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  1. CNC Routing
    Recently my workshop's Shaper spindle has stopped rotating. I've narrowed it down to the spindle having been essentially shoved back into the body of the motor, which means when fully tightened down, the collet nut rubs against the housing and prevents it from moving. It's likely related to...
  2. CNC Routing
    Hi all, This is my second post after my introductory post on the New Member Introductions section. I installed Universal Gcode Platform on both my Windows PC and Macbook but can only get the 3018 Pro connected using the Macbook. I found an example .gcode test file to run -- when I click the...
  3. CNC Routing
    First thing first, the "knowledge" i have is purely electronic and by that i mean arduino and such, even in that area i am still a beginner, yet beyond any common sense i chose to tackle a challenge, building my own cnc Router, and i am committed at this point, been at it for 3 months but the...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hello! I’m Jake and I stumbled on this forum looking for some advice on CNC routing. I am a retired Paramedic who built a new woodworking shop during the early stages of the pandemic. Glad I did, surely could not have afforded to build with the high price of materials and the shortage of people...
  5. CNC Routing
    Hi, I recently bought a HIGH-Z S-1400/T-105 CNC ROUTER my first CNC router. Like to see if there are any CNC STEP High-Z / T-series owners here? Grtx Rick
  6. Show N' Tell
    Made a cup holder using Marine Grade HDPE all so known as Starboard. The material is mostly used for boat and marine applications. I'm using a 2550 CNC Router.
  7. General Routing
    We have had to reset our Z-Axis manually several times now. I understand we need to set the Z limit per job depending on switching up the materials, however, once a week or so after turning on and homing the CNC Router the Z-Axis reading is way off. It is not a huge deal to have to reset it...
  8. CNC Routing
    Is it normal for the spindle to drop quickly right down to the spoil board when the machine and air compressor are turned off? Our router allows for the spindle head to drop very quickly when all is powered down. We currently have a wooden block in place that we have to carefully locate at the...
  9. Tool Reviews
    Tool: Shob Sabre 4896 Series CNC Router with C-Axis Aggregate Reviewer: Mallory Lepisto Tool Rating: 3 Review: Once we got the CNC router up and running we have had some success in using it for production; however, it took up 4 months before we were able to receive the missing parts that were...
  10. CNC Routing
    If you have ever wondered how to make sure your CNC Router is moving the distance you think it should be, then this video may help you. I show how to set up Mach3 by using the SET STEPS PER UNIT button. This method is much faster than calculating the setting manually. Mach3 Tutorial - Setting...
  11. New Member Introductions
    I just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Pat and I'm from Baltimore, Maryland. When I was in 10th grade in 1998 I got a job cleaning up for a custom cabinet making shop after I got out of class. Since I was not 18 at the time I was not aloud to use any of the machines because I was not...
  12. CNC Routing
    Hello I am trying to produce some small (60cm X 60cm) engraved wooden signs out of some ******** and other similar wood. I am struggling to choose which CNC Router to Purchase. Being in Australia, my options are some what limited. I am looking to create a small business producing several signs...
  13. CNC Routing
    Does anyone know of the name of a font type (or several font types) that would be suitable for using on a Biesse CNC Router to create a joined wooden word for a school project. Something similar to what is shown in the attachment. I have look on several font websites but have found nothing...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Names is Lenny and I'm new to all this. I've been dabbling in woodwork for a while and I'm interested on moving to the next levels. Definitely acquired a bunch of tools to get almost any job done now I'm eager to use them to make money. My next toy is going to be cnc router so I'm shopping...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hello CNC Community. Advanced Machinery Automation, LLC is a full service CNC repair and rebuild company. We specialize in most all wood routers from Thermwood to Shoda. We have a shop in Indiana where we rebuild and retrofit machines from the ground up if needed. we also sell new and used...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Hello guys and gals. Yes I'm new on the forum but not new to router experience. I have over 10 years using a CNC router for custom art work (and some industrial projects) so I hope I can help anyone with CNC router questions. PS: My shop is closed so I don't make any CNC projects anymore...
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