Instructables: exploring - - cnc http://www.instructables.com Sun, 3 May 2015 08:58:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 ZelosLaser - affordable Arduino Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/ZelosLaser-Engraver/
ZelosLaser - affordable Arduino Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/JIDR/I93FE3X4/F1FJIDRI93FE3X4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/JIDR/I93FE3X4/F1FJIDRI93FE3X4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/JIDR/I93FE3X4/F1FJIDRI93FE3X4.SMALL.jpg zelos11 I start to plan the ZelosLaser Engraver with the goal of a well-built, Open Soft and Hardware Machine.The ZelosLaser Engraver is affordable, with a compact design and the perfect entry for the Daily Hobbyist. It is easy to build. even for the non Hobbyist.Please never forget that the laser can cause...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:47:23 PDT
CNC Plasma Table http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Plasma-Table/
CNC Plasma Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SMALL.jpg simonrafferty So, you've bought a plasma cutter and you wish you could accurately cut your designs in metal. Tracing lines by hand gives disappointing results and CNC Plasma tables are way out of your budget. Sound familiar? Well, that's what I thought anyway!If you have not bought your plasma cutter yet - the...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:30:44 PDT
Homemade Press Drill Mini Milling Mill Router DIY Spindle Slide Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Press-Drill-Mini-Milling-Mill-Router-DIY-/
Homemade Press Drill Mini Milling Mill Router DIY Spindle Slide Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EHT0/I95GPGBV/FZDEHT0I95GPGBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EHT0/I95GPGBV/FZDEHT0I95GPGBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EHT0/I95GPGBV/FZDEHT0I95GPGBV.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Press Drill Mini Milling Mill Router DIY Spindle Slide MachineParts and Tools:Aluminium Alloy 6061 400 mm x 160 mm x 12 mm.Aluminium Alloy 6061 62 mm x 250 mm x 12 mm1 Linear shaft 25 mm x 600 mm aixs1 Linear shaft 11 mm x 300 mm aixs1 pcs SHF25 25mm Linear Rail Shaft Support XYZ Table1 p...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:26:48 PDT
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopbot-Birch-Ply-End-Table/
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SMALL.jpg abertoni As a primer for a larger project I decided to take on a small laminated end table. The project came together from start to finish in an afternoon, the design was focused on creating a simple form using efficient nesting of sheet goods on a shopbot CNC router. Design The concept behind this small...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:27:59 PDT
CNC Sculpture with Neopixel http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Sculpture-with-Neopixel/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:13:38 PDT
PRINTED CNC Z AXIS for ARDUINO projects or small router, printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Z-AXIS-for-ARDUINO-projects-or-small-router-pr/
PRINTED CNC Z AXIS for ARDUINO projects or small router, printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SMALL.jpg Jbcrd A small Z axis slider for small your small projects.It use a nema 14 stepper and simple components.You can buy the mechanical parts kit from this website: http://cnc4newbie.comOr you can buy from your local hardware store.Download the STL files from my thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:07:42 PDT
CNC - Backlit LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Backlit-LED-Sign/
CNC - Backlit LED Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/BAWP/I8WW1GE5/FCNBAWPI8WW1GE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/BAWP/I8WW1GE5/FCNBAWPI8WW1GE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/BAWP/I8WW1GE5/FCNBAWPI8WW1GE5.SMALL.jpg stangtime This was a fun project. Using a relatively inexpensive CNC, some scrap wood, and some LED lights it's possible to make some really cool back lit signs. Back lit signs are also possible with nothing more than a rotary tool and some time. Thanks for taking a look.To manipulate the graphics I used a...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:42:45 PDT
Perpetua Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetua-Stool/
Perpetua Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Perpetua Stool combines traditional woodworking tools with 3D modeling software and 5-axis CNC machining to create forms through a digital workflow that are as repeatable as they are sensual. This project matches the sensitivity to detail hand-carving techniques with the efficiency and geometric...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:12:59 PDT
Divisadero Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Divisadero-Chair/
Divisadero Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Divisadero Chair is piece exploring how 3D modeling software, 3D capturing, and 5-axis CNC milling can be combined to allow for a more sensitive use of materials. Traditional tools make squares and circles very well, and digital fabrication has made a huge mark in it's ability to make more dynam...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:51:59 PDT
PC Controlled Home-Made Bluetooth Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Controlled-Wireless-Bluetooth-Robot-With-a-GUI/
PC Controlled Home-Made Bluetooth Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SMALL.jpg RoyPeer In this Instructable I will show you how to build a robot that is controlled via Bluetooth using a keyboard, has a graphical user interface built with processing that displays the input from the keyboard and actually turns the whole bushiness into a great fun, and It's also economical to build. I've...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:16:20 PDT
Using A Cnc Plasma Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-A-Cnc-Plasma-Cutter/
Using A Cnc Plasma Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XVIL/I8U15TK2/FPYXVILI8U15TK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XVIL/I8U15TK2/FPYXVILI8U15TK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XVIL/I8U15TK2/FPYXVILI8U15TK2.SMALL.jpg king_of_harts302 How to set up the Plasma Cam Cnc plasma cutter for basic operation Turn On The Compressor Flip the small black switch on the side of the compressor Power On The Machine Check the plasma cutter breaker in the breaker box, then flip the switch on the plasma cam control board after that move t...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:39:31 PDT
