TReischl wrote:Glad you posted that here Gary! I saw your post over in SMC and was hoping you would put it here too.
It appears to me that the workpiece was fastened with double sided tape and some blocks to counter side thrust, but no real clamps.
I quit using tape a few years ago because it would every now and then let go. Usually because the wood bowed just a tad as it was being cut. Evidently the wood is a lot stronger than the tape.
That thing about watching a machine from YouTube is ridiculous! Oh great, a person can watch their shop burn down no matter where they are! If you are somewhere else you sure as heck are not in the shop to stop it.
Edit: I rewatched the vid. I think I see two clamps, one on the left and one in the back. But nothing on the front or left side. What was this person thinking? At any rate, I do not trust double sided tape one bit.
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