It is hard to believe that it was almost ten years ago I witnessed a CNC router in action for the very first time. I was fascinated and simply had to have one! Although I had been in the creative end of the three dimensional sign business for most of my life I didn't really know what I would do with one of these machines - but I just knew it could do fantastic stuff.

Along with the CNC router I discovered the wonderful material called Precision Board and the glues, primers and other companion products they offer. Since then we have gone through many tons of the material using it in most signs and projects we tackle. This journal will chronicle our many adventures both past, present and future. I'll talk from the perspective of someone who pushes these products to the creative limit on a daily basis. I'll be adding to the stories two or three times each week. -dan

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Overnight MAGIC

The old compressor is now repaired and working once more at last. It will be relegated to a standby spare as soon as we hook up the giant new one that has now arrived.

In the meantime the MultiCam is now busy churning out the pieces we need once more.

Last night I laid down a two inch thick piece of 30 lb Precision Board, set up the MultiCam and set it in motion. I peeked in a few times to make sure all was operating as it should and then went to bed and slept soundly. The machine worked through the night while I slept soundly. I even slept in a little. This morning when I came into the shop the MultiCam was almost done the large file and things were looking pretty cool. It was overnight MAGIC!

By lunch time the file will be done and I'll cut the middle section which will hold the welded steel frame and sign hanging eye bolts. Then I'll glue it up this afternoon and tomorrow we can begin the sculpting and painting process.