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 Another option is to build a '​hutch'​ over the machine with transparent sides. This can protect the machine from the outside world as well as protecting the outside world from the machine. Another option is to build a '​hutch'​ over the machine with transparent sides. This can protect the machine from the outside world as well as protecting the outside world from the machine.
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 ==== Tooling ==== ==== Tooling ====
  
 We will need a plan to deal with the actual cutting tools, which tend to wear out and break fairly quickly, especially in the hands of inexperienced users. ​ Possibly each user should bring their own tools, but we may also want a small number of community tools that may be used for training or small jobs. We will need a plan to deal with the actual cutting tools, which tend to wear out and break fairly quickly, especially in the hands of inexperienced users. ​ Possibly each user should bring their own tools, but we may also want a small number of community tools that may be used for training or small jobs.
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 +==== Work Mounts ====
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 +(TP)One thing I found in experimenting with the Roland was that machining can take a long time. Rather than leave work on the mill and prevent others using it, I made a few jigs to allow me to finish a cutting process, take the work off the mill, and come back a week later, put the jig back in registration and keep going. In a multi-user environment a set of mounting plates would be useful. Or a good process to re-register work.
  
 ==== Materials ==== ==== Materials ====
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 || Miles Goodhew || || Miles Goodhew ||
 || Doug Jackson || || Doug Jackson ||
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