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

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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 than I had imagined… even though I have seen similar machines at the VISA show…...

Had to set up some boards to roll it off the pallet and into the workshop…

All in… actually was not that hard with 3 of us…

Kind of a tight squeeze between the SCMS and the Table Saw… had to drag some of the equipment out of the way…

That is better… moved the TWC out and now have heaps of room…LOL

Starting to unpack… everything is jammed inside…. Chiller, blower, huffer, computer [yes I got a computer thrown in.] RECI tube and spare … and the rotary device…

More pics on here.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#1 posted 719 days ago

Larry, it looks really good and I bet that you can’t wait to get it up and running. i really want one but I can’t afford one that big. Do you use Corel Draw with that? Congratulations.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 719 days ago

Welcome to the dark side.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 719 days ago

YEP…good bye wood working, hello laser… are you selling your equipment for a reduced amount, even with shipping across the pond, i might want your used TWC…didnt you say 500 bucks including shipping…LOL…...well mate, you have a new tool, cant wait to see what you do with it…...that is one big machine…....glad you had help there, you would have been like me…bad back…and crying the blues….enjoy setting her up…can you cook in there also, i like my hotdogs over easy…with some eggs on the side…....just to make sure you get the spelling of my name right…its BOB… and if you are dyslexic…its BOB….lol…......

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 719 days ago

Your table saw looks TINY compared to that beast.

-- My terrible signature...

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 719 days ago

You have migrated to another World of woodworking…

Looking forward to seeing your enhanced projects…

Be careful…

Have fun!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#6 posted 719 days ago

It’s big Larry.

How much does it cost?

I bet you will have a lot of fun.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#7 posted 719 days ago

Looks Great! Larry, Bet you will have a blast learning all about it!
I like the looks of your skid boards!!—If your done with those????

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#8 posted 719 days ago

Wow Larry, I am jealous, that is a heck of a machine you got there. Can’t wait to see what you turn out with it.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 719 days ago

Larry, I can’t wait to see what you can do with a machine like that!! You can personalize everything!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Sam Shakouri

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#10 posted 719 days ago

I think this machine need to be in a free dust room. Good luck with it.
I’m looking forward to see its first product.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#11 posted 719 days ago

Hey Sam… My workshop is dustfree …well kinda…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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Monte Pittman

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#12 posted 719 days ago

All I can say is that I am so envious I could cry. Can’t wait to see what you do with it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#13 posted 719 days ago

Create looking Larry. Best of luck on getting it all set up and bringing in lots of cash.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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matt garcia

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#14 posted 719 days ago

Can’t wait to see what you create through it!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#15 posted 719 days ago

Wowzza! I know ya can’t wait ta get this rockin

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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