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    David Falkner

    2nd Build (first) - CNC Router

    Thread Starter: David Falkner

    Building my 2nd CNC first, I hope. I have been researching for over a year, read a thousand threads and articles, and am hopefully building my 'second machine' for my first. There is still a ton to learn and that process will probably never stop. Of this I am certain, I will be in new territory...

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    Eric Schubert

    My First Workbench Build - A Journal

    Thread Starter: Eric Schubert

    Welcome to my journal thread for my very first major build: a workbench! I plan to add photos and updates as I make progress on the bench build, which may or may not be frequently. It all depends on how it plays out. But, I'm hoping that it'll be a learning experience for both you and me, and...

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    Julie Moriarty

    Building a J-Class Sailboat

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    While waiting for the egg to hatch (buying a house) I've found myself lost without having something to create. So I decided to build a sailboat. It's going to be a replica of this, except how it looked when first built in 1934: J-Class Endeavour Length - 39.56m / 130ft Beam - 6.80m / 22ft...

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    Keith Outten

    Laser Forum File Attachments

    Thread Starter: Keith Outten

    We are changing the way we have been offering DVD's of our file attachments to those of you who are interested in purchasing the discs. In the past we offered DVD sets that included file attachments from every forum, starting today we will only offer DVD's from each individual forum. The reason for...

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    Greg Parrish

    My garage workshop

    Thread Starter: Greg Parrish

    Hope this is the right area to start an individual shop progress thread. Here is my ever evolving workshop. Right now I'm converting it to a wood working space but previously it has served as hang out space and auto rebuild space. It's 22x20, insulated and heated/cooled. It is also used for...

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    ludovic chenaux

    Choosing between Epilog and Universal for a first machine

    Thread Starter: ludovic chenaux

    Hello :) I'd like to start a business in Switzerland (cut and engrave 3mm PMMA/MDF) and I need your advices for my first laser machine. I had first a 5000 budget and after many searches I realized that it was far not enough for a serious and reliable tool. Now after several negociations with...

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    daniel coyle

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