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by OCEdesigns
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Milling open-cell foam
Replies: 1
Views: 513

Re: Milling open-cell foam

I just picked up some medium density open cell foam. I have not tried anything yet but was thinking the normal bit I use 1 and 2 flute upcut and just slow them down a little.
by OCEdesigns
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Show off your CNC Shark projects
Topic: Ceiling fan refurb
Replies: 8
Views: 4763

Re: Ceiling fan refurb

I have 2 fans on my back porch with the drooping blades. I like this idea! I know what another project is going to be now.
by OCEdesigns
Tue May 28, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Setting up the Shark
Topic: Water Cooled Spindle Flow Indicator
Replies: 10
Views: 3248

Re: Water Cooled Spindle Flow Indicator

I am about to jump on board the flow indicator train but want to make sure of the hose and connector. will this work with the existing hose? So, is the G14 fitting what the spindle uses? Looking at ordering these to go with the indicator: G1/4 External Thread Connector Fitting for 9.5X12.7mm Soft T...
by OCEdesigns
Tue May 28, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Show off your CNC Shark projects
Topic: CNC "Cart"
Replies: 4
Views: 2485

Re: CNC "Cart"

I don't have completed pictures on this computer but this is the start of what I built for my Shark HD4 Extended bed. It's 2 1/2" by 3/16" angle and 2 1/2" by 1/4" square tube for the legs. I mounted the controller and the VFD for the spindle under and just recessed enough that I can hit the E-Stop ...
by OCEdesigns
Wed May 22, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Setting up the Shark
Topic: Water Cooled Spindle Flow Indicator
Replies: 10
Views: 3248

Re: Water Cooled Spindle Flow Indicator

That's pretty cool. I've seen these in a larger version but didn't know they came in the 1/4" version. I think I will buy one of these. I'm sure you can put it anywhere you want. I would put it in the return line back to the bucket. At least you know you have full flow through the spindle. Although ...
by OCEdesigns
Tue May 14, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Software. Programming
Topic: Alibre Atom3D Complimentary Trial
Replies: 1
Views: 1098

Re: Alibre Atom3D Complimentary Trial

That looks really cool!
by OCEdesigns
Tue May 14, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Show off your CNC Shark projects
Topic: Beach Scene in Cherry
Replies: 11
Views: 4417

Re: Beach Scene in Cherry

Very nice!! What are the overall dimensions?

One of these days I'll get into the design side.
by OCEdesigns
Thu May 09, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Adding a flycutter bit to vcarve pro
Replies: 3
Views: 981

Re: Adding a flycutter bit to vcarve pro

I have not done it yet but I will probably do the same and just add it as an endmill. As long as the cutting diameter is correct so it knows how much to move for step over you will be ok.
by OCEdesigns
Thu May 09, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: New Shark 2 axis cables not labeled
Replies: 2
Views: 738

Re: New Shark 2 axis cables not labeled

You can call Nextwave but you can also just plug them in and see which is which. It won't hurt anything.
by OCEdesigns
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Water cooled spindle
Replies: 4
Views: 1185

Re: Water cooled spindle

What he said. ^^^

The Gantry is really your limiting factor to running larger bits due to the flex.