With the new software (controller v1+ and server_a1), came vector drawing capabilities that make this machine even more useful. Using Inkscape All th...
Step 3: Sprocket up!
I couldn't find a source for these beaded cord sprockets. Roller blind mechanisms have them in, but not in an easily usable form. I made my own and had them printed through Shapeways. John Abella has made a parametric sprocket suitable for other bead spacings that can be 3d printed at home if you have access to something like a makerbot or a reprap.
Push-fit a sprocket onto the 5mm shaft of the motor.
Bio:Like everyone, I like making things. I'm currently a computer programmer by trade, which I adore, but I like building physical things when I can. I like pottery and lino cutting and photography, and...read more »