Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - cnc - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 29 Aug 2016 05:41:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 CNC Milling Melt Face with the Sienci Mill One http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milling-Melt-Face-With-the-Sienci-Mill-One/
CNC Milling Melt Face with the Sienci Mill One - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/5JSF/IRXTWHDF/F0H5JSFIRXTWHDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/5JSF/IRXTWHDF/F0H5JSFIRXTWHDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/5JSF/IRXTWHDF/F0H5JSFIRXTWHDF.SMALL.jpg tobemas Model from: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:651829This project was milled using the Sienci Mill One!Material: Pink FoamTooling: 1/8" BallmillFeedrate: 1200mm/minPlunge rate: 400mm/minStep down: 3mm/passTime to complete: Approximately 2 hours CAM software: https://grid.space/kiri/?sm:CAMGcode send...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:10:28 PDT
CNC Carved Water Surface http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Carved-Water-Surface/
CNC Carved Water Surface - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/BF8Y/IRXTEC3I/F0ABF8YIRXTEC3I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/BF8Y/IRXTEC3I/F0ABF8YIRXTEC3I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/BF8Y/IRXTEC3I/F0ABF8YIRXTEC3I.SMALL.jpg davidbowenart The process of creating water surfaces in clear acrylic. Deploy drone to location and collect images Deploy a drone running ArduPilot software to a fixed location to hover 30 meters above the water. Orient the attached camera to point downward and capture still images of the water’s surface. For ...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:46:33 PDT
Hogwarts Crest - CNC Milling http://www.instructables.com/id/Hogwarts-Crest-CNC-Milling/
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By: Sami LeeW

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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 00:29:21 PDT
High Precision Cardboard CNC Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Precision-Cardboard-CNC-Drawing-Machine/
High Precision Cardboard CNC Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SMALL.jpg Dan Chen fter achieving decent accuracy with the 2-Axis Cardboard CNC machine, it gave me the confidence to make the 3-Axis CNC machine with the cardboard. Here are some of my design considerations when designing this machine. No Glue Modular design elements / cut outs Reconfigurable, you can make th...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 02:55:43 PDT
Creating and Cutting Designs for the Carvey http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-and-Cutting-Designs-for-the-Carvey/
Creating and Cutting Designs for the Carvey - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/NSIB/IQ0TUABP/FV6NSIBIQ0TUABP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/NSIB/IQ0TUABP/FV6NSIBIQ0TUABP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/NSIB/IQ0TUABP/FV6NSIBIQ0TUABP.SMALL.jpg jocomakerspace Want to cut something on the Carvey, but aren't excited about the preloaded designs? You can make you own! I'll be using Inkscape to create my own SVG file that I will cut on the Carvey, and you can too. The Carvey is free for anyone to reserve and use at the Johnson County Library's MakerSpace. Bri...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:52:45 PDT
Portable CoreXY Laser engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/CoreXY-Laser-Engraver/
Portable CoreXY Laser engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/DQTO/IPTJCMWG/FBPDQTOIPTJCMWG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/DQTO/IPTJCMWG/FBPDQTOIPTJCMWG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/DQTO/IPTJCMWG/FBPDQTOIPTJCMWG.SMALL.jpg nccwarp9 This instructable is for my build of CoreXY movement style laser engraver. There are a lot of instructables regarding building CNC so I will not go into details as this is not a simple build and certain knowledge of basic CNC construction and setup of electronics is expected. CoreXY is rather intere...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:54:53 PDT
DIY 5500mW Laser Engraver / Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5500mW-Laser-Engraver-Cutter/
DIY 5500mW Laser Engraver / Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]If you ask any DIY hobby ist like me, what’s on top of their wish-list, chances are pretty high that they’ll say a 3D printer or laser cutter/engraver. Laser Engraver/Cutter are incredibly cool, and much like 3D printers.Two years back, I was looking through a magazine and came across ...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 08:56:03 PDT
