Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:42:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Laser Cut Planetary Gear remix http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Planetary-Gear-Remix/
Laser Cut Planetary Gear remix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/ZXUD/ITKJCNDO/FTSZXUDITKJCNDO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/ZXUD/ITKJCNDO/FTSZXUDITKJCNDO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/ZXUD/ITKJCNDO/FTSZXUDITKJCNDO.SMALL.jpg WeekendChaos Rob Ives has an excellent instructable on making a laser cut planetary gear, on which this slight remix is based. If you haven't seen it, or his other stuff, go look, I'll wait. Doo dit doo...Okay, if you made it back or are just forging ahead anyway, when I cut that out on the CO2 laser at our make...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:58:36 PDT
How to Assemble the Sienci Mill One (Desktop CNC Machine) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-the-Sienci-Mill-One/
How to Assemble the Sienci Mill One (Desktop CNC Machine) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/ZKQB/ISCBOAGM/FGNZKQBISCBOAGM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/ZKQB/ISCBOAGM/FGNZKQBISCBOAGM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/ZKQB/ISCBOAGM/FGNZKQBISCBOAGM.SMALL.jpg tobemas The Sienci Mill One is a 3 axis desktop milling machine that turns your ideas into real objects. It comes as an easy to use, affordable package that focuses on simple design and user experience. It was built by a team of mechanical engineering students as part of a venture to create low cost, easy t...
By: tobemas

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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 06:58:10 PDT
CNC milling a boat propeller in only 3 axes http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milling-a-Boat-Propeller-in-Only-3-Axes/
CNC milling a boat propeller in only 3 axes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/PHBQ/ISCBQ99O/FONPHBQISCBQ99O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/PHBQ/ISCBQ99O/FONPHBQISCBQ99O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/PHBQ/ISCBQ99O/FONPHBQISCBQ99O.SMALL.jpg ilpug This project was made for my capstone class for my degree in Sustainable Manufacturing at California State University Chico. Propellers are complex objects. Their non-linear lofted blades and exact concentric dimensions make them a challenging product to make. Normally, propellers are investment cas...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 19:26:32 PDT
Knife Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Block/
Knife Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Low cost reliable & powerfull laser engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Reliable-Powerfull-Laser-Engraver/
Low cost reliable & powerfull laser engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/83WI/ISCB0WSR/F3M83WIISCB0WSR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/83WI/ISCB0WSR/F3M83WIISCB0WSR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/83WI/ISCB0WSR/F3M83WIISCB0WSR.SMALL.jpg mdeudon I've seen many Laser Engraver models on Instructables. I wanted to build my own style, inspired by what I've seen.Especially this one :http://www.instructables.com/id/3W-4x4-Arduino-Las...After many time and efforts, I've came to something pleasant to use and reliable.The maximum POWER is 3W. But us...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:41:28 PDT
Rabota or How to Make a CNC-router on Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Rabota-or-How-to-Make-a-CNC-router-on-Wheel/
Rabota or How to Make a CNC-router on Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/2XRD/ISCAXKO2/F0R2XRDISCAXKO2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/2XRD/ISCAXKO2/F0R2XRDISCAXKO2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/2XRD/ISCAXKO2/F0R2XRDISCAXKO2.SMALL.jpg kleemo Rabota is a project conducted in the context of my DDes research at Harvard GSD.http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/doctoral-programs/docto...My research looks at interactive fabrication or ways to control CNC fabrication machines with personal data.(For more details, see short paper on my research submitted...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:35:27 PDT
CNC Milling Melt Face with the Sienci Mill One http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milling-Melt-Face-With-the-Sienci-Mill-One/
CNC Milling Melt Face with the Sienci Mill One - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/5JSF/IRXTWHDF/F0H5JSFIRXTWHDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/5JSF/IRXTWHDF/F0H5JSFIRXTWHDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/5JSF/IRXTWHDF/F0H5JSFIRXTWHDF.SMALL.jpg tobemas Model from: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:651829This project was milled using the Sienci Mill One!Material: Pink FoamTooling: 1/8" BallmillFeedrate: 1200mm/minPlunge rate: 400mm/minStep down: 3mm/passTime to complete: Approximately 2 hours CAM software: https://grid.space/kiri/?sm:CAMGcode send...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:10:28 PDT
