Instructables: exploring - - cnc http://www.instructables.com Fri, 5 Feb 2016 19:04:15 PST BLOX v1.01 Valentine's Day Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Card-2/
Valentine's Day Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/NXCV/IK7BOWU4/FD1NXCVIK7BOWU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/NXCV/IK7BOWU4/FD1NXCVIK7BOWU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/NXCV/IK7BOWU4/FD1NXCVIK7BOWU4.SMALL.jpg mfwoodshop My family and I are planning a trip in March. Not only that I running out of time to do that, but I also trying to save a buck or two. This year for Valentines Day my wife and I decided to make our gifts instead of paying for something. This is what I came up with. I Valentine Day Card. It features ...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:24:13 PST
Laminate Mixed Media Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/Laminate-Mixed-Media-Bangle/
Laminate Mixed Media Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/3OHW/IK5PX1PR/FM43OHWIK5PX1PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/3OHW/IK5PX1PR/FM43OHWIK5PX1PR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/3OHW/IK5PX1PR/FM43OHWIK5PX1PR.SMALL.jpg BrainTwitch I absolutely adore the meshing of different materials. Recently I've had it in mind to try laminating wood and acrylic together and then taking it to a CNC table router. This instructable is my first round test experiment. Enjoy!Stuff you need-Two part epoxy for mixed media. You can do this project ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 14:18:18 PST
Capacitors Instead of Firecrackers http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitors-Instead-of-Firecrackers/
Capacitors Instead of Firecrackers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/SFI7/IK2UZFL6/FDSSFI7IK2UZFL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/SFI7/IK2UZFL6/FDSSFI7IK2UZFL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/SFI7/IK2UZFL6/FDSSFI7IK2UZFL6.SMALL.jpg Testas.T Watch this video to see how 100uf capacitor broke 3mm plastic. If you like it then subscribe and support me on patreon https://www.patreon.com/TestasTChannel
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:41:24 PST
Building a rad Nightmare Before Christmas Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Rad-Nightmare-Before-Christmas-Light-Bo/
Building a rad Nightmare Before Christmas Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SMALL.jpg gearboxdesigns In this Instructable, I'm going to show you how I made this Nightmare Before Christmas LED Light Box thingie featuring Oogie Boogie.Some of the tools I used:SawzallAngle GrinderWelderX-Carve CNC MachineBelt SanderDrill PressLeather DyeNow, you don't have to have an X-Carve to cut this stuff, You can...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:10:57 PST
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
Airscrew Driven RC Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Airscrew-Driven-RC-Boat/
Airscrew Driven RC Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/K0EX/IJQO8NV4/FG1K0EXIJQO8NV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/K0EX/IJQO8NV4/FG1K0EXIJQO8NV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/K0EX/IJQO8NV4/FG1K0EXIJQO8NV4.SMALL.jpg ossum I came across some some horribly low-res old plans, in a language I don't understand, to build a radio-controlled boat that uses a gas airplane motor and propeller for propulsion. I don't have a gas motor either and have never built a boat, so naturally I couldn't get the project out of my head.It h...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 10:08:49 PST
Tentacle Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Tentacle-Sculpture/
Tentacle Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/VCDO/IJQ0D44W/FQRVCDOIJQ0D44W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/VCDO/IJQ0D44W/FQRVCDOIJQ0D44W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/VCDO/IJQ0D44W/FQRVCDOIJQ0D44W.SMALL.jpg gfish I've been developing the technique of taking a 3D model, unfolding it into connected pieces, getting those waterjet cut out of steel, and then bending and welding it into shape. This has been detailed in several previous Instructables. (Please view those for technical details.) I recently finished t...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:16:10 PST
Machine Control on a Budget - Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Control-on-a-Budget-Part-2/
Machine Control on a Budget - Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/632A/IJRHONO4/F4S632AIJRHONO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/632A/IJRHONO4/F4S632AIJRHONO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/632A/IJRHONO4/F4S632AIJRHONO4.SMALL.jpg MacBob This is an update on my progress upgrading my MaxNC-10 desktop milling machine - refer to my earlier post "Machine Control On a Budget".The pictured MaxNC-10 is back in production - visit maxnc.net!. It was off the market for a while after the previous business owners retired. However, the MaxNC mac...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:28:51 PST
