Instructables: exploring - - cnc http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:30:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Best Black Bean Burger Known to Man!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Black-Bean-Burger-Known-to-Man/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:26:15 PDT
Printer to vinyl cutter hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Printer-to-vinyl-cutter-hack/
Printer to vinyl cutter hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/H71M/HU5TH8EX/F1FH71MHU5TH8EX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/H71M/HU5TH8EX/F1FH71MHU5TH8EX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/H71M/HU5TH8EX/F1FH71MHU5TH8EX.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Vinyl cutters are used in the sign writing industry, and are great for making stickers, signs and graphics. I would like to thank Instructable  members silverjimmy  and Groover for their fantastic laser cutter instructables, without which I would not of been able to complete this project. My idea is...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:37:22 PDT
Car Decal Sticker - made with a vinyl cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-decal-sticker-made-with-a-vinyl-cutter/
Car Decal Sticker - made with a vinyl cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/PUK6/HU3TNP04/FMXPUK6HU3TNP04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/PUK6/HU3TNP04/FMXPUK6HU3TNP04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/PUK6/HU3TNP04/FMXPUK6HU3TNP04.SMALL.jpg drewSaysGoVeg In this guide we're making a vinyl car decal. Some background: Stephanie is the director of the San Francisco office of The Humane League, an animal protection organization. She gives presentations at schools and travels a lot for her outreach work. She came to a Hack for Animals night and we came...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:45:56 PDT
CNC - Electronic Board Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Board-Tester/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/QXBP/HTZ40IGI/FIGQXBPHTZ40IGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/QXBP/HTZ40IGI/FIGQXBPHTZ40IGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/QXBP/HTZ40IGI/FIGQXBPHTZ40IGI.SMALL.jpg FS2010 In the electronics industry sometimes is necessary to test a small quantity of prototype boards. I made this jig as electronic board functionality tester. The top plate composed of black delrin sheet, 6mm thickness. The delrin was used as insulation plate for an electronic board. The surface was don...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:42:26 PDT
CNC - Cutters Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Cutters-Stand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/HDK7/HTZ40FUM/F2EHDK7HTZ40FUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/HDK7/HTZ40FUM/F2EHDK7HTZ40FUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/HDK7/HTZ40FUM/F2EHDK7HTZ40FUM.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This stand was made as a holder for cutters of CNC machine. The stand composed of white polycarbonate sheet, 4mm thickness. Two top plates with the through holes, as per cutters width, and the bottom plate with 2mm depth cells (not through holes). The shapes of all parts were drawn in Dr.Engrave S/W...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:33:08 PDT
CNC - Tester Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Surge-Arrester-Tester/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/O931/HTVIE89Z/FBGO931HTVIE89Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/O931/HTVIE89Z/FBGO931HTVIE89Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/O931/HTVIE89Z/FBGO931HTVIE89Z.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This jig was created for testing of lightning protection module - an electronic board which used as surge arrester. For this project I used aluminum plate to provide the fixity of the jig - 16mm thickness, was found in junk :) . The jig composed of polycarbonate sheet (4mm thickness), white for body...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:36:21 PDT
CNC - RF Shield for Electronic Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Shield-for-Electronic-Tester/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/8Y81/HTWIDFWN/FRB8Y81HTWIDFWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/8Y81/HTWIDFWN/FRB8Y81HTWIDFWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/8Y81/HTWIDFWN/FRB8Y81HTWIDFWN.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This cover was created as RF shield for electronic board,  which is being tested on "Bed of Nails" jig. For this work was used aluminum plate 2mm thickness. The shape was drawn in Dr.Engrave S/W (provided by Roland), as per an original polycarbonate cover of Jig. The folding was easily done with the...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 01:57:36 PDT
Laser Guided Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Guided-Hammer/
