Instructables: exploring - - cnc http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:39:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY rough CNC router? http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rough-CNC-router/
DIY rough CNC router? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/KBF8/HZS8SZYW/FB0KBF8HZS8SZYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/KBF8/HZS8SZYW/FB0KBF8HZS8SZYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/KBF8/HZS8SZYW/FB0KBF8HZS8SZYW.SMALL.jpg chubby8 An idea for a rough and inaccurate yet fun and easy DIY CNC router. For cutting sheets of polystyrene and other very soft materials. In stead of a cutting piece spinning on a high rpm spindle, mounted to a sturdy frame, moved by very precise stepper motors which are controlled by computer, via an ex...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:55:12 PDT
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CNC-Fractal-Headboard/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:32:55 PDT
stool workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/stool-workshop/
stool workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/IQJK/I0463ARX/FIHIQJKI0463ARX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/IQJK/I0463ARX/FIHIQJKI0463ARX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/IQJK/I0463ARX/FIHIQJKI0463ARX.SMALL.jpg kazekamba This is educational project. Stool cut by CNC machine. DOWNLOAD Download this dfx file and export to Your CNC machine. Don't forget that this content has 4 mm offset from each line. You should use 8 mm milling cutter. Cut elements Connect Finish Useful file
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:40:10 PDT
Shapeoko 2 Dust Cabinet With Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-Dust-Cabinet-With-Lighting/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:08:16 PDT
SIS&BRO stools http://www.instructables.com/id/SISBRO-stools/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:31:27 PDT
make a 3d shape (2) http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-3d-shape-2/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:32:42 PDT
CNC Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Engraver/
CNC Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/DYBX/HZU0JFZF/FS2DYBXHZU0JFZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/DYBX/HZU0JFZF/FS2DYBXHZU0JFZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/DYBX/HZU0JFZF/FS2DYBXHZU0JFZF.SMALL.jpg Tory MYDIYCNC Hello there,Tory at MYDIYCNC again.Today I want to show you all how you can SIMPLY do laser engraving on your CNC machine. Having a laser head is a BLAST to use. You can engrave anything from wood, plastics, cardboard, etc.... Of course what you engrave or burn in with your laser head is entirely up...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:36:06 PDT
Zip Tie Lounge Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Lounge-Chair/
Zip Tie Lounge Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/KNXP/HZTO9EEF/FEQKNXPHZTO9EEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/KNXP/HZTO9EEF/FEQKNXPHZTO9EEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/KNXP/HZTO9EEF/FEQKNXPHZTO9EEF.SMALL.jpg wholman Flatpack design is currently at a crossroads -- popularized by IKEA and perfectly adapted to new manufacturing technologies, it is poised to grab an ever-greater share of the furniture market. CNC routing is a key part of this disruption, allowing for global design and localized fabrication, poten...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:32:30 PDT
How to deboss paper in a machine shop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-emboss-paper-in-a-machine-shop/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 09:57:38 PDT
make a 3d shape http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-3d-shape/
make a 3d shape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/WYYZ/HZNYGQFP/FMVWYYZHZNYGQFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/WYYZ/HZNYGQFP/FMVWYYZHZNYGQFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/WYYZ/HZNYGQFP/FMVWYYZHZNYGQFP.SMALL.jpg msh1353 I'm a civil engineer. i know alittle english !I've made a small example of an open roof. The original plan in Google sketchup got designed and i catched the shapes on a laser cutting machine with sheets of MDF. Assemble the parts got cut in the house and color them at outdoor. this is the dwg ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:09:24 PDT
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-my-Laser-CNC-into-a-multi-mount-CNC/
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SMALL.jpg john1a Hello. I jumped in the CNC world last October and I have been a passionate enthusiast since... I often watch videos of DIY CNCs and experiment with new things. My first CNC project (highly recommend to take a look) was quite a success (but had a few issues) and this made me think that I need to try ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:28 PDT
Using the Singer Futura (CNC sewing machine at Pier 9) http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Singer-Futura-CNC-sewing-machine-at-Pier/