ARDUINO By Myself Mini-CNC (Plotter) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-by-Myself-Mini-CNC-Plotter/
ARDUINO By Myself Mini-CNC (Plotter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SMALL.jpg BIGDOG1971 Arduino Mini-CNC machine (working as a Plotter)Basic Operation and System Description:In This project I will guide you on how to easily build your own Mini-CNC machine and with a low cost (using arduino and scraped old DVD/CD drivers). I decided to write this detailed tutorial in order to help you d...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:15:52 PST
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe DIY XY Axis Slide CNC Aluminium Alloy http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-DIY-XY-Axis-Slide-C/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe DIY XY Axis Slide CNC Aluminium Alloy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/S8K9/IJN9HVQT/F7IS8K9IJN9HVQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/S8K9/IJN9HVQT/F7IS8K9IJN9HVQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/S8K9/IJN9HVQT/F7IS8K9IJN9HVQT.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY XY Axis Slide CNC Aluminium Alloy:Sold by a number of vendors for around $500 or than, these versatile small lathes are a good choice for model makers, experimenters, inventors and just about anyone else who is interested in metalworking or has a need to fabricate small ...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 07:32:22 PST
Make a Faux Apple Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Faux-Apple-Watch/
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:11:33 PST
Speaker Robot (Speaker-Bot 525) book shelf loud speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Speaker-Bot-525/
Speaker Robot (Speaker-Bot 525) book shelf loud speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/5X4P/IJKCF989/F7Q5X4PIJKCF989.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/5X4P/IJKCF989/F7Q5X4PIJKCF989.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/5X4P/IJKCF989/F7Q5X4PIJKCF989.SMALL.jpg me-cheng Introducing Speaker-Bot 525, a 3D printed project you can assemble. Plans are included on my Etsy page at BritzDesigns.This Instructable is really intended as a video. If you have any questions please leave a comment and I will respond.Tired of rectangle bookshelf speakers? Why not modernize your...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 13:08:19 PST
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Engraver-Wood-Design/
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SMALL.jpg MichielD99 Hi everybody, my name is Michiel and I am going to show you how to make an awesome looking laser engraver!A couple of months ago, there was a CNC challenge here at instructables, while checking out the entries of that contest, I saw some pretty cool engraving machines and I thought: "Why shouldn't I...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:26:40 PST
DIY TV LIFT: Mechanics http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TV-LIFT-Mechanics/
DIY TV LIFT: Mechanics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SMALL.jpg SharinganSilos This TV lift was made out of materials that I happened to have on hand. The mischief that follows would not have happened had it been planned. The lift uses Makerslide, Shapeoko V1 End Plates, an Arduino Uno, a 425oz stepper and a 4.5A Stepper Driver. It currently runs using GRBL on an Arduino Uno f...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:38:47 PST
A Smarter Way to Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Smarter-Way-to-Mill/
A Smarter Way to Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Just because you have the best, most expensive state of the art tools doesn't make you rockstar. And just because you don't have access to the most expensive state of the art tools doesn't mean you can't be a rockstar. Standard Milling is Stupid Standard milling in a router takes too long and i...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:57:12 PST
2.5D workflow: Inventor to Shopbot http://www.instructables.com/id/25D-Workflow-Inventor-to-Shopbot/