Laser Guided Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/V3J4/HTVDZI2W/F05V3J4HTVDZI2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/V3J4/HTVDZI2W/F05V3J4HTVDZI2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/V3J4/HTVDZI2W/F05V3J4HTVDZI2W.SMALL.jpg Five Cell It is one of those "Why didn't I think of that" kind of ideas. The delicate simplicity of the small red dot guiding you along is probably the only way to improve on one of the oldest tools of all time. The idea came to me in a flash while I was working at the Pier 9 workshop in San Francisco. Most ...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:17:14 PDT
CNC - Unitronics Controller Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Unitronics-V120-22-R34-Controller-Assembly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2YE6/HTWIDPPD/FHN2YE6HTWIDPPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2YE6/HTWIDPPD/FHN2YE6HTWIDPPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2YE6/HTWIDPPD/FHN2YE6HTWIDPPD.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This controller was made as a final project of my electrical studying. There are 10 D/I and 10 D/O that allow switch electrical devices (like motors, heaters, etc.) with continuous current up to 8A (230VAC). Main parts: Controller - Unitronics V120-22-R34. VIP – Voltage/Current/Power metter. PS – TD...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:24:36 PDT
CNC - Punched Plastic Nut Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Punched-Plastic-Nut/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/TNUJ/HTZY5D4E/FWSTNUJHTZY5D4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/TNUJ/HTZY5D4E/FWSTNUJHTZY5D4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/TNUJ/HTZY5D4E/FWSTNUJHTZY5D4E.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This jig was implemented after some mistake that have place in harness connector size.  The connector was wider than the gland nut (PG16) because of this, it was impossible to thread it through the nut. To resolve this problem I used Roland EGX-350 CNC machine and office hole puncher. The concept wa...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:36:52 PDT
CNC - PCB Creation http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Creation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/95DQ/HTVMP9ZR/FHO95DQHTVMP9ZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/95DQ/HTVMP9ZR/FHO95DQHTVMP9ZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/95DQ/HTVMP9ZR/FHO95DQHTVMP9ZR.SMALL.jpg FS2010 The PCB prototypes can be easily made on CNC machine. For this task I created a schematics in the OrCAD (Cadence product for  PCB design), and then transferred the layout to the DXF file. For engraving process I used ROLAND EGX-350 CNC machine. Due to I used a few ​through hole components, the PCB s...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:50:47 PDT
Escher Style Reptiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Escher-Style-Reptiles/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:48:32 PDT
CNC basics (Building a cnc machine part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-basics-Building-a-cnc-machine-part-1/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 06:02:29 PDT
Cosplay Karambit Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Cosplay-Karambit-Knife/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 05:45:46 PDT
Charcoal Grill Coffee Roaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Charcoal-Grill-Coffee-Roaster/
Charcoal Grill Coffee Roaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/7MP6/HTLEB2DL/F8P7MP6HTLEB2DL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/7MP6/HTLEB2DL/F8P7MP6HTLEB2DL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/7MP6/HTLEB2DL/F8P7MP6HTLEB2DL.SMALL.jpg acoens It’s not exactly common to come across green coffee beans at the grocery store, but there’s a whole store in Oakland that sells them. As soon as I learned it was possible I had to try. There are two components, the roaster and the spacer. I ended up making two versions of the roaster itself, bu...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:04:12 PDT
Making a Laser Cut "Get Well Soon" Card for a Co-worker http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Laser-Cut-Get-Well-Soon-Card-for-a-Co-wor/
Making a Laser Cut "Get Well Soon" Card for a Co-worker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/JG1N/HTHKERNB/F70JG1NHTHKERNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/JG1N/HTHKERNB/F70JG1NHTHKERNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/JG1N/HTHKERNB/F70JG1NHTHKERNB.SMALL.jpg reinventmdh One of my co-workers ending up in the hospital & had to have an appendectomy.  We wanted to send him some "Get well soon" love, & I suppose we could have just purchased a card at the store, But where's the fun in that?  We decided to create some custom laser cut cards instead. Prepare your art wor...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 15:32:16 PDT
Game of Thrones Beer Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Beer-Coasters/
Game of Thrones Beer Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SMALL.jpg JeppeMikkelsen To celebrate the new season of Game of Thrones coming out on monday the 7th of april(airs the 6th in the US, but I live in Denmark), me and some friends are going to have a Game of Thrones night, with beer, food and of course Game of Thrones, therefor I made these Game of Thrones coasters! In t...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 10:09:38 PDT
