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    I'm subscribed then. Thanks!

    I'm subscribed then. Thanks!
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    Just moved from Orlando to Panama City. Waiting...

    Just moved from Orlando to Panama City. Waiting for my house to be finished, then my workshop right after that. Are there some active carvers still in the area?
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    So how do you subscribe? Or check to see if you...

    So how do you subscribe? Or check to see if you are?
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    That turned out great!

    That turned out great!
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    Dale - it's about 11"x60" made from 3/4" oak. ...

    Dale - it's about 11"x60" made from 3/4" oak. The two square & compass raised carves were epoxied on.
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    Quick Room Project

    Was asked by a local Masonic lodge to make this room sign quickly. They were willing to pay $350 but I waived my labor as I'm a mason as well.
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    That's a great project! It should sell well IMO.

    That's a great project! It should sell well IMO.
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    I had 287 hours on it, "C" model. The "A" model...

    I had 287 hours on it, "C" model. The "A" model I took the parts from had over 1,500 hours on it and I never had to replace the encoder or Y-drive gear. The shaft on the "C" model was very badly...
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    Did some digging in my spare parts box (old "A"...

    Did some digging in my spare parts box (old "A" machine) and found an old Y-drive assembly. Swapped out the encoder disk and Y-drive gear/bearings and back up and running. I noticed though there...
  10. Thread: Fire Clock

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    Excellent project and great finish.

    Excellent project and great finish.
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    Finally got some time to tear into this and...

    Finally got some time to tear into this and here's what I found. Bergerud you hit the nail on the head in regards to the Y-encoder being the problem. It was rubbing on the sensor and wore away some...
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    No error messages at all. Machine just kept...

    No error messages at all. Machine just kept carving and drifting.

    Will check the bearings tomorrow, but noticed the truck moved smoothly just before the carve.

    Thanks for any and all help.
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    What caused this?

    I'm doing a 6" x 70" carve and the first 60" turned out great. Then the carve error started and I stopped the project. I thought it was a dull bit as I'm carving in white oak and know that oak has...
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    Did you decide to purchase the bits from Jeefoo? ...

    Did you decide to purchase the bits from Jeefoo? If so, how did they perform?

    And where did you pick up the Kyocera bit for $29?
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    Thanks all, coming from this esteemed group means...

    Thanks all, coming from this esteemed group means a lot. This is one of the reasons I purchased the CW years ago. I've done some very neat things, but this has got to be my most rewarding so far.
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    Finished Project - Restoration

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    Just finished this restoration project. The corbel on the right is the model, the one on the left is the restoration (light areas). Over time, pieces of the corbel were damaged and...
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    Thanks again gents. And I guess my use of the...

    Thanks again gents. And I guess my use of the word cheaply may be taken in the wrong context. Scanning/carving by modern techniques would be less expensive than having them reproduced by hand, if...
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    Thanks Clint and Michael. I've considered making...

    Thanks Clint and Michael. I've considered making a mold/casting but some of the pieces are still installed in the building and not an easy task.

    I like what I read about the Next Gen scanner. ...
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    3d Scanner - What do you use?

    I'm trying to make architectural reproductions of some old wood corbels, rosettes, etc. Some I can remove but some are so delicate that the scanning probe is damaging them. Is anyone using a 3d...
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    Is the Smithsonian site open to anyone? I tried...

    Is the Smithsonian site open to anyone? I tried registering using my aol.com email address and it doesn't seem to like it. There are some very interesting models here that might make great projects...
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    Dan, that is a great award that will be treasured...

    Dan, that is a great award that will be treasured forever. The finish is fantastic! I've been considering doing something like this for intarsia projects. Seems like after I complete one on the...
  22. Thread: Aircraft

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    Great looking patterns. You're doing good work!

    Great looking patterns. You're doing good work!
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    Thanks! Called and have everything corrected. ...

    Thanks!

    Called and have everything corrected. Gotta love the support!!!
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    Lost Registration

    Last night my laptop received an upgrade push and Designer lost all the license information for several add-ons. I was able to re-register most of them, but not all (centerline, conforming vectors,...
  25. Disregard last, tried again after I noticed the...

    Disregard last, tried again after I noticed the CAPS lock was on.
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