2.5D workflow: Inventor to Shopbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/ZYT6/IJEKK54K/FHFZYT6IJEKK54K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/ZYT6/IJEKK54K/FHFZYT6IJEKK54K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/ZYT6/IJEKK54K/FHFZYT6IJEKK54K.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar This Instructable will teach you basic 2.5D milling techniques in Autodesk Inventor HSM, from setup through post processing for a Shopbot CNC router. This is a great workflow for beginners to CNC who want to practice CAM programming before embarking on their own designs. Using the Inventor model pro...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:05:59 PST
Transform an Oak Log Into a Buddha Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-an-Oak-Log-Into-a-Buddha-Head/
Transform an Oak Log Into a Buddha Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/U757/IJD53JVS/FGTU757IJD53JVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/U757/IJD53JVS/FGTU757IJD53JVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/U757/IJD53JVS/FGTU757IJD53JVS.SMALL.jpg elking I built a rotary axis indexer for my CRP pro CNC router. I was anxious to try it out. After a rare rainstorm last year my wife and went on a mission to find windfall in the hills above the San Francisco bay. What we found was a downed large California live oak. We brought a few pieces home and set i...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:04:03 PST
Wood Muscle Car Build - A CNC Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Muscle-Car-Build-a-CNC-Project/
Wood Muscle Car Build - A CNC Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/OK6Q/IJG239FQ/FFXOK6QIJG239FQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/OK6Q/IJG239FQ/FFXOK6QIJG239FQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/OK6Q/IJG239FQ/FFXOK6QIJG239FQ.SMALL.jpg stangtime This was a very fun and easy CNC project. I got sidetracked the other night online and wound up looking at wood models of cars and boats and planes. After seeing how many of them were made I figured it would be easy to design a car in Inkscape for cutting on my small 3040 CNC. And really was easy...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 05:14:44 PST
Laser engraver with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraver-With-Arduino-1/
Laser engraver with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/22CB/IJ8WWP3N/FTV22CBIJ8WWP3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/22CB/IJ8WWP3N/FTV22CBIJ8WWP3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/22CB/IJ8WWP3N/FTV22CBIJ8WWP3N.SMALL.jpg Macinblack20 This machine is designed to make the laser engrave in wood and opaque plastic, having an Arduino and the GRBL as machine automation basis. The machine axis are just the X and Y axis, which move a laser with power 1w 445nm, and this article aims to provide everything you need to make, without waiving...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:22:10 PST
How to Make an Arduino Powered CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arduino-Powered-CNC-Machine/
How to Make an Arduino Powered CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/79N5/IJ4MM5JF/FHS79N5IJ4MM5JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/79N5/IJ4MM5JF/FHS79N5IJ4MM5JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/79N5/IJ4MM5JF/FHS79N5IJ4MM5JF.SMALL.jpg AbsorberOfLight Step-by-step instructions on how to build a low cost CNC machine controlled with an Arduino Uno! Fabricating a Base and X-Axis Sled Roller skate wheels will be used to create the X-Axis sled. A combination of 2in and 1in steel tubing will form the base of the machine. Building the Y-Axis Usin...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 22:21:10 PST
DIY Mesa plegable fresadora CNC Fr-Eco http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mesa-Plegable-Fresadora-CNC-Fr-Eco/
DIY Mesa plegable fresadora CNC Fr-Eco - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/JWOL/IJ6CDG5Q/FZVJWOLIJ6CDG5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/JWOL/IJ6CDG5Q/FZVJWOLIJ6CDG5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/JWOL/IJ6CDG5Q/FZVJWOLIJ6CDG5Q.SMALL.jpg bricolajeentugaraje Aqui os dejo el video sobre la mesa plegable que he tenido que hacer para poder tener la CNC en el garaje.Espero que os guste.
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 19:09:08 PST
Pimp your Republic Star Destroyer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-Republic-Star-Destroyer/
Pimp your Republic Star Destroyer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/LZG8/IJ4KFIM3/F71LZG8IJ4KFIM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/LZG8/IJ4KFIM3/F71LZG8IJ4KFIM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/LZG8/IJ4KFIM3/F71LZG8IJ4KFIM3.SMALL.jpg Erivelton One of the good things about having a wife who accepts her hobby is that she knew exactly what to give him as a gift. On my birthday in 2013 my wife made a great surprise to me, presenting me with a Republic Star Destroyer (she wanted to buy the Millenium Falcon, but not because it was less joyful)....