How to Make a Hex Nut Slingshot (v2.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hex-Nut-Slingshot-v20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/WP4B/HTGFBK7U/FF8WP4BHTGFBK7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/WP4B/HTGFBK7U/FF8WP4BHTGFBK7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/WP4B/HTGFBK7U/FF8WP4BHTGFBK7U.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Here's a slightly lengthy project you can do if you're looking for some atypical destruction. It's a piece inspired by "that crazy German dude" Jörg Sprave, and it launches half-inch hex nuts at up to a hundred feet per second. Please use responsibly. Files will be included in the links below. (Not...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:34:50 PDT
How to Setup Tabs in MakerCAM http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Setup-Tabs-in-MakerCAM/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SMALL.jpg SongEmu One of the first things you’ll learn as a budding machinist is how important it is to keep control of your workpiece at all times. If you’re cutting a project out of a larger piece of stock, it can be useful to employ tabs. They work just like perforations in paper, allowing you to easily remove you...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:29:27 PDT
Fly Fishing Rod Organizer made with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Fly-Fishing-Rod-Organizer-made-with-CNC-Router/
Fly Fishing Rod Organizer made with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/1VAG/HTEF7RYD/FJG1VAGHTEF7RYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/1VAG/HTEF7RYD/FJG1VAGHTEF7RYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/1VAG/HTEF7RYD/FJG1VAGHTEF7RYD.SMALL.jpg dogtooth Here is another quick CNC project made from just  a small  piece of 1/2 plywood and a 1/2 inch dowel.   This rack is used to organize fly rods that are stored in tubes or socks.  The divider size can be adjusted with removable dowel inserts.  The dowel insert is thick and strong enough to use as a h...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 14:47:27 PDT
Laser Controller for my Arduino CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Controller-for-my-Arduino-CNC-Machine/
Laser Controller for my Arduino CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SAII/HT2U1356/FWZSAIIHT2U1356.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SAII/HT2U1356/FWZSAIIHT2U1356.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SAII/HT2U1356/FWZSAIIHT2U1356.SMALL.jpg rjkorn ​When using Linux EMC I could easily drive a laser from the direction pin of the Z axis on the parallel port.The pin held it last state so if the last movement commend was down it stayed that way even as the other axis' were moving. All I had to do was wire that to the laser enable lead. When I swi...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:42:29 PDT
Create a beautiful mirror for your sweethart http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-beautiful-mirror-for-your-sweethart/
Create a beautiful mirror for your sweethart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/BRX3/HTC68YR8/FX9BRX3HTC68YR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/BRX3/HTC68YR8/FX9BRX3HTC68YR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/BRX3/HTC68YR8/FX9BRX3HTC68YR8.SMALL.jpg rcouture21 I created this personalized mirror for each of my girls and My wife.  Makes a great gift. I made it at TechShop.  I also made the personalized hart jewelry/ music box also on Instructables. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hart-jewelry-music-box-for-your-sweethart/ Material 1 piece of har...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:03:06 PDT
Hart jewelry/ music box for your sweethart http://www.instructables.com/id/Hart-jewelry-music-box-for-your-sweethart/
Hart jewelry/ music box for your sweethart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/8GLO/HT7PAXAX/FET8GLOHT7PAXAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/8GLO/HT7PAXAX/FET8GLOHT7PAXAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/8GLO/HT7PAXAX/FET8GLOHT7PAXAX.SMALL.jpg rcouture21 I created a hart shaped jewelry for my three girls and my wife.  They loved it.  I hope you do to.  I also made a matching hand held mirror I have in another instructable.  http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-beautiful-mirror-for-your-sweethart/   I made this at TechShop. Materials I used a ...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:28:16 PDT
Simple Stepper Motor Driver For Arduino CNC Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Stepper-Motor-Driver-For-CNC-Projects/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:37:15 PDT
Detachable Dust Shoe for DW660 and Shapeoko CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-Dust-Shoe-for-DW660-and-Shapeoko-CNC/