CNC Carved Water Surface http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Carved-Water-Surface/
CNC Carved Water Surface - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/BF8Y/IRXTEC3I/F0ABF8YIRXTEC3I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/BF8Y/IRXTEC3I/F0ABF8YIRXTEC3I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/BF8Y/IRXTEC3I/F0ABF8YIRXTEC3I.SMALL.jpg davidbowenart The process of creating water surfaces in clear acrylic. Deploy drone to location and collect images Deploy a drone running ArduPilot software to a fixed location to hover 30 meters above the water. Orient the attached camera to point downward and capture still images of the water’s surface. For ...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:46:33 PDT
Hogwarts Crest - CNC Milling http://www.instructables.com/id/Hogwarts-Crest-CNC-Milling/
Hogwarts Crest - CNC Milling - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/M5NA/IRSUAKIK/FKFM5NAIRSUAKIK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/M5NA/IRSUAKIK/FKFM5NAIRSUAKIK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/M5NA/IRSUAKIK/FKFM5NAIRSUAKIK.SMALL.jpg Sami LeeW What you will need: Programs: Vector program (Such as adobe illustrator or Correl draw, I will be using Vcarve). CNC Mill tool path design program (I am using Vcarve Pro 8.5). CNC Mill control Program (I will be using shopbot). Materials: A piece of wood, your CNC mill size will determine the dimen...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 00:29:21 PDT
3D Printed on Air Sign With Flashing LEDs and CNC Milled Circuit Board http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-on-Air-Sign-With-Flashing-LEDs-and-CNC-/
3D Printed on Air Sign With Flashing LEDs and CNC Milled Circuit Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/5N3W/IRHUKKC2/FRI5N3WIRHUKKC2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/5N3W/IRHUKKC2/FRI5N3WIRHUKKC2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/5N3W/IRHUKKC2/FRI5N3WIRHUKKC2.SMALL.jpg elproducts This On Air Sign with Flashing LED lights was 3D printed and also has a CNC milled circuit board I created on a X-Carve machine. No micro or Arduino required. Video A full video of the steps are available at my YouTube Channel. Circuit No microcontroller or Arduino was needed because I used ...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 13:48:25 PDT
High Precision Cardboard CNC Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Precision-Cardboard-CNC-Drawing-Machine/
High Precision Cardboard CNC Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SMALL.jpg Dan Chen fter achieving decent accuracy with the 2-Axis Cardboard CNC machine, it gave me the confidence to make the 3-Axis CNC machine with the cardboard. Here are some of my design considerations when designing this machine. No Glue Modular design elements / cut outs Reconfigurable, you can make th...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 02:55:43 PDT
Creating and Cutting Designs for the Carvey http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-and-Cutting-Designs-for-the-Carvey/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:52:45 PDT
Portable CoreXY Laser engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/CoreXY-Laser-Engraver/
Portable CoreXY Laser engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/DQTO/IPTJCMWG/FBPDQTOIPTJCMWG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/DQTO/IPTJCMWG/FBPDQTOIPTJCMWG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/DQTO/IPTJCMWG/FBPDQTOIPTJCMWG.SMALL.jpg nccwarp9 This instructable is for my build of CoreXY movement style laser engraver. There are a lot of instructables regarding building CNC so I will not go into details as this is not a simple build and certain knowledge of basic CNC construction and setup of electronics is expected. CoreXY is rather intere...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:54:53 PDT
DIY 5500mW Laser Engraver / Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5500mW-Laser-Engraver-Cutter/
DIY 5500mW Laser Engraver / Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]If you ask any DIY hobby ist like me, what’s on top of their wish-list, chances are pretty high that they’ll say a 3D printer or laser cutter/engraver. Laser Engraver/Cutter are incredibly cool, and much like 3D printers.Two years back, I was looking through a magazine and came across ...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 08:56:03 PDT
How to Make a Podium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Podium/
