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  1. Thread: New member

    by Jim Becker
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    Welcome, Max. Looks like you have a very nice...

    Welcome, Max. Looks like you have a very nice setup there! You're doing some beautiful work, too.

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    Please consider becoming a Contributor here at SMC. Your $6 annual donation gets you...
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    I will admit right up front that I'm a Camaster...

    I will admit right up front that I'm a Camaster owner and fan...made in USA in Georgia and they use North American sources parts to the extent that's actually possible. They are hefty machines for...
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    I have no clue if there's any oil at all...I've...

    I have no clue if there's any oil at all...I've had the pump for at least a decade and a half. It was originally purchased for use at my lathe for using a vacuum chuck and I also have used it for...
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    Exactly...and access to private messages, photos,...

    Exactly...and access to private messages, photos, etc. Thanks in advance for supporting this great forum site! Only six bucks minimum, too...

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    I did my own kitchen in 2003. Including...
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    I picked up a surplus Gast pump for this...

    I picked up a surplus Gast pump for this application many years ago. It was "brand new", never used, but a pennies on the dollar surplus. I think it had a GE label slapped on it, but I don't recall...
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    I kinda agree with Brian regarding mobility. For...

    I kinda agree with Brian regarding mobility. For a small short stroke slider that's more the size of a North American cabinet saw, it's less of an issue making it mobile. But for something even a...
  7. I cut my outfeed table down by 16" because the...

    I cut my outfeed table down by 16" because the 50" or so caused a space issue in my shop because of an unfortunately located stairway. Once I did that, I could keep my outrigger on full time and not...
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    [/COLOR]My 8'6" slider wagon on the S315WS...

    [/COLOR]My 8'6" slider wagon on the S315WS requires 19' end to end for the wagon to have complete travel from pulled all the way back to pushed all the way forward. That's why I mentioned that if I...
  9. Think about your actual normal workflow. Things...

    Think about your actual normal workflow. Things you use frequently and bounce between need a more "stationary" orientation than tools that are more specialized and get pulled out once in awhile or...
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    Consider your workflow carefully before ganging...

    Consider your workflow carefully before ganging machines together like you propose to make sure it's not going to cause you any angst with how you normally process your projects.
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    I'm very aware of tulip poplar's properties...

    I'm very aware of tulip poplar's properties having used thousands of board feet of it, much of which was harvested on our property. There's no direct exposure of the bare wood to the elements here...
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    One has to think about this carefully...applying...

    One has to think about this carefully...applying dye to "even out" color doesn't actually eliminate the lighter area that wasn't exposed. It just makes everything darker if applied over the whole...
  13. That's true, but so I can be honest and...

    That's true, but so I can be honest and upfront...I've never drained mine since I've owned it. It starts with a few pulls under choke and then choke released if it sputtered even if it's sat for...
  14. I rarely take issue with anything you say, Erik,...

    I rarely take issue with anything you say, Erik, but here my personal experience is that ripping with parallel guides/Fritz & Franz is very effective and provides a nearly "perfect" edge compared to...
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    Dan, I really like the Tersa system on my J/P....

    Dan, I really like the Tersa system on my J/P. While I'm sure there are situations where a spiral/helical can provide some benefit (besides potentially lower noise), the flexibility with Tersa to...
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    SCM ...

    SCM

    https://www.scmgroup.com/en_US/scmwood/products/joinery-machines.c884/thicknessers-planers.973/class-s-630---class-s-520.731
  17. Most of my ripping on my slider uses the...

    Most of my ripping on my slider uses the wagon...straight lining first followed by parallel ripping using a Fritz and Franz jig. I do rip some smaller stuff or quickie things that don't need the...
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    If you choose to put a finish on the bamboo...

    If you choose to put a finish on the bamboo material for this use case, it needs to be an exterior rated product, not a generic "poly". You want UV protection. As to the material itself, it may or...
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    OP appears to be in the US based on his first...

    OP appears to be in the US based on his first post and concerns with support.
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    Most vacs are not going to be happy with long...

    Most vacs are not going to be happy with long duct runs which might result with this application, even though they thrive on higher static pressure. If you can keep things to a few select tools in a...
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    The Nova line is certainly nice, but I also agree...

    The Nova line is certainly nice, but I also agree that the SC-machines are very suitable for the hobbyist or one-man shop, especially when space is constrained.

    The SC4 Elite is a heavier machine...
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    I currently have and SCM/Minimax slider and if I...

    I currently have and SCM/Minimax slider and if I need something smaller when/if we downsize, it will be another SCM/Minimax slider with a shorter stroke to fit in a smaller space.
  23. For a typical furniture project, most of these...

    For a typical furniture project, most of these products would generally get the three coat treatment. I used a whole bunch more of the EM8000cv for a large kitchen island project plus the...
  24. I could certainly be "smoking something", (I'm...

    I could certainly be "smoking something", (I'm not...) but I'm not accustomed to seeing "Shark CNC" and "robust" in the same sentence. Maybe they have changed something recently, however. Shapeoko...
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    I've seen folks use aluminum to cap engrain on...

    I've seen folks use aluminum to cap engrain on structure as well as Zip-tape, especially when it will not be seen.
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