I decided to create another clamping option to assist in holding down material. I came up with these L shaped brackets. One has 5 holes that will directly fit my threaded wasteboard file, and the other has slots so you can adjust the fit anyway you'd need to according to what the material needs (I'm imagining its good for round stock). This will work on any branded CNC, but are built specifically for my wasteboard and the Shapeoko 3. Carbide Create is required to open the file, but it will create g code for use on any g code sender (i.e. UGS, Carbide Motion, Easel)
Myers Woodshop L Clamps (right click, save as)
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Myers Woodshop L Clamps (Click here to help support my work!)
I've also created a short video to help show some of the clamping options you have with your CNC. This includes the new L shaped clamp brackets.
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■ 1/4 - 20 hex bolts
■ 1/4 - 20 washers
■ 1/4 - 20 t nuts (you need 3 packs)
■ Double Sided Tape
■ Rockler Hold Down Clamp
■ Oops Clamp
■ Myers Woodshop Cam Clamps
■ Myers Woodshop Wasteboard
■ Myers Woodshop L Clamps
■ Cadex Braid Nailer
■ Shapeoko 3 XXL CNC Machine
There's so many options when it comes to holding material down securely to your CNC machine it can feel overwhelming. In this video I'll walk you through a whole bunch of choices (and even some of my own creations) and how to use them effectively.
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