Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 Sep 2017 04:21:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Carter's Lasercut Tank - KV-1 (motorizable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Carters-Lasercut-Tank-KV-1-motorizable/
Carter's Lasercut Tank - KV-1 (motorizable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/796T/J7AQTS3N/F8B796TJ7AQTS3N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/796T/J7AQTS3N/F8B796TJ7AQTS3N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/796T/J7AQTS3N/F8B796TJ7AQTS3N.SMALL.jpg JackCarter Here is the tutorial to assemble the KV-1 model i made. the final model is about ~1/18 scale (about 37 cm long).You will need : 20x 40mm Ø3mm screws with 2 nuts per screw (40 bolts then) 6x 20mm Ø3mm screws with one nut per screw (only 2 screws can be enough) 2x Ø3mm 50-60mm long rodsThe tank is ava...
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Thu, 7 Sep 2017 07:44:31 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 This instructable explains how photos may be printed on a CNC plotter with the help of "Processing 3" freeware available from https://processing.org/download/ The finished plots make unique gifts ... especially when framed. Theory The monochrome image, shown in photo 1, comprises rows and rows ...
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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 ), and reason of making it by yourself is a process of making. ...
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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 This instructable describes an A3 robotic drawing arm that doubles as a plotter.The drawing arm has 2DOF (degrees of freedom) and is made from two stepper motors, a few GT2 timing-belts and pulleys, and some flat aluminium bars. An SG90 servo is used to raise and lower the pen.The metal-work is sim...
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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 This instructable shows how to improve the accuracy and resolution of the plotter described in https://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Dual-Arm-Plot...The accuracy was improved by using: thick aluminium shoulder arms to prevent sideways flexing. metal sleeves at each joint to eliminate sideways m...
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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
Fly Carving Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Fly-DMS/
Fly Carving Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/BG26/J4YG1ISC/FM2BG26J4YG1ISC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/BG26/J4YG1ISC/FM2BG26J4YG1ISC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/BG26/J4YG1ISC/FM2BG26J4YG1ISC.SMALL.jpg davidbowenart This Instructable outlines my research at the Autodesk Pier 9 Workshop on real-time control of CNC machines. As an artist who creates kinetic, robotic, interactive, and data-driven sculpture, my goal was to leverage this research for an installation-based art piece. The purpose of this Instructable,...
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 20:38:54 PDT
How to Make the Perfect Spinner... and Much More http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Perfect-Spinner-and-Much-More/
How to Make the Perfect Spinner... and Much More - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/CUDZ/J4SQF161/FJ1CUDZJ4SQF161.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/CUDZ/J4SQF161/FJ1CUDZJ4SQF161.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/CUDZ/J4SQF161/FJ1CUDZJ4SQF161.SMALL.jpg connorm1440 hello everyone, this is my first instructable so please show mercy.Today I will be guiding you on how to make a cad drawing of a spinner in fusion 360 and 3d printing it. I will also be showing the posabilities of cnc milling your spinner.what you need:- computer that can run fusion 360-3d printer-f...
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Sun, 9 Jul 2017 20:55:45 PDT
Organizer for Screws / Bolts / Nuts / Washers http://www.instructables.com/id/Organizer-for-Screws-Bolts-Nuts-Washers/
Organizer for Screws / Bolts / Nuts / Washers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/TE28/J4SPVJF2/FF0TE28J4SPVJF2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/TE28/J4SPVJF2/FF0TE28J4SPVJF2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/TE28/J4SPVJF2/FF0TE28J4SPVJF2.SMALL.jpg shatrovmaxim Tired of constantly looking for the right bolts and nuts.I decided to sort them. For this, we need boxes to stack them. You can go and buy ... But this is not our way! :)I apologize for the error, english is not my native language ...Need: - Plywood 4mm, Plywood 6mm- Glue for wood D3All parts were c...
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Fri, 7 Jul 2017 07:39:35 PDT
Vacuum Platen for CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Platen-for-CNC-Router/
Vacuum Platen for CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/K4JD/J4OFY390/F5XK4JDJ4OFY390.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/K4JD/J4OFY390/F5XK4JDJ4OFY390.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/K4JD/J4OFY390/F5XK4JDJ4OFY390.SMALL.jpg geotek A vacuum platen is a great accessory for your CNC router. The platen serves two important purposes. It provides a near perfect flat surface that is true to the X/Y plane of your router. The vacuum pulls the work material tight against the reference surface of the platen. This provides excellent ...
