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The idea behind this Instructable was to fulfill my desire for a desktop sized CNC machine. While it would have been nice to purchase an off the shelf...
A salute to those who have laboured through to this point (and to demonstrate that it is reproducable) Here are some pictures of other peoples machine...
I'm afraid I don't have the space (or the expertise for that matter) to go into the fundamentals of CNC here but there is one websites in particular I...
The goal was to try and keep the tools required within the realm of an average handyman's shop. Power Tools: -Band Saw or Scroll Saw -Drill Press (d...
The attached PDF (CNC-Part-Summary.pdf) provides detailed cost and sourcing information for each and every required part. Listed here is only a summar...
I had some experience Scroll Sawing pieces so I choose to use a glue on pattern method. What is required is to print out the PDF pattern files onto ti...
Next step is to Glue the pattern to the MDF stock and Aluminum Tubing 1.Glue the tiled pages to your sheet stock (MDF) ensuring the edges match up 2....
Not too much to say for this step simply cut around each outline.
I must apologize at this stage I succumb to the desire to cheat. As mentioned earlier I accidentally printed out my initial pattern at 90% size. Unfor...
I have not counted but this project requires a lot of holes. The holes which are drilled into the edge of the material are particularly important so j...
If you've made it this far I must offer my congratulations and suggest it only gets better from here. Looking at the pile of pieces picturing how it m...
Almost there. All that is required is to wire up your motors and controller following their instructions, and to set up your control software using th...
There you have it hopefully you are finished and ready to go into production. I hope I have not left out any crucial details but if you think of somet...
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