Wooden Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Dice/
Wooden Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/IBB3/I8U15E1J/FH4IBB3I8U15E1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/IBB3/I8U15E1J/FH4IBB3I8U15E1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/IBB3/I8U15E1J/FH4IBB3I8U15E1J.SMALL.jpg andrewclarksportfolio900 To make this wooden Dice you will need the software AutoCAD, the software SpectraCAM, a CNC machine, a block of wood, and safety glasses. Drawing First open up AutoCAD and draw the face of each side of the dice like so. On this step you will decide how big you want the cube to be, I chose 1.5 in...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:28:55 PDT
How to make a Connect Four game http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Connect-Four-game/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:19:25 PDT
Zeroing a CNC with a USB Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Zeroing-a-CNC-with-a-USB-Microscope/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:29:09 PDT
CNC Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Wooden-Ring/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:53:03 PDT
Using the Universal Search Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Universal-Search-Box/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:51:06 PDT
CNC Vacuum Table http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Vacuum-Table/
CNC Vacuum Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/KMUJ/I8H67G1F/FQDKMUJI8H67G1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/KMUJ/I8H67G1F/FQDKMUJI8H67G1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/KMUJ/I8H67G1F/FQDKMUJI8H67G1F.SMALL.jpg CalebPeters This vacuum table project was just an experiment to see if a design like this would work. I think it turned out pretty nice, and performed well considering I did zero research before designing and making it.The basic design goals that I was working around was to make it as thin as possible while ma...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:50:51 PDT
Edge 3D Printer V.2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-Printer-V20/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 22:18:17 PDT
How to make a Grid table at home balkony http://www.instructables.com/id/Grid-table/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 21:21:11 PDT
CNC Spindle Laser Diode Photo Engraving Enhancement App http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Spindle-Laser-Diode-Photo-Engraving-Enhancemen/
CNC Spindle Laser Diode Photo Engraving Enhancement App - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SMALL.jpg PicengraverToo Our app was written with 2008 Visual Basic and will load and run on a Windows XP & up PC. It's a text editor that does calculations from depths of cuts/laser power level commands in one gcode file and then adds a variable feedrate (Feed Rate Change) to the end of command lines based on a set percent...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 14:28:45 PDT
How to Use Autodesk's Fusion 360 with Othermill for Cutting 3D Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Autodesks-Fusion-360-with-Othermill-for/
How to Use Autodesk's Fusion 360 with Othermill for Cutting 3D Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 Recently, with some recent developments at the University I am attending, I've been given access to a lot of amazing tools. One of these is the Othermill, a miniature 3-axis CNC machine. Part of my current position as the makerspace manager is to become acquainted with the new equipment and create...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:33:04 PDT
Raspberry Pi Case Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Case-Fan/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 12:17:22 PDT
T-Rex 3D Pirnting CNC Lasercut http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Rex-3D-Pirnting-CNC-Lasercut/
T-Rex 3D Pirnting CNC Lasercut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/PQ2G/I84BBND8/FBDPQ2GI84BBND8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/PQ2G/I84BBND8/FBDPQ2GI84BBND8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/PQ2G/I84BBND8/FBDPQ2GI84BBND8.SMALL.jpg EmilioT Hello My FriendsFor this project you can use a 3D Printer, CNC and Laser Cutting Machine.I Make this on Laser Cutting Machine and 3D Printed. You can see the final T-Rex in this photos. 3D Parts In this step you need a cad 3D files or 2D Files of this T-Rex design to exported to the different mac...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 07:28:40 PDT
Using BlueSwarf Analytics http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-BlueSwarf-Analytics/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 13:32:27 PDT
How to create your own candy grabber machine‬‏ using Arduino & 1Sheeld http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-your-own-candy-grabber-machine-using/
How to create your own candy grabber machine‬‏ using Arduino & 1Sheeld - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/G3Q8/I83LGRMJ/FGEG3Q8I83LGRMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/G3Q8/I83LGRMJ/FGEG3Q8I83LGRMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/G3Q8/I83LGRMJ/FGEG3Q8I83LGRMJ.SMALL.jpg MahmoudTolba Simply, this project is a candy grabber machine controlled using Arduino and 1Sheeld via Game pad Shield.1Sheeld is a platform for Arduino that allows you to tap into your smartphone's sensors and capabilities and lets you use them in your Arduino projects. Basically, It is a hardware shield that s...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 04:53:38 PDT
CNC Cut Easter Egg (Aluminum) http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Cut-Easter-Egg-Aluminum/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 06:16:33 PDT
Simple CNC Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-CNCd-Longboard/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 09:00:21 PDT
Mini Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-CNC/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:24:48 PDT
Russian Alphabet Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Russian-Alphabet-Puzzle/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:09:53 PDT
Casting a 3D Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-a-3D-Model/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:26:57 PDT
