Instructables: exploring - - cnc http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:18:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Flexible CNC leadscrew nut http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-CNC-leadscrew-nut/
Flexible CNC leadscrew nut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BU4R/HY7T1MXU/F3JBU4RHY7T1MXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BU4R/HY7T1MXU/F3JBU4RHY7T1MXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BU4R/HY7T1MXU/F3JBU4RHY7T1MXU.SMALL.jpg getoffmylawn08 This is my first 'structible so I decided to do something very simple yet helpful to the right people. I followed several very good Instructables on making your own CNC machine however, I ran into some trouble moving my tables using NEMA-17 stepper motors. These motors don't have a lot of torque and...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:27:28 PDT
3D printed A_Z puzzle to keep them busy!! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-AZ-puzzle-to-keep-them-busy/
3D printed A_Z puzzle to keep them busy!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/6V2F/HY4L2G6G/FU16V2FHY4L2G6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/6V2F/HY4L2G6G/FU16V2FHY4L2G6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/6V2F/HY4L2G6G/FU16V2FHY4L2G6G.SMALL.jpg tutuemma Here is a simple project I did for my two year old son. Just in time when he is identifying all letters around him, and learning colors.Amazing!! at two and half, He knows A to Z. and colors.The board size is 22CM by 30CM.Each letter piece is 4cm in height and 1.2cm thick.The design I made using s...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:19:11 PDT
REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/REVOLVE-A-hardware-less-coffee-table/
REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SMALL.jpg Nesserz So last year when I had a bit of down time before moving from icy Calgary to sunny-ish San Francisco. I thought I would try my hand at 123D Make and use it to create a piece of furniture that required no hardware for assembly. I wanted to do this for my IKEA challenged friends who never seem to unde...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:33:47 PDT
Spider Hydrolics http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Hydrolics/
Spider Hydrolics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LKVT/HY12BGCJ/FPTLKVTHY12BGCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LKVT/HY12BGCJ/FPTLKVTHY12BGCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LKVT/HY12BGCJ/FPTLKVTHY12BGCJ.SMALL.jpg spiderhydrolics Our catapult has a simple lever throwing arm. The stoping arm is adjustable: more blocks can be added to its length which in turn changes the angle at which the throwing arm releases the projectile. The arm's forward thrust comes from the torsion of the rope as well as from the stretch cord around t...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:03:18 PDT
Simple Tension Catapult Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Tension-Catapult-Tutorial/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:01:31 PDT
Whale-a-pult http://www.instructables.com/id/Whale-a-pult/
Whale-a-pult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZL06/HY12F05T/FJTZL06HY12F05T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZL06/HY12F05T/FJTZL06HY12F05T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZL06/HY12F05T/FJTZL06HY12F05T.SMALL.jpg Anil Justin This was the catapult we made for our biomechanics camp. James designed the whale walls and most of the intricate designs while I made and replicated the supports and lever. We used the Sketchup program as well as DFX files converters and V-Carve in order to cut the design into a 4X8 piece of plywoo...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:01:30 PDT
How to build a catapult -TJ & Menelik http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-catapult-TJ-Menelik/
How to build a catapult -TJ & Menelik - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/3IKF/HY12F064/FMA3IKFHY12F064.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/3IKF/HY12F064/FMA3IKFHY12F064.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/3IKF/HY12F064/FMA3IKFHY12F064.SMALL.jpg tnakano Materials4x8 (2 catapults/sheets) SketchUp Illustrator (optional)V-carveShop bot CNCDrill, String's, Screws, Staple gun, Wood glue, Cups, Saw, and Elastic bands,We wanted our catapult to have an adjustable stopping bar to control how much distance we got from the projectile. Also, we built a strong...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:25:12 PDT
Removing ER Collet from Collet Nut http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-ER-Collet-from-Collet-Nut/
Removing ER Collet from Collet Nut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/ZKMV/HXXC649O/F78ZKMVHXXC649O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/ZKMV/HXXC649O/F78ZKMVHXXC649O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/ZKMV/HXXC649O/F78ZKMVHXXC649O.SMALL.jpg blueswarf ER Collets snap into the eccentric ring inside the collet nut. They are difficult to remove if you do not know this simple trick. Line up diamonds/triangles on the collet and the nut Align the laser etched diamonds or triangles (different on various brands) on the collet and the collet nut. Pus...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:56:23 PDT