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 14:22:33 PST
Fold Down Work Table for X-Carve CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Fold-Down-Work-Table-for-X-Carve-CNC-Machine/
Fold Down Work Table for X-Carve CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/J4GQ/IJ0EERF7/FRDJ4GQIJ0EERF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/J4GQ/IJ0EERF7/FRDJ4GQIJ0EERF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/J4GQ/IJ0EERF7/FRDJ4GQIJ0EERF7.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I love making things, as I'm sure you do too. My work space is small though, just a 12ft x 8ft shed. I have to make the most of the space I have so I designed this fold down table to house my X-Carve CNC machine.If you would like to watch me make it, I have a video on my YouTube channel here: Materi...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 13:51:00 PST
Trondheim Makers Folding Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Trondheim-Makers-Folding-Workbench/
Trondheim Makers Folding Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/9703/IIYUUNPA/FZE9703IIYUUNPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/9703/IIYUUNPA/FZE9703IIYUUNPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/9703/IIYUUNPA/FZE9703IIYUUNPA.SMALL.jpg Trondheim Makers This is a part of the interior of Trondheim Makers Mobile Makerspace, a 25" long trailer with workspace for 16-18 people, 3D-printers, PCs, Dev-kits etc. This is a trailer that we lend out to schools, youth clubs, libraries and other organizations here in mid-Norway. We had some special needs for ou...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 01:05:06 PST
K.I.S. Shelving Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/KIS-Shelving-Unit-by-Mary-Barensfeld-Architecture/
K.I.S. Shelving Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/Q7IL/IIYWSAT9/FXHQ7ILIIYWSAT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/Q7IL/IIYWSAT9/FXHQ7ILIIYWSAT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/Q7IL/IIYWSAT9/FXHQ7ILIIYWSAT9.SMALL.jpg SpaceTimeArch K.I.S. Shelving Unit - Keep It SimpleA Customizable, Universal, Cost-Effective, DIY Shelving prototype.A universal design ethos drives the K.I.S. Shelving Unit. Inherent in the design are tenets of: material efficiency simplicity of design adaptability and re-use use of current production technolo...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 17:36:43 PST
CNC FROM SCRAP http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-FROM-SCRAP/
CNC FROM SCRAP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SMALL.jpg zainm2 "DO IGNORE SOME SPELLING MISTAKES IF YOU SEE ANY "FOR MORE DETAILS DO CONTACT ME HERE ZAIN. Any one can create a CNC it easy and the possibility of changing it to a different machine are tremendous, by this I mean that you can change the machines tool to perform a different task for example LASER CU...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 09:12:49 PST
Autodesk Inventor HSM to Shopbot workflow http://www.instructables.com/id/Autodesk-Inventor-HSM-to-Shopbot-Workflow-25D-Mill/
Autodesk Inventor HSM to Shopbot workflow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/GUYO/IIRTQCUT/FNVGUYOIIRTQCUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/GUYO/IIRTQCUT/FNVGUYOIIRTQCUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/GUYO/IIRTQCUT/FNVGUYOIIRTQCUT.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar This Instructable outlines a logical workflow from model design in Autodesk Inventor HSM to post processing G-code for the Shopbot CNC router. If you're interested in using this workflow for your own project, especially if you'd like more help with the HSM CAM (High Speed Machining) steps--like Setu...
