Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 May 2017 03:28:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Lasercut Bastion (Overwatch) - Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Bastion-Overwatch-Assembly-Instructions/
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Thu, 25 May 2017 11:13:06 PDT
How to Run a Desktop CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-CNC-Setup-Operation/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 12:15:36 PST
How to Make a 3D CNC CAM Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Milling-CAM-Setup-Fusion-360/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 12:23:43 PST
DIY Inexpensive Double Elastic Joint. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Inexpensive-Double-Elastic-Joint/
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Tue, 16 May 2017 06:32:12 PDT
8-bit CNC Light Painting Long Exposure Tutorial! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-bit-CNC-Light-Painting-Long-Exposure-Tutorial/
8-bit CNC Light Painting Long Exposure Tutorial! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1GIG/J2QEX5EP/FE41GIGJ2QEX5EP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1GIG/J2QEX5EP/FE41GIGJ2QEX5EP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1GIG/J2QEX5EP/FE41GIGJ2QEX5EP.SMALL.jpg shahzade Hi everyone. You have an old 3D printer / laser cutter / CNC mill lying around? You have always been fascinated by long exposure pictures and have a fondness of 8-bit graphics? Well, look no further! Let me show you how I turned my old (and still in use) 3D printer into a tiny G-Code controlled arti...
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Mon, 15 May 2017 13:20:38 PDT
CNC Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Camera-Mount/
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Sun, 14 May 2017 09:42:28 PDT
How to Build the Sienci Mill One Desktop CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-the-Sienci-Mill-One-Desktop-CNC/
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Tue, 9 May 2017 07:28:53 PDT
DIY PCB Milling Machine - Part 1 - Building Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-Milling-Machine-Part-1-Building-Frame/
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Fri, 5 May 2017 06:52:05 PDT
3 Axis CNC Milling Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Axis-CNC-Milling-Machine/
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Fri, 5 May 2017 01:26:36 PDT
Floor Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-Shelf/
Floor Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/PHCW/J1WW8QZ5/FB7PHCWJ1WW8QZ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/PHCW/J1WW8QZ5/FB7PHCWJ1WW8QZ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/PHCW/J1WW8QZ5/FB7PHCWJ1WW8QZ5.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hello guys, in this project we will make a floor shelf. The dimensions of the shelf is about 175 cm high and the distance between each shelf is 40 cm. As you can notice from the photo, the width of each of horizontal shelf is decreasing as we go up. So, lets get started with this project. Note: this...
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:25:47 PDT
Bottle Box From Pluwood. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Box-From-Pluwood/
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:14:42 PDT
Thor Spinner Fidget Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Thor-Spinner-Fidget-Toy/
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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 17:16:21 PDT
My First CNC ( Fails, Wins and Future ) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-CNC-Fails-Wins-and-Future-/
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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:58:52 PDT
Decorative Wooden Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Wooden-Box/
Decorative Wooden Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/FO6W/J1CEMYRU/FU3FO6WJ1CEMYRU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/FO6W/J1CEMYRU/FU3FO6WJ1CEMYRU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/FO6W/J1CEMYRU/FU3FO6WJ1CEMYRU.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hello guys, in this instructable we will be making a decorative wooden box that can be used in many different ways. It's a really easy and fun project to make and it. So, let's get started. Requirements For this project we will need :MDF or plywood. ( 6-8 mm thickness)Wood glue.Wood paint ( we...
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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 23:34:15 PDT
Fusion 360 Toolpaths for Handibot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion-360-Toolpaths-for-Handibot/
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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:43:29 PDT
Ball Replacing - HIWIN Linear Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Replacing-HIWIN-Linear-Guide/
Ball Replacing - HIWIN Linear Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IVVO/J16YBGL0/FTBIVVOJ16YBGL0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IVVO/J16YBGL0/FTBIVVOJ16YBGL0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IVVO/J16YBGL0/FTBIVVOJ16YBGL0.SMALL.jpg Morfi_pl How to replace balls?This instructable is based on HIWIN EGH15 CA linear guide. Its simple process but you need some tools and very much patience. Ball replacing is a time consuming task. You need to be accurate!There are three steps:First, check dimensions of old balls! Its very important step....