My GBRL cnc controller with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/My-GBRL-cnc-controller-with-Arduino/
My GBRL cnc controller with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SMALL.jpg nikola501 Here, i show you my finished GBRL- Arduino CNC controller. For packaging i used old lunchbox Wiring I wired it as it shown on Github, and upload GBRL 8.0 with x loader Its all packadged in old lunchbox. I cutted top with dremel, and mount acryl board with cooling fan and switch. I like to see...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:52:27 PDT
Laser Cut Sphere-O-Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Sphere-O-Bot/
Laser Cut Sphere-O-Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A5PY/HXLD7FDI/FMSA5PYHXLD7FDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A5PY/HXLD7FDI/FMSA5PYHXLD7FDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A5PY/HXLD7FDI/FMSA5PYHXLD7FDI.SMALL.jpg juanifico The Sphere-O-Bot is a simple 2 axis CNC machine that can draw on most spherical surfaces. You can use it to decorate ping pong balls or eggs.This design is based on the 3D printable Sphere-O-Bot. By building your Sphere-O-Bot using a laser cutter, you can achieve a clean look while also reducing the...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:05:55 PDT
8-bit Synth Awesomeness with the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/8-bit-Synth-Awesomeness-with-the-Othermill/
8-bit Synth Awesomeness with the Othermill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XFNS/HXLD6BI2/FOSXFNSHXLD6BI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XFNS/HXLD6BI2/FOSXFNSHXLD6BI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XFNS/HXLD6BI2/FOSXFNSHXLD6BI2.SMALL.jpg othermachine Would you like to make your own 8-bit music, or give someone else the gift of doing so? Would you like to do it in a really novel way, using a capacitive touch synthesizer made using computer-aided manufacturing on the Othermill? You've come to the right place! This Instructable will teach you how t...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:22:12 PDT
Spring loaded CNC Penholder for Rapidograph technical pens http://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-loaded-CNC-Penholder-for-Rapidograph-techni/
Spring loaded CNC Penholder for Rapidograph technical pens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/SQ2T/HXG6O1LM/FLOSQ2THXG6O1LM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/SQ2T/HXG6O1LM/FLOSQ2THXG6O1LM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/SQ2T/HXG6O1LM/FLOSQ2THXG6O1LM.SMALL.jpg ähöüokul Here's my first Instructable for a CNC Penholder. It features a very simple setup, yet safe for your precious pen tips, especially if you want to use a Rapidograph technical pen with its tips priced at about 20€.Rapidographs are excellent for use in CNC plotter as they work best when the tip is set ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:33:43 PDT
Turn and Stack!- this stool is made for your workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-and-Stack-this-stool-is-made-for-your-worksho/
Turn and Stack!- this stool is made for your workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/RYCE/HWVAW8Q1/FO2RYCEHWVAW8Q1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/RYCE/HWVAW8Q1/FO2RYCEHWVAW8Q1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/RYCE/HWVAW8Q1/FO2RYCEHWVAW8Q1.SMALL.jpg barbbasia all the files are needed to visualise the model in Solid Works. Choosing the material Milling on CNC router Working with elements Assembly! Turn and stack! Dimensions [ overall and detailed ] Stress test Info project was born in School Of Form, Poznan, Polandauthor: Ba...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:39:39 PDT
Cutting large items on the Handibot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-large-items-on-the-Handibot/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 23:24:18 PDT
How to make Makeblock XY Plotter v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Makeblock-XY-Plotter-v20/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:47:59 PDT
Yet Another DIY Diode Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-DIY-Diode-Laser-Engraver/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:29:24 PDT
Light-up CNC Name Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-CNC-Name-Tag/
Light-up CNC Name Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/SMHZ/HWJQD0SP/FAJSMHZHWJQD0SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/SMHZ/HWJQD0SP/FAJSMHZHWJQD0SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/SMHZ/HWJQD0SP/FAJSMHZHWJQD0SP.SMALL.jpg othermachine Are you tired of boring name tags?! Do you want to make something awesome and fun with the Othermill? Look no further! In this Instructable, we will show you how to use the Othermill to make a circuit board and an aluminum faceplate with your name cut out of the center. An auto-color-changing RGB LE...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:57:20 PDT
