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My CNC Adventure #1: The X Carve was a good start

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Blog entry by JWags posted 06-26-2018 07:53 PM 783 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It’s been a long time since I posted. Since my last post, I’ve moved and gone from a half a 2 car garage shop to a 38×32 foot detached and heated shop. The home we moved into was owned by a custom kitchen cabinet maker – who worked this shop full time. I feel very fortunate having this space. I’ve documented setting up shop there on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/jamesjwegner

The actual shop move in video is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ti_y3evW8s&t=450s

But last December I got interested in cnc machines. After a lot of research – I thought the X Carve from Inventables.com would be a great low cost way of finding out if cnc woodworking was for me.

Well – after a learning curve – I am fascinated by the projects I can now create. So much so – that I have created a side business and website. The company is Black Forest Signs and Plaques and I would be grateful if some of you would visit my site to see the items I’ve designed so far. http://blackforestsigns.com.

Thanks for any comments and/or suggestions!

James

-- James - I don't like jogging - the ice pops out of my glass...



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Woodtodust

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#1 posted 06-27-2018 01:14 PM

James, I visited your Web site. Absolutely beautiful work. Congratulations and best of luck with your business. Also, as someone shoehorned into half of a two car garage I can imagine how it must feel to work in a real shop with some room to move.

Bill…

-- Bill...Richmond Hill, GA--"83% of all statistics are made up."

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JWags

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#2 posted 06-27-2018 01:51 PM

Thanks Bill for looking – and thanks for the kind words.

-- James - I don't like jogging - the ice pops out of my glass...

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Notw

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#3 posted 06-27-2018 03:17 PM

Good looking work James, the X-carve is on my list of toys to get in the future

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