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by Will Williamson
Wed, Aug 26 2015, 7:29PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Best Method Of Inverting Z axis
Replies: 2
Views: 3663

Re: Best Method Of Inverting Z axis

Have you tried to just change the plus to a minus in the post processor? What software is this?
by Will Williamson
Thu, Aug 20 2015, 3:01PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Flips not lining up?
Replies: 9
Views: 6688

Re: Flips not lining up?

Hi Mike I,m out of town right now I will email you early next week. In addition I use dowels to locate the square. As I was putting a 1/2 inch circle in the inside corner for sawdust. I realized that this X,Y would be my new G902 location. That worked so good I changed my G901 to the same location a...
by Will Williamson
Wed, Aug 19 2015, 6:01AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: 7 years on...
Replies: 5
Views: 5476

Re: 7 years on...

Read My post reply 5 posts back( Flip ops not lining up) If you have trouble understanding what I said, let me know
This method produces dead nuts accurate flip ops.
by Will Williamson
Fri, Jul 31 2015, 12:30PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Flips not lining up?
Replies: 9
Views: 6688

Re: Flips not lining up?

Why not try changing your G902 fixture location by that amount.and see the results. Believe me you can fool with it all day. That is why I use a large right angle 30 x 80 x 6 inches wide. It looks looks a large framing square with a hole drilled in the inside corner. When the machine locates, over t...
by Will Williamson
Wed, Jul 22 2015, 3:19PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Recently Purchased C53 Router Need Help on Setup
Replies: 1
Views: 3289

Re: Recently Purchased C53 Router Need Help on Setup

Call Thermwood tech support 1800 221 3865
by Will Williamson
Mon, Jul 06 2015, 1:04PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: what is the best and least expensive wood you have used for
Replies: 5
Views: 5401

Re: what is the best and least expensive wood you have used

Well, what did you finally end up using? how did the cedar work out?
by Will Williamson
Sat, Jun 13 2015, 8:01AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Is anyone using Autodesk Inventor successfully?
Replies: 12
Views: 11919

Re: Is anyone using Autodesk Inventor successfully?

Were you looking at this for a 3 D modeling solution? What software are you using with it for the Tool pathing? I have been looking at Solidworks for 3D modeling. For either one you still need a separate tool path software. I was hoping that since Auto Desk bought Artcam they woud venture into tool ...
by Will Williamson
Mon, Jun 08 2015, 10:27AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Buying '94 Thermwood C53 and could use some advice
Replies: 5
Views: 5144

Re: Buying '94 Thermwood C53 and could use some advice

Why waste your time and money on obsolete technology. Go lease yourself a new thermwood you will be cutting parts and making money day one. That is a decision you will never regret.
by Will Williamson
Thu, May 28 2015, 12:35PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: sticky job file
Replies: 9
Views: 5588

Re: sticky job file

Sounds like we have been working on the same issue. I was throwing a lot of changes, at the post processor, trying to evaluate the results. But I have not worked on it since, I went back to my original PP Maybe it was the G09F.75 that has made the difference. Brad has spread a lot of light on this s...
by Will Williamson
Thu, May 28 2015, 10:18AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: sticky job file
Replies: 9
Views: 5588

Re: sticky job file

So what is the advantage of out puting arcs commands? I experimented with that a while back. It resulted in writing a lot less code but the machine did not perform as well. Say I had an arc 8 inches long @ 4 inch radius, The machine appeared to accelerate all the way through the curve. And this resu...
by Will Williamson
Thu, May 28 2015, 8:34AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: sticky job file
Replies: 9
Views: 5588

Re: sticky job file

Hey did you ever get this resolved. I looked at your NC file and the starting code does not look any thing like mine. 810 310 1111
by Will Williamson
Sat, May 09 2015, 5:36PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Nesting 24" cabinet sides
Replies: 6
Views: 4490

Re: Nesting 24" cabinet sides

A lot of operators, saying good things about Vortex Bits, especially cutting melamine.
Another suggestion is, can you try another brand of sheet material?
That could make a big difference
Check out woodweb.com this is a popular topic
by Will Williamson
Sat, May 02 2015, 12:20PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: CS45 Ram Upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 5402

Re: CS45 Ram Upgrade

Hi Gerry That is the same as my original ram. with the upgrade I have pushed programs through with 4 to 5 million lines of code. I called thermwood tech support for the info. One other thing xp will reserve a certain portion of your ram for virtual memory and will not let you use it. I'm not sure of...
by Will Williamson
Thu, Apr 30 2015, 7:44AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: CS45 Ram Upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 5402

Re: CS45 Ram Upgrade

I installed 4 gig of ddr400 in my cs 45. It helped a lot. but that is the max for an XP based pc . Got it from newegg.com

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