How to Make a Podium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Podium/
How to Make a Podium - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/XHGE/IORPZPV6/FN2XHGEIORPZPV6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/XHGE/IORPZPV6/FN2XHGEIORPZPV6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/XHGE/IORPZPV6/FN2XHGEIORPZPV6.SMALL.jpg FABLABJubail Hey guys, today we will be designing and making a custom podium using couple of 2D and 3D software. We will use a CNC machine and MDF wood to make and build our podium.This Projects was made by the team of FABLAB Jubail Requirements For this project we will need:MDF or plywood wood (12mm).Wood g...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 08:32:31 PDT
Diffuse Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffuse-Objects/
Diffuse Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/7W0C/IOEM0AKL/FPI7W0CIOEM0AKL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/7W0C/IOEM0AKL/FPI7W0CIOEM0AKL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/7W0C/IOEM0AKL/FPI7W0CIOEM0AKL.SMALL.jpg mfranck This is a project that combines digital video with digitally fabricated objects to create luminous, dynamic relief surfaces. It is an extension of a computational and organic aesthetic that I have developed over the last few years of making video work, rendered in the flesh. But rather than becoming...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 10:24:36 PDT
Add Laser Etching Capabilities To A CnC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Laser-Etching-Capabilities-to-a-CnC-Mill/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 15:18:48 PDT
Flat Pack Tic-Tac-ToeBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Tic-Tac-ToeBot/
Flat Pack Tic-Tac-ToeBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/XDKL/IO8WBHNS/F1BXDKLIO8WBHNS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/XDKL/IO8WBHNS/F1BXDKLIO8WBHNS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/XDKL/IO8WBHNS/F1BXDKLIO8WBHNS.SMALL.jpg PaulSS I decided to build this for my son mostly because I wanted to challenge myself and make him something fun, but also because I had left over components after a 3D printer build. How this works is the player will pick a square for the first move and then the computer will makes its selection. The 2 st...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 20:51:35 PDT
CNC Milled Storage Unit SU02 http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milled-Storage-Unit-SU02/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 09:52:22 PDT
Carve a State Shaped Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Carve-a-State-Shaped-Cutting-Board/
Carve a State Shaped Cutting Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/7COY/INUV3X7J/FBF7COYINUV3X7J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/7COY/INUV3X7J/FBF7COYINUV3X7J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/7COY/INUV3X7J/FBF7COYINUV3X7J.SMALL.jpg jocomakerspace We've seen these cutting boards around a lot and since we got a new toy -- the Carvey CNC -- we thought we'd show our patrons how to use it. The Carvey is free for anyone to reserve and use at the Johnson County Library's MakerSpace. Bring in your materials, some ideas, and leave happy! Tools and ...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 10:24:53 PDT
Build basic frame for mini pilot plant or CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Basic-Frame-for-Mini-Pilot-Plant-or-CNC/
Build basic frame for mini pilot plant or CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CB8M/INUUZEDU/FXUCB8MINUUZEDU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CB8M/INUUZEDU/FXUCB8MINUUZEDU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CB8M/INUUZEDU/FXUCB8MINUUZEDU.SMALL.jpg Absolutelyautomation PILOT PLANTS* Este proyecto tambien esta disponible en Español haciendo clic aquiThe vast majority of pilot plants are experimental, this means they could be moved, some of their parts could be changed or modified, or being part of an educative kit and must be disassembled, stored or transported eas...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 21:21:13 PDT
DIY CNC Accessories (Dust Collector, Heatsinks, Feet, Pendant) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Accessories-Dust-Collector-Heatsinks-Feet-/
