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    I also have the Little Wizard and it works fine...

    I also have the Little Wizard and it works fine for metal in material that's not overly thick. It's not effective for things like reclaimed beams. A stronger wand like the larger ones used in Airport...
  2. Ric, just so you know, setting up a contactor is...

    Ric, just so you know, setting up a contactor is basically setting up a "switch"...no "electronics" in the deep technical sense is involved and a contactor has screw terminals. It really is pretty...
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    What are your actual concerns with this lift...

    What are your actual concerns with this lift product? Brand new at that low cost is pretty compelling, honestly...
  4. Same with my D750. In fact, I kinda embraced the...

    Same with my D750. In fact, I kinda embraced the "F4 Trinity" save money as they more than met my needs including for indoor equestrian with Auto-ISO and very minimal noise. Huge surprise compared to...
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    Dennis, it's really wonderful when good work...

    Dennis, it's really wonderful when good work brings in more good work. :) Repeat customers and their referrals are worth their weight in gold!

    I had a somewhat quiet week from a shop standpoint. I...
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    Ditto what Mreza said...literally. Newer machine,...

    Ditto what Mreza said...literally. Newer machine, same process.

    I wish I could help with the knife question, but my unit has a Tersa setup which requires no knife adjustment.
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    LOL! No, that's red paint.

    LOL! No, that's red paint.
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    Two factors come into play with compressor choice...

    Two factors come into play with compressor choice for spraying...can the pump provide the required CFM/SCFM for the gun at the required pressure (often about 40 psi for an HPLV spray gun) and is the...
  9. The kind used for security checks is fine for the...

    The kind used for security checks is fine for the purpose and they are generally more powerful (can see "deeper") than the small, inexpensive ones sold for "woodworking". I have one of those and it...
  10. While I'm totally in the Nikon camp, it's always...

    While I'm totally in the Nikon camp, it's always nice to see these improvements from any of the major manufacturers, especially with camera bodies being so capable these days, especially in low light.
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    There are some controllers that are...

    There are some controllers that are self-contained and take files via USB-A memory devices. Axiom is one of them...and there are others. Some machines like Shapeoko have you plug into your computer...
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    Yes, Roger. CNC cut. Material is HDU (sign foam)...

    Yes, Roger. CNC cut. Material is HDU (sign foam) which is a pleasure to work with.
  13. Yes, that's true, Andrew. New security and...

    Yes, that's true, Andrew. New security and privacy requirements are having significant impact on ecommerce, even if a business isn't taking orders from other global geographic areas. Using a service...
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    A Couple of Interesting Novelty Signs

    Finished up a couple of novelty signs today for some close friends I'm visiting with at the end of the week. (They have specific meaning to each)

    This one was interesting in that I used a red...
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    Everybody works differently so ultimately, how...

    Everybody works differently so ultimately, how you intend to use the bench is going to impact how many and where any additional dog holes go. I'm a committed user of hold-fasts (Gramercy in my case)...
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    All of my guns are conversion guns...I have a...

    All of my guns are conversion guns...I have a good shop air system and cannot justify providing a turbine to do finishing as to me, that would be a redundant investment. I did upgrade my primary gun...
  17. Oh, I understand, Dan. Amazon gets more and more...

    Oh, I understand, Dan. Amazon gets more and more of my hardware (and CNC tooling) business simply because it's easier. I was just providing the reasons I've seen for what you described.
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    Which thickness are you using, Patrick? I've been...

    Which thickness are you using, Patrick? I've been happy with the U-Line AF mat material but would consider something like you show if I have to replace something or want to reconfigure an area. I...
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    "Size doesn't matter"...and yes, that appears to...

    "Size doesn't matter"...and yes, that appears to be a very usable tool. Miniature planes are pretty kewel...Lee Valley has a whole line of them of which I own a few. they can be very useful for a lot...
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    I have a full set of the steel rules/straight...

    I have a full set of the steel rules/straight edges from Lee Valley plus a 40" one from Woodcraft that is similar. They all are dual Metric/Imperial which is important to my work since "my" work is...
  21. Salvaged material can be wonderful to work with....

    Salvaged material can be wonderful to work with. The timber frame material can be leveraged in a wide variety of ways. One thing about salvaged wood, however...you will want to invest in a metal...
  22. Two likely reasons...one, to support mobile...

    Two likely reasons...one, to support mobile device using customers which are quickly becoming the primary way many folks shop and two, because many, if not most, are now using a few specific...
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    One other small thought, Larry. One of the nice...

    One other small thought, Larry. One of the nice things about a small CNC machine is that even if you no longer have the space for a full shop, you can still keep going with the CNC machine for fun...
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    You'll probably want a barrier coat of de-waxed...

    You'll probably want a barrier coat of de-waxed shellac to promote adhesion.
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    I don't think I've ever seen it "not...

    I don't think I've ever seen it "not clean"...despite the volume of work you produce!
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