DIY Plotter with Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plotter-with-Stepper-Motors/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:49:53 PDT
Design your own reference bookshelf speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-your-own-reference-bookshelf-speakers/
Design your own reference bookshelf speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZO12/I7VQP0DS/FFTZO12I7VQP0DS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZO12/I7VQP0DS/FFTZO12I7VQP0DS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZO12/I7VQP0DS/FFTZO12I7VQP0DS.SMALL.jpg p3nguin A few months back, I went into a big box consumer electronics store and wandered back to the elite section. Curious about the fuss, I asked the man to play some music through a pair of fancy $2000 speakers. Wow. I had no idea that music could sound that good. As any DIY person would do, I looked cl...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:28:05 PDT
Arduino Voltmeter (Cars Battery measurement system) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Voltmeter-Cars-Battery-measurement-system/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:35:26 PDT
DIY Conveyor belt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Conveyor-belt/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:36:26 PDT
3 Axis EasyDriver PCB - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Axis-EasyDriver-PCB-Part-1/
3 Axis EasyDriver PCB - Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/AG3D/I7RGBV3W/FR6AG3DI7RGBV3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/AG3D/I7RGBV3W/FR6AG3DI7RGBV3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/AG3D/I7RGBV3W/FR6AG3DI7RGBV3W.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba I am in the design and testing phase of creating my first CNC Mill.I've got my overall design mostly done and I'm in the build stage for the CNC Mill body and there are loads of instructables about them (yes, I will add to the overall pantheon of mill design and build instructables). I thought that ...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:15:22 PDT
Sea Sampler: Midwater Plankton Tow for OpenROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Sampler-Midwater-Plankton-Tow-for-OpenROV/
Sea Sampler: Midwater Plankton Tow for OpenROV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/W8KC/I7QPQJIV/F6XW8KCI7QPQJIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/W8KC/I7QPQJIV/F6XW8KCI7QPQJIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/W8KC/I7QPQJIV/F6XW8KCI7QPQJIV.SMALL.jpg ahankowski Dive. Sample. Share.We know more about outer space than we do about the oceans on our own little planet--and funding for ocean research is dwindling. Our midwater plankton tow is a low-cost, customizable tool for researchers, students and citizen scientists to gather samples with an OpenROV. Our oce...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:03:52 PDT
Box for GRBL CNC Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-for-GRBL-CNC-Controller/
Box for GRBL CNC Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/0WZB/I7SVPFKE/FKY0WZBI7SVPFKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/0WZB/I7SVPFKE/FKY0WZBI7SVPFKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/0WZB/I7SVPFKE/FKY0WZBI7SVPFKE.SMALL.jpg 领衔DIY Material list:1 laser cutting 6mm acrylic X1 2.M6*15 screw X8 3.2020R aluminum X4 4. 5V Fan X15 switch X2 6.12V LED module X2 7.GRBL CNC Controller X1 (Buy from LX DIY Alliance) Assemble
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:14:01 PDT
3D Printed Desktop CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Desktop-CNC-mill/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:46:45 PDT
How To Make CNC Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-CNC-Furniture/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:44:57 PDT
Threadless Ballscrew - 3D printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Threadless-Ballscrew-3D-printed/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:56:40 PDT
Presetting Endmills to Retain Balance http://www.instructables.com/id/Presetting-Endmills-to-Retain-Balance/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:05:51 PDT
Adding Barcode Labels to Tool Assemblies http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Barcode-Labels-to-Tool-Assemblies/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:32:14 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Track Location http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Track-Location/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:14:48 PDT
TOOLING CENTER: Bill of Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CENTER-Bill-of-Materials/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:14:46 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Link Back to Vending http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Link-Back-to-Vending/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:14:43 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Beacon Label http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Beacon-Label/
TOOLING CLOUD: Beacon Label - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/MJ5Z/I7GS8ZKT/FNNMJ5ZI7GS8ZKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/MJ5Z/I7GS8ZKT/FNNMJ5ZI7GS8ZKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/MJ5Z/I7GS8ZKT/FNNMJ5ZI7GS8ZKT.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Add a Beacon Label to machine. What is a Beacon Label? A beacon is a transmitter that notifies your smartphone when you are in its presence. Our simple solution is to print a small QR barcode and affix it to each machine tool or storage location. Scan QR Code Simply scan the QR label with your...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:14:16 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Documents to Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-Documents-to-Tool/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:42:12 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Tool Links http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-Tool-Links/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:42:00 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Tool Image http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-Tool-Image/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:41:47 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add CAD Model http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-CAD-Model/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:41:25 PDT