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Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 23 May 2017, 21:42
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
Thanks for the help and suggestions. I have...

Thanks for the help and suggestions.

I have adjusted the shim washers to improve the "at rest" squareness. I will evaluate the success of the adjustment over the next week.

I have the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 22 May 2017, 14:56
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
I believe the stops are square. When the gantry...

I believe the stops are square. When the gantry is brought to the stops and a rectangle is cut, the diagonals are equal (or at least within my tolerance for cabinet parts).

The problem arises...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 21 May 2017, 19:22
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
Been a while folks .... but have always been here...

Been a while folks .... but have always been here reading and learning. My machine has served me well but I have had this pesky issue for quite some time.

At the start of a job, (usually an...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 31 January 2016, 05:55
Replies: 85
Views: 30,460
Posted By cleyte
Great work James ... I will have to make one but...

Great work James ... I will have to make one but it will have the Montreal Canadiens logo on it!.

BTW, can you provide the source of your LED strip? I have done some searching but with so many...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Thu 25 December 2014, 17:02
Replies: 18
Views: 7,645
Posted By cleyte
Wishing everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday...

Wishing everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday season.
Forum: Rails & Rollers Mon 17 March 2014, 08:56
Replies: 159
Views: 73,957
Posted By cleyte
When the bevel is being cut, a portion of the top...

When the bevel is being cut, a portion of the top edge, approx. 1/16th of an inch, remains. The bevel is not cut to a sharp point. This flat area becomes the reference for the bevel cutting and...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 14 January 2014, 07:38
Replies: 184
Views: 50,829
Posted By cleyte
I agree completely. If you choose to use...

I agree completely.

If you choose to use channel, you accept the overhang as you should not cut into the channel to eliminate the overhang. It would compromise the channel.

If you elect to go...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 14 January 2014, 05:43
Replies: 184
Views: 50,829
Posted By cleyte
IMO it looks better when the x-rails are flush...

IMO it looks better when the x-rails are flush with the outside of the beam. Also, there is no overhanging metal to hook your shirt into as you walk around!!!

Clayton
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 13 January 2014, 20:21
Replies: 184
Views: 50,829
Posted By cleyte
1planeguy I have used I-beams and followed...

1planeguy

I have used I-beams and followed the build of BuiBui very closely. To have the rack mount directly under the X-rail, we have removed a portion of the I-beam to accommodate the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 30 September 2013, 20:24
Replies: 21
Views: 6,965
Posted By cleyte
Congrats Milosh. I am very happy for you. ...

Congrats Milosh.

I am very happy for you. Your perseverance has paid off. That in itself should be an inspiration to others to carry on ... after all, the journey is sometimes as good as the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 01 September 2013, 15:07
Replies: 74
Views: 16,451
Posted By cleyte
Congratulations on a great job!!! You now go...

Congratulations on a great job!!! You now go from builder to operator and that's where the rewards await.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 29 July 2013, 17:59
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
Thanks everyone. So far I am having buckets...

Thanks everyone.

So far I am having buckets of fun .. can't wait for the buckets of money.

Clayton
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 29 July 2013, 05:52
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
Dust foot completed

I have completed the dust foot and it is performing very well. I have a small portable dust collector attached to it and very little dust escapes the brushes or is left on the table.

I used it to...
Forum: The Market Place Tue 09 July 2013, 05:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,675
Posted By cleyte
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 18 June 2013, 04:24
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
I know that Dimitry has done something very...

I know that Dimitry has done something very similar to what I plan to do and is apparently having success.

http://www.mechmate.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2135&highlight=dust+foot&page=5
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 17 June 2013, 15:25
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
Some advise needed: I have purchased two ARO...

Some advise needed:

I have purchased two ARO self feed drills to install next to the spindle. If I install a second z slide for this purpose, I will have to move the existing spider away from 0,0...
Forum: General - MM Operating Tue 28 May 2013, 10:19
Replies: 2
Views: 4,073
Posted By cleyte
I know that much has been said about zeroing...

I know that much has been said about zeroing routines but this is just another gadget that is available. Similar to the one shown in the previous post.
...
Forum: General - MM Build Fri 17 May 2013, 18:33
Replies: 258
Views: 130,545
Posted By cleyte
Automatic door sprayer

When you have completed your mechmate and have time on your hands, try this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbTSW5JcTZ0

Clayton
Forum: 10. Base Table Sat 11 May 2013, 06:35
Replies: 13
Views: 5,386
Posted By cleyte
Hi Alan, It is my understanding the since...

Hi Alan,

It is my understanding the since the entire surface of the main table is sealed, the 5/8 grooves that you describe are not required. It is the bleeder board the requires the separation. ...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 06 May 2013, 05:29
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
Thanks Nils. The inside is wood. This unit...

Thanks Nils.

The inside is wood. This unit is made from Birch which seems to be the species of choice for most homeowners in this area.

There is a stainless steel exhaust unit that sits inside...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 05 May 2013, 18:30
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
First Project Completed

Mechmate #106 and its first completed projected. The range hood will be installed tomorrow.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 25 April 2013, 19:59
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
Hi John, My machine is 120" x 60". Its very...

Hi John,

My machine is 120" x 60". Its very rewarding to get to this point and see the entry in the table.

Thanks,
Clayton
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 25 April 2013, 05:26
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
Thanks Mike, #106 - Will have to get that...

Thanks Mike,

#106 - Will have to get that serial number on vinyl and place it on my machine.

As you can see from the photo, the cables to the z-slide are being supported by a wooden dowel. I...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 24 April 2013, 21:03
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
Thanks everyone. @Heath: Its nice to hear...

Thanks everyone.

@Heath: Its nice to hear from you at this point in my build. If you can recall, my build started quite awhile ago with a few shipments that arrived with your help. It was much...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 24 April 2013, 19:30
Replies: 48
Views: 15,506
Posted By cleyte
The paying job I mentioned is a range hood cover...

The paying job I mentioned is a range hood cover in an existing kitchen. Here is the front of it.
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