And some times it's faster alone. I work with my dad and he sometimes asks why I'm doing stuff the way I'm doing it so often that i spend more time explaining myself then working.
Shop is looking good, I'm learning a lot from this thread. In the future i might try and tackle building my own shop so this might be a good reference. Thanks!
I generally avoid using such 'voice-activated' devices for privacy reasons. Most devices that interpret general speech, meaning they don't require a specific, limited command set, and don't require 'training' to understand different voices, are transmitting what you say to a cloud service for interpretation. I am not so comfortable with having everything that goes on in my shop/home potentially recorded for the rest of the world. It just seems creepy.
I hear ya with the repeatable long cuts but it always seems like my SCMS is out of square and i fiddle with it endlessly and can never get it as perfect as the sled.having to Finesse length slightly > not square cuts i guess to me.