Using the Singer Futura (CNC sewing machine at Pier 9) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/BY2O/HZJODTMS/FNABY2OHZJODTMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/BY2O/HZJODTMS/FNABY2OHZJODTMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/BY2O/HZJODTMS/FNABY2OHZJODTMS.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Pier 9 has some awesomely powerful CNC tools, and the Singer Futura is, well, a CNC tool of less awesome power. This intractable will go through some of the things I have learned using this tool but is by no means an exhaustive guide to perfect embroidery machine use. For now, I'll go over what I kn...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 00:08:51 PDT
Military Challenge Coin Showcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Military-Challenge-Coin-Showcase/
Military Challenge Coin Showcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/UIKD/HZJO89XJ/FTRUIKDHZJO89XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/UIKD/HZJO89XJ/FTRUIKDHZJO89XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/UIKD/HZJO89XJ/FTRUIKDHZJO89XJ.SMALL.jpg jacobsbr This piece was made to show the career of a soldier in the South Dakota Army National Guard with his collection of challenge coins. I used a homemade CNC machine and Mach3 software to mill out the holes for the coins. I also used a Epilog laser and CorelDraw6, at my school, to etch the images on t...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:35:28 PDT
Pulsing fluidic heart micropump http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluidic-heart-micropump/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:29:35 PDT
Small wood case http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-wood-case/
Small wood case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/SEOW/HYWT484W/FS8SEOWHYWT484W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/SEOW/HYWT484W/FS8SEOWHYWT484W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/SEOW/HYWT484W/FS8SEOWHYWT484W.SMALL.jpg 영수김 Before you create a table cleanup caseMade this for design verification.What is needed is as follows.Equipment1. PC2. 2030 DIY CNC 3. 3 diameter flat endmill Program1. AUTOCAD2. MASTERCAM3. MACH3Materials 1. 19mm spruce wood. Step1 : AUTOCAD Create drawings using AutoCAD.For 2D drawing, you can d...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:11:43 PDT
Solidoodle 2 (2nd Gen) to CNC Mill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Solidoodle-2-2nd-Gen-to-CNC-Mill-Conversion/
Solidoodle 2 (2nd Gen) to CNC Mill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SMALL.jpg andrew.moody.315 This Instructable is to demonstrate the procedure I used to convert my Solidoodle 2 (or 2nd Gen Solidoodle) to a desktop CNC mill. I took the minimalist approach and changed only those things necessary to complete the expected outcome. As a consequence, there is no additional hardware required. T...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:00:47 PDT
MYDIYCNC Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/MYDIYCNC-Engraving/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:03:59 PDT
Automate your ALS Icy Water Challenge! http://www.instructables.com/id/Automate-your-ALS-Icy-Water-Challenge/
Automate your ALS Icy Water Challenge! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/0DEA/HZB3HQUJ/F8T0DEAHZB3HQUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/0DEA/HZB3HQUJ/F8T0DEAHZB3HQUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/0DEA/HZB3HQUJ/F8T0DEAHZB3HQUJ.SMALL.jpg avayan The ubiquitous Icy Water Challenge has spread across the nation like free money. With the intention of raising awareness towards the ALS disease and promote research donations, many individuals have poured ice cold water on top of themselves, but not until naming three more individuals who must join...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:54:55 PDT
Wooden hand mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-hand-mirror/
Wooden hand mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/4VPE/HZ9O52YE/F6V4VPEHZ9O52YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/4VPE/HZ9O52YE/F6V4VPEHZ9O52YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/4VPE/HZ9O52YE/F6V4VPEHZ9O52YE.SMALL.jpg 영수김 Come on holiday in South Korea.I made a gift to the cousin's daughter. It is a wooden hand mirror.I think she'd love it.Creation is easy.Preparation materials Wood plate - I have a 19 mm plates. Acrylic mirror - before I bought as a sample.Tool CNC - wood processing Sandpaper-wood trim, trim the acr...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:36:09 PDT
Machining a PCB Using an Inexpensive CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-a-PCB-Using-an-Inexpensive-CNC-Machine/
Machining a PCB Using an Inexpensive CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SMALL.jpg zentoolworks Introduction: For this tutorial we are going to take a design that we made from EAGLE, use PCB-GCode and Autoleveler software to load it into our ZEN Toolworks Mach 3 CNC machine. What we can do is then create circuit boards using our own designs right before our very eyes.Mat...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:06:52 PDT
