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by Will Williamson
Tue, Jun 25 2019, 5:59AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Sliding dovetails
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Sliding dovetails

I milled a pocket 3/4 deep, then inlined with a dovetail tool, I drew the dovetail tool. to determine my offsets. i started the cut off the material and then cut the, two long sides and the end. then I took some flat stock and outlined it. there again using my cross section to determine the offset. ...
by Will Williamson
Mon, Jun 24 2019, 1:20PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Sliding dovetails
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Sliding dovetails

Yes, we have, cut sliding dove tails, into solid wood counter tops, to hold flat.
by Will Williamson
Tue, Mar 05 2019, 6:34AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Machining 2 3/4'' thick solid oak
Replies: 3
Views: 609

Re: Machining 2 3/4'' thick solid oak

What are your speeds and feeds on this job. I do this all the time on, solid wood. I use Vortex tools with down spiral. Chip Breaker, Rougher, or finisher, adjust tool, for needed edge surface quality. These tools last for all day. If you need smooth edges, try a 5/8 down spiral rougher, followed by...
by Will Williamson
Mon, Nov 26 2018, 8:14AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Shop Drawings
Replies: 4
Views: 1065

Re: Shop Drawings

Its called Autocad Kerry. hey good to see you still hanging in there
by Will Williamson
Fri, Aug 10 2018, 9:07AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Keyboard cleaning
Replies: 3
Views: 1387

Re: Keyboard cleaning

Unplug your existing key board and plug anew one in. Use a desk top key board. I don't like that vertical keyboard any way.
by Will Williamson
Sat, Jun 30 2018, 10:11AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Y axis Out of bounds
Replies: 12
Views: 3664

Re: Y axis Out of bounds

Thanks Rob, I had run into this issue, running dxf files, thru Control Nesting . Have not had the issue since. Using our current software to save g code to NC files.91 parts with 15 features, make your head fuzzy.
by Will Williamson
Wed, Jun 27 2018, 11:47AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Y axis Out of bounds
Replies: 12
Views: 3664

Re: Y axis Out of bounds

Rob, Do you use Mastercam, to write code directly, to your machine? or do you still use control nesting?
Nothing related to your issue, just curious.
Thanks Will
by Will Williamson
Thu, Apr 05 2018, 3:07PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Aspire export/import
Replies: 10
Views: 2975

Re: Aspire export/import

Mark check this post from a few years back the Vcarve PP from Josh will work for Aspire
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=13164&hilit=josh+post
by Will Williamson
Thu, Mar 15 2018, 4:13PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Machining plam on 1 1/2'' thick pressboard
Replies: 2
Views: 1540

Re: Machining plam on 1 1/2'' thick pressboard

Have you considered Diamond tooling
by Will Williamson
Fri, Mar 02 2018, 9:23AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Shelf pin holes not cutting
Replies: 2
Views: 1271

Re: Shelf pin holes not cutting

Operator error, keeps you humble.
by Will Williamson
Sun, Nov 26 2017, 7:05PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Aspire GCode
Replies: 2
Views: 1919

Re: Aspire GCode

The post processor is the problem call Thermwood tech support in the morning and they will help you get it straightened out The software comes with about 3 dor 4 different post processors for thermwood Do a search on this forum for Aspire post processor the one from check this out http://www.thermwo...
by Will Williamson
Wed, Sep 20 2017, 7:31AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: laser addition
Replies: 2
Views: 2494

Re: laser addition

yes
by Will Williamson
Tue, Jun 06 2017, 11:26AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: laser addition
Replies: 2
Views: 2494

laser addition

Has anyone, installed a laser module, on their CS 45?
by Will Williamson
Tue, Jan 31 2017, 9:14AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Dust shroud/skirt alternatives
Replies: 5
Views: 3314

Re: Dust shroud/skirt alternatives

I have 3 brushes with 3 different lengths 1 inch for very short 1/8 and 1/4 inch tools 2 inch for regular nesting And 4 inch for long and strong tooling 3/4" x 6" And then if I am still having problems picking up, I will wrap a piece of Duct tape around the brush Brushes came from Carr McM...
by Will Williamson
Tue, Jan 10 2017, 3:03PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Hinged Doors
Replies: 8
Views: 5162

Re: Hinged Doors

Like they say, the squeaky, wish get the grease. :lol:

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