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Fri May 04, 2012 10:41 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Advice req'd on post depth / wind load

Replies: 21

Views: 3837

Bit late for advice but out of interest here is a frame I installed yesterday. Although the RSPB only specify the posts be in the ground 600mm I put them in 900mm with 2 bags of postcrete each. The recommended timber to be used is oak but these posts are Larch which is good for underground use as we...

Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:38 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: anybody made a homemade cnc??

Replies: 38

Views: 33195

Never built from scratch but rebuilt and rewired an old router to work from Vectric and Mach3 which I find are both superb software when you get your head round them, Great site for info on diy build is http://buildyourcnc.com and great site and help for electrics is http://www.cnc4pc.com. here is a...

Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:18 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: gerber dimension 200 in action routing wood sign

Replies: 1

Views: 3288

gerber dimension 200 in action routing wood sign

Hope this is the right forum. I made a little video of my dimension in action routing some wood signs for a local artist, she is going to shape them by hand and finish them off with oil as I think they are going inside. will try and post the finished signs in due course. sorry about the background n...

Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:03 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Snow snow thick thick snow

Replies: 171

Views: 29720

Since we are talking 4wd and snow I thought these clips are rather interesting!!


http://video.mpora.com/watch/4T8GxAYkl/


http://video.mpora.com/watch/NGWGdUk5v/hd/

Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:09 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: VAT Question

Replies: 43

Views: 2889

John Childs wrote Nigel, At a guess, it's the value added by providing the surroundings to eat the food, plus the staff to serve it, etc etc. The fact that the food is cooked makes no difference, because takeaways are zero rated. Chocolate coating is immaterial. The difference is between biscuit and...

Mon Jan 07, 2008 12:56 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: electric scissor lifts

Replies: 5

Views: 1121

electric lifts

Hi, do you still have the lifts for sale?, if so can you give me a call on 07917 631333. Regards Jamie

Fri Jan 04, 2008 11:09 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Experienced Sign Designer Wanted / Scotland

Replies: 0

Views: 461

Experienced Sign Designer Wanted / Scotland

We require a Sign Designer for a busy studio, We are a fairly large company based in Inverness with 20 members of staff. If you have experience in designing signs, hard working, motivated and a team player then this is a fantastic opportunity. My contact details are JAMIE GOODWIN TEL 01463 243225 MO...

Thu Dec 14, 2006 10:09 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: cnc router wanted

Replies: 2

Views: 572

Cheers Dave I have sent a reply direct to the email on the link you supplied, Regards Doug

Thu Dec 14, 2006 6:18 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: cnc router wanted

Replies: 2

Views: 572

cnc router wanted

Looking for another cnc router
call dougie on mobile 07885963465

Thu Oct 05, 2006 11:27 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: what extractor are you using and how is it?

Replies: 1

Views: 1794

hope this will link to a previous topic that should help answer your question cheers Doug
http://www.uksignboards.com/viewtopic.p ... highlight=

Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:17 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Wanted - Heat Press

Replies: 0

Views: 326

Wanted - Heat Press

Hi, anyone have a heat press for sale?
If you have give me a call on 07917 631333

Jamie

Mon Feb 13, 2006 4:56 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: EXPERIENCED SIGN DESIGNER / COMPUTER OPERATOR

Replies: 0

Views: 420

EXPERIENCED SIGN DESIGNER / COMPUTER OPERATOR

We are looking for an Experienced Sign Designer / Computer Operator to come & join our team. The equipment we operate is vinyl cutters, Edge printer, Sabre router, Mimaki JV3 & Cadet print & cut. The main software we use is Graphics Advantage/ Omega & Corel Draw. We are looking for a...

Tue Oct 25, 2005 6:28 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Clocks going back!!

Replies: 18

Views: 1922

in winter the further north you go it gets darker before the south and its the opposite in summer. Here is an interesting website that graphically shows the dark/light wave round the world, at any time of year, http://www.fourmilab.ch/cgi-bin/uncgi/Earth/action?opt=-p Talking about the weather it is...

Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:16 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Looking for a decent second hand 1220mm plotter

Replies: 1

Views: 396

If you are still looking I got a secondhand mutoh 1300. £800 +vat. email me at doug@woodsign.co.uk for photos etc. south of Inverness so not to far away,
cheers doug

Sun May 22, 2005 9:29 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Translation into Swedish

Replies: 3

Views: 710

try www.systranbox.com

it translates as follows



Motorsport
Olje- temperatur (+ olja temp)
Bevattna temperaturen (+ bevattna temp),
Olja tryck

retranslate it back from swedish to english to double check
cheers doug

Wed Mar 16, 2005 10:45 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Contract Law advise from Peninsula

Replies: 3

Views: 460

I own a restaurant where we use penninsula, reluctantly, and we pay £84+ vat a month. They tailored the contracts and stationary to suit the business and although we were strongly advised by my accountant to use the service, I felt they were a hard sell, but in this day and age it is must have if yo...

