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Make a CNC Hot Wire Foam Cutter from parts available at your local hardware store

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Step 4: The X axis - Horizontal Axis (step #1)

Picture of The X axis - Horizontal Axis (step #1)
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This U shaped part (the X axis carriage) will hold the Y axis stud.
Here is the Home Depot Catalog number for the part below:
"Half Base" made by Company named Simpson
Catalog number : C751-973
Home Depot num: 044315-10350
these parts were punched and then bent, when we decided to make our own parts we had
them laser cut and bent - then powder coated

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madmark71 year ago
I could not find the exact part by the numbers and there is some 4x6 and some 4x4 half bases at home depot can you specify which is the one ?