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 13:19:37 PST
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebuilt-DIY-CNC-Router-Arduino-Based-GRBL/
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SMALL.jpg Azielaan015 Already for a few months or even years, I was planning to build my own CNC milling machine. Now I decided it was time to do it! I read a lot about other DIY projects and in the end I liked the design from the Arduino CNC intstructable that I found here. Although the dimensions were unclear and the p...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:01:37 PST
My 3rd Homemade CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/My-3rd-Homemade-CNC/
My 3rd Homemade CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/HB9L/IINF6S3N/FIJHB9LIINF6S3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/HB9L/IINF6S3N/FIJHB9LIINF6S3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/HB9L/IINF6S3N/FIJHB9LIINF6S3N.SMALL.jpg Nazir Naseer Hi friends here is my 3rd CNC machine. for more pics and videos visit my blog thanks.:)http://myhomemadecnc.blogspot.com/ Hi friends here is my 3rd CNC machine. visit my blog for more pics and videos. thanks. http://myhomemadecnc.blogspot.com/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 06:57:08 PST
Star Wars Beer Tap Handles http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Beer-Tap-Handles/
Star Wars Beer Tap Handles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/I89O/IIGC7QOD/FPTI89OIIGC7QOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/I89O/IIGC7QOD/FPTI89OIIGC7QOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/I89O/IIGC7QOD/FPTI89OIIGC7QOD.SMALL.jpg joesighting Over the last few years, many of my friends have been acquiring kegerators to have beer on tap in their homes. Not only that, but many of them are even brewing their own beers to share when friends come over. Some of them are even pretty good at it. One thing these taps all had in common was t...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:09:16 PST
LINEA Waterjet Studies http://www.instructables.com/id/LINEA-Waterjet-Studies/
LINEA Waterjet Studies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Materials come together all around us; on the furniture we sit in, in the products we use, and within the spaces we inhabit - interacting by way of joints, overlaps, reveals and so forth. In their simplest form, these intersections are revealed as single lines. These studies use the interface, betwe...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:57:45 PST
Teaching Touch With Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Teaching-Touch-With-Robot/
Teaching Touch With Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/Z8I8/IIGC84CN/FZBZ8I8IIGC84CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/Z8I8/IIGC84CN/FZBZ8I8IIGC84CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/Z8I8/IIGC84CN/FZBZ8I8IIGC84CN.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have observed the evolution of machining technology go from hand-tools to power tools and CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this ...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 10:48:19 PST
Machine Inscriptions http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Inscriptions/
Machine Inscriptions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Typically, CNC programmed toolpathing is aimed at removing material in the quickest or most efficient manner - aspects which are essential when trying to streamline workflow and produce parts for production. CNC machining also allows for extremely high levels of finish - on a range of complicated pa...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:58:06 PST
CNC Nabi Tab 20"/24" Table Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Nabi-Tab-2024-Table-Stand/
CNC Nabi Tab 20"/24" Table Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/B971/IIAOHHTF/FGIB971IIAOHHTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/B971/IIAOHHTF/FGIB971IIAOHHTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/B971/IIAOHHTF/FGIB971IIAOHHTF.SMALL.jpg tburk98 This table was meant to roll over a "Chill Out Chair" made for disabled people. The grooves on the table top are specially made to fit a Nabi Tab 20" & 24"What you will need for this project is access to a CNC Machine as well as the program "Autodesk Inventor". Some more physical supplies needed are...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 06:29:03 PST
Puzzle Tea Light Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Tea-Light-Holder/
Puzzle Tea Light Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/OBYK/II7RFYU2/FXEOBYKII7RFYU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/OBYK/II7RFYU2/FXEOBYKII7RFYU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/OBYK/II7RFYU2/FXEOBYKII7RFYU2.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift I recently built myself a CNC router and have been working like crazy over the past two months to produce Christmas gifts for all the family. I decided a tea light holder would be a nice simple weekend project as well as a good utilisation of some of the hardwood offcuts I bought in a mixed selectio...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:53:38 PST
Super Cheap 3D Printer from CD-Rom Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-3D-Printer-From-CD-Rom-Drives/
