I have completed my first real project this weekend. It involved the Nomad, but mostly for stock surfacing/planing. Apart from that, I took a stab at a juice groove in fusion360 and carved that using a 1/8 inch ball end mill.
The stock for the block was cut using a basic hand saw and a makeshift jig. I’m pretty amazed that I can do this in my one bedroom apartment.
I’m planning on doing one with an inlay next.
There is not too much that a person cannot do if they really want to do it.
Very nice ! Now you just need to find mini meat to cut
What tool and settings did you end up using for surfacing ?
love that wood, what is it please? Look at the patterns / grain - not much more to say than “Chop Chop with the next one”
Here all week try the fish!!
Thanks I used a 1/8 inch end mill. Took a while but was worth it! Planing all the boards initially took the longest due to the amount of switching/glueing required.
It’s all walnut. Some of the boards partially contained sapwood, which led to the lighter parts. I have another order coming: walnut, cherry and maple - should be good really curious if I can replicate this small success again!
I really like this. A set with some convex feet that fit the juice groove could have them stack nicely.
Thanks! That’s a great idea. I’d have to see how to machine those. I assume just a flipping the block and then carve one the corners. Then machine the positive corner parts and stick them in. Will have to try that at some point.