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    Re: Types of materials other than Aluminum

    Thanks Routalot.

    Do you think 'polyurethane' would stand upo to the rigors of a router bit at 15,000 revs per minute. I'll have a look at the two manufacturers you suggested and see what they say...
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    Re: Types of materials other than Aluminum

    Thanks for the reply Andrew
    I've never heard of 'Machineable Wax' before and didn't know you could use that as a cutting medium on a mill.You'd think it would be like using butter with it swishing...
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    Types of materials other than Aluminum

    A lot of 'Mini Mill' owners cut reliefs in Aluminum and it works well, but I was looking for other materials that I could use to cut figure heads with lettering around the edges finely enough to be...
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    Little space to hold my workpiece on

    At present I'm coming to the end of my latest build of a 'Mini Mill' and was trying to figure out how to hold my workpiece to the gantry plate. As its only 5 X 5ins square there isnt a lot to play...
  5. Thread: Tool part

    by lindum
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    Tool part

    I recently obtained a Wire Clamping tool for supporting fencing in my back garden, but the end has now developed a crack in the side of the front portion which I have a shrewd suspicion was there...
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    Re: Tap and hole calculator

    Thanks
    The Bolt Depot list is easier for me to get my head around.

    Thanks again for the replies guys.
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    Tap and hole calculator

    Firstly I'm a complete beginner where tap and dies are concerned. I have a set, but up to now its either been done before I get the part or I got a mate to do it for me. But I can't keep asking...
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    Re: OOznest's CNC router needs more power

    Yes, I thought I'd have to increase the voltage and go with a 36v supply. But what would be your suggestions regarding the amount of amps. There's 1 Nema 17 and 3 Nema 23s.

    Thanks for your help by...
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    OOznest's CNC router needs more power

    Hi Just finished building the OOZnest cnc router, but the power supply that I had was hardly turning the nema 23s so I upped it from 12v to 24v (6.25A) and the same thing, the nema,s hardly turning....
  10. Re: Can someone tell me how to produce a bavel on a base

    Thats nice

    If I had to pick one it would probably be the Double Curve Bit.

    Actually I just wanted to make the plynth a little less like a plank of wood. So I'll go with Coherents suggestion.
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  11. Re: Can someone tell me how to produce a bavel on a base

    Yes I was thinking the same thing. Use a board with a hole in it and a router trimmer underneath and finish the bevel on that.

    I'll try that out.

    Thanks a lot for the reply.
  12. Can someone tell me how to produce a bavel on a base

    Hi
    Now I've finished building My CNC Router (Ox from OOZnest in the UK) I want to get out and cut something, doesn't everyone. I wanted to make an Axidraw clone (Plotter), but one with wooden...
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    CNC xPro Controller Board

    I'm half way through building an OX cnc router from Openbuilds and I'm looking for a controller board (xPro). Now Openbuilds sell this board but its currently out of stock.

    I was hoping to find...
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