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Sat, 8 Apr 2017 07:52:31 PDT
How to Make a Steel Body Resonator Guitar. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Steel-Body-Resonator-Guitar/
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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 06:12:49 PDT
Add Homing Switches to a Sienci Mill One CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Homing-Switches-to-a-Sienci-Mill-One-CNC/
Add Homing Switches to a Sienci Mill One CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QFC7/J0485AAY/FIWQFC7J0485AAY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QFC7/J0485AAY/FIWQFC7J0485AAY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QFC7/J0485AAY/FIWQFC7J0485AAY.SMALL.jpg tmbarbour For just a few dollars in parts, a few 3D printed parts and an hour of your time, you can add XYZ homing switches to a Since Mill One CNC.Here's the parts list:3 - M2x12mm machine screws 3 - M2 machine nuts2 - M2 machine washers2 - 8mmx8mm Momentary Switches ($4.50 via Amazon)1 - Roller micro-switc...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 18:46:57 PST
CNC milling machine http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milling-Machine/
CNC milling machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SMALL.jpg 3D Meister Heavy CNC milling machine project started in 2015.A lot of different working steps are necessary to build a big CNC machine with good milling performance;Building a big and accurate mold for casting the epoxy granite.Aligning the linear guides and ball screw.Setting up the electronics; stepper motor...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:45:55 PST
Gaia Horizon / 3d machining with LIDAR point clouds http://www.instructables.com/id/Gaia-Horizon-3d-Machining-With-LIDAR-Point-Clouds/
Gaia Horizon / 3d machining with LIDAR point clouds - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/IC8Y/IZ6D1QUL/F76IC8YIZ6D1QUL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/IC8Y/IZ6D1QUL/F76IC8YIZ6D1QUL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/IC8Y/IZ6D1QUL/F76IC8YIZ6D1QUL.SMALL.jpg gurysh Gaia Horizon is a sculptural series that explores landscapes as an assembly of images, edits, and distortions, how various technologies have been used to image terrain on other planetary bodies, and how these tools and techniques have shaped the way we view our terrestrial horizon through dimensiona...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:50:00 PST
CNC Milled Nail Stamp Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milled-Nail-Stamp-Plate/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:11:52 PST
Engraving an Image With a CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Engraving-an-Image-With-a-CNC-Router/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:51:51 PST
How to Make Silicone Part With Moulding and Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Silicone-Part-With-Moulding-and-Castin/
How to Make Silicone Part With Moulding and Casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/K3CR/IZ6C9VPQ/FDIK3CRIZ6C9VPQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/K3CR/IZ6C9VPQ/FDIK3CRIZ6C9VPQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/K3CR/IZ6C9VPQ/FDIK3CRIZ6C9VPQ.SMALL.jpg sekyung13 Hello, This is a quick guide for making an item with silicone. This was for our team project 'Lacu' and thedark blue part was made by silicone in order to supporting face when people put their face into our product. Make a modelling file with Fusion360 First of all, we made a face-shaped modeling...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:09:09 PST
Using Bismuth to Hold Parts for Machining. http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Bismuth-to-Hold-Parts-for-Machining/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:13:42 PST
CNC Edge Detection For Plotters http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Edge-Detection-for-Plotters/
CNC Edge Detection For Plotters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/D0OM/IYYTF23U/FR0D0OMIYYTF23U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/D0OM/IYYTF23U/FR0D0OMIYYTF23U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/D0OM/IYYTF23U/FR0D0OMIYYTF23U.SMALL.jpg lingib Edge detectors enable you to determine the outlines within a photo.This instructable explains how edge detectors work and how to convert your edges into gcode that is suitable for use with a plotter.Processing 3 code is included for plotting Sobel outlines and Canny outlines. The gcode from these tw...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:02:34 PST
