5' x 5' Universal Maker Table - DXF Files (GEN 2)
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Take on the big shops with these Universal Maker Table DXF files. We did the heavy lifting in CAD so you can cut a precision welding surface using any CNC cutting operation plasma, laser or waterjet. See video below for plasma cutting options
What's the difference between the Universal Maker Table and the Ultimate Maker Table?
It really comes down to one thing, tolerance. The UNIVERSAL DXF files have a tolerance of 0.03" (1/33") built into each connection to compensate for the variable kerf in plasma, laser and waterjet cutting operations. This is why the files work on any well maintained CNC machine. On the other hand, the Ultimate Maker Table Parts Kit is designed with 0.005" (1/200") tolerance so they can only be cut on a high precision laser and only available as parts directly from us so we can control the quality.
What does that mean in the real world?
The Universal Maker Table DXF files were made to help ANYONE in the world make a precision welding surface at the lowest possible cost regardless of budget or available equipment. So I had to make some compromises to make that possible. The Universal DXF files fit up looser, take more skill to create square corners and can have some crowning on the short axis. If you are an experienced fabricator you can make this table a precision instrument in your shop by taking your time and using your skills. If you are on a tight budget and have extra time the DXF files are the right move. If you NEED a precision surface to build a business get the Ultimate Maker Table Parts Kit.
**2/4/2020 - Every table I use in my shop was cut with these Universal DXF Files not the new Ultimate Maker Table design. You can achieve perfect corners and flatness to 0.03" over 12 feet if you take your time.
REQUIRES 2x (5'x10') SHEETS TO NEST PARTS
60" x 60" x 6"
5/8" holes spaced 2" on center
NO SPECIAL TOOLING REQUIRED! Quick Clamp Slots on edges for easy clamping with your existing R-11 clamps.
These are the cut files only, no actual parts will be shipped. I will email you the DXF cut files once your payment clears (1-2 days). It is up to you to manage the cutting process with your local supplier and set the specifications for an acceptable cut tolerance.
Can you cut my logo/design out of metal?
The only way to tell if your logo or design is possible is to send me an artwork file and the dimensions. I need both pieces of info to tell you what is possible.
I currently offer a RAW STEEL finish as standard on all signs. Left untreated the sign will rust and develop a natural patina completely unique to your environment. Due to the nature of raw steel, each piece will vary in look, giving you a unique piece.
The INDOOR FLAT CLEAR coat is the best option if you like the look of the raw steel. It is an oil based clear coat that will hold up well inside and is easy to clean. This finish leaves the steel a few shades darker, sometimes even black.
A UV protected SILVER, GLOSS CLEAR or FLAT BLACK powder coat will protect the steel in the toughest conditions including outside in wet and salty environments. Powder coat is a thick industrial coating that is VOC free and holds up for many years.
Custom and Personalized Orders
If you like a design but want something tweaked, changed, massaged or added, let me know and I can work up a truly unique piece for you. My custom work is priced by the size and finish selected. Contact me and I will set up a Custom Listing just for you!
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Why choose Maker Table?
Maker Table is about more than metal. I want to help you create something special for your unique space using your inspiration, ideas, and ideology through art. Each piece is balanced between your wants, my technology, and an overarching desire to deliver on an expectation. I'm a real person that cares about everything that I MAKE. Where are you going to get that in the 21st century?
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