Detachable Dust Shoe for DW660 and Shapeoko CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/MZ9R/HT0U483D/FWFMZ9RHT0U483D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/MZ9R/HT0U483D/FWFMZ9RHT0U483D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/MZ9R/HT0U483D/FWFMZ9RHT0U483D.SMALL.jpg JasonTKW Intro: This is a simple easy detachable dust shoe (made out of tennis ball can) for my new Shapeoko 2 which use a Dewalt DW660 cut out tool as the spindle. Notice, enable to use this dust shoe, the "Tool Free Collar" on the DW660 needs to be removed. (The rotation of the Spindle Lock is not r...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:11:25 PDT
CNC Power Supply Rack for RC Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Power-Supply-Rack-for-RC-Charger/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:44:22 PDT
Plyboo California Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Plyboo-California-Desk/
Plyboo California Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/8JEM/HS9Y9EUP/FCN8JEMHS9Y9EUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/8JEM/HS9Y9EUP/FCN8JEMHS9Y9EUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/8JEM/HS9Y9EUP/FCN8JEMHS9Y9EUP.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft Recently I was gifted a beautiful sheet of Plyboo (Thank you Arthur and Evan!) and also just moved into a very empty room. To fill this new space, I decided to use the plyboo to make a new desk. After brainstorming a few different shapes, I decided that California seemed to be quite the right shape...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:17:16 PDT
3 Axis Arduino Based CNC Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Axis-Arduino-Based-CNC-Controller/
3 Axis Arduino Based CNC Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/ID91/HT2U2KUN/F4TID91HT2U2KUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/ID91/HT2U2KUN/F4TID91HT2U2KUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/ID91/HT2U2KUN/F4TID91HT2U2KUN.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I've been playing with different CNC designs and Stepper controllers for many years now. I started building CNC machines long ago. My first inspiration came from Bruce Shapiro’s eggbot. I tried a few variations of it and even the board from evil mad scientist. Recently a project named GRBL came alon...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 01:11:17 PDT
Designing Vectors for CNC & Digital Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-Vectors-for-CNC-Digital-Fabrication/
Designing Vectors for CNC & Digital Fabrication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/92H7/HSVGFI9W/FKI92H7HSVGFI9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/92H7/HSVGFI9W/FKI92H7HSVGFI9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/92H7/HSVGFI9W/FKI92H7HSVGFI9W.SMALL.jpg reinventmdh Creating designs and artwork with an eye towards digital and CNC fabrication is different from producing work that will be printed or posted online. This checklist can help you prepare designs you’ve downloaded or received from other designers. It can also help you develop a clean workflow that wi...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:29:07 PDT
Arduino 3-axis Mini Lazer Paper-Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-3-axis-Mini-Lazer-Paper-Cutter/
Arduino 3-axis Mini Lazer Paper-Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/IVAQ/HSQ4CA5P/F81IVAQHSQ4CA5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/IVAQ/HSQ4CA5P/F81IVAQHSQ4CA5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/IVAQ/HSQ4CA5P/F81IVAQHSQ4CA5P.SMALL.jpg kokpat Updated : 16/3 Add step 4, about using the stage. Updated : 18/3 Add photos (cutting vinyl adhesive sheet) Updated : 19/3 Add step 5, acting as pen plotter Updated : 20/3 Add laser engraving video (Wood) and photo Updated : 22/3 Add 2 drawings to show the structures of machine, also visit this...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 02:39:38 PDT
DIY Wooden sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-sunglasses/
DIY Wooden sunglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/6XW5/HSNFX9UA/F7P6XW5HSNFX9UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/6XW5/HSNFX9UA/F7P6XW5HSNFX9UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/6XW5/HSNFX9UA/F7P6XW5HSNFX9UA.SMALL.jpg sabladask hi I am form Norway and I enjoy making things. My first attempt at making wooden sunglasses was 4 years ago, but that attempt did not succeed very well. But about half a year ago I finally succeeded. My research in the project started basically from scratch. At the beginning I had only a very bas...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:25:50 PDT
Wood Inlay Ornament with the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Inlay-Ornament-with-the-Othermill/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:40:51 PDT
DIY CNC Sign - A Little Project http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Sign-A-Little-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/R72Q/HSL29EJK/FMAR72QHSL29EJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/R72Q/HSL29EJK/FMAR72QHSL29EJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/R72Q/HSL29EJK/FMAR72QHSL29EJK.SMALL.jpg stangtime This was just a little CNC project using some free online clip art, an old version of Adobe Illustrator, and F-Engrave.  The CNC machine was a homebuilt project constructed without plans; it was just sort of winged.  Works pretty well. Thanks for taking a look.
