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  1. New Member Introductions
    I've been making small, simple vinyl signs and banners for awhile but have been thinking about branching out by offering a little more; namely CNC routed signs. My budget is limited and I don't even know if my little community could support such an endeavor. Therefore, I've been surfing the web...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi I'm a new member and wanted to take a little time to tell you about myself. I have been in the metal machining world for over 30 years. I just recently bought a CNC Router for home hobbing. The reason I starting looking at forums is because I was having a problem with the cutting the outside...
  3. CNC Routing
    Am looking for Used 4 x 8 and 5 x 10 CNC routers. Let me know if you have one for sale. Jim
  4. New Member Introductions
    I am new to forums (first time). Just built a cnc router (first time). I have had a lot of wood working experience in construction and some cabinetry. This whole cnc routing thing intrigues me and I am hoping to learn more from this forum. Thanks Mike
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I have recently purchased a CNC Router machine & I am having lots of fun with this piece of equipment. I have made name tags, puzzles,wooden dolls for 1st graders & signs.:happy::happy:
  6. New Member Introductions
    I have almost no knowledge of CNC routers but would like one! I have a workshop at home and want to produce stuff for hobby or maybe profitable hobby. Trouble is I am confused by the widely varying cost of a machine - they seem to go from £500 (chinese) to £3k and I don't really know what the...
  7. New Member Introductions
    My name is Don. I have a shaper and a molding machine, and I still need to get used to using a router, as there are so many different bits and they are quite reasonable in price when compared to shaper and molding knives. I am retired and enjoy playing in my shop at home. I have always...
  8. CNC Routing
    I have just completed building my second cnc router and I do not have limit switches or homing switches on it . I am runnihg EMC2 for the controller software . My question is should I bother installing homing switches or not ? Frank
  9. New Member Introductions
    :yes2: Hi my name is Kevin. Been a woodworker as a hobby for 30 + I am currently researching to build a cnc router. I have a table mount Bosch 1617evs and a Porter Cable 690 I also Like Lathe work and own a Jet Lathe model 1442 I am 56 and live in N. Michigan. I have lived there all my life...
  10. CNC Routing
    From my perspective, seems like things aren't as clear as i had hoped. For example, the instructions with the machine talk about Windows XP and Vista operating systems. Has anyone used the newer Windows 7? Is there anything i need to know about using Windows 7? Thanks, Roy
  11. New Member Introductions
    Just Joined and I love CNC Routers. With 25 years in the industry with service and sales experience. I feel I can help with anything from programming, jigging, repair and integration. I love the forums because its a way of giving back. I am self employed for 20 years now and love helping people.
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