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Thu, 6 Jul 2017 08:58:13 PDT
CNC Etching With the Sun http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Etching-With-the-Sun/
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 18:59:53 PDT
Как Открыть, Разобрать PANASONIC ПЛК FPX - C14R http://www.instructables.com/id/Как-Открыть-Разобрать-PANASONIC-ПЛК-FPX-C14R/
Как Открыть, Разобрать PANASONIC ПЛК FPX - C14R - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/RW4L/J4OFPXEH/F2YRW4LJ4OFPXEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/RW4L/J4OFPXEH/F2YRW4LJ4OFPXEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/RW4L/J4OFPXEH/F2YRW4LJ4OFPXEH.SMALL.jpg Avtomatiziruju Серия FP-XPanasonic ПЛК Серия FP-X очень компактный и источник питания имеют на борту. Они могут быть расширены с «наращиваемыми кассетами» илиС модулями расширения по бокам. Они запрограммированы с FPWIN GR (только Релейно-Контактные Схемы) или с FPWIN PRO программного обеспечения (IL, FBD, РКС, SF...
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 07:13:46 PDT
Remote Control Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Airplane/
Remote Control Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/IXCZ/J4OFTSGU/F99IXCZJ4OFTSGU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/IXCZ/J4OFTSGU/F99IXCZJ4OFTSGU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/IXCZ/J4OFTSGU/F99IXCZJ4OFTSGU.SMALL.jpg ajfernandez Hello, Im an architecture student at pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. This is a project i did for a class using a cnc machine.The great thing about this airplane is that you can switch the wing to a different one, even to a low wing by placing the battery on the top part of the fuselage. Th...
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 07:20:00 PDT
Super EZ Mini Cube Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-EZ-Mini-Cube-Shelf/
Super EZ Mini Cube Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/9LB0/J4IPYDWK/FQQ9LB0J4IPYDWK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/9LB0/J4IPYDWK/FQQ9LB0J4IPYDWK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/9LB0/J4IPYDWK/FQQ9LB0J4IPYDWK.SMALL.jpg luxOthebot Super EZ Mini Cube Shelf came to exist when Hunter's girlfriend wanted a variation of our Super EZ Shoe Rack, but with dividers for stacking and keeping pairs together. THE BASICSDimensions*: 38 1/4" wide (97 cm) x 25 1/2" tall (65 cm) x 10" deep (25 cm) Inside Cube Dimensions*: 8 1/2" wide (22 cm...
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Sat, 1 Jul 2017 04:34:41 PDT
CNC MOXYP Project, a Step by Step Guide With Files, Approximately $300 Dollars http://www.instructables.com/id/MOXYP-Project-a-Step-by-Step-Guide-With-Files-With/
CNC MOXYP Project, a Step by Step Guide With Files, Approximately $300 Dollars - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/F2VL/J4IQ04OD/FW0F2VLJ4IQ04OD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/F2VL/J4IQ04OD/FW0F2VLJ4IQ04OD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/F2VL/J4IQ04OD/FW0F2VLJ4IQ04OD.SMALL.jpg JaimeF11 Hi everyone, I been working on this project for a while and I believe is ready for everyone.This project is meant to be a CNC, however, before I add it a 100 dollar router, I want it to know if it could make an exact drawing with a pen. This way I didn't have to break anything and if a mistake happe...
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Sat, 1 Jul 2017 04:29:00 PDT
Laser Cut Stones http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Stones/
Laser Cut Stones - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/2SHI/J4G598IA/FL52SHIJ4G598IA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/2SHI/J4G598IA/FL52SHIJ4G598IA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/2SHI/J4G598IA/FL52SHIJ4G598IA.SMALL.jpg degrooty My parents recently decided to change out our old door lock for a new, keypad-controlled system. However, this new technology renders the practice of hiding a spare key impossible. Instead of making my guests memorize the code, I decided to laser cut the four digit password onto the bottom of a rock...
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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:19:38 PDT
LuxO's Open Joinery 32" Smart Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/LuxOs-Open-Joinery-32-Smart-Mirror/
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:01:21 PDT
Geneva Wheels À La Carte, to Sgv http://www.instructables.com/id/Geneva-Wheels-À-La-Carte-to-Sgv/
Geneva Wheels À La Carte, to Sgv - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/4M8G/J48PR0AY/FWT4M8GJ48PR0AY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/4M8G/J48PR0AY/FWT4M8GJ48PR0AY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/4M8G/J48PR0AY/FWT4M8GJ48PR0AY.SMALL.gif Edgar What Gizmo maker won't, some day, need a Mechanism that will transform a continuous rotation into a move-pause-move one?That's the Geneva Wheel!And the question is, where do you get a Vector Drawing of the parts, so you can Laser cut/3D print/machine from a template/whatever?I've managed to make the...