DVD Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/DVD-Rack/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 06:38:12 PDT
Write Your Name with the Sherline CNC Mini Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Write-Your-Name-with-the-Sherline-CNC-Mini-Mill/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:54:31 PDT
Making a Dollhouse Door with Zen Toolworks CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Dollhouse-Door-with-Zen-Toolworks-CNC-1/
Making a Dollhouse Door with Zen Toolworks CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/89WW/HZ5RNOWI/F3589WWHZ5RNOWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/89WW/HZ5RNOWI/F3589WWHZ5RNOWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/89WW/HZ5RNOWI/F3589WWHZ5RNOWI.SMALL.jpg zentoolworks During the lifetime of a dollhouse, it is the doors that get the most use and are prone to getting damaged. But what are you going to do when the door finally breaks, you can’t glue it back together, and none of the doors you can find will fit properly?You can simply make your own by milling one on ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:35:59 PDT
Word art trivet http://www.instructables.com/id/Word-art-trivet/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:15:16 PDT
CNC Laser for Printing Images and Engraving - Shapeoko 2 based http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-for-Printing-Images-and-Engraving-Shapeo/
CNC Laser for Printing Images and Engraving - Shapeoko 2 based - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HM4P/HZ13K1PX/FZ7HM4PHZ13K1PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HM4P/HZ13K1PX/FZ7HM4PHZ13K1PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HM4P/HZ13K1PX/FZ7HM4PHZ13K1PX.SMALL.jpg als_liahona If you own or plan to build a Shapeoko 2 CNC Milling Machine, this Instructable will walk you through the steps necessary to be able to add a 2 watt laser capable of printing grey-scale images on many surfaces. You will also find details on how to engrave at full power.I will take you through all o...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:41:34 PDT
Cribbage Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Cribage-Board/
Cribbage Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/XB9H/HYZNZC7K/FU7XB9HHYZNZC7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/XB9H/HYZNZC7K/FU7XB9HHYZNZC7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/XB9H/HYZNZC7K/FU7XB9HHYZNZC7K.SMALL.jpg ArtCAM This is how to create a custom cribbage board on a cnc machine using ArtCAM Express software.Things you will need· ArtCAM Express · CNC machine· Block of wood Watch the video Creating a base 1. Determine the size and shape of board you want.2. Open a new model to these...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:29:38 PDT
Low-Cost Standing Workbench - No Screws Needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Standing-Workbench-No-Screws-Needed/
Low-Cost Standing Workbench - No Screws Needed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SMALL.gif FabricateIO When we upgraded our electronics bench setup, we wanted a new table that was cheap and incredibly easy to assemble (and disassemble / transport for moving).Our solution? Turn two 4'x8' sheets of 23/32" plywood into a slot-assembly, no-screws-needed project bench, that can be assembled and disassembl...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:53:52 PDT
Learn CNC The Hard Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-CNC-The-Hard-Way/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:12:58 PDT
[PartroCNC] My diy 2030 cnc 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/PartroCNC-My-diy-2030-cnc-1/
[PartroCNC] My diy 2030 cnc 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/CZNT/HZ13DU4K/F3BCZNTHZ13DU4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/CZNT/HZ13DU4K/F3BCZNTHZ13DU4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/CZNT/HZ13DU4K/F3BCZNTHZ13DU4K.SMALL.jpg ys kim My diy 2030 cnc 1. size : 500 x 650 x 6002. moving size : 210 x 310 x 1003.. bed profile : 270 x 6504. spindle : 1HP water cooling 24000rpm 5. X-axis: THK KR33 actuator + Sanyo 13K-3A 2-phase step motor Y axis: THK LM Guide and ball screw + Sanyo 13K-3A 2-phase step motor Z axis: THK K...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:47:02 PDT
Wood box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-box/
Wood box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/U27H/HZ13DTEG/FL4U27HHZ13DTEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/U27H/HZ13DTEG/FL4U27HHZ13DTEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/U27H/HZ13DTEG/FL4U27HHZ13DTEG.SMALL.jpg ys kim Before you create a table cleanup caseMade this for design verification.What is needed is as follows.Equipment1. PC2. 2030 DIY CNC3. 3 diameter flat endmillProgram1. AUTOCAD2. MASTERCAM3. MACH3Materials1. 19mm spruce wood. Step1 : ​Create drawings using AutoCAD. Create drawings using AutoCAD.For ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:32:14 PDT
Knife Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Block/
