I wanted to make a wedding present for a couple of friends who live out in the Marlborough Sounds, like way out the back, beyond… Read More »Routing an elevation map of the Sounds – Pipi & Ant’s wedding present
I’ve been making a heap of signs with the router. Turns out my favourite technique is to mask off, cut the signage through the mask,… Read More »Router-made signs for KnowYourStuffNZ, Kakariki and Sanctuary
Made from the shipping crate and bits I had lying around, the first enclosure for the router did a good job of keeping down the… Read More »Enclosure for a Vertigotech M2 CNC router – attempt 2
Routers need bits, not just cutting bits, but clamps, collets, spanners, t-bolts, feeler gauges, laptop, and other random crap. So I made some drawers for… Read More »Overdoing it – drawers for the router bench
Routers are painfully noisy and throw dust everywhere. If I wanted that, I’d go to Burning Man (again). So: Step 1 – Dust Shoe Vertigo… Read More »Vertigotech router – Controlling noise and dust
The Old Government Buildings in Wellington is one of the largest wooden buildings in the world. I’ve walked past it on a regular basis for… Read More »How easy is it to copy a physical object? Very easy (in this special case).