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 19:46:21 PDT
Mechanical iris v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-iris-v20/
Mechanical iris v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/2CWF/HSICZYVH/FP92CWFHSICZYVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/2CWF/HSICZYVH/FP92CWFHSICZYVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/2CWF/HSICZYVH/FP92CWFHSICZYVH.SMALL.jpg NTT Before anything else, I would like to say that this Instructable is based on and inspired by carlbass and his Mechanical iris. Author: http://www.instructables.com/member/carlbass/ Instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/mechanical-iris-1/ Inspired by his work I quickly put a piece of...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 07:43:49 PDT
Table-Top Wooden Display made with a Shop Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Top-Wooden-Display-made-with-a-Shop-Bot/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 17:19:54 PST
How to program arcs and linear movement in G-Code manually http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-program-arcs-and-linear-movement-in-G-Code-/
How to program arcs and linear movement in G-Code manually - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/ZCNS/HS8FUQYS/FMPZCNSHS8FUQYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/ZCNS/HS8FUQYS/FMPZCNSHS8FUQYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/ZCNS/HS8FUQYS/FMPZCNSHS8FUQYS.SMALL.jpg alo0994 Introduction G-code is used in a lot of automated manufacturing processes. For example, CNC machines and 3D printers use G-code to make parts. Programming arcs and linear movement in G-code can be a little tricky. I've noticed that there aren't many sources on the internet that address this top...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 14:28:10 PST
My sec CNC. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-sec-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/P4U8/HSE94A7U/FDZP4U8HSE94A7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/P4U8/HSE94A7U/FDZP4U8HSE94A7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/P4U8/HSE94A7U/FDZP4U8HSE94A7U.SMALL.jpg Nazir Naseer Aslam o alykum and hi friends.. here is my sec CNC still in progress soon i am going to finish it.. here is my blog for more details and pics.. http://myhomemadecnc.blogspot.com/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 10:47:09 PST
Coffee Table Akatsuki http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-Akatsuki/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/F85S/HSE91PGR/F9QF85SHSE91PGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/F85S/HSE91PGR/F9QF85SHSE91PGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/F85S/HSE91PGR/F9QF85SHSE91PGR.SMALL.jpg sharkdanger A flat packed coffee table Can be made with CNC or Laser cutter No Nails or screws required yes i know this does not have instructions, which is why i made it in "Instructable photos" section. you can find my other works at https://www.behance.net/Patricktran http://gloopgloop.deviantart.com/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 07:07:52 PST
Recolector de piezas con una aspiradora / Vacuum Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/Recolector-de-piezas-con-una-aspiradora-Vacuum-Col/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/1QL8/HRI8VCHG/FNQ1QL8HRI8VCHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/1QL8/HRI8VCHG/FNQ1QL8HRI8VCHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/1QL8/HRI8VCHG/FNQ1QL8HRI8VCHG.SMALL.jpg manacho ESPAÑOL Este recolector lo fabrique por la necesidad de limpiar la plataforma de mi cortadora láser CNC peo al mismo tiempo recolectar las piezas útiles. Tambien puede ulilizarse para recoger pequeñas piezas como merceria, dulces, legos etc. de una manera facil y rapida. Materiales: 1 Botella de So...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:42:17 PST
Stepper Motor Easy Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepper-Motor-Easy-Driver/
Stepper Motor Easy Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/Z4UU/HRI8UOYC/F2JZ4UUHRI8UOYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/Z4UU/HRI8UOYC/F2JZ4UUHRI8UOYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/Z4UU/HRI8UOYC/F2JZ4UUHRI8UOYC.SMALL.jpg williebme In this instructable I will provide a code sample and layout to connect a Nema 17 form factor stepper motor to an Easy Driver motor controller board then control the motor with an Arduino Uno. Required Components: Nema 17 form factor stepper motor Sparkfun Easy Driver Motor controller board ...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:29:42 PST
DIY Laser Etching Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Etching-Machine/
DIY Laser Etching Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SMALL.jpg Zinventor I recently built a laser etching machine, and this Instructable covers the process I followed while making it, as well as some basic usage tips! I've entered a couple contests with this Instructable, so if you like what you see, I'd greatly appreciate your vote! and be sure to check out all the...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:14 PST
3D Milling a Hawaiian Island on my Shapeoko 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Milling-a-Hawaiian-Island-on-my-Shapeoko-2-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SMALL.jpg SongEmu I wanted to try out some 3D milling to see what the Shapeoko 2 was capable of (even though I'd seen examples). This was really just for my own learning, but the outcome was pretty cool.
