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Should CNC-made "woodwork" be included in LJ?

07-19-2013 07:45 PM by LittlePaw | 30 comments »

In response to Dr. Savage’s posting on my “Calla Lily”, I replied:You’re so right, Doc. With CNC machines getting so popular these days, we are seeing more and more woodwork done on the CNC that are far from hand-made. I think that is dishonest. What should be considered CNC or machine made? IMHO, anything that can be made by just turning on a piece of equipment (and I understand that it takes certain skill/knowledge to program a CNC machine), walk away and let the...

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Lasers in woodworking. #4: Finally got mine...

08-02-2012 07:51 PM by degoose | 24 comments »

Yesterday…. the laser engraving machine arrived… So excited, I forgot to get a shot of it on the truck, before we unloaded… Had Barry and Mal over doing another job and lucky for me, they were still here… needed a hand to drag the pallet from the front gate to the workshop… only 20 metres [60 feet] but on a pallet jack over grass… not too much fun.. While I paid the driver and got the paper work sorted, Barry and Mal de-crated… Bigger ...

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CNC and Laser Woodworking

08-02-2012 06:06 PM by OttoH | 8 comments »

It has been a while since I have been active on the site, I have had some news that has shaken me a bit, I am having a lot of Neurological issues and have been diagnosed with Dementia, but I am learning to deal with it and get through as best I can. I have entered into the world of CNC and Laser woodworking this year and have a couple of projects to share. Here is a sign I made on the CNC for my parents backyard, it is made of reclaimed Cypress wood that was pulled out of a swamp in Lou...

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Nifty laser use

06-06-2011 02:51 AM by swirlsandburls | 4 comments »

I am working on a commission project that required me to make a rather large hollow cylinder. It needed to be 9” in diameter with a 1/2” wall thickness, and about 11 inches long. The client wanted to use Jatoba, which I could only get in lumber, so I glued up an octagon to work from. That part as well as cutting the OD was simple, but hollowing out the interior was a challenge. I decided to set up my Jamieson deep hollowing rig, and then realized that I could also set ...

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