Thu Feb 03, 2005 10:31 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: can anyone help need driver for a Camm1 pnc 910 please?

Replies: 3

Views: 1766

manual
http://www.rolanddg.co.uk/owners/PNC-960%2B910.pdf

98 driver
for pnc 910 scroll down this page
http://dg4.roland.co.jp/en/down3oad.html

cheers doug

Tue Jan 25, 2005 9:56 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: PNC950 Windows Driver

Replies: 3

Views: 2042

there is definately a driver for a camm-1 pnc 950 for windows xp on the rolanddg web site. If you go to rolanddg web site and the downloads page look under INDEX and you shoold see a link for Roland Driver for Windows®XP/2000/NT4.0 If you follow that link it takes you to the page with the driver for...

Fri Dec 10, 2004 10:26 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Pacer or Axyz cnc router wanted

Replies: 24

Views: 2671

mod-edit see board rules

Thu Sep 09, 2004 5:35 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: CNC Router wanted

Replies: 4

Views: 663

I have an axyz millenium router (1000x1000mm table). it is 5 years old but has been used very little in that time. £6000 +Vat my mobile is 07885963465. or email doug@woodsign.co.uk regards Doug Edwards

Thu Apr 29, 2004 4:26 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: CNC ROUTER FOR SALE

Replies: 0

Views: 594

CNC ROUTER FOR SALE

I have an axyz millenium router (1000x1000mm table) for sale. it is 5 years old and done very little work in that time. £6000 +Vat complete with some extras. my mobile is 07885963465. or email doug@woodsign.co.uk regards Doug Edwards

Tue Feb 17, 2004 9:23 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Cut Lines - EPS files - Coreldraw 11

Replies: 17

Views: 2774

Try going to EFFECTS, CONTOUR, then select OUTSIDE, the ammount of offset and the steps which will be 1, but I know from past experience, not all EPS files react in the same way. If you want, email the file to me and I will have a go. doug@dolphindiner.co.uk cheers doug edwards

Thu Feb 12, 2004 7:59 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Warning

Replies: 24

Views: 4003

re the scam emails from nigeria, check this site out for a good laugh http://www.ebolamonkeyman.com/

Fri Jan 16, 2004 2:33 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Wanted - Cutting software

Replies: 14

Views: 1705

As Lorraine says, if you already have Corel 11 and a roland plotter, Download the driver foc from roland web site and cut direct from corel. No need for seperate cutting software when using corel with roland plotters, regards Doug Edwards

Sat Oct 04, 2003 12:04 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Moving to XP

Replies: 19

Views: 5074

Xp will not run toolpath (for win 95-98) for my AXYZ router. I thought all I would have to do was install Toolpath on XP using win98 settings, but not so simple as AXYZ have told me the router control box needs to be modified by their engineers to run from XP, apart from that all other programs seem...

Wed Sep 17, 2003 3:50 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: is there a machine that will suck away perspex shavings?

Replies: 5

Views: 3436

I also run an axyz router (a millenium) and use a twin motor RECORD DX 4000 extractor unit which comes with a 5 year warranty. I got mine locally for about £250. Works fine for me on mostly wood dust extraction cheers doug edwards

Sun Sep 07, 2003 2:10 pm

Forum: Corel Software

Topic: can anyone advise me with a couple of corel draw problems?

Replies: 5

Views: 2133

Yes I have had this problem before and the solution for me was to uninstall photopaint then reinstall from original disk, good luck doug edwards

Thu Jul 31, 2003 2:26 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Can anyone give me an example of cuthead positioning?

Replies: 6

Views: 2134

Rod as a matter of interest, have you ever tried cutting direct from within Coreldraw. if not You can download drivers from www.rolanddg.co.uk . I, like yourself used to use Cutboy but now I cut and print direct from corel and find it has a number of advantages over Cutboy
Cheers Dougie

Wed Dec 18, 2002 10:59 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: is it possible to router stone?

Replies: 7

Views: 2644

might be worth speaking to the blast shop in manchester
tel 0161 736 1794 they are stone sculptors and they supply to the trade. in the past I have found them very helpful with advice, regards again Doug

Wed Dec 18, 2002 9:50 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: is it possible to router stone?

Replies: 7

Views: 2644

I have never tried cutting stone on the router but it sandblasts fairly easy Most monumental stone sculptors now use sandblasting to "engrave" into stone. might be worthwhile subcontracting the job out as there is not a lot of room for any error on this type of work. good luck I will be interested t...

Fri Dec 13, 2002 7:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: another scotsman

Replies: 6

Views: 1583

another scotsman

I was recommended this site recently by a friend of mine in Acorn signs in Inverness, as a great site for tips and advice. (Maybe he is just fed up of me always trying to pick his brains) I find the site very helpful and friendly, as there is a wealth of information freely given. This is very useful...

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