Instructables: exploring - - cnc http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:19:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Model-to-Mill-using-HSM-to-get-your-design-fr/
From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Many of you reading this probably have access to and experience with some sort of 3D design software whether it’s professional or free. Out of those people, there are probably fewer who happen to have access to some sort of CNC machine (a ShopBot or other CNC router or mill). Of those, I’d be willi...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:17:06 PDT
Shapeoko 2, Arduino UNO R3, grbl 9g, 8bit Laser Diode Photo Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-Arduino-UNO-R3-grbl-9g-8bit-Raster-Phot/
Shapeoko 2, Arduino UNO R3, grbl 9g, 8bit Laser Diode Photo Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L7PT/I1CBZB6F/F0FL7PTI1CBZB6F.SMALL.jpg PicengraverToo Me and my son invented/developed a new concept of "On-The Fly" 8bit Laser Diode engraving photos over two years ago. We have came a long way since those days at the beginning of our experimentation and here is the instructions of our latest build on a Shapeoko 2. Photos can be engraved on different ...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:14:54 PDT
How to write G code (basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-write-G-code-basics/
How to write G code (basics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XJ8O/I1C3WG33/F4MXJ8OI1C3WG33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XJ8O/I1C3WG33/F4MXJ8OI1C3WG33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XJ8O/I1C3WG33/F4MXJ8OI1C3WG33.SMALL.jpg Mach95 The basics of writing G code and some M code Write the Introduction Start the first line with a '%' then press enter. The next line should start with a capital 'o'. If the character there is a zero the machine will throw an error code. After the capital O and with no spaces there should be 4 or 5...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:05:20 PDT
Motorized linear slide with home sensor for robotic and CNC using recycled parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-linear-slide-with-home-sensor-for-roboti/
Motorized linear slide with home sensor for robotic and CNC using recycled parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/VHH8/I1BPACZM/FPOVHH8I1BPACZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/VHH8/I1BPACZM/FPOVHH8I1BPACZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/VHH8/I1BPACZM/FPOVHH8I1BPACZM.SMALL.jpg hesamh A linear slide is a bearing designed to provide free motion in one direction, Motorized linear slides such as machine slides, XY tables, roller tables and some dovetail slides are bearings moved by drive mechanisms. Not all linear slides are motorized, and non-motorized dovetail slides, ball bearing...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:53:12 PDT
Halloween Stamp Set Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Stamp-Set-Kit/
Halloween Stamp Set Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/N91U/I1B7OF78/FRJN91UI1B7OF78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/N91U/I1B7OF78/FRJN91UI1B7OF78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/N91U/I1B7OF78/FRJN91UI1B7OF78.SMALL.jpg othermachine Hi, this is Ed from Other Machine Co. with a Halloween project!It's fun to make decorations for Halloween whether they're large or small. In this Instructable, I'm talking about some very small decorations in the form of a stamp set. I needed to make some invites for my kid's Halloween-themed birthd...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:54:53 PDT
Chocolate Millennium Falcon http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Millennium-Falcon/
Chocolate Millennium Falcon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/UEYM/I1AJH4NB/F04UEYMI1AJH4NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/UEYM/I1AJH4NB/F04UEYMI1AJH4NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/UEYM/I1AJH4NB/F04UEYMI1AJH4NB.SMALL.jpg othermachine Hi, this is Ed from Other Machine Co. and I like sci fi.Star Wars is great and all, but it's even better when combined with chocolate. Thus, the chocolate Millennium Falcon! Fly it around for a bit of a space battle before eating it up. Pew pew nom nom. Tools and Materials Tools Othermill Flat...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:49:45 PDT
Light Up Necklace Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Hummingbird-Necklace-Kit/
Light Up Necklace Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OOZH/I1AJH4F0/F86OOZHI1AJH4F0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OOZH/I1AJH4F0/F86OOZHI1AJH4F0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OOZH/I1AJH4F0/F86OOZHI1AJH4F0.SMALL.jpg othermachine If you like making jewelry and have some experience using the Othermill, then this is a great project for you! This style of necklace offers a wonderful way to get creative and artistic with double-sided machining on the Othermill.This necklace has four LEDs on the back of the pendant, which provide...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:49:07 PDT
