On the road, with VariEze N388DT

So, I’m selling my Cessna to help purchase my soon to be delivered laser scanner, but did you think I would give up flying (or aircraft ownership) completely?  Pshaw!  Of course not.  Sometimes things come along just at the right time in your life, and I think that’s true in this case.  My friend James … Continue reading

Maximizing Toolpath Quality with madCAM

I’ve been using madCAM to generate all my toolpaths for a few years now, and I have to say I really love it.  Since the machine I use is 3-axis, I’ve been using the entry level version, which sells for $750, which puts it squarely in the “budget” range of CAM software.  That being said, … Continue reading

So long, Cessna

As part of my effort to raise capital for for my forthcoming laser scanner upgrade, I’ve decided to reluctantly part ways with my trusty and extremely clean 1969 Cessna 172K.  I’ll be very sad to see it go, but if I have to choose between an airplane and a laser scanner, I choose the laser … Continue reading

New Gear In, Old Gear Out!

While I made my little old Mac mini soldier on for a long while (too long I would say!) the time has come for a brand spanking new computer!  New computer day seems almost as exciting as new car day, but it’s a whole lot cheaper.  Perhaps this means I should get a new computer … Continue reading