Etch-a-Sketch LOGO - EASiLOGO http://www.instructables.com/id/Etch-a-Sketch-LOGO-EASiLOGO/
Etch-a-Sketch LOGO - EASiLOGO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/CWNW/HWIMTPKA/F0ICWNWHWIMTPKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/CWNW/HWIMTPKA/F0ICWNWHWIMTPKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/CWNW/HWIMTPKA/F0ICWNWHWIMTPKA.SMALL.jpg gtoal What do you get when you cross a Turtle with an Etch-a-Sketch?Etch-A-Sketch Interactive LOGO - 'EASiLOGO'! This is the first programming language designed specifically for the world famous toy from Ohio Arts - the Etch-a-Sketch. If you've never seen an Etch-a-Sketch, you owe it to yourself to go o...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:18:31 PDT
Knit a Working Circuit Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-a-Working-Circuit-Board/
Knit a Working Circuit Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Y0EQ/HWIMST00/FP8Y0EQHWIMST00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Y0EQ/HWIMST00/FP8Y0EQHWIMST00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Y0EQ/HWIMST00/FP8Y0EQHWIMST00.SMALL.jpg jseay For this instructable, I'll demonstrate how to knit circuitry, using a simple LED circuit as an example. The instructions assume you already know how to knit, solder, and wire up LEDs. (If you need to brush up on those skills, there are great tutorials all over the web.)IntroductionAfter discoveri...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:16:41 PDT
Arduino Controlled CNC / 3D Printer Hybrid http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-CNC-3D-Printer/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 10:43:30 PDT
Using Zen Toolworks CNC with Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Zen-Toolworks-CNC-with-Laser-Engraver/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:10:42 PDT
Make your first circuit with Eagle on the Othermill! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-first-circuit-with-Eagle-on-the-Othermil/
Make your first circuit with Eagle on the Othermill! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/69M8/HW7QAVZB/F6I69M8HW7QAVZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/69M8/HW7QAVZB/F6I69M8HW7QAVZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/69M8/HW7QAVZB/F6I69M8HW7QAVZB.SMALL.jpg othermachine Ok, so you've got your Othermill, or you're using an Othermill at a makerspace, a friend's house, your school, or somewhere else. You want to make circuit boards! However, an obstacle remains between your ideas and cutting out those traces on the mill: learning Eagle. Eagle is a powerful piece of so...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:56:04 PDT
Frezarka cnc http://www.instructables.com/id/Frezarka-cnc/
Frezarka cnc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/JG9Y/HWAAXKT8/FSUJG9YHWAAXKT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/JG9Y/HWAAXKT8/FSUJG9YHWAAXKT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/JG9Y/HWAAXKT8/FSUJG9YHWAAXKT8.SMALL.jpg Artur Zawadzki Mała frezarko-grawerka sterowana komputerowo Idealna dla modelarzy i zastosowań w domowym warsztacie.
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 10:26:52 PDT
Low cost linear actuator for cnc xy table and alike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-linear-actuator/
Low cost linear actuator for cnc xy table and alike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/VW5F/HW8SWOHU/F5AVW5FHW8SWOHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/VW5F/HW8SWOHU/F5AVW5FHW8SWOHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/VW5F/HW8SWOHU/F5AVW5FHW8SWOHU.SMALL.jpg Lukas Hoppe Creating a good linear actuator for your personal 3D printer or cnc machine is never easy. Either you try to incorporate lucky eBay finds in your design, which isn’t very dependable as a source for your parts. Or you come up with a solution that works in your case, but may be complex and yet is not ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 07:23:30 PDT
[Darth Vader] 5-axis CNC ART http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Vader-5-axis-CNC-ART/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 17:27:49 PDT
ArtCAM Express - Word Cutouts http://www.instructables.com/id/ArtCAM-Express-Word-Cutouts/
ArtCAM Express - Word Cutouts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/EYO3/HW0FSLPR/F7WEYO3HW0FSLPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/EYO3/HW0FSLPR/F7WEYO3HW0FSLPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/EYO3/HW0FSLPR/F7WEYO3HW0FSLPR.SMALL.jpg ArtCAM Create a selection of letter cutouts as a perfect gift for families, friends, on your wedding day, or even as a cool name stand. I have seen these used at weddings on head tables, on family mantle pieces (surnames).The nice thing about this is the design can be modified as you like, and you can even...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 05:45:22 PDT
ArtCAM Express - Decorative panel http://www.instructables.com/id/ArtCAM-Express-Decorative-panel/
