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Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-11-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
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Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-09-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,109
Posted By GBCues
SMT, Thanks for the information. Cue making...

SMT,
Thanks for the information. Cue making involves all kinds of innovation and side projects.
I look forward to seeing the next chapter.
:thumbup:
Gary
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-05-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,109
Posted By GBCues
Ernie O once told me he sharpens and trues his...

Ernie O once told me he sharpens and trues his own with a diamond grinding wheel.
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-04-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,908
Posted By GBCues
Since this is a topic that interests me, here's...

Since this is a topic that interests me, here's another question:
Has anyone tried setting up Constant Surface Speed Control (G96) on their CNC lathe?
I don't have CNC control of my RPM's to try it...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-04-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,908
Posted By GBCues
Kim, That was exactly the problem I had with...

Kim,
That was exactly the problem I had with mine. So, instead of a little slice of wood being taken out with every passing of a cutter, you only get one or two cuts - well, one cut from the...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 07-01-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By GBCues
My initial thought is lightly figured black and...

My initial thought is lightly figured black and white ebony.
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 06-26-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,908
Posted By GBCues
IMHO every machine is different and every machine...

IMHO every machine is different and every machine has a different sweet spot - or set of them - which must be explored by the operator.
I used to use 6-wing cutters, but felt like they hammered the...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 06-26-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,786
Posted By GBCues
Ummm . . how does "odorless" mitigate any health...

Ummm . . how does "odorless" mitigate any health issues?
Does "odorless" similarly affect adhesion? Why not?
Just sayin'
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 06-25-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By GBCues
In a FB Forum, a guy posted this picture of an...

In a FB Forum, a guy posted this picture of an industrial sewing machine moter, that he built a mount for and installed it on his Porper.
The industrial sewing machine motors are very strong (550W)...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 06-03-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,152
Posted By GBCues
Why have you had so many screen names? Some on...

Why have you had so many screen names?
Some on here have done it to try to hide past bad behavior.
Just wondering
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 05-22-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,590
Posted By GBCues
Joe, Herb (WeeGee) is entitled to word his for...

Joe,
Herb (WeeGee) is entitled to word his for sale post any way that he pleases. He has been a contributor here for 9+ years. You, not even 9 months.
WeeGee, sorry to hear of your circumstances,...
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 05-21-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By GBCues
I use Centroid on my machine. We have the option...

I use Centroid on my machine. We have the option to replace the standard M6 tool change with a customized macro that pauses the program, prompts me to install tool x, then asks me if I want to reset...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 05-14-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,908
Posted By GBCues
As others have requested, we need to see pictures...

As others have requested, we need to see pictures of your setup in order to help diagnose your problem. Please post pictures of your lathe with a dowel mounted in it. Then a close-up of the...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 05-11-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By GBCues
Thinking It's not the computer that is 32-bit,...

Thinking
It's not the computer that is 32-bit, it is the operating system Windows. Sort of like putting ethyl or regular gas in your car.
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 05-09-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By GBCues
You are correct that cue suppliers, for the most...

You are correct that cue suppliers, for the most part, simply repackage a commercially available product. So you might be able to take your nearly empty bottle to a woodworking store and ask if they...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 04-28-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,169
Posted By GBCues
Turning too slow and feeding too fast , and...

Turning too slow and feeding too fast , and taking too big a cut could cause that.
My 2 cents,
Gary
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 04-27-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By GBCues
[QUOTE=CuesDirectly;6385684] David, Great...

[QUOTE=CuesDirectly;6385684]

David,
Great advice - some guys/gals think the triangle box is enough protection and fuss about the cost of a $2 piece of PVC pipe, claiming "Hey, it's insured!"
LOL...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 04-18-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,268
Posted By GBCues
Chris and all, IMHO much of the hoopla over tip...

Chris and all,
IMHO much of the hoopla over tip pads is cosmetic and not functional. We see these pads in clear and all colors of the rainbow. They, are cut from acrylic, polycarbonate, and other...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 04-12-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By GBCues
I'm not following your train of thought. How...

I'm not following your train of thought.
How does a manufacturing flaw - not being straight - increase the tendency of that bend to increase over time?
Thanks
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 04-11-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,442
Posted By GBCues
Wrong, wrong, wrong - This is a cuemaker's forum...

Wrong, wrong, wrong - This is a cuemaker's forum - so it is the ARROW that makes all the difference!!
:p
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 04-11-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By GBCues
^^^ imagine that!! ^^^

^^^ imagine that!! ^^^
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 04-01-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By GBCues
Yep, those are nicer - but depending on his...

Yep, those are nicer - but depending on his background/level of experience, someone may have to teach him how to read it.
:eek:
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 04-01-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By GBCues
I agree that the Harbor Freight calipers work...

I agree that the Harbor Freight calipers work pretty well. I also like this one...
Forum: Cue Machinery and Supplies 03-27-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By GBCues
The ivory from the keys isn't think enough to do...

The ivory from the keys isn't think enough to do inlays except for maybe a dot.
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 03-25-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By GBCues
You could buy some 3/8-16 all thread rod, cut to...

You could buy some 3/8-16 all thread rod, cut to the desired length/weight and then cut a slot in one end with a dremel.
Works great!
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