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:28:40 PDT
MACH3 4 Input 4 Output Simple Expansion http://www.instructables.com/id/MACH3-4-Input-4-Output-Simple-Expansion/
MACH3 4 Input 4 Output Simple Expansion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/MQHE/J44FYETA/FLEMQHEJ44FYETA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/MQHE/J44FYETA/FLEMQHEJ44FYETA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/MQHE/J44FYETA/FLEMQHEJ44FYETA.SMALL.jpg VladoM This is probably the simplest way how to expand your I/O.I found this cheap very badly described 4 outputs and 4 descrete inputs board on internet.http://www.ebay.com/itm/Modbus-4-road-relay-module...this system uses 485 comunication so you will need some adapter for usb.maybe somethink like this:ht...
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 06:05:56 PDT
Make a Marker Rack - Desktop Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Marker-Rack-Desktop-Furniture/
Make a Marker Rack - Desktop Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/2V50/J3YPNXZ3/FVU2V50J3YPNXZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/2V50/J3YPNXZ3/FVU2V50J3YPNXZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/2V50/J3YPNXZ3/FVU2V50J3YPNXZ3.SMALL.jpg lomo85 Welcome to this instructable. It is about how to make a marker rack to arrange your markers on your desk.To get an overview on this project, watch the Video. https://youtu.be/lvisu0YUSsA This is my first project where I use the CAM from Fusion 360. Maybe this project can also be for you to get start...
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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:55:46 PDT
CNC Dual Arm Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Dual-Arm-Plotter/
CNC Dual Arm Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/OSO2/J3UF9NGG/FS8OSO2J3UF9NGG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/OSO2/J3UF9NGG/FS8OSO2J3UF9NGG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/OSO2/J3UF9NGG/FS8OSO2J3UF9NGG.SMALL.jpg lingib This instructable describes an A4 plotter made from four plastic rulers , two NEMA17 stepping motors, and an SG90 servo pen-lift. The plotting area may be scaled to any size by increasing the length of each arm.The plotter has an on-board interpreter that recognizes the g-code output from "Inkscape...
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 18:52:23 PDT
DIY Fidget Spinner From Cutting Boards / HDPE Plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fidget-Spinner-From-Cutting-Boards-HDPE-Plasti/
DIY Fidget Spinner From Cutting Boards / HDPE Plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/XQ0B/J3KFASHQ/F4YXQ0BJ3KFASHQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/XQ0B/J3KFASHQ/F4YXQ0BJ3KFASHQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/XQ0B/J3KFASHQ/F4YXQ0BJ3KFASHQ.SMALL.jpg BoKir At the request of my son, I make a Fidget Spinner and wanted to share this with you. Fidget Spinners is a triangular toy that can be rotated at the fingertips with bearing in the middle. The different types of trick videos featuring these toys have been uploaded to YouTube, while the images that ass...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 08:27:59 PDT
Modbus Mach3 to Arduino(no Additional Hardware) + Brain Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Modbus-Mach3-to-Arduinono-Additional-Hardware-Brai/
Modbus Mach3 to Arduino(no Additional Hardware) + Brain Setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/FUGN/J3EPP01N/FRNFUGNJ3EPP01N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/FUGN/J3EPP01N/FRNFUGNJ3EPP01N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/FUGN/J3EPP01N/FRNFUGNJ3EPP01N.SMALL.jpg VladoM I will describe here how to connect arduino directly to mach3 without any additional hardware.This will not use any modbus library it is just proof of working. You will end up with ability of mach3 to read input pin on arduino. But if this will work for you then adding full modbus library for proper...
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Sun, 4 Jun 2017 05:33:18 PDT
Lasercut Bastion (Overwatch) - Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Bastion-Overwatch-Assembly-Instructions/
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Thu, 25 May 2017 11:13:06 PDT
How to Run a Desktop CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-CNC-Setup-Operation/
How to Run a Desktop CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/UHQS/IV0AVKV9/F1RUHQSIV0AVKV9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/UHQS/IV0AVKV9/F1RUHQSIV0AVKV9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/UHQS/IV0AVKV9/F1RUHQSIV0AVKV9.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This instructable is a quick guide to desktop CNC milling with an Othermill, a common small-scale machine that's mainly used for making PCB circuit boards. This machine can do everything a larger machine can, it just has a smaller build platform.I have another instructable up on how to make the CAM ...
