Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:00:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 CNC Milling a Pink Himalayan Salt Block http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milling-a-Pink-Himalayan-Salt-Block/
CNC Milling a Pink Himalayan Salt Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/WQFI/IATHUBIH/F7CWQFIIATHUBIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/WQFI/IATHUBIH/F7CWQFIIATHUBIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/WQFI/IATHUBIH/F7CWQFIIATHUBIH.SMALL.jpg pdelorey Continuing with the series I've been working on in aluminum, marble, and coal, I decided to create a panel in salt as well. This piece was directly machined on the ShopBot at Pier 9 during my residency there. Because there are already so many resources about ShopBot projects, for this Instructable I...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 07:57:13 PDT
Casting Coal With Epoxy Resin and Silicone Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-Coal-With-Epoxy-Resin-and-Silicone-Molds/
Casting Coal With Epoxy Resin and Silicone Molds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/IGGD/IATHUB37/FU2IGGDIATHUB37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/IGGD/IATHUB37/FU2IGGDIATHUB37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/IGGD/IATHUB37/FU2IGGDIATHUB37.SMALL.jpg pdelorey Epoxy is amazing stuff. Since it bonds to practically anything, you can mix it with granules of almost any material and end up with a substance that can be formed or cast into whatever shape you desire. With this in mind, I was interested in forming a relief panel from a material that wouldn't seem ...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 05:44:29 PDT
Creating Vinyl Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Vinyl-Stickers/
Creating Vinyl Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GRWF/IAQMKCGG/FQ0GRWFIAQMKCGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GRWF/IAQMKCGG/FQ0GRWFIAQMKCGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GRWF/IAQMKCGG/FQ0GRWFIAQMKCGG.SMALL.jpg spyclub My hackspace has a Silhouette Portrait and I thought it would be nice to make a big sticker to put up on our hackspace door. For the supplies I stumbled across MDP Supplies who do a variety of different vinyl by the roll.http://www.mdpsupplies.co.uk/categories/cameo.asp Preparing the cutting mat ...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:13:50 PDT
Etching Marble With a Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-Marble-With-a-Waterjet/
Etching Marble With a Waterjet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/G39J/IAQMF8YB/FX9G39JIAQMF8YB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/G39J/IAQMF8YB/FX9G39JIAQMF8YB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/G39J/IAQMF8YB/FX9G39JIAQMF8YB.SMALL.jpg pdelorey It can often be interesting to compare the results of two very similar operations with only small changes made between them. In my case, I had been experimenting with etching on the waterjet as part of my residency at Pier 9, and was interested in seeing how different materials responded to the proc...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:35:51 PDT
Etching Aluminum With a Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-Aluminum-With-a-Waterjet/
Etching Aluminum With a Waterjet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/KT31/IAQMF532/FZ5KT31IAQMF532.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/KT31/IAQMF532/FZ5KT31IAQMF532.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/KT31/IAQMF532/FZ5KT31IAQMF532.SMALL.jpg pdelorey The OMAX Waterjet at Pier 9 is capable of cutting through several inches of just about any material you can imagine at a high level of precision. But it's also capable of generating remarkable effects by etching various materials as opposed to cutting through them. In particular, metals and stones p...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:27:55 PDT
Wire Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Mask/
Wire Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/830H/IAEK8I4G/FVR830HIAEK8I4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/830H/IAEK8I4G/FVR830HIAEK8I4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/830H/IAEK8I4G/FVR830HIAEK8I4G.SMALL.jpg pensa This wire mask consists of many 2D bends clipped together. Bend the Parts Clip Together Assemble the mask with parallel clips. You can print your own or buy them from our site.
