Sad News indeed! Although I never met him we exchanged some emails because he bought one of my ring lights around the first quarter of 2019. He was a great person doing beautiful works of art.
Rest in peace Jerry!
Inkscape is a great program. It is free, open source and cross platform software (Windows, MacOS and Linux).
You will not be disappointed using it. Plus, you can download it for free, give it a try and, if you do not like it you can the look for another one without loosing any money.
A new member comes to our home... it is a Tupinambis lizard that lives in our backyard from a month or so ago.
We speculate that it would have been brought here with the last swelling of the river. (We have a river at the limit of the backyard).
It is around 80 cm long and quite unfriendly! I...
Hi Jessica, welcome to the Cafe!
Perhaps your best first inversion would be to get some classes. You will have the opportunity to know the tools and what they are intended for.
Then you will be able to decide what tools suit your needs best.
All the best on your new and fascinating endeavor!
You are welcome Brian!
Before working in the new model I would suggest you to take a look at the standard extruded aluminum profiles that are made for machines tables and other applications. They are sold by length in different wide measures and also with various steps between slots.
What about of making it with "T" slots instead of those pass through slots?
You would save some mechanizing in hollowing out the downside of the plate and also some material too, making it thinner.
The T nuts are standard and come in many measures.