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Blackfoot router-hotwire combo

Blackfoot router-hotwire combo

Postby arangopar » Tue Sep 22, 2015 11:30 pm

Hi everyone, this is my hotwire foam cutter attachment to blackfoot 4x8 router it´s made from aluminum profiles (bow)and 1/8" steel plate (fixed part in the gantry´s back) is very accurate and inexpensive (around $40.00 bucks) . so right now i own a router-hotwire combo :), i will post a video soon.
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Re: Blackfoot router-hotwire combo

Postby joelaw » Wed Sep 23, 2015 1:14 pm

Great!

Been looking for a mod like this. Do you have design plans or something a fellow member can use to duplicate your good work? More pictures etc..

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Re: Blackfoot router-hotwire combo

Postby arangopar » Sun Sep 27, 2015 3:38 pm

Hi Joelaw, at this time i am developing a support structure that holds the polistyrene in place to be cut, as soon as i got it i will post the proper files and pics so anyone can replicate it.
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Re: Blackfoot router-hotwire combo

Postby joelaw » Sun Sep 27, 2015 11:06 pm

Looking forward to it.

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Re: Blackfoot router-hotwire combo

Postby bajaru » Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:58 pm

I agree, this is really cool and I'd love to add it to my machine. I'm interested to see the video of it in action!

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Re: Blackfoot router-hotwire combo

Postby keith » Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:44 pm

Looking forward to the video
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