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Here is a way to make a computer controlled milling machine. That puts the real power of a computer control machining into the hands of the average hu...
The frame needs to be a flat base that you can mount everything on horizontally and a goose neck of some kind to hold the Z axis (the up and down part...
Next its time to add the rails for the X axis stage. These rails are 3/4 inch U chanel aluminum that you can get from the hardware store. Put a washer...
Take a piece of plastic(I used Plexiglas) or metal, something strong and flat and mount a piece of the U channel to it. Now the tricky part. The round...
The Y stage is just like the X stage but turned 90 degrees. Mount two rails and a motor on the X Stage and then take another piece of flat material an...
Again we are going to reproduce the X and Y Stage to create the Z axis stage. Take a flat piece, here I used a piece of white Plexiglas. Mount some ra...
Now we slap the motor tool into the Z stage. Then its time to mount the stage to the frame. And there you have it. This is the mechanical structure. F...
If you were interested in this project it's likely you have already seen what can be done with an 3 axis(XYZ) computer controlled milling machine. Wha...
If the literal instructions are confusing try watching the YouTube movie:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6drMZqmyXQc Also check out the follow up in...
Now that I got the machine back together after making the instructable and I did some engraving and made a PC board. Cutting plastic is no problem but...
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