Super Cheap 3D Printer from CD-Rom Drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/INQ4/II1ZJTVO/FVFINQ4II1ZJTVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/INQ4/II1ZJTVO/FVFINQ4II1ZJTVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/INQ4/II1ZJTVO/FVFINQ4II1ZJTVO.SMALL.jpg gigafide This idea was inspired by all of the CD-Rom CNC machines that I've seen on Instructables. I've seen them used as drawbots, laser cutters, drill presses, but I haven't seen one yet used for a 3D printer...at least not a reasonably priced one. So the goal of this instructable is to show you how to mak...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:56:12 PST
Raspberry Pi CNC case http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Case/
Raspberry Pi CNC case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SMALL.jpg Christian Sonntag I will show you how i made my first woodworking project on my diy cnc machine. It is a wood case (8mm ply wood) with wood joints for a Raspberry Pi equipped with an Protoneer CNC shield (arduino nano, power supply, stepper drivers). Generate a basic box shape with wood joints First of all i used ...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:09:45 PST
Mr.Engraver : The Desktop Laser Engraving Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/MrEngraver-the-Desktop-Laser-Engraving-Machine/
Mr.Engraver : The Desktop Laser Engraving Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Meet "Mr.Engraver" ! The DIY portable desktop laser engraving machine. The Engraver can engrave on wood and plastic, Cut through foam sheets and paper. The machine can be used to do tons of creative work, the only limit is Imagination (besides the work area).The work area of Mr-Engraver is 38mm x 38...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:01:17 PST
EtchABot: A Versatile CNC Etch A Sketch http://www.instructables.com/id/EtchABot-a-Versatile-CNC-Etch-a-Sketch/
EtchABot: A Versatile CNC Etch A Sketch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/VKRL/IHZ4O0Z4/F7GVKRLIHZ4O0Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/VKRL/IHZ4O0Z4/F7GVKRLIHZ4O0Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/VKRL/IHZ4O0Z4/F7GVKRLIHZ4O0Z4.SMALL.jpg GeekMomProjects The EtchABot uses an Arduino to turn an Etch A Sketch into a self-erasing CNC (Computer Numerical Control) drawing machine. It's far from the first motorized Etch A Sketch on the internet. Other projects have used stepper motors to turn Etch A Sketches into simple CNC machines that can draw portrai...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 19:33:31 PST
OX DYI CNC First Run http://www.instructables.com/id/OX-DYI-CNC-First-Run/
OX DYI CNC First Run - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/GB7S/IHZ8YK8H/FO6GB7SIHZ8YK8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/GB7S/IHZ8YK8H/FO6GB7SIHZ8YK8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/GB7S/IHZ8YK8H/FO6GB7SIHZ8YK8H.SMALL.jpg The Fe Factor Some time ago I ordered an OX DIY CNC kit. I like this kit, it is simple to assemble and instructions on how to put it together I well written, configuration of the machine is the only part that is confusing for a newbie. I did not work every day putting it together; maybe an hour or two per day. Bu...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 12:42:32 PST
NAAG XY http://www.instructables.com/id/NAAG-XY/
NAAG XY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/XT7H/IHUWI8I1/FQIXT7HIHUWI8I1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/XT7H/IHUWI8I1/FQIXT7HIHUWI8I1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/XT7H/IHUWI8I1/FQIXT7HIHUWI8I1.SMALL.jpg gabrieldunne NAAG XY, 201514' x 8' x 4'Gabriel L Dunne http://gabrieldunne.com Vishal K Dar http://vishalkdar.comeps foam, plaster of paris, computer, custom software, projectorsThis Instructable is a documentation of the process of creating "NAAG XY" by Gabriel Dunne and Vishal K Dar. The sculpture is roug...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 16:15:40 PST
Refinish Retro Vinyl Kitchen Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinish-Retro-Vinyl-Kitchen-Chairs/
Refinish Retro Vinyl Kitchen Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/BRV6/IHTJ98E0/FIWBRV6IHTJ98E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/BRV6/IHTJ98E0/FIWBRV6IHTJ98E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/BRV6/IHTJ98E0/FIWBRV6IHTJ98E0.SMALL.jpg melarky We found this great old retro table on a local classified website. It had 6 chairs and a removable leaf in the table, and was in really good shape other than the vinyl seat covers. We decided to get it and refinish the chairs, and now it's as good as new and ready for another 50 years of use! Ge...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 09:23:48 PST
CNC Candle-Less Menorah http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Candle-Less-Menorah/
CNC Candle-Less Menorah - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/L84Z/IHS3QTNR/F5KL84ZIHS3QTNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/L84Z/IHS3QTNR/F5KL84ZIHS3QTNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/L84Z/IHS3QTNR/F5KL84ZIHS3QTNR.SMALL.jpg VizNoting With access to a shopBot, you can cut out this Menorah in about 20 minutes. The beauty with the design is that it works without candles. Just pop out and flip the candle 180 degrees, then push back in. Supplies.... any type of sheet wood around 12x12 inches. My particular design uses plywood with ab...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 07:38:43 PST