Quick 3D Topographical Site Map CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-3D-Topographical-Site-Map-CNC/
Quick 3D Topographical Site Map CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/GIG3/IYV9HH0T/F73GIG3IYV9HH0T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/GIG3/IYV9HH0T/F73GIG3IYV9HH0T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/GIG3/IYV9HH0T/F73GIG3IYV9HH0T.SMALL.jpg eliwilliams1337 This is a quick how-to on creating a site topographical model and prepare it for fabrication using a CNC machine.Software used: Sketchup (Free), Fusion 360 (Free to Students, Start-ups and Educational Institutions)Topographical Models have a long legacy in the fields of Architecture and Design and c...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 00:23:32 PST
CNC Made From Garbage http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Made-From-Garbage/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 07:45:40 PST
Low Budget CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Budget-CNC/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 20:58:08 PST
Anamorphic Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Anamorphic-Sculpture/
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 11:26:52 PST
How to Make GRBL + CNC V3 Shield Based Mini CNC Machine From Scrap DVD Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-GRBL-CNC-V3-Shield-Based-Mini-CNC-Mach-1/
How to Make GRBL + CNC V3 Shield Based Mini CNC Machine From Scrap DVD Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/ZAMV/IYLZPV2K/F0PZAMVIYLZPV2K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/ZAMV/IYLZPV2K/F0PZAMVIYLZPV2K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/ZAMV/IYLZPV2K/F0PZAMVIYLZPV2K.SMALL.jpg Mr innovative This CNC is based on GRBL0.9 Firmware and CNC V3 shield GRBL is Hacked for Z-axis Servo.CNC Shield & GRBL combinly works very preciselyIt is loaded with very useful functions like Hard limit, Soft limit, Homing, etcThis is about how to make GRBL+CNCV3 shield+Arduino based CNC machine This guide incl...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 05:30:20 PST
Entry Level DIY CNC TDKU I http://www.instructables.com/id/Entry-Level-DIY-CNC-TDKU-I/
Entry Level DIY CNC TDKU I - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NRRG/IYEQ73AC/FWYNRRGIYEQ73AC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NRRG/IYEQ73AC/FWYNRRGIYEQ73AC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NRRG/IYEQ73AC/FWYNRRGIYEQ73AC.SMALL.jpg rodmaru123 After finish a project in IT job I was wondering what to do to use my skills and knowledge to learn and share how to design, build and show something useful. As the DIY and Maker culture is growing fast I decided to create a CNC machine because once we understanding how it works we can apply the kno...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:48:12 PST
Poor Man's CNC Edge Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-CNC-Edge-Finder/
Poor Man's CNC Edge Finder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/0G6N/IYC6NY2E/FNA0G6NIYC6NY2E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/0G6N/IYC6NY2E/FNA0G6NIYC6NY2E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/0G6N/IYC6NY2E/FNA0G6NIYC6NY2E.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell Aluminum foil tape offers a very simple, precise and cheap way to zero almost any workpiece.Things you need: Aluminum foil tape - it can be found at most hardware stores.One or two alligator clips.A 100nF ceramic capacitor (optional but recommended)A CNC controller with sensor assisted edge finding ...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:31:00 PST
Laser engraved chocolate http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraved-Chocolate/
Laser engraved chocolate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/4USL/IYAMY05T/FZ54USLIYAMY05T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/4USL/IYAMY05T/FZ54USLIYAMY05T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/4USL/IYAMY05T/FZ54USLIYAMY05T.SMALL.jpg KitsuneMikan If you have a laser machine i am sure that you already have expermiented a lot of materials, why not chocolate?In this tutorial i am going to give you the basis to engrave chocolate as well as some patterns. This tutorial is also available in video (sorry for my bad english) if you fancy one :)https...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:18:51 PST
Wood Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Cup/