Knife Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell This quite unusual but practical knife block is a relatively fast and simple project for your CNC machine...There is some manual work involved (edge rounding, glueing and sanding) but with the right tools it won't take too much time... Things you'll need: Bill of materials: (Beech) plywood:700 x...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:18:48 PDT
CNC Dust Shoe with a View http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Dust-Shoe-with-a-View/
CNC Dust Shoe with a View - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/FXTQ/HYOXXEKJ/FMTFXTQHYOXXEKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/FXTQ/HYOXXEKJ/FMTFXTQHYOXXEKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/FXTQ/HYOXXEKJ/FMTFXTQHYOXXEKJ.SMALL.jpg matt instr I was looking to make a dust shoe for my "HY-3040 Column Engraver" CNC and I started building one of the designs I found on here where you attach some brushes to the side of a piece of scrap with a hole for the dust and another for the spindle. The brushes I ordered turned out to be so stiff that ...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:28:55 PDT
Stargate Coverstone center http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Coverstone-center/
Stargate Coverstone center - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A2H2/HYLDIYWB/FR4A2H2HYLDIYWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A2H2/HYLDIYWB/FR4A2H2HYLDIYWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A2H2/HYLDIYWB/FR4A2H2HYLDIYWB.SMALL.jpg tdorning I was trying to make the center of the stargate coverstone with the abydose address from the original stargate movie. Build time: 8 Hours (research to finish)Materials:CNC(carewright)Computer32 X 12 X 3/4 woodWood stain- 3 types dark oak medium mahogany and clearsandpaper fine grainrazor bladelatex ...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 04:20:38 PDT
Amazing Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/ArtCAM-Express-Making-a-clock/
Amazing Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/0MWO/HYI64LHN/FS50MWOHYI64LHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/0MWO/HYI64LHN/FS50MWOHYI64LHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/0MWO/HYI64LHN/FS50MWOHYI64LHN.SMALL.jpg ArtCAM A simple video on how to use ArtCAM Express to create a basic clock out of a piece of wooden material. ArtCAM Express - Clock Things youneed:· ArtCAM express· CNC machine· Piece of wood Creating the numbers 1. Determine the size of clock you want2. Open a new model to these...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 17:15:07 PDT
Ratchet Strap Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Ratchet-Strap-Chair/
Ratchet Strap Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This chair is made from a 1/2 sheet of plywood, uses no glue or fasteners, and is held together by a single ratchet strap. I made this chair because I was interested in the forces at play to make a chair stand up: the different parts in tension and compression that make up the structure. It's also p...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:17 PDT
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/
Simple Tension Catapult Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3UKB/HY12IV8Y/F2Y3UKBHY12IV8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3UKB/HY12IV8Y/F2Y3UKBHY12IV8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3UKB/HY12IV8Y/F2Y3UKBHY12IV8Y.SMALL.jpg _ShayyLee_ This is our final project for the 2014 Biomechanics Field Museum program. We were told to design a catapult using a software called Sketch-Up in both 2D and 3D which would later be processed through a CNC Machine. From there on we took it into our hands and built :) Enjoy our simple tutorial!For th...
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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/
Cutting large items on the Handibot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XJF8/HWQF3ULG/FMVXJF8HWQF3ULG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XJF8/HWQF3ULG/FMVXJF8HWQF3ULG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XJF8/HWQF3ULG/FMVXJF8HWQF3ULG.SMALL.jpg mevans12 As the Handibot community grows there is a need for quick tutorials and tips and tricks. This is my first instructable and should not be my last. This instructable will be on how to use the new large area jig for the Handibot to cut things larger than 6"x8". I will not be covering the installation o...
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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/
How to make Makeblock XY Plotter v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/OOD1/HWLD2TKD/FV2OOD1HWLD2TKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/OOD1/HWLD2TKD/FV2OOD1HWLD2TKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/OOD1/HWLD2TKD/FV2OOD1HWLD2TKD.SMALL.jpg Makerworks IntroductionHi guys, the new XY Plotter is coming! We updated the XY v1.0 in the last 2 monthes. Stronger structure, super easy stepper motor driver and laser-head compatible -- Makeblock XY-Plotter v2.0 is a full updated version of XY-plotter. With the Arduino and GRemote, You can draw amazing pict...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:47:59 PDT