Unlimited Arduino clones: the Otherduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlimited-Arduino-clones-the-Otherduino/
Unlimited Arduino clones: the Otherduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/QNJY/I1AJH3ZH/FPIQNJYI1AJH3ZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/QNJY/I1AJH3ZH/FPIQNJYI1AJH3ZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/QNJY/I1AJH3ZH/FPIQNJYI1AJH3ZH.SMALL.jpg othermachine Hi, I'm Owen, Content Developer for OMC, and I'm going to show you how to make your own Arduino clones on the Othermill! Arduino is a prototyping platform that has a massive user base and tons of tutorials and code available, which allows anyone with a desire to learn to build fun electronics projec...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:47:55 PDT
Logitech X-230 concrete speaker mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Logitech-X-230-concrete-speaker-mod/
Logitech X-230 concrete speaker mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/OLQT/I153ZHDD/F5COLQTI153ZHDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/OLQT/I153ZHDD/F5COLQTI153ZHDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/OLQT/I153ZHDD/F5COLQTI153ZHDD.SMALL.jpg ähöüokul I had a set of Logitech X-230 speakers lying around. I always thought they had a decent sound considering the little money you have to pay for them. So I wanted to reactivate them, but this time with a slightly modified design. I had ideas for concrete speaker housings in my head for quite some time...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:29:03 PDT
3D printed CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-CNC-mill/
3D printed CNC mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CAE2/I0TVGWVX/FXUCAE2I0TVGWVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CAE2/I0TVGWVX/FXUCAE2I0TVGWVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CAE2/I0TVGWVX/FXUCAE2I0TVGWVX.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Ive designed this mill so that most of the parts that are hard to get or make can be 3D printed. Its design to be modular so you can easily change the size of the machine by changing either the sides or the front and back plates. Its accurate enough to cut and drill circuit boards, and small enoug...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 23:59:50 PDT
Small Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Arduino-CNC/
Small Arduino CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/4FNR/I0VONLM4/F9N4FNRI0VONLM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/4FNR/I0VONLM4/F9N4FNRI0VONLM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/4FNR/I0VONLM4/F9N4FNRI0VONLM4.SMALL.jpg Make it BIG This instructable shows you how to build a cheap and easy, but very small CNC. You can use it to mill thin balsa wood and different foams. Everything you need, can be found in old PC's or can be bought quite cheap (I paid ~30$). It was inspired by the Pocket laser engraver, but i added a third axis ...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 05:16:10 PDT
Keychain iPhone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Keychain-iPhone-Holder/
Keychain iPhone Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/KM2V/I0TE7UYN/FGQKM2VI0TE7UYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/KM2V/I0TE7UYN/FGQKM2VI0TE7UYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/KM2V/I0TE7UYN/FGQKM2VI0TE7UYN.SMALL.jpg AlexM8 This is an instructable to make a phone holder that can be attached to your keychain with a CNC laser. Although the title says it is designed for iPhones, it can work with almost any smart phone. Bigger phones tend to be a problem as they make it more likely for the phone to fall over, but it shoul...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:39:23 PDT
Dragon Shell Pavilion Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Shell-Pavilion-Prototype/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:48:01 PDT
CNC Router Bar Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Router-Bar-Stool/
CNC Router Bar Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/S6QR/I0LDRCC8/FE6S6QRI0LDRCC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/S6QR/I0LDRCC8/FE6S6QRI0LDRCC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/S6QR/I0LDRCC8/FE6S6QRI0LDRCC8.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace In this Instructable you will: Setup the CNC RouterLoad a DXF file and generate the G-CODE the machine will use to cut out the stoolCut out a bar stool using the CNC Router Gather the Supplies You will need: CNC Router and controlling computer with Cut 2D and Mach 3Stool DXF file0.25-inch End mil...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:12:02 PDT
Make a cheap Decorative lights http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-cheep-Decorative-lights/
