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  1. Freekmagnet replied to the thread OD that doesn't rob bottom end.

    ^^^^^ This ^^^^^ Problem solved.

    Apr 17, 2021 at 10:21 AM
  2. Freekmagnet liked devnulljp's post in the thread OD that doesn't rob bottom end.

    Anything with a blend.

    Apr 17, 2021 at 10:21 AM
  3. Freekmagnet liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Pin Routers: The Old-School Production Workhorses.

    Yep. As you'll see coming up, the fixtures I'll be building are going to have strong large handles spaced about 30" apart. You have to...

    Apr 16, 2021 at 11:07 PM
  4. Freekmagnet liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Pin Routers: The Old-School Production Workhorses.

    Yes, this pin router should be able to rout all these cavities and chambers in less than half the time it would take by collar routing....

    Apr 15, 2021 at 3:28 PM
  5. Freekmagnet liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Pin Routers: The Old-School Production Workhorses.

    Cleaning up the AMB-2M Master Template: Another handy machine in my shop: an Oliver S-4 Die Filer from the 1950's. It's a power filing...

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  6. Freekmagnet liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Pin Routers: The Old-School Production Workhorses.

    Continuing on making up the new Master Template: The first thing is to install the steel drill guide bushings for the two reference...

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  7. Freekmagnet liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Pin Routers: The Old-School Production Workhorses.

    Okay, getting into the new tooling: The first, and most important thing to make is the Master Template. It also takes the most time to...

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  8. Freekmagnet liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Pin Routers: The Old-School Production Workhorses.

    I'm finally getting to building the first set of real tooling for the big green pin router! This is a set of templates and routing...

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  9. Freekmagnet liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Pin Routers: The Old-School Production Workhorses.

    I'm steadily working on the big green pin router, making improvements on it to improve the safety and productivity. Here are the...

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  10. Freekmagnet liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Pin Routers: The Old-School Production Workhorses.

    It's been a while! I've had a bunch of interruptions in my life, and haven't had much time to play with my big green pin router. But...

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  11. Freekmagnet liked dwizum's post in the thread Magnets & Copper Wire: A Pickup Building Thread.

    Keep fighting the good fight with those socks! I have a really oddball idea, I'm wondering if I'm the only one that's ever thought...

    Apr 14, 2021 at 5:31 PM
  12. Freekmagnet replied to the thread Magnets & Copper Wire: A Pickup Building Thread.

    I’m pretty locked up with organizing my sock drawer for right now, but I expect one of you guys to have this guitar-playing robot built...

    Apr 14, 2021 at 4:29 PM
  13. Freekmagnet liked Bruce Johnson's post in the thread Magnets & Copper Wire: A Pickup Building Thread.

    Yeah, I've thought seriously about building such a device, a mechanical drop arm that could make a really consistent pluck on a string....

    Apr 14, 2021 at 3:37 PM
  14. Freekmagnet liked dwizum's post in the thread Magnets & Copper Wire: A Pickup Building Thread.

    I'll just go ahead and whip one of those up then. In my spare time.

    Apr 14, 2021 at 3:37 PM
  15. Freekmagnet liked A9X's post in the thread Magnets & Copper Wire: A Pickup Building Thread.

    ^^ Brilliant Freek. I hadn't seen that before but I'll have a go at building at least a single string version after the move. I have the...

    Apr 14, 2021 at 3:36 PM

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