In preparation for the Railroad Hobby Show in Mass. we had to design something that was model railroad related. So using Sketchup, I came up with a design for this bridge. I created the tool paths in V Carve and will share the files below. The bridge was made from 1/4 clear pine "hobby boards" [...]
We purchased some anodized aluminum dog tags for about $.50 each on EBay. Using a Mini Engraving Point and a Rubber Workpiece Holder
After a trip to a local craft store looking for a project to do with my kids for Christmas, I saw a display with a bunch of wooden Christmas ornaments. Knowing we could have some family fun making these on our own with our Stepcraft 420, we bought some 1/8" plywood and went home to make some ornaments.
RC Driver magazine asked us if we could take a chassis for an RC car that they were reviewing and lighten it up. So we used a Stepcraft 420 with a HF500 watt spindle and a 3/16" Endmill and make several pockets to remove weight but maintain strength.