Wood Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/FFLY/IYB28ZNI/FA7FFLYIYB28ZNI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/FFLY/IYB28ZNI/FA7FFLYIYB28ZNI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/FFLY/IYB28ZNI/FA7FFLYIYB28ZNI.SMALL.jpg michael.cobb.1610092 I'd like to share the process associated with trying to realizing a simple sketch of a wood cup. I have seen many pictures of fantastic 3D milled shapes and wanted to see if I could realize something too. It started off innocently enough as an inquiry into 3D computer milling on my Shopbot (a comput...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:22:45 PST
Pinball minmax http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinball-Minmax/
Pinball minmax - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/3WM0/IY4QS81N/F9B3WM0IY4QS81N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/3WM0/IY4QS81N/F9B3WM0IY4QS81N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/3WM0/IY4QS81N/F9B3WM0IY4QS81N.SMALL.jpg Garagem Fab Lab O projeto consiste na montagem de um Pinball, feito através de processos manuais e digitais de fabricação, utilizando marcenaria tradicional e fresadora CNC.O projeto foi todo executado aqui mesmo no Garagem Fab Lab. Lista de Materiais 56 cavilhas de 8 x70mm 30 cm de corda de nylon 6mm 1 abraça...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:07:45 PST
Organic Wood and Resin Object http://www.instructables.com/id/Organic-Wood-and-Resin-Object/
Organic Wood and Resin Object - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/SAGK/IY4Q7RWP/FV9SAGKIY4Q7RWP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/SAGK/IY4Q7RWP/FV9SAGKIY4Q7RWP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/SAGK/IY4Q7RWP/FV9SAGKIY4Q7RWP.SMALL.jpg gmatt325 The Idea behind this is to create an organic shape, place it inside a box, and make it able to be placed on at least 5 of the sides. I will be showing my workflow using Rhino modeling to create the shape, CNC Router to cut it out of a block of hard wood, and a mold to cast it into resin. The design ...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:04:05 PST
Cnc De Escritorio Con Partes Recicladas http://www.instructables.com/id/Cnc-De-Escritorio/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 23:58:04 PST
Indoor CNC Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-CNC-Garden/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 06:34:34 PST
Animated Star Wars CNC LED lamp Arduino Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Star-Wars-CNC-LED-Lamp-Arduino-Controlled/
Animated Star Wars CNC LED lamp Arduino Controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/YJUX/IYYTG0VG/F2NYJUXIYYTG0VG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/YJUX/IYYTG0VG/F2NYJUXIYYTG0VG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/YJUX/IYYTG0VG/F2NYJUXIYYTG0VG.SMALL.jpg joshuarw I'm really excited because this is my first ever Instructable! Before I get started I just want you to know that I am solely using the dictation option on an iPhone in the Instructables app. (So don't criticize me for my punctuation and grammar) :)Secondly I want you to be encouraged that even if yo...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:50:10 PST
Make awesome 3D geometry by programming CNC-code http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Awesome-3D-Geometry-by-Programming-CNC-code/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 09:26:02 PST
Custom Mouse Wheel As PocketNC Jog Wheel (or volume control dial) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Mouse-Wheel-As-PocketNC-Jog-Wheel/
Custom Mouse Wheel As PocketNC Jog Wheel (or volume control dial) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/WFLH/IXLA9ZPP/FMHWFLHIXLA9ZPP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/WFLH/IXLA9ZPP/FMHWFLHIXLA9ZPP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/WFLH/IXLA9ZPP/FMHWFLHIXLA9ZPP.SMALL.jpg allwinedesigns This Instructable explains how to use an Arduino and a rotary encoder to make your own mouse wheel and how to design an enclosure for it using Fusion 360. It also explains how to use your mouse wheel as a jog wheel for the Pocket NC. If you don't have a Pocket NC, the design and Arduino portions can...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 12:55:45 PST
Build a CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-CNC-Router/
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 15:07:56 PST
Homemade CNC Router Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Custom-CNC-Router/
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 06:56:25 PST
MaxDraw - a plotter XY built in CNC. http://www.instructables.com/id/MaxDraw-a-Plotter-XY-Built-in-CNC/