How to Make a Podium - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/XHGE/IORPZPV6/FN2XHGEIORPZPV6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/XHGE/IORPZPV6/FN2XHGEIORPZPV6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/XHGE/IORPZPV6/FN2XHGEIORPZPV6.SMALL.jpg FABLABJubail Hey guys, today we will be designing and making a custom podium using couple of 2D and 3D software. We will use a CNC machine and MDF wood to make and build our podium.This Projects was made by the team of FABLAB Jubail Requirements For this project we will need:MDF or plywood wood (12mm).Wood g...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 08:32:31 PDT
Mini CNC Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Plotter/
Mini CNC Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YHBD/IOLRAAY2/FFYYHBDIOLRAAY2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YHBD/IOLRAAY2/FFYYHBDIOLRAAY2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YHBD/IOLRAAY2/FFYYHBDIOLRAAY2.SMALL.jpg jonah marrs This is a miniature desktop vector plotter made from a compact photo printer and a DVD drive. Here is the Bill of Materials:Hardware:-Rotring Rapidograph Pen (or any other pen)-DVD Drive-Compact Photo Printer like the Canon Selphy (http://www.amazon.com/Canon-Wireless-Portable-Disc...-Card Stock-x3 ...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 08:37:49 PDT
Diffuse Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffuse-Objects/
Diffuse Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/7W0C/IOEM0AKL/FPI7W0CIOEM0AKL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/7W0C/IOEM0AKL/FPI7W0CIOEM0AKL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/7W0C/IOEM0AKL/FPI7W0CIOEM0AKL.SMALL.jpg mfranck This is a project that combines digital video with digitally fabricated objects to create luminous, dynamic relief surfaces. It is an extension of a computational and organic aesthetic that I have developed over the last few years of making video work, rendered in the flesh. But rather than becoming...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 10:24:36 PDT
Add Laser Etching Capabilities To A CnC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Laser-Etching-Capabilities-to-a-CnC-Mill/
Add Laser Etching Capabilities To A CnC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/CQ4J/IOBR3Y2F/FQ9CQ4JIOBR3Y2F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/CQ4J/IOBR3Y2F/FQ9CQ4JIOBR3Y2F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/CQ4J/IOBR3Y2F/FQ9CQ4JIOBR3Y2F.SMALL.jpg Coiser This Instructable will show you how you can easily add laser etching capabilities to your existing CnC mill. After following this Instructable you will have access to an etching laser as well as a traditional milling spindle. By having both tools incorporated into the same machine your cutting/etc...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 15:18:48 PDT
Flat Pack Tic-Tac-ToeBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Tic-Tac-ToeBot/
Flat Pack Tic-Tac-ToeBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/XDKL/IO8WBHNS/F1BXDKLIO8WBHNS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/XDKL/IO8WBHNS/F1BXDKLIO8WBHNS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/XDKL/IO8WBHNS/F1BXDKLIO8WBHNS.SMALL.jpg PaulSS I decided to build this for my son mostly because I wanted to challenge myself and make him something fun, but also because I had left over components after a 3D printer build. How this works is the player will pick a square for the first move and then the computer will makes its selection. The 2 st...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 20:51:35 PDT
CNC Milled Storage Unit SU02 http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milled-Storage-Unit-SU02/
CNC Milled Storage Unit SU02 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/BTTQ/INYU5ZA0/F3MBTTQINYU5ZA0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/BTTQ/INYU5ZA0/F3MBTTQINYU5ZA0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/BTTQ/INYU5ZA0/F3MBTTQINYU5ZA0.SMALL.jpg thappasahil I along with The Makers of Things setup a makerspace in Riverside school, I designed 3 storage units and a set of low tables.We also wanted to show kids the sort of things you can create with a CNC mill (Shopbot PRS Alpha) and the different types of joineries and assemblies which can be achieved. Th...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 09:52:22 PDT
DIY CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Router-1/
DIY CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/FLIZ/INUV8WUB/FUTFLIZINUV8WUB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/FLIZ/INUV8WUB/FUTFLIZINUV8WUB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/FLIZ/INUV8WUB/FUTFLIZINUV8WUB.SMALL.jpg brian_HobbyCNC Building your own 3-Axis CNC router is both fun and educational. This Instructable shows all the steps I followed to make my DIY CNC Router. This is the second one I made, after learning a lot from building the first version.This is a very good router that can be built at a reasonable price using...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 23:01:01 PDT
