Search:

Type: Posts; User: spalted; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    17
    Views
    278

    I find mdf problematic to finish any time it’s...

    I find mdf problematic to finish any time it’s machined not just in the Carvewright.
    The cut surfaces are hard to get the finish as smooth as the face of the sheet.
    Without going to industrial...
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    278

    I use it for tests and for projects. I don't...

    I use it for tests and for projects.
    I don't have any data to support my claim, but I think MDF does have a tendency to dull bits a little quicker than some woods.
    That probably the biggest...
  3. Thread: Christmas 2019

    by spalted
    Replies
    4
    Views
    271

    Great idea, and nicely done.

    Great idea, and nicely done.
  4. Replies
    5
    Views
    218

    That oil really made that nice contrast pop!

    That oil really made that nice contrast pop!
  5. Replies
    10
    Views
    729

    Thanks Al, I appreciate it! That's not what I...

    Thanks Al, I appreciate it!
    That's not what I pictured it looking like, I've never had any reason to pull my Z bearing carriage yet so I have never seen behind it before.

    Because of the hours you...
  6. Thread: Trinket box

    by spalted
    Replies
    17
    Views
    757

    I like the one you completed, it turned out...

    I like the one you completed, it turned out great!

    Your angle one looks like it should carve really nice too.
  7. Replies
    10
    Views
    729

    Very interesting, thanks! What I find curious...

    Very interesting, thanks!

    What I find curious too is that "speed sensor" behaviour.
    What I've seen on typical industrial spindle motor sensors is what we always called a "speed sensor" in...
  8. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    Thanks everyone, I sure appreciate the kind...

    Thanks everyone, I sure appreciate the kind words.

    I think I needed a project like this again.
    Years ago I did a fair number of things like this, then I kinda drifted away from it.

    This was a...
  9. Replies
    10
    Views
    729

    You're gonna make me end up joining Facebook yet,...

    You're gonna make me end up joining Facebook yet, ain't you?.......LOL

    I haven't put more than 20 seconds of thought into this yet, so I probably shouldn't even open my mouth until I look into it...
  10. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    I've been sitting in the shop painting whenever I...

    I've been sitting in the shop painting whenever I had a bit a free time, I've also been hacking, coughing and sneezing with some crud that's been going around here, but I did manage to finish it up...
  11. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    lol.....I just meant that if I'm doing a quick...

    lol.....I just meant that if I'm doing a quick carve I'll gamble and go for the bare minimum least number of tabs I think I can sneak by with, but when my carve times start hitting that 10-20 hour...
  12. Thread: Trinket box

    by spalted
    Replies
    17
    Views
    757

    I really like that design a lot, I'm looking...

    I really like that design a lot, I'm looking forward to seeing the end result too.
  13. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    Thanks everyone! Painting a carving for...

    Thanks everyone!




    Painting a carving for me is almost like a coloring book, because I have lines to follow.
    I couldn't paint that on just a plain flat sheet of paper.

    Just remember, you...
  14. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    Well..... I'm still a long ways from finished,...

    Well..... I'm still a long ways from finished, but It's starting to shape up, I'm happy with the direction it's going so far.

    I have a fair amount of touch up and detail work to do on Santa yet,...
  15. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    I think I've got them fixed now. I've been...

    I think I've got them fixed now.

    I've been painting off and on today between other projects, but it'll probably be next weekend at least before I'm able to finish it.
  16. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    This is turning into a build thread now, I guess...........

    Thanks everyone!

    I made one minor design change before I started routing.
    I was thinking about what oscarl48 said, and I lowered the oval border a little more to bring the Santa to the top a bit....
  17. Replies
    3
    Views
    174

    You're welcome. Don't forget to post some photos...

    You're welcome.
    Don't forget to post some photos of your project when you are done!
  18. Replies
    269
    Views
    72,276

    Sticky: Man, you are a prolific designer!

    Man, you are a prolific designer!
  19. Replies
    3
    Views
    174

    Welcome to the forum. Ed posted one in post#...

    Welcome to the forum.

    Ed posted one in post# 190 on this page

    https://forum.carvewright.com/showthread.php?17359-Objects&p=245684&highlight=School+bus#post245684

    Here is one BJ posted years...
  20. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    I glued up some maple planks yesterday and plan...

    I glued up some maple planks yesterday and plan to start routing this morning.

    I tweaked the design some more since my original post.
    I used the Pattern on Trajectory tool to add rosettes to the...
  21. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    Thanks man! I gotta gotta try that, I really...

    Thanks man!
    I gotta gotta try that, I really like the depth that it gives, it brings the Santa to the front more.
    It's a subtle change but it pulls your eyes toward it and makes it more of a focal...
  22. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    I got rid of the santa feather and it does look...

    I got rid of the santa feather and it does look much better, that was an artifact from a different layout and I didn't think to remove it.
    I like the idea of experimenting with the oval feather too....
  23. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,197

    I could use your design opinions please

    My wife loves Christmas so I was thinking about making her something that she can use to decorate with.

    I drew up this design, my wife and I both have Norwegian heritage so just for something...
  24. Replies
    10
    Views
    477

    Click on the name of the person you want to...

    Click on the name of the person you want to message and you'll see "Private Message" link to click on.
    Good luck!
    Let us know how it turns out too.
  25. Replies
    4
    Views
    394

    Somebody else might prove me wrong,...

    Somebody else might prove me wrong, hopefully...... but I don't think you can resume after powering down.
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4