ArtCAM Express - Decorative panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/CMYH/HVXC11YG/F6QCMYHHVXC11YG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/CMYH/HVXC11YG/F6QCMYHHVXC11YG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/CMYH/HVXC11YG/F6QCMYHHVXC11YG.SMALL.jpg ArtCAM Create a decorative panel in artcam express . The panel can be used for various things, cladding, in the garden, using different designs and creating textured panels. Things needed: ArtCAM Express CNC Machine and selection of cutting tools Piece of materialSome clipart files Download the PDF here...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 10:32:14 PDT
ArtCAM Express - Retro Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/ArtCAM-Express-Retro-Sign/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 10:30:34 PDT
Homemade Wooden CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wooden-CNC/
Homemade Wooden CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/LXO2/HVW4MN1N/FHSLXO2HVW4MN1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/LXO2/HVW4MN1N/FHSLXO2HVW4MN1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/LXO2/HVW4MN1N/FHSLXO2HVW4MN1N.SMALL.jpg domidrewno What can I say... We start from scratch, try to build own project in SketchUp first. Like you see the gate is not moving, this type of machine is much better for wooden constriction. I mean plywood :) not solid wood.Working area: 700x700x200 mm.All tech details you can find here: LINK Step 1: Z ax...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 07:18:17 PDT
Building your own CNC router/milling machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-own-CNC-milling-machine/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 17:50:35 PDT
Solar Engraving Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Engraving-Wood/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 18:00:51 PDT
Intro to Free 3D CAM Options (pt. 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Free-3D-CAM-Options-pt-1/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 16:58:24 PDT
Raspberry Pi Alamode CNC Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Alamode-CNC-Controller/
Raspberry Pi Alamode CNC Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7OFS/HV9HRJRR/FWN7OFSHV9HRJRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7OFS/HV9HRJRR/FWN7OFSHV9HRJRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7OFS/HV9HRJRR/FWN7OFSHV9HRJRR.SMALL.jpg cdtaylor51 This is my first attempt at an instructable. I hope it helps someone else.Switches and Lights and fans, oh my...I bought a CNC machine some time ago and I was never happy with it. It used a traditional parallel port controller and of course no modern computers have those. So it was always a point...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 15:36:19 PDT
Make bitmap image into a vector http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-bitmap-image-into-a-vector/
Make bitmap image into a vector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/J59B/HV9HOL5P/FKKJ59BHV9HOL5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/J59B/HV9HOL5P/FKKJ59BHV9HOL5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/J59B/HV9HOL5P/FKKJ59BHV9HOL5P.SMALL.jpg emilyshore The vinyl cutter and laser cutting machines at Techshop require that your artwork is a vector image. However, often what you have to base your CNC project off of is a bitmap file (also called a "raster", made of up of lots of little pixels, and commonly saved as .jpg files). For instance, you can ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 14:30:58 PDT
CNC routed pillared tombstone http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-routed-pillared-tombstone/
CNC routed pillared tombstone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/739V/HV8Y8YUH/FHU739VHV8Y8YUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/739V/HV8Y8YUH/FHU739VHV8Y8YUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/739V/HV8Y8YUH/FHU739VHV8Y8YUH.SMALL.jpg SVMike This project is similar to my previous one, but a bit more complex.It is also a CNC routed tombstone that I made at the Tech Shop in San Jose.See previous instructable here: basic CNC tombstoneIn this design I mount the main tomb in-between two pillars or columns. Part of the reason is decorative. T...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 23:17:24 PDT
Escape Pod: Full-Scale Mockup http://www.instructables.com/id/Escape-Pod-Full-Scale-Mockup/
Escape Pod: Full-Scale Mockup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/G1LB/HV8500L7/FKRG1LBHV8500L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/G1LB/HV8500L7/FKRG1LBHV8500L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/G1LB/HV8500L7/FKRG1LBHV8500L7.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON I'm doing quite a few things here I've never done before: kerf bending plywood, waterjet cutting, making a large-scale moving structure... In order to work out as many kinks as possible early on, I 3D printed a scale model. This was particularly useful in figuring out big picture things like range o...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 09:27:35 PDT
Escape Pod: Project Proposal http://www.instructables.com/id/Escape-Pod-Project/