Arduino Mini CNC Plotter Machine from dvd drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mini-CNC-Plotter-Machine-from-dvd-drives/
Arduino Mini CNC Plotter Machine from dvd drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/L185/IHS1LO3X/F5YL185IHS1LO3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/L185/IHS1LO3X/F5YL185IHS1LO3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/L185/IHS1LO3X/F5YL185IHS1LO3X.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com In this project I will show you how to easily build your own low-cost Arduino Mini CNC Plotter!This project is an update from my previous cnc, with better construction and with more accuracy.I decided to make this detailed guide to help you make it on a few easy steps.Small description: For the X an...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 16:49:18 PST
Glowy Blue Dragon Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowy-Blue-Dragon-Night-Light/
Glowy Blue Dragon Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/UX2V/IHQM5TDC/FZ4UX2VIHQM5TDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/UX2V/IHQM5TDC/FZ4UX2VIHQM5TDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/UX2V/IHQM5TDC/FZ4UX2VIHQM5TDC.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I really like Dragons. Not sure why but I just do. I thought a glowy Blue Dragon would be a comforting thing to see in a dark room. It makes a great gift for any occasion. You can even do Desktop Name Plates or House NumbersPlease don't put one this in the kiddies room with them knowing. True Up...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 12:47:52 PST
Wall Plaque Christmas Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Plaque-Christmas-Gifts/
Wall Plaque Christmas Gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/8OIK/IHQM5F2Q/F7C8OIKIHQM5F2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/8OIK/IHQM5F2Q/F7C8OIKIHQM5F2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/8OIK/IHQM5F2Q/F7C8OIKIHQM5F2Q.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I like manipulating images. Ever since I saw a Gimp tutorial about tracing bitmaps and making Cricut shapes for use with Sure Cuts a Lot. Then I saw Groover's laser engraver Instructable and added that g-code plugin to Inkscape I made a whole bunch of hot plates and trivets.This year isn't too diffe...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 12:19:39 PST
Cavity wall's socket repair (SocketCncFix) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cavity-walls-socket-repair-SocketCncFix/
Cavity wall's socket repair (SocketCncFix) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MU76/IHQ6089I/F17MU76IHQ6089I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MU76/IHQ6089I/F17MU76IHQ6089I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MU76/IHQ6089I/F17MU76IHQ6089I.SMALL.jpg kabelbaum256 Cut the enclosed c-shape from plywood to reinforce the edge of a torn out socket hole in a cavity wall. Suitable for holes of 68mm and mainly for single sockets. Cut c-shape Find a Laser-cutting service or CNC-milling machine service or anything to cut the c-shape from solid plywood, around 5mm t...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 12:05:11 PST
Guitar Pick Tray Christmas Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Pick-Tray-Christas-Gifts/
Guitar Pick Tray Christmas Gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/QJNU/IHQM5009/FA1QJNUIHQM5009.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/QJNU/IHQM5009/FA1QJNUIHQM5009.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/QJNU/IHQM5009/FA1QJNUIHQM5009.SMALL.jpg rjkorn Last year I made Trivets for everyone on my little CNC machine. This year its candy dishes and pick trays.... Really the same thing. just scale it up or down as needed. Guitar Silouhettes You start with simple silhouettes. If you want to make your own I would recommend using the Gimp's threshold ...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 11:27:51 PST
iPhone stand http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-stand-6/
iPhone stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SMALL.jpg Yaroslava This project was made during the lamp design workshop directed by the Noah Norton from The University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie. The workshop was held in Fablab Moscow. The task was to make a design of a lamp, but I decided to use my iPhone as a lamp source. Cheater, yes.I used the ideas from ...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 08:23:42 PST
ShopBot Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/ShopBot-Introduction/
ShopBot Introduction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/S8BU/IHM9OJHF/FE0S8BUIHM9OJHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/S8BU/IHM9OJHF/FE0S8BUIHM9OJHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/S8BU/IHM9OJHF/FE0S8BUIHM9OJHF.SMALL.jpg nazdorovia We are building hexagonal “tchotchke shelves” with a small engraving. This tutorial assumes a basic understanding of the ShopBot and the design is ready to cut (i.e. you have finished your design in Aspire and designated tool paths). We begin by actually exporting the calculated tool paths from Aspi...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:10:37 PST