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:40:24 PST
My stitching pony for leathercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/My-stitching-pony-for-leathercraft/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/ZF5W/HR3EI64B/FJ7ZF5WHR3EI64B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/ZF5W/HR3EI64B/FJ7ZF5WHR3EI64B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/ZF5W/HR3EI64B/FJ7ZF5WHR3EI64B.SMALL.jpg jiajunwang I CNC machined the shape of the clamp on plywood...then , wah lah....
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 05:18:33 PST
Installing Threaded Inserts on my Shapeoko 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Threaded-Inserts-on-my-Shapeoko-2-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Need to clamp down some material in your CNC mill? This is one of several methods available that I chose to implement. I bought a pack of threaded inserts to sink into the wasteboard of my Shapeoko that will let me bolt down workpieces without damaging the MDF.
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:52:11 PST
Generating GCode with Inkscape and MakerCAM [My DIY CNC Adventure pt. 3] http://www.instructables.com/id/Generating-GCode-with-Inkscape-and-MakerCAM-My-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Going over one method of engraving a 2D design with a CNC. This is my third video as I learn to use my Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC from Inventables.
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:32:45 PST
Pocket Sized F-22 Raptor w/ Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-F-22-Raptor-w-Case/
Pocket Sized F-22 Raptor w/ Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/ICH3/HQRO1GL4/FYYICH3HQRO1GL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/ICH3/HQRO1GL4/FYYICH3HQRO1GL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/ICH3/HQRO1GL4/FYYICH3HQRO1GL4.SMALL.jpg laptoprahul In this Instructable, I will show you how to make a F-22 Raptor that can fit inside an Altoids can. Body The Body consists of two extrusions that is crucial to the plane. The center 4 rectangles need to be modified depending on the thickness of the wood you choose. In my case, I used .115 inch wo...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 04:31:23 PST
Router CNC Nylon http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-CNC-Nylon/
Router CNC Nylon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/RC89/HQKXFYLP/F8FRC89HQKXFYLP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/RC89/HQKXFYLP/F8FRC89HQKXFYLP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/RC89/HQKXFYLP/F8FRC89HQKXFYLP.SMALL.jpg Macinblack20 Hi everybody, i had build on router CNC in Nylon, and i will give you my photos, drawings and my help to you build one too. This machine is a few expensive, around 500 euros, but is very helpful. Chareteristics: -Small footprint (~26cmx22cmx10cm) -Ability to cut ply-wood -velocity cut rate (20mm/s...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 15:28:59 PST
Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC Kit: Electrical Sys. Test & Hello World http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-DIY-CNC-Kit-Electrical-Sys-Test-Hello-W/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Part 2 of my Grand DIY CNC Adventure, this time wiring up the stepper motors to the Arduino, calibrating and leveling the machine, and running Hello World. Not necessarily in that order.
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:07:47 PST
Making a Laser Cut Planetary Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Laser-Cut-Planetary-Gear/
Making a Laser Cut Planetary Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/8NP4/HQID0ARD/FY88NP4HQID0ARD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/8NP4/HQID0ARD/FY88NP4HQID0ARD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/8NP4/HQID0ARD/FY88NP4HQID0ARD.SMALL.jpg robives This project is originally from robives.com here. You can visit robives.com for a chance to win a ready made version of this planetary gear mechanism This tactile and delightful looking mechanism is a planetary gear. So named for the four planet gears orbiting the central sun gear. I've put this pr...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:19:44 PST
CNC USB dual layer PCB milling http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-USB-dual-layer-PCB-milling/
CNC USB dual layer PCB milling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/Q01F/HQI580GL/FKZQ01FHQI580GL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/Q01F/HQI580GL/FKZQ01FHQI580GL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/Q01F/HQI580GL/FKZQ01FHQI580GL.SMALL.jpg tim23x I've recently built a CNC machine out of various pieces of high-quality salvage. With the money I saved in the construction of the system I bought a controller and software, the excellent MK2 CNC USB controller from Planet CNC. This forms the interface between the computer and stepper motor drivers ...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 07:19:18 PST