Escape Pod: Project Proposal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8KE1/HV85O04M/FSK8KE1HV85O04M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8KE1/HV85O04M/FSK8KE1HV85O04M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8KE1/HV85O04M/FSK8KE1HV85O04M.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The Escape Pod (that's a working title, please post suggestions!) is a portable, off-grid cabin for extended use on any site: the singular project for my stay as an Instructables/Autodesk Artist In Residence. The proposal I came to The Pier with was based on a project I did for High Desert Test Sit...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 11:56:11 PDT
CNC Art http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Art/
CNC Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/D5Y5/HV3ZOV07/FIMD5Y5HV3ZOV07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/D5Y5/HV3ZOV07/FIMD5Y5HV3ZOV07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/D5Y5/HV3ZOV07/FIMD5Y5HV3ZOV07.SMALL.jpg alepalan I really wanted to make a few drawing on the CNC router (Shopbot Buddy). I did a few experiments using different techniques and mediums.I started using simply pen and paper, then refined that technique using a pen with a spring attached, later tried over canvas and finally using different markers. I...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 17:42:03 PDT
Creating Vessels in Rhino http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Vessels-in-Rhino/
Creating Vessels in Rhino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/PK1A/HV3Q4RQF/FAXPK1AHV3Q4RQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/PK1A/HV3Q4RQF/FAXPK1AHV3Q4RQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/PK1A/HV3Q4RQF/FAXPK1AHV3Q4RQF.SMALL.jpg jordandpieper The ideas guiding this project were to design 3D objects using technology as a tool for sketching and idea generation. Along with these ideas, I was working towards bringing the models into 3- dimensions by utilizing laser cutting and cnc routing as a method for form generation. I used Rhinoceros fo...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 16:44:32 PDT
Rotomold your own Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotomold-your-own-Speakers/
Rotomold your own Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/77MC/HV2AGO33/FAQ77MCHV2AGO33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/77MC/HV2AGO33/FAQ77MCHV2AGO33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/77MC/HV2AGO33/FAQ77MCHV2AGO33.SMALL.jpg mach1monkey I recently built my own rotomolder, a device that lets you make hollow parts like the hollow chocolate bunnies that they make every easter. It rotates a mold with resin inside 360º in two directions until the resin cures. Once hard you pop the mold open and there you have your hollow part! I'm makin...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 12:22:41 PDT
Lens flare creating filter, with 3D printed parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lens-flare-filter-with-3D-printed-parts/
Lens flare creating filter, with 3D printed parts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TVAV/HUYM3XWJ/F6FTVAVHUYM3XWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TVAV/HUYM3XWJ/F6FTVAVHUYM3XWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TVAV/HUYM3XWJ/F6FTVAVHUYM3XWJ.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hi,in this project i want to show you how you can build yourself a "Lens-Flare-Filter" for your DSLR or Digitalcamera! With the filter you can easy create a cinnematic look on your pictures and Videos, wthout spending much money on expensive programs! We will use a few 3D printed parts, theese can b...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 06:21:14 PDT
Plyboo California Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Plyboo-California-Desk/
Plyboo California Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/7YA4/HUWMF9L9/F6B7YA4HUWMF9L9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/7YA4/HUWMF9L9/F6B7YA4HUWMF9L9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/7YA4/HUWMF9L9/F6B7YA4HUWMF9L9.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 f...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 01:06:13 PDT
Electric car concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-car-concept/
Electric car concept - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WYFX/HURHPL27/FXKWYFXHURHPL27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WYFX/HURHPL27/FXKWYFXHURHPL27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WYFX/HURHPL27/FXKWYFXHURHPL27.SMALL.jpg амакриденков Task - the day the layout electric cars Sketch get ready, knife + pencil + blunt force = achieves resultsGraphic Tablet? No. It does not give a feel for the sketch))) Digitization 1. Draw vector 2. 3d Modeling3. Cutting Generate g-code Created by cuts create a movement for milling Embody...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 10:30:25 PDT
Sunglass Case - 3D surfacing with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunglass-Case-3D-surfacing-with-CNC-Router/
