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11-16-2020 03:38 AM

CNC Cutting angled slots on the edge of a panel..? - 6 replies

I need to make 2” deep notches on the edge of veneered plywood boards. Easy right? What if those notches are angled 10 degrees? Right now I’m doing them manually, with a circular saw, but I’d love to see if I can use the CNC. My issue is that my 4th axis is mounted at the end of the bed, so there is no room to cut the pieces vertically. ...

07-03-2019 12:21 AM

10 foot table design concerns - 21 replies

Greetings, I’ve made one table before, but it certainly wasn’t this large. In the attached drawings, the top is made of 1.5” cedar with breadboard ends, 6.75” wide planks. The apron and supports are 1.5” poplar, and the legs are 5×5” turned poplar. All the poplar will be painted M&T joinery a...

03-29-2017 12:47 AM

Help with Mdf cabinet load / joinery - 11 replies

Hi, cabinet newbie here. I am building 13.5” h x 10.5” d bookshelves that will span two adjoining walls at ceiling level. I will be building them in units, hanging them separately, and applying a face frame. The boxes are 3/4” veneer MDF with glued and pinned butt joints, with a 1/4” melamine back in a 1/4” groov...

12-25-2014 06:39 PM

Drying Olive Wood? - 1 reply

Hi Lumberjocks, Christmas came early when I lucked into some olive burl from a residential remodel.I had the two logs plain sawn, painted the end grain with latex paint, and stickered them under the shopbot. The root ball I had sliced in 6/4 rounds. I also left a few chunks for turning. My question is, should I seal the faces of rounds? An...

06-02-2014 04:56 AM

Walnut blanket chest help - 1 reply

Hi All, I’m a beginner and this is my 2nd case good project, the first out of walnut. I wanted to chase the grain around the sides and front. I bought rough lumber and chose the 3 widest boards so I would ply have to use 3. But after milling, they look like 3 different wood species! I can’t imagine this will make very pretty pane...

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