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 12:15:36 PST
LuxO's EZ Cable Management Nightstands http://www.instructables.com/id/LuxOs-EZ-Cable-Management-Nightstands/
LuxO's EZ Cable Management Nightstands - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/B6OU/J2QF35R1/F3RB6OUJ2QF35R1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/B6OU/J2QF35R1/F3RB6OUJ2QF35R1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/B6OU/J2QF35R1/F3RB6OUJ2QF35R1.SMALL.jpg luxOthebot Have you ever started out your morning by grabbing your phone off your nightstand, and knocking something off the edge with your charger cable? Have you ever ended your night by tipping over your wineglass with your tablet cord? How many times have you lost your laptop charger down in the thin crack...
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Thu, 18 May 2017 09:57:46 PDT
How to Make a 3D CNC CAM Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Milling-CAM-Setup-Fusion-360/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 12:23:43 PST
DIY Inexpensive Double Elastic Joint. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Inexpensive-Double-Elastic-Joint/
DIY Inexpensive Double Elastic Joint. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/DGOQ/J2QEY7XQ/F3EDGOQJ2QEY7XQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/DGOQ/J2QEY7XQ/F3EDGOQJ2QEY7XQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/DGOQ/J2QEY7XQ/F3EDGOQJ2QEY7XQ.SMALL.jpg Cotekino DIY inexpensive Double elastic joint.Good morningHere is a little DIY Double elastic joint, intended to be used with small motors (I used it for my home-made cnc mill, which has low-power step motors saved from an old slide projector).This kind of joint act like a 2-stages cardan joint, which tolera...
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Tue, 16 May 2017 06:32:12 PDT
8-bit CNC Light Painting Long Exposure Tutorial! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-bit-CNC-Light-Painting-Long-Exposure-Tutorial/
8-bit CNC Light Painting Long Exposure Tutorial! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1GIG/J2QEX5EP/FE41GIGJ2QEX5EP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1GIG/J2QEX5EP/FE41GIGJ2QEX5EP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1GIG/J2QEX5EP/FE41GIGJ2QEX5EP.SMALL.jpg shahzade Hi everyone. You have an old 3D printer / laser cutter / CNC mill lying around? You have always been fascinated by long exposure pictures and have a fondness of 8-bit graphics? Well, look no further! Let me show you how I turned my old (and still in use) 3D printer into a tiny G-Code controlled arti...
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Mon, 15 May 2017 13:20:38 PDT
CNC Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Camera-Mount/
CNC Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/08M9/J2MAR3FM/FDX08M9J2MAR3FM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/08M9/J2MAR3FM/FDX08M9J2MAR3FM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/08M9/J2MAR3FM/FDX08M9J2MAR3FM.SMALL.jpg AMbros Custom Hello and warm welcome to all instructables community. So, this is my 11th instructables. I called it CNC Camera mount. I hope you guys also like this project. If you like my project than don’t forget to like and vote. After making my own CNC the problem occ...
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Sun, 14 May 2017 09:42:28 PDT
How to Build the Sienci Mill One Desktop CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-the-Sienci-Mill-One-Desktop-CNC/
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Tue, 9 May 2017 07:28:53 PDT
3 Axis CNC Milling Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Axis-CNC-Milling-Machine/
3 Axis CNC Milling Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/WQ4V/J2AWCKYC/F9HWQ4VJ2AWCKYC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/WQ4V/J2AWCKYC/F9HWQ4VJ2AWCKYC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/WQ4V/J2AWCKYC/F9HWQ4VJ2AWCKYC.SMALL.jpg SörenS7 For lots of projects a CNC milling machine is necessary for good and fast results. After some research about current available machines I came to the conclusion that all machines in a price frame of up to 2000€ can not fulfill my needs regarding working space and accuracy. I want:- 900 x 400 x 120 m...
