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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
    Hello all, I have been fighting with my router to cut acrylic for about a week now. Today I finally got it to pocket and cut out shapes by trying different bits and all of a sudden my spindle vibrated for a second or two while cotouring and the shaft bent. I have a 60 x 60" Chinese laser...
  3. General Routing
    hello all, I am completely new to this so I apologize if it might be a stupid question. Long story short, I bought a laser engraver but I had to buy a router kit for it since I only want to cut acrylics up to 5mm thick (yes it's a Chinese machine lol). I finally finished putting the kit...
  4. 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...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Since you asked for a brief intro, here's my version. I've been milling wood for years, furniture, cabinets. But I got this notion in my head that I'd build a cnc router...albiet at that time the commodore 64 ruled the 'puter ways and the electronics were way too expensive but at least I did...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Greetings, and happy wood working to all! I am trying to figure out how to change the bits on a 1994 Reliant Heavy Duty Spindle Shaper, and I'm not having much luck. It looks like you need a special tool to get it out. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks, Richard
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