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Han Solo's DL-44 Proffieboard Blaster Build

Posted by Chris Carpenter on

Han Solo's DL-44 Proffieboard Blaster Build

I just finished up building a DL-44 blaster with a Proffieboard. I'm not even sure how this project got started, which is a weird thing to say.  I love Star Wars and I'm a huge Han Solo fan.  If you have never researched the DL-44 props history do it.  Even if you have no intention to build one its, fascinating and hilarious to follow the history of the prop.  It's based on a C96 Mauser but it changes from movie to movie.  My build is NOT screen accurate and is somewhere between a A New Hope hero and Star Wars...

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Organizing CNC Bits

Posted by Chris Carpenter on

Organizing CNC Bits

  I have been doing a lot of wood and plastic cutting on the CNC machine for projects.  Over the last year or two I have picked up a number of different types of bits for different jobs.  Diamond drag cutter for engraving, compression bit for wood, multiple engraver bits and on.  I had been storing them in an old plastic container.    But that really isn't the best solution and I was always misplacing them.  So, since I have this nifty CNC machine that makes things, I figured I should make something to hold my things.  Turns out this was...

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