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 12:47:27 PDT
CNC it however it lays: adjusting CAM toolpaths for skewed or hard-to-align stock. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-it-however-it-lays-adjusting-CAM-toolpaths-for/
CNC it however it lays: adjusting CAM toolpaths for skewed or hard-to-align stock. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SMALL.jpg GordonKirkwood note: this instructable presumes familiarity with CNC machines and terminology, especially work coordinate systems. If you're not familiar, I suggest reading the extremely comprehensive "learning CNC the hard way" instructable.Wouldn't it be nice if you could just clamp down a part on the CNC mil...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 03:11:56 PDT
MANIKIN HEAD http://www.instructables.com/id/MANIKIN-HEAD/
MANIKIN HEAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/6VNA/I9FGU6L0/F946VNAI9FGU6L0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/6VNA/I9FGU6L0/F946VNAI9FGU6L0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/6VNA/I9FGU6L0/F946VNAI9FGU6L0.SMALL.jpg pensa When was the last time you needed a manikin head? Probably yesterday. Here's your fix! We used Autodesk's 123D Make to turn a solid CAD model into cross-sectional lines for the DIWire to bend. For our joinery, we used some 3D printed clips to assemble the sections into a functional volume. Scroll...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 13:42:51 PDT
Star Wars Chocolate Mould with X Carve CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Chocolate-Mold-with-X-Carve-CNC/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:19:36 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
3D Printed Weird Lenses http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Custom-Lenses/
3D Printed Weird Lenses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/DZBD/I88LLRZF/FBSDZBDI88LLRZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/DZBD/I88LLRZF/FBSDZBDI88LLRZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/DZBD/I88LLRZF/FBSDZBDI88LLRZF.SMALL.jpg Robb The world of optics and lens manufacturing has traditionally been closed off to non-experts. It doesn't have to be that way. Using rapid prototyping tools like 3D printers and CNC routers, making a lens is easier than you might think.You can use the technique outlined in this Instructable to make ve...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 20:18:07 PDT
Mini Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-CNC/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:24:48 PDT
DIY Conveyor belt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Conveyor-belt/
DIY Conveyor belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/4QZ3/I7MY3VQ1/FT04QZ3I7MY3VQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/4QZ3/I7MY3VQ1/FT04QZ3I7MY3VQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/4QZ3/I7MY3VQ1/FT04QZ3I7MY3VQ1.SMALL.jpg ChrisK13 A cheap DIY conveyor for moving small loads with precision, all made from common hardware shop parts.MotivationI was doing a pick n place type machine, but became tired of the time needed in a xyz style of machine to travel back and forth. It seemed to make more sense for the part to move close to t...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:36:26 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
Cookie CNC Spirograph from Trash http://www.instructables.com/id/Cookie-CNC-Spirograph-from-Trash/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:56:50 PDT
DIY Small Metal Camera Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Metal-Camera-Tripod/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:05:07 PDT
CNC NeoPixel Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-NeoPixel-Jewelry/
CNC NeoPixel Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/Z2V9/I78VQU2S/FT3Z2V9I78VQU2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/Z2V9/I78VQU2S/FT3Z2V9I78VQU2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/Z2V9/I78VQU2S/FT3Z2V9I78VQU2S.SMALL.jpg markk7 This is a prototype for a secure enclosure and substrate for creating jewelry with Adafruit's NeoPixels and Gemma microcontroller. The design is intended to provide an adaptable platform for diffusing, directing and modifying the light and colors emitted from the addressable LED NeoPixels. It is my ...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 19:16:47 PDT
Edge 3D Printer 1.0 - an affordable open source 3D printer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-Printer-an-affordable-open-source-3D-print/
Edge 3D Printer 1.0 - an affordable open source 3D printer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hello everyone! In this instructable I will show you how to make a low cost 3d printer that I designed! It should cost around $150 US dollars or $175 Canadian dollars, if you buy from the links provided in this project (parts are from Aliexpress). You can also buy locally but it will cost more (abou...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 23:44:55 PDT
Basic beginners mini 3 axis CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-beginners-mini-3-axis-CNC-mill/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 05:31:49 PDT
Make a 3D Printer using a CNC router - Deltabot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Printer-with-a-CNC-router/
Make a 3D Printer using a CNC router - Deltabot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/1L3G/I78VN089/FO61L3GI78VN089.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/1L3G/I78VN089/FO61L3GI78VN089.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/1L3G/I78VN089/FO61L3GI78VN089.SMALL.jpg MrTinkerer Another possible title would be "Make a 3D machine using a 2D machine."This Instructable is about using a CNC router and 2D designs to create a Deltabot 3D Printer.In my research about 3D printers for hobbyist I have found a thriving community and design philosophy called RepRap. The way I understoo...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 22:10:39 PDT
X-Y Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Y-Plotter-1/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:56:06 PDT