Carve a State Shaped Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Carve-a-State-Shaped-Cutting-Board/
Carve a State Shaped Cutting Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/7COY/INUV3X7J/FBF7COYINUV3X7J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/7COY/INUV3X7J/FBF7COYINUV3X7J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/7COY/INUV3X7J/FBF7COYINUV3X7J.SMALL.jpg jocomakerspace We've seen these cutting boards around a lot and since we got a new toy -- the Carvey CNC -- we thought we'd show our patrons how to use it. The Carvey is free for anyone to reserve and use at the Johnson County Library's MakerSpace. Bring in your materials, some ideas, and leave happy! Tools and ...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 10:24:53 PDT
Build basic frame for mini pilot plant or CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Basic-Frame-for-Mini-Pilot-Plant-or-CNC/
Build basic frame for mini pilot plant or CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CB8M/INUUZEDU/FXUCB8MINUUZEDU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CB8M/INUUZEDU/FXUCB8MINUUZEDU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CB8M/INUUZEDU/FXUCB8MINUUZEDU.SMALL.jpg Absolutelyautomation PILOT PLANTS* Este proyecto tambien esta disponible en Español haciendo clic aquiThe vast majority of pilot plants are experimental, this means they could be moved, some of their parts could be changed or modified, or being part of an educative kit and must be disassembled, stored or transported eas...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 21:21:13 PDT
DIY CNC Accessories (Dust Collector, Heatsinks, Feet, Pendant) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Accessories-Dust-Collector-Heatsinks-Feet-/
DIY CNC Accessories (Dust Collector, Heatsinks, Feet, Pendant) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/H98L/INT6FI0T/FJSH98LINT6FI0T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/H98L/INT6FI0T/FJSH98LINT6FI0T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/H98L/INT6FI0T/FJSH98LINT6FI0T.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I thought I'd share the accessories that I've made for my CNC machine. They get plenty of use and most are easy to make. I used a Dremel 3D printer and a Printrbot Metal to make the 3D printed parts. The CNC is a 3040 machine but I also used a Harbor Freight (Seig) Mini Mill and, of course, I threw...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 10:16:24 PDT
CNC Milled Low Table http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milled-Low-Table/
CNC Milled Low Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/HG12/INM7RGB8/FH4HG12INM7RGB8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/HG12/INM7RGB8/FH4HG12INM7RGB8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/HG12/INM7RGB8/FH4HG12INM7RGB8.SMALL.jpg thappasahil I along with The Makers of Things setup a makerspace in Riverside school, I designed a set of low tables and some storage units for keeping powered tools and material.We also wanted to show kids the sort of things you can create with a CNC mill (Shopbot PRS Alpha) and the different types of joinerie...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 14:03:12 PDT
Raspberry Pi CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Machine/
Raspberry Pi CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/NJBC/IN35XLOS/FDKNJBCIN35XLOS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/NJBC/IN35XLOS/FDKNJBCIN35XLOS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/NJBC/IN35XLOS/FDKNJBCIN35XLOS.SMALL.jpg may_colin145 My friend and I thought about building a CNC Machine for a while. But we didn't want it to be just an ordinary CNC Machine. We wanted to make a very unique machine that could have very unique attributes. We set out to make a CNC Machine that could do different types of Machining. For example, routin...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:13:18 PDT
Drawing instructables robot by Mini CNC - Arduino - L293D Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Instructables-Robot-by-Mini-CNC-Arduino-L2/
Drawing instructables robot by Mini CNC - Arduino - L293D Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SMALL.jpg insructAbdo Its mini cnc arduino based and shield adafruit Driver motors v1 L293D , Let's Make it ;) Main Video Youtube Do not forget Subscripe in My Channel Youtube , thank you :) :) :) Instructables : http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-CNC-Machine-A...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 18:13:25 PDT
Mini CNC machine Arduino Based & Adafruit Driver Motor L293D v1 & 2*Mini Stepper CD/DVD player #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-CNC-Machine-Arduino-Based-Adafruit-Driver-Mot/