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Fri, 5 May 2017 01:26:36 PDT
Bottle Box From Pluwood. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Box-From-Pluwood/
Bottle Box From Pluwood. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/CHLL/J1V7TV2S/F90CHLLJ1V7TV2S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/CHLL/J1V7TV2S/F90CHLLJ1V7TV2S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/CHLL/J1V7TV2S/F90CHLLJ1V7TV2S.SMALL.jpg shatrovmaxim I apologize for the error, english is not my native language ...My hobby is making moonshine.My friend asked for a bit of my product, and i decided to give him a gift box.Materials: - Plywood 4mm- Any glass bottle... Drawing a Drawing for a Laser Cutter We measure the bottle to understand the di...
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:14:42 PDT
Thor Spinner Fidget Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Thor-Spinner-Fidget-Toy/
Thor Spinner Fidget Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/1657/J1GP7OSX/F9E1657J1GP7OSX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/1657/J1GP7OSX/F9E1657J1GP7OSX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/1657/J1GP7OSX/F9E1657J1GP7OSX.SMALL.jpg dctteacher1 Hey guys,Here is my latest creation to be added and uploaded to the instructables gods. It's my Thor hammer inspired spinner fidget toy.I have provided 2 tutorials on how to design and make it with Fusion 360 CAD-CAM, photos and files (STL & DXF) for you to either CNC machine in aluminium or 3D pri...
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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 17:16:21 PDT
My First CNC ( Fails, Wins and Future ) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-CNC-Fails-Wins-and-Future-/
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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:58:52 PDT
Fusion 360 Toolpaths for Handibot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion-360-Toolpaths-for-Handibot/
Fusion 360 Toolpaths for Handibot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/2L5D/J1CEKI2B/FOE2L5DJ1CEKI2B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/2L5D/J1CEKI2B/FOE2L5DJ1CEKI2B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/2L5D/J1CEKI2B/FOE2L5DJ1CEKI2B.SMALL.jpg DavidS1388 This tutorial will explain how to generate a toolpath in Fusion 360 and send it to your Handibot.This allows for a completely "Mac only" solution without resorting to VCarve. Also, there are many other capabilities in Fusion 360 that make it a complete 3D Design package, so in some cases it can be m...
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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:43:29 PDT
Ball Replacing - HIWIN Linear Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Replacing-HIWIN-Linear-Guide/
Ball Replacing - HIWIN Linear Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IVVO/J16YBGL0/FTBIVVOJ16YBGL0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IVVO/J16YBGL0/FTBIVVOJ16YBGL0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IVVO/J16YBGL0/FTBIVVOJ16YBGL0.SMALL.jpg Morfi_pl How to replace balls?This instructable is based on HIWIN EGH15 CA linear guide. Its simple process but you need some tools and very much patience. Ball replacing is a time consuming task. You need to be accurate!There are three steps:First, check dimensions of old balls! Its very important step....
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Sat, 8 Apr 2017 07:52:31 PDT
How to Make a Steel Body Resonator Guitar. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Steel-Body-Resonator-Guitar/
How to Make a Steel Body Resonator Guitar. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/4A13/J140ECMT/F2F4A13J140ECMT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/4A13/J140ECMT/F2F4A13J140ECMT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/4A13/J140ECMT/F2F4A13J140ECMT.SMALL.jpg mckittec This will serve as a rough tutorial on the process of making a Steel Body Resonator guitar with a round neck and a spider bridge. Research and Design Decisions Many are familiar with the make up of an acoustic and some are familiar with an electric but very few know much about the inner workings...
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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 06:12:49 PDT
Add Homing Switches to a Sienci Mill One CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Homing-Switches-to-a-Sienci-Mill-One-CNC/
Add Homing Switches to a Sienci Mill One CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QFC7/J0485AAY/FIWQFC7J0485AAY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QFC7/J0485AAY/FIWQFC7J0485AAY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QFC7/J0485AAY/FIWQFC7J0485AAY.SMALL.jpg tmbarbour For just a few dollars in parts, a few 3D printed parts and an hour of your time, you can add XYZ homing switches to a Since Mill One CNC.Here's the parts list:3 - M2x12mm machine screws 3 - M2 machine nuts2 - M2 machine washers2 - 8mmx8mm Momentary Switches ($4.50 via Amazon)1 - Roller micro-switc...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 18:46:57 PST
CNC milling machine http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milling-Machine/
CNC milling machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SMALL.jpg 3D Meister Heavy CNC milling machine project started in 2015.A lot of different working steps are necessary to build a big CNC machine with good milling performance;Building a big and accurate mold for casting the epoxy granite.Aligning the linear guides and ball screw.Setting up the electronics; stepper motor...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:45:55 PST