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For a few years now I have had a woodworking business on the side as a hobby/extra income.  I do a lot of wood turning, mainly bowls, as well as custom furniture.  I use only traditional joinery techniques with no metal fasteners.  If you've ever watched Roy Underhill on the Wood Wright's shop, that's what I'm going for.  

 

I started looking for a new niche side hustle that both myself and my wife can do.  My brother has a pretty successful CNC routing side business that he does pretty well with.  I was looking for something similar but didn't want to step on his toes, so I bought a CNC Fiber Laser.  It's a 20w Chinese special .  To buy something similar made in the US would have run around 15k.  I didn't want to invest that much and my venture be a failure.

 

I pulled the trigger on it right after Christmas and it should be off the boat early next week.  I'm excited to get it.  It can engrave just about any material and comes with a rotary positioner to do round objects like YETI cups, etc.

 

There's going to be a substantial learning curve on operating it but I have a CAD and robotics background so it shouldn't be too bad.  I'm applying for my FFL in order to be able to engrave firearms also.  There's some great fiber laser videos on YOUTUBE if you want to check them out.  Will have better pics once I get it!

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Good for you.  I hope it works out for you.  It would be cool to get some M1973M Yeti cups for sale on the site.  Rather than buying Yeti I have bought several RTIC (made in the same Chinese factory as YETI for half the price) and I drink out of it everyday. 

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15 minutes ago, Hawkez said:

Good for you.  I hope it works out for you.  It would be cool to get some M1973M Yeti cups for sale on the site.  Rather than buying Yeti I have bought several RTIC (made in the same Chinese factory as YETI for half the price) and I drink out of it everyday. 

I only personally own one yeti coffee mug and it was a gift.  It works great but I'm just as happy with my Wal-Mart Ozark Trail tumblers.

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15 hours ago, Mopar1973Man said:

I've thought of stuff like this but not sure what kind of possible sales we could have. 

I don't know how many you could sale.  I'd buy one, but that doesn't make it worth your while.

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Just got through notification that it's in Port.  I have to drive down to Charleston tomorrow and pick it up.  400 miles round trip or $800 shipping.  Think I'll drive!

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10 hours ago, Manimalmother said:

No instructions whatsoever

I guess they figured you couldn't read chineses so why include them.

Good luck with it.

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5 hours ago, dripley said:

I guess they figured you couldn't read chineses so why include them.

Good luck with it.

 

I can't read it but I can speak it some....I've spent entirely too much time there for work!

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44 minutes ago, Manimalmother said:

 

I can't read it but I can speak it some....I've spent entirely too much time there for work!

How does one translate Korean language.  My barber gave me this, something about or example of radiant heat or using hot water to heat with.  Cant get my key board to use those symbols.  

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4 hours ago, 015point9 said:

How does one translate Korean language.  My barber gave me this, something about or example of radiant heat or using hot water to heat with.  Cant get my key board to use those symbols.  

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No idea.  I've never seen hand written Korean.  Seems a lot less boxy than the typed version.

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35 minutes ago, Manimalmother said:

No idea.  I've never seen hand written Korean.  Seems a lot less boxy than the typed version.

Thanks...Ya, I'm stumped.  Lots of translators online but cant find one that has their  "kanji) (american slangly, rice grain alphabet or

 

 https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanji

 

😀 when I was in Japan never had a language problem, at least near base.  

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On 3/8/2019 at 5:37 PM, Manimalmother said:

Well she's home and unpacked.  No instructions whatsoever.  This should be fun!

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The first problem I see... Windows... Yuk! :linux:

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On 3/9/2019 at 9:49 PM, Mopar1973Man said:

 

The first problem I see... Windows... Yuk! :linux:

Not only is it windows, it's 32bit windows 7 "ultimate".  Most likely a chinese clone.

Finally getting the hang of it!

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25 minutes ago, Mopar1973Man said:

Maybe I should give you the vector art for the Mopar1973Man.com site. :thumb1:

 

If you already have it in vector format it's super simple.

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