Mini CNC machine Arduino Based & Adafruit Driver Motor L293D v1 & 2*Mini Stepper CD/DVD player #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/I5V4/IN88N66D/FJ7I5V4IN88N66D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/I5V4/IN88N66D/FJ7I5V4IN88N66D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/I5V4/IN88N66D/FJ7I5V4IN88N66D.SMALL.jpg insructAbdo In this project I will show you how to easily build your own low-cost Arduino Mini CNC Plotter!For X and Y axis we will use stepper motors and rails from two dvd/cd roms! Printing area will be max 4x4cm. The Video In youtube : Parts For this project you will need:- Part list for beginners:-...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:52:56 PDT
CNC Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-CNC/
CNC Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A0YW/IMS10FC2/F53A0YWIMS10FC2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A0YW/IMS10FC2/F53A0YWIMS10FC2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A0YW/IMS10FC2/F53A0YWIMS10FC2.SMALL.jpg SelmaG Hello all and welcome to my first tutorial!Today I am showing you how to design a drawing CNC using as primary Hardware components a Digilent Arty board, DC Motors and RC Servos. Important Note: Because I am currently working on this project I will show you how to build the CNC and how to control it...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 15:55:26 PDT
The Fantastic Plastic CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Fantastic-Plastic-CNC-Mill/
The Fantastic Plastic CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/OJS8/IMM9592M/F1GOJS8IMM9592M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/OJS8/IMM9592M/F1GOJS8IMM9592M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/OJS8/IMM9592M/F1GOJS8IMM9592M.SMALL.jpg tsi1952 Being a woodworker all my life I welcome the opportunity to explore new materials especially ones machineable with most woodworking tools.I have a friend in the plastics fabrication business that has an endless supply of plastic cutoffs all I needed was a project and yet another opportunity to use m...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 18:41:03 PDT
Curved Kerf Bending Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-Kerf-Bending-Part-2/
Curved Kerf Bending Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/LRCT/IMM974P7/FSTLRCTIMM974P7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/LRCT/IMM974P7/FSTLRCTIMM974P7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/LRCT/IMM974P7/FSTLRCTIMM974P7.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This instructable is a continuation of my previous experiments with kerf bending (also known as lattice hinges) seen here http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-laser-bent-wood/I had previously experimented with a variety of lattice hinge patterns to find the optimal geometry for flexibility in a qu...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 22:35:52 PDT
Build Your Own CNC Machine. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-CNC-Machine-1/
Build Your Own CNC Machine. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/XBDI/IMJED9BX/FIUXBDIIMJED9BX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/XBDI/IMJED9BX/FIUXBDIIMJED9BX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/XBDI/IMJED9BX/FIUXBDIIMJED9BX.SMALL.jpg dankozi713 When I first moved to Pittsburgh, I had a serendipitous moment when I walked by a place called TechShop. Many of you may have heard of it but I didn't and the staff was kind enough to give me tour. The place blew my mind and to sweeten the pot, they told me veterans receive a year membership for fre...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 15:27:40 PDT
Drone Design 101 - Part 1 CAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Drone-Design-101-Part-1-CAD/
Drone Design 101 - Part 1 CAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/QWUB/IMGJCEMJ/F7PQWUBIMGJCEMJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/QWUB/IMGJCEMJ/F7PQWUBIMGJCEMJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/QWUB/IMGJCEMJ/F7PQWUBIMGJCEMJ.SMALL.jpg thrillagorilla Build! Fly! Compete!Aerial Sports League Founder / Chief Designer and Autodesk Expert Elite, Eli DElia, walks you step by step through the basic principles and techniques of First Person Video (FPV) drone racer design. Be sure to watch the attached 15 minute Drone Design 101 CAD video tutorial. Then...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 20:10:48 PDT
Hacking the omx files from OMAX Intelli-CAM™ for the OMAX Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-the-Omx-Files-From-OMAX-Intelli-CAM-for-th/
Hacking the omx files from OMAX Intelli-CAM™ for the OMAX Waterjet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/8XYQ/IMCFBFNY/FJB8XYQIMCFBFNY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/8XYQ/IMCFBFNY/FJB8XYQIMCFBFNY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/8XYQ/IMCFBFNY/FJB8XYQIMCFBFNY.SMALL.gif jimmychion This is a very technical instructable aimed at those who are not getting what they want from OMAX Intelli-CAM™, the provided CAM software for OMAX waterjets with A-jets (5-axis heads). Luckily, Intelli-CAM™ is only necessary when doing 5-axis cuts.Here's how the software should work, on a high level...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 01:17:20 PDT
Mechanical Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Pi/
Mechanical Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/MG9E/I6EXJP48/F4ZMG9EI6EXJP48.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/MG9E/I6EXJP48/F4ZMG9EI6EXJP48.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/MG9E/I6EXJP48/F4ZMG9EI6EXJP48.SMALL.jpg FlorianB As part of the semester topic „Techno Legacy“ David and I decided to focus on pocket calculators.These devices become more and more irrelevant due to the universal integration of their functionality into major digital devices, primarily smartphones. While doing some research on calculators and mathe...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 05:00:17 PST
Mini arduino Plotter without a servo motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-Plotter-Without-a-Servo-Motor/
Mini arduino Plotter without a servo motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GVNN/ILIAWNT3/F3EGVNNILIAWNT3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GVNN/ILIAWNT3/F3EGVNNILIAWNT3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GVNN/ILIAWNT3/F3EGVNNILIAWNT3.SMALL.jpg TunMaker In this project I will show you how to turn two old DVD-drives into a mini plotter.this project is simple and easy to do and makes a good practice if you want to make a real CNC machine(this is why i started this project to prepare my self for a bigger CNC),you get to drive stepper motors and conver...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 04:16:50 PST
RIPCUT Series http://www.instructables.com/id/RIPCUT-Series/
RIPCUT Series - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/JZ6I/ILCHDLB9/FUSJZ6IILCHDLB9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/JZ6I/ILCHDLB9/FUSJZ6IILCHDLB9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/JZ6I/ILCHDLB9/FUSJZ6IILCHDLB9.SMALL.jpg PATHfab A rip cut is a fundamental type of cut in wood parallel to its grain structure. Because the three projects in this series incorporate bending and twisting of their wood members (stressing the wood structure) to give them form, they all share the need for a consistent parallel grain and thus the rip...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 09:58:01 PST
Mini Traceur Arduino - Mini CNC Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Traceur-Arduino-Mini-CNC-Plotter/
Mini Traceur Arduino - Mini CNC Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/EY9G/IL2640T5/F05EY9GIL2640T5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/EY9G/IL2640T5/F05EY9GIL2640T5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/EY9G/IL2640T5/F05EY9GIL2640T5.SMALL.jpg projetsdiy Now, you can read the English version of this tutorial here http://www.projetsdiy.fr/mini-cnc-plotter-arduino-...Ce projet est basé sur le projet d'ardumotive. L'objectif est de proposer un kit d'éléments de structure permettant un assemblage plus facile d'un Mini Traceur (CNC Plotter) à base d'Ardu...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 18:27:42 PST
How to Carve Liquid Plywood Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-Liquid-Plywood-Patterns/
How to Carve Liquid Plywood Patterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/T5XN/IKWV8FWY/FB9T5XNIKWV8FWY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/T5XN/IKWV8FWY/FB9T5XNIKWV8FWY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/T5XN/IKWV8FWY/FB9T5XNIKWV8FWY.SMALL.jpg baneling-bust In this tutorial I am going to beshowing 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 int...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 11:34:11 PST
How To Use MDX-20 For Making Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-MDX-20-for-Making-Molds/
How To Use MDX-20 For Making Molds - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/1WPQ/IKOCVPV0/FAQ1WPQIKOCVPV0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/1WPQ/IKOCVPV0/FAQ1WPQIKOCVPV0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/1WPQ/IKOCVPV0/FAQ1WPQIKOCVPV0.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hi everyone,This is a compilation of basic tips and instructions on how to use MDX-20. Although it is an old deprecated machine but it still has many capabilities one of which is making molds.How does molding machine work?Molding machines are at heart considered milling machines (similar to CNC mach...
