136
 
Default

Welcome to the forum
roxanne562001 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-30-2019, 11:55 AM
Moderation Team
 
Cherryville Chuck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Country: Canada
First Name: Charles
Posts: 15,301
 
Default

Hi Graham and welcome. That's some beautiful work you've done. You're in between Rick, then me, and Daninvan. I'm east of Vernon in Cherryville and Dan is on the Sunshine Coast.
RainMan 2.0 likes this.

Someone I consider a master woodworker once told me that a master woodworker is not someone who never makes mistakes. He is someone who is able to cover them up so that no one can tell.
Cherryville Chuck is online now  
post #13 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-30-2019, 12:04 PM
Registered User
 
David Bradford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2019
Country: United States
First Name: David
Posts: 162
 
Default

Welcome to the forum Graham. I might be interested someday in the not too distant future in building a CNC for home. As for now I play with some big CNCs and am headed to training in 2 weeks to learn a new 5axis we are buying.


David drafter @ Linear Fine Woodworking in Phoenix
[email protected]
http://www.linearfinewoodworking.com
David Bradford is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #14 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-30-2019, 02:05 PM
Forum Contributor
 
MEBCWD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Country: United States
First Name: Mike
Posts: 3,087
 
Default

Welcome to the Router Forums Graham. I look forward in seeing some more of you work.

Mike
Your BRAIN Is The Most Important Power Tool In Your Shop. Turn It On Before You Turn On Any Other Power Tool.
A Disability Is Only A Disability If You Let It Be One
MEBCWD is offline  
post #15 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-30-2019, 03:58 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Country: United States
First Name: Steve
Posts: 132
 
Default

Welcome to the forum Graham. Absolutely excellent craftsmanship on those projects. It would be interesting to see if some of the folks at the cnczone and their high priced screws and bearings can match your workmanship.
ScottyDBQ is offline  
post #16 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-30-2019, 05:30 PM
Forum Contributor
 
DesertRatTom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Country: United States
First Name: Tom
Posts: 16,792
 
Default

Man, you got a warm welcome. I just want to add a pdf of an article i wrote on making a living with a CNC. I'm a marketing person at heart, and that's part of what fascinates me about CNC. Any way, here's the article.
Attached Files
File Type: pdf __CNC marketing advice.pdf (25.6 KB, 5 views)

The more I do, the less I accomplish.
DesertRatTom is offline  
post #17 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-30-2019, 06:33 PM
Official Greeter
 
old55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Country: Australia
First Name: Ross
Posts: 6,633
 
Default

Welcome to the forum Graham.

Ross,
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia


Enjoy the knowledge of others that can be found within.

‘Members are requested to add a first name in their profile as we are a very friendly bunch here'.
old55 is offline  
post #18 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-30-2019, 10:12 PM
Official Greeter
 
jw2170's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Country: Australia
First Name: James
Posts: 18,353
 
Send a message via Skype™ to jw2170
Default

G'day Graham. welcome to the forum....

great display of work,,,,,,

James
Sydney, Australia
.

I don't mind if other members disagree with my comments.
I don't profess to know everything, and I may learn something new.

"Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity."




jw2170 is offline  
post #19 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-30-2019, 10:12 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Graham Prinn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2019
Country: Canada
First Name: Graham
Posts: 20
 
Default

Wow thank you all for the warm welcome, That's so cool. And there's so many BCers here, that's cool. And thank you for the complements on the intarsia and carving, Intarsia is a big passion of mine , Ever since I seen Judy Gale Roberts art I fell in love with it And I wanted to expand what she has done, add the extra detail that can be done by hand but would be too much time to do, Plus what takes me a day or more by hand can take only a few hours by CNCing.

@ DesertRatTom, I read your post on the forum and I am going to order that book you suggested, Looks like something right up my ally. Hopefully I can hit you up on a few questions, Things have changed since I did trade shows, so much can be done on the web.

So one of my goals when I finish my work shop and build my machines is to give you guys some free files so you can try your own intarsia, I'll give the pattern too so you can do it all on a scroll saw and sanders.

Oh incase anyone wants to know the software I use is silo 3d to make a simple base mesh then take that into zbrush to sculpt the model, blender is good for that too, then I take a screen shot and take that into a tracing program and trace out each piece like a stained glass pattern, I get the size I want then open the 3d model into cut3d and size it to match the pattern size, then cut out all the pieces glue them on a backing board then carve it on the cnc machine. There's a few steps I missed but you get the idea, I'll show you all when I'm ready. Hope I can pass the passion of this art work.

Thanks again for the welcomes.
Graham
RainMan 2.0 likes this.
Graham Prinn is offline  
post #20 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-31-2019, 02:18 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Country: United States
First Name: Bruce
Posts: 217
 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Graham Prinn View Post
Thank you CAD-Man, those intarsia pieces are natural colors of the wood, they are inlays no painting other than the racoons sign I did.
Then I must admit your layout is impressive. You have to picture in mind what the end result will be when you glue up your design.

CAD-Man
CAD-Man is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Router Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome