Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:33:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 CAM for the Datron 3-axis Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/CAM-for-the-Datron-3-axis-Mill/
CAM for the Datron 3-axis Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/WAGZ/JFX0C77N/FJ0WAGZJFX0C77N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/WAGZ/JFX0C77N/FJ0WAGZJFX0C77N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/WAGZ/JFX0C77N/FJ0WAGZJFX0C77N.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar This Instructable is for workshop users at Pier 9 who are interested in machining parts on the 3-axis Datron mill. It is expected that users have intermediate to advanced level CNC experience, and have completed at least one personal project on the Haas VF2 Vertical Mill. Click here to learn more ...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:21:08 PDT
CAM and Machine a Mesh Model in Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/CAM-and-Machine-a-Mesh-Model-in-Fusion-360/
CAM and Machine a Mesh Model in Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/SGUO/JFMT8471/F7TSGUOJFMT8471.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/SGUO/JFMT8471/F7TSGUOJFMT8471.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/SGUO/JFMT8471/F7TSGUOJFMT8471.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar In this Instructable, you'll learn how to set up a CAM file in Fusion 360 directly from a high resolution mesh, such as an .stl or .obj file from a 3D scan. Creating toolpaths directly from meshes became available in April 2017. This update to Fusion 360 gives a basic overview of how it works. Scrol...
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Fri, 6 Apr 2018 14:12:39 PDT
Incremental Sheet Forming - an Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/Incremental-Sheet-Forming-an-Introduction/
Incremental Sheet Forming - an Introduction - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/KU3D/JEIV2V6E/FJTKU3DJEIV2V6E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/KU3D/JEIV2V6E/FJTKU3DJEIV2V6E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/KU3D/JEIV2V6E/FJTKU3DJEIV2V6E.SMALL.jpg darcy_z Incremental Sheet Forming (ISF) is a method of creating thin shell-like objects out of metal. It involves slowly pushing a round blunt tool against the surface of a piece of sheet metal suspended in a jig to trace out a 3-dimensional form. This is different to most other sheet metal forming techniqu...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2018 04:35:14 PST
How to Control a Servo Using GRBL http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-a-Servo-Using-GRBL/
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Tue, 6 Mar 2018 23:29:09 PST
CNC Milled Pencil Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milled-Pencil-Coaster/
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Mon, 5 Mar 2018 05:43:44 PST
On Edge: Large Scale CNC Milled Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/On-Edge-Large-Scale-CNC-Milled-Lantern/
On Edge: Large Scale CNC Milled Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/MI9T/JDYUW4GC/F8IMI9TJDYUW4GC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/MI9T/JDYUW4GC/F8IMI9TJDYUW4GC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/MI9T/JDYUW4GC/F8IMI9TJDYUW4GC.SMALL.jpg kianahonarmand "On Edge" is a large scale CNC milled lantern. I had made smaller laser cut versions but I was interested in making a lantern that can take over and entire gallery/room with its shadows. This is my process of building the lantern. Design First, you can use any CAD program to design the pattern f...
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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 07:32:35 PST
Setup a Touch Probe With a Arduino CNC Shield and Grbl and UGS Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Setup-a-Touch-Probe-With-a-Arduino-Cbc-Shield-and-/
Setup a Touch Probe With a Arduino CNC Shield and Grbl and UGS Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/76RW/JDF2KMAO/F7T76RWJDF2KMAO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/76RW/JDF2KMAO/F7T76RWJDF2KMAO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/76RW/JDF2KMAO/F7T76RWJDF2KMAO.SMALL.jpg Killer Turtle I'll show you how to set up a touch probe using a arduino CNC shield with GRBL firmware. Required Items Here is a list of the things you will need.1. A CNC machine ( I have a BobsCNC E3, http://www.bobscnc.com/)2. It needs to use an Arduino CNC Shield, https://blog.protoneer.co.nz/arduino-cnc-shi...
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Sun, 11 Feb 2018 14:19:02 PST
CNC Dovetail Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Dovetail-Joints/
CNC Dovetail Joints - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/RVCI/JDF28L8K/F0XRVCIJDF28L8K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/RVCI/JDF28L8K/F0XRVCIJDF28L8K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/RVCI/JDF28L8K/F0XRVCIJDF28L8K.SMALL.jpg Tim Boyat Here is a project I developed with Þórarinn B.B. Gunnarsson at Ísafjörður FabLab, Iceland.After watching CNCWoodworker's video on YouTube we decided to try and make our own dovetail joints.I have made several tests on the FabLab's ShopBot CNC using a dovetail bit.I tested different dimensions, diffe...
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Fri, 9 Feb 2018 09:24:44 PST
GRBL With H Bridge and DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/GRBL-With-H-Bridge-and-DC-Motor/
GRBL With H Bridge and DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/ZGWH/JCQK99JV/FMBZGWHJCQK99JV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/ZGWH/JCQK99JV/FMBZGWHJCQK99JV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/ZGWH/JCQK99JV/FMBZGWHJCQK99JV.SMALL.jpg Rakshith bk In this instructable I will be showing how you can build a personal X-Y Plotter using simple L293d motor drivers. ie- without Complex Stepper drivers.Warning - Use of H-bridge to drive a stepper is inefficient. features like microstepping cannot be performed.The precision of the sketches will be red...
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:45:46 PST
Flip-Top CNC Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Top-CNC-Table/
Flip-Top CNC Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/DQV6/JCGK67AC/FGVDQV6JCGK67AC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/DQV6/JCGK67AC/FGVDQV6JCGK67AC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/DQV6/JCGK67AC/FGVDQV6JCGK67AC.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Space is expensive, space saving is not. With this table in my garage, I have a 30 square foot work table and on the under side, a 33" X 33" Shapoko XXL CNC machine when I need it. The CNC machine is screwed to the underside of the table top, which is attached to two side shelves with shafts and b...
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:22:28 PST
How to Trace an Image in SketchUp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Trace-an-Image-in-SketchUp/
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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 21:38:20 PST
CNC Hold Down http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Hold-Down/
CNC Hold Down - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/9YPR/JCAUFNJ3/FH29YPRJCAUFNJ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/9YPR/JCAUFNJ3/FH29YPRJCAUFNJ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/9YPR/JCAUFNJ3/FH29YPRJCAUFNJ3.SMALL.jpg mr.incredible Quick, tool free, repeatable clamping system. CNC Hold Down Clamp I originally built my CNC router with several t-slot rails built in for lots of clamping options. I quickly realized they were a pain in the back. I wanted something quicker and repeatable. I'm going to, soon, replace the t-slot w...
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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 11:15:12 PST
Soundproof Enclosure for CNC Machine (proxxon Mf70) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soundproof-Enclosure-for-CNC-Machine-proxxon-Mf70/
Soundproof Enclosure for CNC Machine (proxxon Mf70) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Z2CZ/JC6JX9PB/FB1Z2CZJC6JX9PB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Z2CZ/JC6JX9PB/FB1Z2CZJC6JX9PB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Z2CZ/JC6JX9PB/FB1Z2CZJC6JX9PB.SMALL.jpg AdrienR As I am now in an apartment, I can't make noise anymore. This box allow me to work/play without neighbor issues. The other big advantage is to contain the dust and the bad smell of machining.This enclosure reduce the noise by 12db according to my iPhone and the SLALite app which looks not really imp...
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Tue, 9 Jan 2018 06:32:24 PST
DIY CNC Router Build (large Format 5x10ft, Rack and Pinion) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Router-Build-large-Format-5x10ft-Rack-and-/
DIY CNC Router Build (large Format 5x10ft, Rack and Pinion) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/8MW1/JC0UA9ZQ/F9W8MW1JC0UA9ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/8MW1/JC0UA9ZQ/F9W8MW1JC0UA9ZQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/8MW1/JC0UA9ZQ/F9W8MW1JC0UA9ZQ.SMALL.jpg nishantkinshu This is a not so little summary of the build of my homemade CNC router, aka The Overpass. This instructable is more of a documentation of how I built my CNC and is not to be mistaken as a tutorial for buidling a CNC.The initial target of my build was to make a large format CNC router which does not ...
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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 10:14:22 PST
Fusion 360 CAM for CNC Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion-360-CAM-Tutorial-for-CNC-Beginners/
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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 19:09:24 PST
How to Modify Fritzing PCB .svg Files for Production http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-Fritzing-PCB-svg-Files-for-Productio/
How to Modify Fritzing PCB .svg Files for Production - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4G6V/JBMJSSX6/FBO4G6VJBMJSSX6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4G6V/JBMJSSX6/FBO4G6VJBMJSSX6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4G6V/JBMJSSX6/FBO4G6VJBMJSSX6.SMALL.jpg imageguy https://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-designing-and-isolationmilling-only-using-free/ describes how to process SVG files produced by Fritzing so they can be exported to MakerCAM to generate gcode for CNC milling.When I make a PCB, I usually want to make the connector pad circles larger and the leads ...
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Mon, 25 Dec 2017 13:06:34 PST
Record Weight http://www.instructables.com/id/Record-Weight/
Record Weight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/X1YL/JBGU4374/FCWX1YLJBGU4374.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/X1YL/JBGU4374/FCWX1YLJBGU4374.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/X1YL/JBGU4374/FCWX1YLJBGU4374.SMALL.jpg ShorD4000 Record clamps are weights that fit on the spindle of a record player and are designed to ensure the stability of the vinyl for a better tracking. They will help flatten the record to the platter, and by this, keep resonances and unwanted needle motions to a minimum. You will get the most benefit of ...
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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 07:17:26 PST
Laser Cutter Senior Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutter-Senior-Project/
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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:04:04 PST
3-Wire CNC Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Wire-CNC-Plotter/
3-Wire CNC Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/QNTH/JB3ZR2DW/F8KQNTHJB3ZR2DW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/QNTH/JB3ZR2DW/F8KQNTHJB3ZR2DW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/QNTH/JB3ZR2DW/F8KQNTHJB3ZR2DW.SMALL.jpg lingib a.articles { color: white; background: red; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; text-decoration: none; } a.articles:hover { color: white; background: black; } This instructable describes a 3-wire hanging plotter comprising some "string and pulleys", an arduino, and three stepper motors.The...
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:14:42 PST
12 Volt Dc Motor Speed Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Volt-Dc-Motor-Speed-Controller/
12 Volt Dc Motor Speed Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/SPFI/JA8JLNIO/FDXSPFIJA8JLNIO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/SPFI/JA8JLNIO/FDXSPFIJA8JLNIO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/SPFI/JA8JLNIO/FDXSPFIJA8JLNIO.SMALL.jpg kashifmirza4522 Hello friends, I hope you all will be fine. Today I share with you a motor control circuit new small project. I discuss with you a new idea of DC motor speed control. In previous post we discuss about stepper motor control using Microcontroller and Keypad. Component List Component List(motor cont...
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:38:12 PST
Airtight Self-Sealing Inflatable http://www.instructables.com/id/Airtight-Self-Sealing-Inflatable/
Airtight Self-Sealing Inflatable - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/ALRS/J9SW6BRU/F53ALRSJ9SW6BRU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/ALRS/J9SW6BRU/F53ALRSJ9SW6BRU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/ALRS/J9SW6BRU/F53ALRSJ9SW6BRU.SMALL.jpg cnchscm Hello! We are the CNC HSCM (Heat Sealing and Cutting Machine) Team from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. We have created a large scale CNC machine for creating experimental inflatable structures. We developed a method for sealing our inflatables that we would like to share. Please check out our P...
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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:45:38 PST
Improving a Small Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Improving-a-Small-Engraver/
Improving a Small Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/H80I/J9SVZ2H3/FP6H80IJ9SVZ2H3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/H80I/J9SVZ2H3/FP6H80IJ9SVZ2H3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/H80I/J9SVZ2H3/FP6H80IJ9SVZ2H3.SMALL.jpg kirichblog Today I will try to tell about the completion of my small machine and increase the speed of its work. Introduction Not long ago I was talking about buying and assembling a small engraver. But he had some problems that I wanted to fix.And today I want to tell you about how I finished this engraver...
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Sun, 12 Nov 2017 13:18:47 PST
Ladder Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Shelf-1/
Ladder Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/C1EQ/J9SVV5X1/FWUC1EQJ9SVV5X1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/C1EQ/J9SVV5X1/FWUC1EQJ9SVV5X1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/C1EQ/J9SVV5X1/FWUC1EQJ9SVV5X1.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hello guys, ladder shelves are very popular piece of decor. I was planning to make one for a long time, so this is my first try and I thought why not sharing it with you. Note: this project was made in FABLAB Dhahran by Jafar Alobaid. Requirements For this project we will need:MDF ( I used 18mm t...
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Sun, 12 Nov 2017 04:47:40 PST
Sienci Mill One Air/Oil Mist Coolant System http://www.instructables.com/id/Sienci-Mill-One-AirOil-Mist-Coolant-System/
Sienci Mill One Air/Oil Mist Coolant System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ULYH/J98RN9XW/F4NULYHJ98RN9XW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ULYH/J98RN9XW/F4NULYHJ98RN9XW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ULYH/J98RN9XW/F4NULYHJ98RN9XW.SMALL.jpg AGubanov Intro:This idea stems from attempts at cutting aluminum at more aggressive rates which often led to melted aluminum on an overheated bit. This coolant system allows for both increased feed/cut depths and prolonged cutting tool life. The design aimed to keep the mill portable by mounting all componen...
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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 20:28:45 PDT
Mini CNC Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-CNC-Engraver/
Mini CNC Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/UXJ9/J94GZLCI/FSVUXJ9J94GZLCI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/UXJ9/J94GZLCI/FSVUXJ9J94GZLCI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/UXJ9/J94GZLCI/FSVUXJ9J94GZLCI.SMALL.jpg kirichblog I decided to collect myself a small machine for engraving.At first I wanted to do everything myself, but I thought that I would forgive buying it in the form of a designer, which will be easier to learn, especially since the price is not very high. What Was Included in the Kit The packaging was d...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:31:15 PDT
CNC Pen and Wash Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Pen-and-Wash-Portrait/
CNC Pen and Wash Portrait - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/6JRC/J8UGWW9T/FR86JRCJ8UGWW9T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/6JRC/J8UGWW9T/FR86JRCJ8UGWW9T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/6JRC/J8UGWW9T/FR86JRCJ8UGWW9T.SMALL.jpg lingib a.articles { color: white; background: red; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; text-decoration: none; } a.articles:hover { color: white; background: black; } p strong { font-weight: bold; } This instructable explains how to create a "pen and wash" portrait using a fibre-tipped pen, a wat...
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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:56:13 PDT
CNC Pen Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Pen-Lift/
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 02:00:34 PDT
Awesome CNC Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-CNC-Table/
Awesome CNC Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/ZMR7/J8F5UONJ/FRGZMR7J8F5UONJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/ZMR7/J8F5UONJ/FRGZMR7J8F5UONJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/ZMR7/J8F5UONJ/FRGZMR7J8F5UONJ.SMALL.jpg Cactus workshop Hey there!I designed this little table in Fusion360 to practice modelling and adjusting non-square box-joints in CNC and it worked out so great in plywood that I had to share!This was cut with an X-Carve and I made a video that includes all steps from calibration to finishing. Take a look if you lik...
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Sun, 8 Oct 2017 09:39:07 PDT
Desktop Power/Reset Switch Extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-PowerReset-Switch-Extension/
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Sat, 7 Oct 2017 19:56:40 PDT
CoreXY CNC Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/CoreXY-CNC-Plotter/
CoreXY CNC Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/Q2S9/J8F5ROG2/FMSQ2S9J8F5ROG2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/Q2S9/J8F5ROG2/FMSQ2S9J8F5ROG2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/Q2S9/J8F5ROG2/FMSQ2S9J8F5ROG2.SMALL.jpg lingib a.articles { color: white; background: red; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; text-decoration: none; } a.articles:hover { background: black; } This instructable describes an A2 plotter made from low cost aluminium extrusion, a piece of particle board, two NEMA17 stepper motors, and a few ...
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 23:08:43 PDT
CNC Hero! Guitar-ify Your CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Hero-Guitar-ify-Your-CNC-Machine/
CNC Hero! Guitar-ify Your CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/ONWD/J8F5QPV2/FIRONWDJ8F5QPV2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/ONWD/J8F5QPV2/FIRONWDJ8F5QPV2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/ONWD/J8F5QPV2/FIRONWDJ8F5QPV2.SMALL.jpg Sienci Labs Welcome fellow hobbyists! Do you remember the days of Guitar Hero and Rock Band where you and your friends could feel like shredding on the guitar was your true calling in life? We sure do! Today we’re going to be adding some of that feel back into your CNC machine of choice. And if you don't happen...
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 01:00:00 PDT
Laser CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-CNC-Machine/
Laser CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/OCJP/J86HL95P/FWSOCJPJ86HL95P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/OCJP/J86HL95P/FWSOCJPJ86HL95P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/OCJP/J86HL95P/FWSOCJPJ86HL95P.SMALL.jpg AdanAscencio The aim was to develop a cutting-engraver CNClaser, CNC stands for computer numerical control, computer acts as the controller of the machine in wich is programmed through an interface following the instructions.The need of productivity become a priority, besides accuracy and reduce drawbacks like: ...
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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 14:10:54 PDT
Easy Rubber Machining With a Needle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Rubber-Machining-With-a-Needle/
Easy Rubber Machining With a Needle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7GB8/J86HMQQM/F6K7GB8J86HMQQM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7GB8/J86HMQQM/F6K7GB8J86HMQQM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7GB8/J86HMQQM/F6K7GB8J86HMQQM.SMALL.jpg novelchip Direct machining of rubber parts without going through the lengthy steps of mold making and casting should be very useful for a number of applications especially when only small quantities are needed, when prototyping parts or for custom made single items. Just a few examples are rubber gaskets and ...
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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 21:25:27 PDT
CNC Topographical Wooden State http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Topographical-Wooden-State/
CNC Topographical Wooden State - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/3OCJ/J86HKZOU/FQT3OCJJ86HKZOU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/3OCJ/J86HKZOU/FQT3OCJJ86HKZOU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/3OCJ/J86HKZOU/FQT3OCJJ86HKZOU.SMALL.jpg evanandkatelyn If y’all have seen our stuff before, you might know that we sell 3D printed topographic Texas wall hangings. We wanted to try making one out of solid wood too. Check out the video below to see how we did it (and scroll to the bottom if you want links to the tools and materials we used).Things like t...
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 22:16:56 PDT
CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Machine-5/
CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/Q7LQ/J7MFW60N/FL3Q7LQJ7MFW60N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/Q7LQ/J7MFW60N/FL3Q7LQJ7MFW60N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/Q7LQ/J7MFW60N/FL3Q7LQJ7MFW60N.SMALL.jpg Manan Thareja In this project we will scavenge parts from old PC CD-Rom(s) and build a fully working CNC machine using (basically any type of) Arduino which would run on G-Code.For more info and Arduino and Raspberry Pi related projects go to my website https://www.neuralnetworks26.com/ You can also visit our of...
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:31:52 PDT
Cheap Scalable Arduino CNC, Plotter, Mill, 3D Printer... (MPCNC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Scalable-Arduino-CNC-Plotter-Mill-3D-Printer/
Cheap Scalable Arduino CNC, Plotter, Mill, 3D Printer... (MPCNC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/8A1Y/J7JKNWP6/FTG8A1YJ7JKNWP6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/8A1Y/J7JKNWP6/FTG8A1YJ7JKNWP6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/8A1Y/J7JKNWP6/FTG8A1YJ7JKNWP6.SMALL.jpg mendelecha1 This project is based on Allted's design CC BY-NC 3.0 It is a popular design known as MPCNC, or "Mostly Printed CNC." Allted hosts a full website (Vicious1) with loads of additional information and details.In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a cheap scalable CNC machine controlled by Ardu...
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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:13:06 PDT
Level CNC Router Table Via Flycutting and Extra Support http://www.instructables.com/id/Level-CNC-Router-Table-Via-Flycutting-and-Extra-Su/
Level CNC Router Table Via Flycutting and Extra Support - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/VF3J/J76GEPG2/FK2VF3JJ76GEPG2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/VF3J/J76GEPG2/FK2VF3JJ76GEPG2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/VF3J/J76GEPG2/FK2VF3JJ76GEPG2.SMALL.jpg JeremySCook So you just got a new CNC router. These devices are great for creating "stuff" from a variety of materials, even what you have just sitting around, but in order for your Z-axis to be accurate, you need to make sure the bed is level with the cutter's travel. Check and Add Support as Necessary As s...
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Tue, 5 Sep 2017 04:23:33 PDT
Make Your Own CNC Plotter Image http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-CNC-Plotter-Image/
Make Your Own CNC Plotter Image - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/9L2J/J6WGUXQ0/F7D9L2JJ6WGUXQ0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/9L2J/J6WGUXQ0/F7D9L2JJ6WGUXQ0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/9L2J/J6WGUXQ0/F7D9L2JJ6WGUXQ0.SMALL.jpg lingib a.articles { color: white; background: red; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; text-decoration: none; } a.articles:hover { color: white; background: black; } p strong { font-weight: bold; } This instructable explains how photos may be printed on a CNC plotter with the help of "Processing...
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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 01:35:21 PDT
Using the 4x4' CNC Router at Twin Cities Maker Hackerspace http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-4x4-CNC-Router-at-Twin-Cities-Maker-Hack/
Using the 4x4' CNC Router at Twin Cities Maker Hackerspace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/6GPH/J6QQVH1G/F1Z6GPHJ6QQVH1G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/6GPH/J6QQVH1G/F1Z6GPHJ6QQVH1G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/6GPH/J6QQVH1G/F1Z6GPHJ6QQVH1G.SMALL.jpg jasonwebb In the Instructable we'll run through the basics of operating the hand-made 4x4' CNC machine at the Minneapolis-based Twin Cities Maker hackerspace (also known as the Hack Factory), affectionately named "Chico".If you don't know much about CNC workflows in general, or just want some tips about speci...
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Sat, 26 Aug 2017 20:12:39 PDT
How to Make Mini Home Made CNC Machine Arduino+28BJY-48 Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-Home-Made-CNC-Machine-Arduino28BJ/
How to Make Mini Home Made CNC Machine Arduino+28BJY-48 Stepper Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/ABEB/J6QQSNPH/FA6ABEBJ6QQSNPH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/ABEB/J6QQSNPH/FA6ABEBJ6QQSNPH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/ABEB/J6QQSNPH/FA6ABEBJ6QQSNPH.SMALL.jpg Mr innovative This is mini CNC have approx 100mm X 100mm plotting are,I have used 28BJY-48 Stepper motor to build this machine this stepper motors drive by L293D Motor shield and arduino. This machine is very easy to build at your own all necessary instructions are provided in post, you can try your own ideas to ...
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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 23:02:40 PDT
Arduino CNC Laser Enrgaver From DVD Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-CNC-Laser-Enrgaver-From-DVD-Drive/
Arduino CNC Laser Enrgaver From DVD Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/60B0/J6MGBSG6/F8T60B0J6MGBSG6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/60B0/J6MGBSG6/F8T60B0J6MGBSG6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/60B0/J6MGBSG6/F8T60B0J6MGBSG6.SMALL.jpg How-ToDo Hello everybody, this is project How-ToDo, today I'll show you how I made a laser engraver from old DvD drives. Before we start I have to say that as most of my projects it's easier and probably cheaper to buy same thing from China (Ali or Amazon), and reason of making it by yourself is a process of...
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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:16:29 PDT
CNC Data Maps for a Kinesthetic Climate Change Exhibit http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinesthetic-Climate-Change-Exhibit-CNCing-Data-Map/
CNC Data Maps for a Kinesthetic Climate Change Exhibit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/CY4M/J6MG7MR7/FSSCY4MJ6MG7MR7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/CY4M/J6MG7MR7/FSSCY4MJ6MG7MR7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/CY4M/J6MG7MR7/FSSCY4MJ6MG7MR7.SMALL.jpg TaylorSharpe At the SWEET Lab at Portland State University, we’re building interactive exhibits to give students and lab guests a window into our field: Development Engineering. The field is focused on using engineering skills and tools to help solve problems like lack of access to clean drinking water, safe sa...
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:22:49 PDT
Wood Inlays With Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Inlays-With-Fusion-360/
Wood Inlays With Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/ILVN/J6CG5K2D/FF8ILVNJ6CG5K2D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/ILVN/J6CG5K2D/FF8ILVNJ6CG5K2D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/ILVN/J6CG5K2D/FF8ILVNJ6CG5K2D.SMALL.jpg icecats From fancy guitars to handmade furniture to ornate wooden boxes, wood inlays are both stunning works of art and impressive examples of design that demand the question: how is that done? Traditionally, inlays are the result of careful craftsmanship and hours of tedious cutting and carving. The modern...
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:27:04 PDT
Build Big Cnc at Home 3x2m http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Big-Cnc-at-Home-3x17m/
Build Big Cnc at Home 3x2m - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/WQCL/J5Y7YLOS/FNZWQCLJ5Y7YLOS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/WQCL/J5Y7YLOS/FNZWQCLJ5Y7YLOS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/WQCL/J5Y7YLOS/FNZWQCLJ5Y7YLOS.SMALL.jpg VladoM So why this should be of any interest of yours? This machine was build without any special tools, basicaly drill, clamps, saw and meter would do. Ofcourse there is more, like drill bits or, taps... but i built thisone without having even a proper table. Machine was designed to use as few part as pos...
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Sun, 6 Aug 2017 09:54:55 PDT
CNC Drawing Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Drawing-Arm/
CNC Drawing Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/5Y8Y/J5X0P97I/FW85Y8YJ5X0P97I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/5Y8Y/J5X0P97I/FW85Y8YJ5X0P97I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/5Y8Y/J5X0P97I/FW85Y8YJ5X0P97I.SMALL.jpg lingib a.articles { color: white; background: red; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; text-decoration: none; } a.articles:hover { color: white; background: black; } p strong { font-weight: bold; } This instructable describes an A3 robotic drawing arm that doubles as a plotter.The drawing arm ha...
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Sat, 5 Aug 2017 21:51:00 PDT
CNC Dual Arm Plotter Version 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Dual-Arm-Plotter-Version-2/
CNC Dual Arm Plotter Version 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/3DT9/J5V3STMZ/FJB3DT9J5V3STMZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/3DT9/J5V3STMZ/FJB3DT9J5V3STMZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/3DT9/J5V3STMZ/FJB3DT9J5V3STMZ.SMALL.jpg lingib a.articles { color: white; background: red; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; text-decoration: none; } a.articles:hover { color: white; background: black; } p strong { font-weight: bold; } This instructable shows how to improve the accuracy and resolution of the plotter described in htt...
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Thu, 3 Aug 2017 01:39:51 PDT
Super EZ Spice Racks http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-EZ-Spice-Racks/
Super EZ Spice Racks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/5HDV/J5CQ5YJ1/FIO5HDVJ5CQ5YJ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/5HDV/J5CQ5YJ1/FIO5HDVJ5CQ5YJ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/5HDV/J5CQ5YJ1/FIO5HDVJ5CQ5YJ1.SMALL.jpg luxOthebot Hi team! Hunter here. If you are, like me, somewhat lazy but also enjoy feeling a sense of accomplishment, then is THIS the project for you! The Super EZ Spice Rack takes no time to cut out in CNC, and it's so easy to assemble that you can do it after a couple of glasses of wine, or in the middle of...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:18:22 PDT
LuxO's EZ Headboard & Footer http://www.instructables.com/id/LuxOs-EZ-Headboard-Footer/
LuxO's EZ Headboard & Footer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/AMOS/J58FYBZ5/FREAMOSJ58FYBZ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/AMOS/J58FYBZ5/FREAMOSJ58FYBZ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/AMOS/J58FYBZ5/FREAMOSJ58FYBZ5.SMALL.jpg luxOthebot A few weeks ago we posted an Instructable to make a King Size Bed Frame and promised to add the bits with the custom headboard and footer. Well, here it is.This isn't terribly difficult, but will require you to have a CNC machine of sufficient size to cut and maybe some odd router bits to make it w...
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:47:00 PDT
$200 DIY 3D Printer Build http://www.instructables.com/id/200-DIY-3D-Printer-Build/
$200 DIY 3D Printer Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/IVUL/J58FOP2Y/F01IVULJ58FOP2Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/IVUL/J58FOP2Y/F01IVULJ58FOP2Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/IVUL/J58FOP2Y/F01IVULJ58FOP2Y.SMALL.jpg geekrex 3D Printing Technology has been changing the world of quick prototyping and engineering rapidly , Every hobbyist, budding engineer dreams of getting into the technology and use it to make their design better and fast.I was just like you wanted to start 3D Printing always to make my imagination into ...
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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:50:24 PDT
Fidgit Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Lantern-With-Party-Lights-Glow-in-the-Dark/
Fidgit Spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/QDE2/JB3ZUOSF/FYYQDE2JB3ZUOSF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/QDE2/JB3ZUOSF/FYYQDE2JB3ZUOSF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/QDE2/JB3ZUOSF/FYYQDE2JB3ZUOSF.SMALL.jpg MichaelH814 This is a CNC acrylic fidget spinner
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Sun, 16 Jul 2017 21:48:23 PDT