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 04:22:02 PST
Machine Inscriptions http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Inscriptions/
Machine Inscriptions - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Typically, CNC programmed toolpathing is aimed at removing material in the quickest or most efficient manner - aspects which are essential when trying to streamline workflow and produce parts for production. CNC machining also allows for extremely high levels of finish - on a range of complicated pa...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:58:06 PST
LINEA Waterjet Studies http://www.instructables.com/id/LINEA-Waterjet-Studies/
LINEA Waterjet Studies - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Materials come together all around us; on the furniture we sit in, in the products we use, and within the spaces we inhabit - interacting by way of joints, overlaps, reveals and so forth. In their simplest form, these intersections are revealed as single lines. These studies use the interface, betwe...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:57:45 PST
CNC Laser Cutter Journey http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Cutter-Journey/
CNC Laser Cutter Journey - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SMALL.jpg Arno1978 I want to share with you the journey had had , creating my very own CNC laser cutter.This projects is about 2 years in the making, due to research and development, and spending allot of time on www.instructables.com it took me a bit longer than anticipated , but I finally decided to start buildin...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 04:53:26 PST
CNC Egg Shell Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Egg-Shell-Engraving/
CNC Egg Shell Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/0EHW/IK7BZYNF/F4W0EHWIK7BZYNF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/0EHW/IK7BZYNF/F4W0EHWIK7BZYNF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/0EHW/IK7BZYNF/F4W0EHWIK7BZYNF.SMALL.jpg uvvvvw This is a CNC egg shell hollow out engraving procedure. ​​Prepare a pic Get a image from the net or create your own image. Compress the height of the pic to about 77% of original The aim is to compensate the image distortion from flat surface to curve surface. Sort out the sharp corners from...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 02:53:21 PST
1:10 stop motion Ice cream van http://www.instructables.com/id/110-Stop-Motion-Ice-Cream-Van/
1:10 stop motion Ice cream van - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SMALL.jpg abmodelmaking Are you making a very specific stop motion film that revolves around an ice cream van? Well good news! Here's how to make one! I made this at university for a project which meant I had access to a great deal of machines and facilities making for a particularly interesting and varied build.Equipment:...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 08:58:39 PST
Custom Wooden Train Track X-crossing http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Wooden-Train-Track-X-crossing/
Custom Wooden Train Track X-crossing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/MJOB/IK5PUPJD/FLAMJOBIK5PUPJD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/MJOB/IK5PUPJD/FLAMJOBIK5PUPJD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/MJOB/IK5PUPJD/FLAMJOBIK5PUPJD.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm Our wood train set from Ikea, the Lillabo, doesn't come with any x-crossing pieces. Other sets with x-crossing pieces are probably compatible, but I choose to make an x-crossing piece myself. I did this both to familiarize myself with the workflow of design in Fusion to making on the Othermill, and ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 10:08:11 PST
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
DIY TV LIFT: Mechanics http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TV-LIFT-Mechanics/
DIY TV LIFT: Mechanics - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SMALL.jpg mrsolis93 This TV lift was made out of materials that I happened to have on hand. The mischief that follows would not have happened had it been planned. The lift uses Makerslide, Shapeoko V1 End Plates, an Arduino Uno, a 425oz stepper and a 4.5A Stepper Driver. It currently runs using GRBL on an Arduino Uno f...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:38:47 PST
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Engraver-Wood-Design/
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SMALL.jpg MichielD99 Hi everybody, my name is Michiel and I am going to show you how to make an awesome looking laser engraver!A couple of months ago, there was a CNC challenge here at instructables, while checking out the entries of that contest, I saw some pretty cool engraving machines and I thought: "Why shouldn't I...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:26:40 PST
A Smarter Way to Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Smarter-Way-to-Mill/
A Smarter Way to Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Just because you have the best, most expensive state of the art tools doesn't make you rockstar. And just because you don't have access to the most expensive state of the art tools doesn't mean you can't be a rockstar. Standard Milling is Stupid Standard milling in a router takes too long and i...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:57:12 PST