SHARKCHAIR: Modular Interlocking Furniture Design http://www.instructables.com/id/SHARKCHAIR-Modular-Interlocking-Furniture-Design/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:11:06 PDT
Control your CNC over Wi-Fi http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-CNC-over-Wi-Fi/
Control your CNC over Wi-Fi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/HY29/I74NAA4M/FXRHY29I74NAA4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/HY29/I74NAA4M/FXRHY29I74NAA4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/HY29/I74NAA4M/FXRHY29I74NAA4M.SMALL.jpg eLVirus88 Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable, ever. I hope you enjoy it.I recently built my own CNC router and ever since I got it up and running I have been obsessed with it. It's been a great learning experience both in terms of CNC hardware and the software that you need to run it. Throughout my fi...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:59:32 PDT
Custom Luggage Badge http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Luggage-Badge/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:37:52 PDT
DIY CNC Chess http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chess/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:05 PDT
Laser engraving machine CNC (Producing Laser Engraving Machine by Using Wasted CD-Drive or Printer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-engraving-machine-Producing-Laser-Engraving-/
Laser engraving machine CNC (Producing Laser Engraving Machine by Using Wasted CD-Drive or Printer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/KQK5/I6WOO6LV/F1VKQK5I6WOO6LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/KQK5/I6WOO6LV/F1VKQK5I6WOO6LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/KQK5/I6WOO6LV/F1VKQK5I6WOO6LV.SMALL.jpg 344185151 Are you still worried about what gifts are best suited for your friends? Do you want to choose something creative to express your sincere wishes? With the advancement of the economy, higher requirements on presents become more necessary. Gifts with innovative ideas are coming into our sights.Some pe...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 14:38:48 PST
bench http://www.instructables.com/id/bench-1/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 09:51:33 PST
The horse wobbler http://www.instructables.com/id/The-horse-wobbler/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 06:51:05 PST
My First CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-CNC-Machine/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:06:43 PST
Mechanical Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Pi/
Mechanical Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/MG9E/I6EXJP48/F4ZMG9EI6EXJP48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/MG9E/I6EXJP48/F4ZMG9EI6EXJP48.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-CNC/
Arduino CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/HYC8/I6AVPJF5/FTWHYC8I6AVPJF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/HYC8/I6AVPJF5/FTWHYC8I6AVPJF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/HYC8/I6AVPJF5/FTWHYC8I6AVPJF5.SMALL.jpg JohnnieT Hi, this is my first instructable and I hope to do more.This project was for 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications.http://www.etsit.uma.es/ It's a cnc using Arduino UNO R3 , GCode Sender and GRBL. The cnc is m...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:33:32 PST
Othermill: Magnetic CNC Knit Textile http://www.instructables.com/id/Othemill-Magnetic-CNC-Knit-Textile/
Othermill: Magnetic CNC Knit Textile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/QWSE/I5THU2LD/FO6QWSEI5THU2LD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/QWSE/I5THU2LD/FO6QWSEI5THU2LD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/QWSE/I5THU2LD/FO6QWSEI5THU2LD.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey Othermill was kind of enough to let me swing by and try some experimentation on their fantastically small and powerful desktop CNC machine. Traditionally, this machine has trouble cutting rubber. As described in house, "cutting rubber on a small CNC machine is like slicing really soft cheese with a ...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 10:37:34 PST
CNC Padded Jewelry Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Padded-Jewelry-Boxes/
CNC Padded Jewelry Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/XDBL/I4SCON5Z/F8JXDBLI4SCON5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/XDBL/I4SCON5Z/F8JXDBLI4SCON5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/XDBL/I4SCON5Z/F8JXDBLI4SCON5Z.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker The frantic activity around the the holiday season (you would think that with a full 12 months notice it would be less so!) leaves very little time for making gifts. This year I managed to find the time and made jewelry boxes from wood boards. The boxes have an inlaid brass plate which are personall...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:38:44 PST
Your Brain on Pier 9: CNC Milled Corian http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Brain-on-Pier-9-CNC-Milled-Corian/
Your Brain on Pier 9: CNC Milled Corian - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Towards the end of my residency at Autodesk / Instructables @ Pier 9 I got inspired to create a piece about the residency at the pier and how it affected me. If you haven't heard of the Artist-Rn-Residency Program at Pier 9, check out this video that summarizes what it's all about! When I started th...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:06:49 PST
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Ever since I knew what a CNC was, I've dreamed of having one. As a kid, my parents didn't take it seriously. They said it was too impractical to buy one, specially for my age. CNC and 3D printing services in our country were absent at that time. I was very eager of building a DIY version so dreamed ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 PST
Burning Laser with Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Laser-with-Joule-Thief/
