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by Char
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Show off your CNC Shark projects
Topic: Rug Loom
Replies: 3
Views: 1486

Rug Loom

I had a fabric store that is looking at starting rug weaving classes that needed some simple frame rug looms for students to start learning on. They had one someone built but it was rickety at best. So I designed one for them and of course added in some personalization. The big advantage is that I h...
by Char
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Setting up the Shark
Topic: Work Bench/Table for Shark HD4 Extended Bed
Replies: 22
Views: 6866

Re: Work Bench/Table for Shark HD4 Extended Bed

Here is a couple pictures of the table I built for mine. I wired in power under the table to plug everything in.
by Char
Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Everything 4th Axis
Topic: new to 4th axis
Replies: 3
Views: 1371

Re: new to 4th axis

I spoke with tech support this am. One thing that needs to be checked to make sure the software and pendant updates for the controls is registering the tool. Thank tells the controller and computer that there is a new hardware device and then it automatically updates the displays and opens the contr...
by Char
Sat Dec 22, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Everything 4th Axis
Topic: new to 4th axis
Replies: 3
Views: 1371

new to 4th axis

Hi Everyone, As in my previous post I just got my new tool and I am working on getting to work. I have run into a few snags so far. I have been watching the videos that I can and reading everyone's experiences. 1. In the literature during the set up process it says to rotate the piece with the penda...
by Char
Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Everything 4th Axis
Topic: I Dd It!
Replies: 0
Views: 964

I Dd It!

I asked for Christmas and got my 4th axis today. So before I happily start with the frustration of the learning curve and wasting material any advice for a new owner? I have had my CNC and turned out some great projects with it in the past 7 months. I have the HD4 EXT.
by Char
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Random circle twice
Replies: 5
Views: 1373

Re: Random circle twice

Here is the .crv file.
by Char
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Random circle twice
Replies: 5
Views: 1373

Random circle twice

The tap file is attached and a photo of what happened. Trying to think of where something went wrong. This happened the first time which is in the photos so I pulled the piece, planed it back down to a zero and went through the entire project to start over on a thinner piece of material. I was cutti...
by Char
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Project size
Replies: 3
Views: 1118

Re: Project size

Thanks for the tips and video, tiling is what I needed to do so I could start, stop and move. Sign turned out great finishing touches on it today and then it will be in the first project section for a picture.
by Char
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Project size
Replies: 3
Views: 1118

Project size

I have an HD4 ext so we all know that the workable area is 50"x 25" but I am working on getting my shop sign done and while it is only going to be 9" on X, it is 120" on Y so it exceeds the work area. While I know that I can measure and move for each word is there a way to create the toolpaths and f...
by Char
Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Show off your CNC Shark projects
Topic: Table for the HD4 Extended
Replies: 3
Views: 1793

Re: Table for the HD4 Extended

Yes this machine, err robot as you put it has already made me its slave and it is not even in my shop until Monday. First it was a table, then the small parts came from Rockler, laser ect. So yesterday I made a and hung a drawer to keep those in and of course the all important spoilboard needed to b...