The Hammer

One of the first projects I decided on when I bought my lathe was a brass hammer. There were several reasons for this choice. First, a hammer has a fairly simple profile and seemed apt for a first project. Second, I gave me the opportunity to learn/improve several different skills in one project. Third, I [...]

Learning a workflow

I’ve been learning all kinds of new things over the last two weeks since getting my laser table up and running under computer control. Working out a good workflow for going from drawing to tool paths to gcode to finished project running on the table is not the easiest thing in the world. I am [...]