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by Bill Rutherford
Fri, Jul 01 2005, 5:35AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Tool Holder
Replies: 2
Views: 2200

Dave, A number of things could be causing this. First the spindle or the taper that receives the spindle could be dirty. Look at both for a build up of brown or black residue or a bit of rust. If you find anything use some extremly fine steel wool or woven pad (the finer the better, don't want to ca...
by Bill Rutherford
Fri, Jul 01 2005, 5:28AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Dxf Files
Replies: 3
Views: 2805

I use DXF files all the time. The biggest thing is to make SURE you drawing is closed. As Nick suggested use snap to Vertex. If your drawing is not closed, or if there is a tail on one of your lines then the machine is not sure what you are asking for. Care when drawing the parts is the easiest way ...
by Bill Rutherford
Fri, Jun 24 2005, 5:06AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: ?'s for Thermwood owners
Replies: 4
Views: 3618

Nick, I could not be more pleased with our Thermwood router. Simply stated, if we needed another machine tomorrow, I would not even consider anyone else. We have had our machine two years now and have not experienced one second of down time due to machine problems. One thing that is more important t...
by Bill Rutherford
Wed, Jun 01 2005, 5:34AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Feature Request - CNC Restart points
Replies: 2
Views: 2509

I also skip around in the cnc programs fairly often. What I do is as follows: Start from the begining of the program. Without a sheet on the table press start and wait until the machine gets the first tool and heads out to make the first cut. While the bit is out over the table ready to make the fir...

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