MaxDraw - a plotter XY built in CNC. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/TMUI/IXGFOION/F83TMUIIXGFOION.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/TMUI/IXGFOION/F83TMUIIXGFOION.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/TMUI/IXGFOION/F83TMUIIXGFOION.SMALL.jpg Erivelton This project came from my interest in AxiDraw, produced by the team of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, and the question of friends if it would be possible to produce a plotter like that from scratch. First, I did not start from scratch. I knew two great projects that preceded this, the 4xidraw, fro...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 13:25:30 PST
Make a Z-axis for Your Laser Engraver! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Z-axis-for-Your-Laser-Engraver/
Make a Z-axis for Your Laser Engraver! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/VVRA/IXGFR5YP/FQYVVRAIXGFR5YP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/VVRA/IXGFR5YP/FQYVVRAIXGFR5YP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/VVRA/IXGFR5YP/FQYVVRAIXGFR5YP.SMALL.jpg MichielD99 Hi folksIt has been a while since i posted my last instructable, where i showed you how to make an awesome arduino based laser engraver running on GRBL. In that instructable, I said I designed the laser engraving machine that way, so you could easily convert it to a cnc router by adding a Z-axis to ...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 07:12:22 PST
DIY CNC for less of 160€ with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-for-Less-of-160-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 02:27:17 PST
How to Carve Liquid Plywood Patterns on a CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-Liquid-Plywood-Patterns-on-a-CNC-Mach/
How to Carve Liquid Plywood Patterns on a CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/06F0/IX6G0RNI/FY906F0IX6G0RNI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/06F0/IX6G0RNI/FY906F0IX6G0RNI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/06F0/IX6G0RNI/FY906F0IX6G0RNI.SMALL.jpg baneling-bust In this tutorial I am going to be showing you a method that I have found works really well for carving wave relief patterns into plywood.What is a wave relief pattern and why would I want one? It is a relief pattern carved into a material that is formed by simulating a wave and then projecting it in...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 02:13:17 PST
Build a Large Space Saving CNC Router For Under £600! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Large-Space-Saving-CNC-Router-for-Under-60/
Build a Large Space Saving CNC Router For Under £600! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/MVGV/IX0PS08W/FSYMVGVIX0PS08W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/MVGV/IX0PS08W/FSYMVGVIX0PS08W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/MVGV/IX0PS08W/FSYMVGVIX0PS08W.SMALL.jpg KamilG4 Would you like a decent - sized cnc router for your garage but you don't have the space or too much money?No problem! Now you can have one and all you need is a sturdy wall, about £600 for the parts and some tools like: Drill press + a set of drill bits + taps (hand drill will not make holes larger...
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 14:16:33 PST
Make An LED Iluminated Hardwood Clock Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Iluminated-Hardwood-Clock-Photo-Frame/
Make An LED Iluminated Hardwood Clock Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/CCUO/IWWFTLX6/F3BCCUOIWWFTLX6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/CCUO/IWWFTLX6/F3BCCUOIWWFTLX6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/CCUO/IWWFTLX6/F3BCCUOIWWFTLX6.SMALL.jpg KamilG4 Welcome to my instructable! Today I would like to present you with a new concept of "Reverse Engraving" by showing you how I made this Illuminated Wooden Clock Photo Frame! Well, it's new to me and I haven't seen it used by anyone before so I had to come up with a name for it :)What I used:one of th...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 06:27:47 PST
DIY CNC with simple tools http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-With-Simple-Tools/
DIY CNC with simple tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/XT94/IWWFJCLX/FK2XT94IWWFJCLX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/XT94/IWWFJCLX/FK2XT94IWWFJCLX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/XT94/IWWFJCLX/FK2XT94IWWFJCLX.SMALL.jpg krieglers 10 to 12 years ago I conceived the idea of building my own CNC machines for Foam cutting and routing, and after moving to Europe for a few years, then a career and the lack I space I benched the idea for a while but kept buying parts for the machines. About two years back a friend and myself were c...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:44:05 PST