Make a cheap Decorative lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/J0B1/I0HYQSIQ/FR0J0B1I0HYQSIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/J0B1/I0HYQSIQ/FR0J0B1I0HYQSIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/J0B1/I0HYQSIQ/FR0J0B1I0HYQSIQ.SMALL.jpg msh1353 This is my third work of 3d objectsI got a drawing of decorative lights for my study room and I made it for 100 dollars. Pictures show the steps of my work. I had a problem at the time led headlights Assembly because they had lowdiameter and short circuit was correct at the time of soldering and I t...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:19:29 PDT
Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamic-Motor-Balancing-with-Sugru-and-an-iPhone/
Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SMALL.jpg phidauex Many shop or machine tools have big motors, and many big motors VIBRATE. In some cases this is a good thing, but usually it is not. Smooth running motors last longer, make less noise, and in the case of saws or other shop tools, make better quality cuts.The best way to make your motor perform better...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:19:36 PDT
Make your own LOLcat stencil and vinyl sticker http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-LOLcat-stencil-and-vinyl-sticker/
Make your own LOLcat stencil and vinyl sticker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/FH03/I0ENJKEP/F95FH03I0ENJKEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/FH03/I0ENJKEP/F95FH03I0ENJKEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/FH03/I0ENJKEP/F95FH03I0ENJKEP.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace Follow this walk-through to design, edit, and cut a stencil or sticker using the free software available on http://www.silhouetteamerica.com/ and using the Silhouette Vinyl Cutters (this example using the Silhouette Cameo).This tutorial is made by the staff at http://slomakerspace.com/ Check this p...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:44:08 PDT
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/FUM/O1JQ/I0HYWYWX/FUMO1JQI0HYWYWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/O1JQ/I0HYWYWX/FUMO1JQI0HYWYWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/O1JQ/I0HYWYWX/FUMO1JQI0HYWYWX.SMALL.jpg kazekamba Stool Workshop - cutting CNCThis 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/
Shapeoko 2 Dust Cabinet With Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/R1O3/I00TM5U1/F1DR1O3I00TM5U1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/R1O3/I00TM5U1/F1DR1O3I00TM5U1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/R1O3/I00TM5U1/F1DR1O3I00TM5U1.SMALL.jpg larryservin If you've worked with a CNC machine in a small room then you know how everything gets covered in 10 feet of dust. Ok, maybe not that much but this quick (cheap) build will help keep the dust from piling up in your room. Yes, you can always add a vacuum but if you've used this machine in a small room...
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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/
make a 3d shape (2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/KWOO/HZWJ63Q0/F8RKWOOHZWJ63Q0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/KWOO/HZWJ63Q0/F8RKWOOHZWJ63Q0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/KWOO/HZWJ63Q0/F8RKWOOHZWJ63Q0.SMALL.jpg msh1353 this is my second 3d shape project.i made this 3d shape with MDF sheet (two side colored) and thicknesss: 2.7 mmmaking a 3d shape such as a game !
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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/FYJ/NLR7/I0HYSAUW/FYJNLR7I0HYSAUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/NLR7/I0HYSAUW/FYJNLR7I0HYSAUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/NLR7/I0HYSAUW/FYJNLR7I0HYSAUW.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/
Write Your Name with the Sherline CNC Mini Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/JGPG/HZ6T874H/FXFJGPGHZ6T874H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/JGPG/HZ6T874H/FXFJGPGHZ6T874H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/JGPG/HZ6T874H/FXFJGPGHZ6T874H.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace In this Instructable you will:Setup the Sherline CNC Mini Mill,Generate the g-code necessary for cutting out your name, andCut out your name in a block of wood! Gather the Supplies You will need: A relatively small (3x6") piece of wood or plastic to cutTwo "step-ladder" clampsA crescent wrenchThe...
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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/
Learn CNC The Hard Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SMALL.jpg danvida Operating a CNC machine will make you a better designer and engineer.I wrote this guide to provide a clear path for using CNC machines. Machining requires a lot of effort and study on your part and one person can't explain the entire process to you - the knowledge you gain comes from lessons learned...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:12:58 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/
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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