Sunglass Case - 3D surfacing with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/4KWD/HURHRB7V/FQF4KWDHURHRB7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/4KWD/HURHRB7V/FQF4KWDHURHRB7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/4KWD/HURHRB7V/FQF4KWDHURHRB7V.SMALL.jpg alepalan This instructable will show you how to make a sunglass case out of maple using a CNC Router. When I was a kid my dad used to have a really nice eyeglass case carved out of wood. I still remember how beautifully crafted and how nice it was to touch and grab it. I always thought about making a case fo...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 23:22:26 PDT
Make a CNC mill with a laser cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-CNC-mill-with-a-laser-cutter/
Make a CNC mill with a laser cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/JQ1H/HUQARXUW/FF8JQ1HHUQARXUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/JQ1H/HUQARXUW/FF8JQ1HHUQARXUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/JQ1H/HUQARXUW/FF8JQ1HHUQARXUW.SMALL.jpg joebell So, you have a CNC laser cutter but you want a CNC mill? Problem solved. This project is a small CNC mill that can be assembled from store-bought and laser-cut parts for about $800 without machine tools. (If you have access to a shop with a chop saw and a drill press that'll be helpful, but you ca...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 09:13:47 PDT
CNC Embroidered Patch for a Customized Onesie http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Embroidered-Patch-for-a-Customized-Onesie/
CNC Embroidered Patch for a Customized Onesie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/I525/HUMSBRDQ/F5WI525HUMSBRDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/I525/HUMSBRDQ/F5WI525HUMSBRDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/I525/HUMSBRDQ/F5WI525HUMSBRDQ.SMALL.jpg acoens It's become a mini tradition that when a good friend or coworker has a baby, I make the new little person a onesie. Since the embroidered threads can irritate sensitive skin, I decided to make these designs as patches and iron them on using standard transfer adhesives. I wouldn't be able to do these...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:51:02 PDT
P9C - Chair made with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/P9C-Chair-made-with-CNC-Router/
P9C - Chair made with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/LMH2/HUMSACNJ/FXNLMH2HUMSACNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/LMH2/HUMSACNJ/FXNLMH2HUMSACNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/LMH2/HUMSACNJ/FXNLMH2HUMSACNJ.SMALL.jpg alepalan CNC Furniture has been for a few years already but hasn't really taken off. I believe this is because designers haven't spend enough time designing with that technology in mind. Most of the CNC furniture I found online have the typical joinery exposed or have a rigid feel. I played around with the...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:01:45 PDT
P9S - Stool made with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/P9S-Stool-made-with-CNC-Router/
P9S - Stool made with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/9T0A/HUMLI4ND/FEG9T0AHUMLI4ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/9T0A/HUMLI4ND/FEG9T0AHUMLI4ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/9T0A/HUMLI4ND/FEG9T0AHUMLI4ND.SMALL.jpg alepalan CNC Furniture has been for a few years already but hasn't really taken off. I believe this is because designers haven't spend enough time designing with that technology in mind. Most of the CNC furniture I found online have the typical joinery exposed or have a rigid feel. I played around with the...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:18:03 PDT
Air Assist / Vacuum Port for small engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Assist-Vacuum-Port-for-small-engraver/
Air Assist / Vacuum Port for small engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/U890/HUM3I27C/FSWU890HUM3I27C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/U890/HUM3I27C/FSWU890HUM3I27C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/U890/HUM3I27C/FSWU890HUM3I27C.SMALL.jpg CWKr I'm starting to work with machinable wax.  This carving is approximately 1" in diameter and 1/8" thick. It was cut using a 0.005" tapered ball end mill.  The bit is so fine, the tip of it is smaller than a pin. It makes very fine dust that needs to be blown out of the cracks, or it is a real pain ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:33:06 PDT
P9L - Lounge Chair made with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/P9L-Lounge-Chair-made-with-CNC-Router/
P9L - Lounge Chair made with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SMALL.jpg alepalan CNC Furniture has been for a few years already but hasn't really taken off. I believe this is because designers haven't spend enough time designing with that technology in mind. Most of the CNC furniture I found online have the typical joinery exposed or have a rigid feel. I played around with the...
By: alepalan

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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:54:52 PDT