Burning Laser with Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/9XOX/I3TH7V1H/FBL9XOXI3TH7V1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/9XOX/I3TH7V1H/FBL9XOXI3TH7V1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/9XOX/I3TH7V1H/FBL9XOXI3TH7V1H.SMALL.jpg Samiran Take care of Eyes since these lasers are lethal for eyes. It can blind you before your eye lid will close. --- I am Not responsible for any damage.Please Go through http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laser_safety before reading and come to any determination about the topic.We can burn things specially bla...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:21:24 PST
CNC milling stone http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-milling-stone/
CNC milling stone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell Cutting stone with a CNC machine is surprisingly simple with the right tools and a few tricks.I've brought back a nice stone from my last hiking trip in Switzerland and christmas is getting closer and closer - so let's make a tealight holder... Tools Most stones are hard enough to dull and burn e...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:19:24 PST
Simple Cooling System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cooling-System/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:13:28 PST
CNC Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Bottle-Opener/
CNC Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/E8Z8/I3GX9D2J/FKXE8Z8I3GX9D2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/E8Z8/I3GX9D2J/FKXE8Z8I3GX9D2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/E8Z8/I3GX9D2J/FKXE8Z8I3GX9D2J.SMALL.jpg TimG1 I made these bottle openers for the members of my Movember team. They were a thank you gift for growing their mustaches to rise awareness for men's health issues. They would make great gifts for anyone or just make one for yourself. Gather you materials - Get your tools Materials - 1/8" x 2" x 6-...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:23:46 PST
Blinky LED Snowflake http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinky-LED-Snowflake-Kit-on-the-Othermill/
Blinky LED Snowflake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/8PZ1/I38SB008/FQG8PZ1I38SB008.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/8PZ1/I38SB008/FQG8PZ1I38SB008.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/8PZ1/I38SB008/FQG8PZ1I38SB008.SMALL.jpg othermachine Greetings from Other Machine Co.! My name is Diana, and I'm the retail manager for Other Machine Co. That means I find products and make cool kits for our store! In this beginner Othermill tutorial, you'll learn to make your own snowflake ornament. Tools and Materials TOOLS Othermill Computer ...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 10:52:19 PST
Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engine-3/
Stirling Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SMALL.jpg jRamonGalindo Dedicated to all those wise and illustrious deans and students.Foreword.The Stirling engine is a heat engine with low noise and toxic emissions, this engine can use any external power source coming to have zero emissions when using solar energy. In the near future, these applications are likely to h...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:00:45 PST
Autodesk Pier 9 5-Axis DMS - How to Use the DMS Dust Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/DMS-Dust-Collector/
Autodesk Pier 9 5-Axis DMS - How to Use the DMS Dust Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/C7LK/I2GJ2RY1/F80C7LKI2GJ2RY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/C7LK/I2GJ2RY1/F80C7LKI2GJ2RY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/C7LK/I2GJ2RY1/F80C7LKI2GJ2RY1.SMALL.jpg danvida Use the installed spindle dust collector whenever possible. This system prevents, and enthusiastically inhales, small airborne dust particles. It consists of two pneumatic spindle-mounted fiberglass intakes connected to the Woodshop dust collector. How it WorksTwo intakes pneumatically open and cl...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:19:46 PST
How to Carve the Lunar Surface with CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-the-Lunar-Surface-with-CNC/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 17:00:27 PST
Black / White Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-White-Sculpture/
Black / White Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RXAW/I1SB6C4I/FR1RXAWI1SB6C4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RXAW/I1SB6C4I/FR1RXAWI1SB6C4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RXAW/I1SB6C4I/FR1RXAWI1SB6C4I.SMALL.jpg jon_kuzmich In the spring of 2014, I was selected for an artist residency at Tech Shop in San Francisco, CA. This is what I made over the course of the 2-month residency:BLACK / WHITE, 2014Acrylic on HardboardEach letter: 16”x16”x16” Installation dimensions variable Additional information about my art practice...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:47:27 PDT
Chocolate Batarang http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Batarang/
Chocolate Batarang - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/EPFK/I1LYZU6H/FTAEPFKI1LYZU6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/EPFK/I1LYZU6H/FTAEPFKI1LYZU6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/EPFK/I1LYZU6H/FTAEPFKI1LYZU6H.SMALL.jpg othermachine Hi, this is Ed from Other Machine Co. Perhaps you're obsessed with Batman. Or maybe, like me, you have a kid who loves the cartoons. Either way, what better way to show your love than to make chocolate Batarangs to both play with and eat. Tools and Materials TOOLS Othermill Computer wi...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:07:35 PDT
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
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...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:49:45 PDT
Light-Up PCB Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Hummingbird-Necklace-Kit/
Light-Up PCB Necklace - 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, this is a great project for you! It offers a wonderful way to get creative and artistic with double-sided machining on the Othermill.The necklace has four LEDs on the back of the pendant that provide a beautiful glow around the...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:49:07 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