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by ProtoMAX Master
Mon Mar 09, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Share Your Work
Topic: Petrified Charcoal Razor Handles
Replies: 1
Views: 2304

Petrified Charcoal Razor Handles

Art Bros inc is a new veteran ran company making straight razors and other related products. They asked me a lot of questions about making razor blade handles and pocket knives etc... The main focus was centered around different materials some of them being strange. The laser seemed to be the best f...
by ProtoMAX Master
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Deeper Cutting!
Replies: 1
Views: 2026

Deeper Cutting!

A local business had asked me what's better, a laser or a water jet? That's easy! Waterjets duh! We both laughed, but then got down to business. After listing off about 20 materials we came to a strange one. Petrified Charcoal. I know lasers would stand no chance against that because the piece was r...
by ProtoMAX Master
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: 3D fitting check gauges
Replies: 1
Views: 1920

3D fitting check gauges

There has been a few projects posted that have 3D parts, interlocking pieces, inner supports, press fit inlays etc. I myself am going to start posting fun things in these categories. So I starting thinking to myself, how can you do this without using measuring tools? Make a tool that allows you to d...
by ProtoMAX Master
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Share Your Work
Topic: Pixel Art out of Metal
Replies: 4
Views: 2893

Re: Pixel Art out of Metal

not sure, I can just make one from scratch so it 100% safe
by ProtoMAX Master
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Share Your Work
Topic: Pixel Art out of Metal
Replies: 4
Views: 2893

Pixel Art out of Metal

ryuman finished.png Now the ProtoMAX has etch feature you can create pixel art out of metal. Here is one I did real quick. Took about 10 mins to path it and 12 mins to cut. It was super easy too!!!... Thats a lie, it wasn't easy to figure it out. But if any one out there wants a tutorial on how to ...
by ProtoMAX Master
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Share Your Work
Topic: Cutting Coprelite, millions of years in the making
Replies: 1
Views: 2559

Cutting Coprelite, millions of years in the making

Hey everyone, I had an interesting question asked to me the other day. Amy Grant of Wunderland Curiosities ask me if I can cut some sh... poo out for her on a ProtoMAX. I replied, absolutely it can cut anything you want. She said "great, cut me some!" and handed me a box of just that, 4 pieces of Co...
by ProtoMAX Master
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Share Your Work
Topic: Sign Brackets
Replies: 2
Views: 3260

Re: Sign Brackets

here are the pics of the bracket in action

assembly
Bracket.jpg
sign
sign.jpg
local artist
local Artist.jpg
completed product
completed.jpg
by ProtoMAX Master
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Share Your Work
Topic: Sign Brackets
Replies: 2
Views: 3260

Sign Brackets

I was helping the city of Buckley come up with ideas to start rebuilding their community. One the topics brought up was having signs on the highway. The issue was the cost. Needing new signs every month was going to start eating into their event budgets. The solution I came up with was to make a rem...
by ProtoMAX Master
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Share Your Work
Topic: Stainless Steel pliers
Replies: 1
Views: 1668

Stainless Steel pliers

I was working out at the machine and needed to move the material holders. Those things were screwed down really tight and I couldn't loosen them by hand. So I just cut out a pair of pliers on the machine, put them together, loosened the material holder and continued the day!
by ProtoMAX Master
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Share Your Work
Topic: Paintbrush Holder
Replies: 2
Views: 1730

Re: Paintbrush Holder

You can use a sacrificial piece of material, Rhino Board used in place of the slat bed works best. Sometimes you can get away with placing a piece of masonite or thin press board directly on top of the slat bed instead. This technique my still have issues when the cutting beam crosses a slat at a sl...