DIY CNC Accessories (Dust Collector, Heatsinks, Feet, Pendant) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/H98L/INT6FI0T/FJSH98LINT6FI0T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/H98L/INT6FI0T/FJSH98LINT6FI0T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/H98L/INT6FI0T/FJSH98LINT6FI0T.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I thought I'd share the accessories that I've made for my CNC machine. They get plenty of use and most are easy to make. I used a Dremel 3D printer and a Printrbot Metal to make the 3D printed parts. The CNC is a 3040 machine but I also used a Harbor Freight (Seig) Mini Mill and, of course, I threw...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 10:16:24 PDT
CNC Milled Low Table http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milled-Low-Table/
CNC Milled Low Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/HG12/INM7RGB8/FH4HG12INM7RGB8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/HG12/INM7RGB8/FH4HG12INM7RGB8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/HG12/INM7RGB8/FH4HG12INM7RGB8.SMALL.jpg thappasahil I along with The Makers of Things setup a makerspace in Riverside school, I designed a set of low tables and some storage units for keeping powered tools and material.We also wanted to show kids the sort of things you can create with a CNC mill (Shopbot PRS Alpha) and the different types of joinerie...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 14:03:12 PDT
Raspberry Pi CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Machine/
Raspberry Pi CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/NJBC/IN35XLOS/FDKNJBCIN35XLOS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/NJBC/IN35XLOS/FDKNJBCIN35XLOS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/NJBC/IN35XLOS/FDKNJBCIN35XLOS.SMALL.jpg may_colin145 My friend and I thought about building a CNC Machine for a while. But we didn't want it to be just an ordinary CNC Machine. We wanted to make a very unique machine that could have very unique attributes. We set out to make a CNC Machine that could do different types of Machining. For example, routin...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:13:18 PDT
Drawing instructables robot by Mini CNC - Arduino - L293D Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Instructables-Robot-by-Mini-CNC-Arduino-L2/
Drawing instructables robot by Mini CNC - Arduino - L293D Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SMALL.jpg insructAbdo Its mini cnc arduino based and shield adafruit Driver motors v1 L293D , Let's Make it ;) Main Video Youtube Do not forget Subscripe in My Channel Youtube , thank you :) :) :) Instructables : http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-CNC-Machine-A...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 18:13:25 PDT
Mini CNC machine Arduino Based & Adafruit Driver Motor L293D v1 & 2*Mini Stepper CD/DVD player #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-CNC-Machine-Arduino-Based-Adafruit-Driver-Mot/
Mini CNC machine Arduino Based & Adafruit Driver Motor L293D v1 & 2*Mini Stepper CD/DVD player #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/I5V4/IN88N66D/FJ7I5V4IN88N66D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/I5V4/IN88N66D/FJ7I5V4IN88N66D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/I5V4/IN88N66D/FJ7I5V4IN88N66D.SMALL.jpg insructAbdo In this project I will show you how to easily build your own low-cost Arduino Mini CNC Plotter!For X and Y axis we will use stepper motors and rails from two dvd/cd roms! Printing area will be max 4x4cm. The Video In youtube : Parts For this project you will need:- Part list for beginners:-...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:52:56 PDT
CNC Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-CNC/
CNC Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A0YW/IMS10FC2/F53A0YWIMS10FC2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A0YW/IMS10FC2/F53A0YWIMS10FC2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A0YW/IMS10FC2/F53A0YWIMS10FC2.SMALL.jpg SelmaG Hello all and welcome to my first tutorial!Today I am showing you how to design a drawing CNC using as primary Hardware components a Digilent Arty board, DC Motors and RC Servos. Important Note: Because I am currently working on this project I will show you how to build the CNC and how to control it...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 15:55:26 PDT
The Fantastic Plastic CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Fantastic-Plastic-CNC-Mill/
The Fantastic Plastic CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/OJS8/IMM9592M/F1GOJS8IMM9592M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/OJS8/IMM9592M/F1GOJS8IMM9592M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/OJS8/IMM9592M/F1GOJS8IMM9592M.SMALL.jpg tsi1952 Being a woodworker all my life I welcome the opportunity to explore new materials especially ones machineable with most woodworking tools.I have a friend in the plastics fabrication business that has an endless supply of plastic cutoffs all I needed was a project and yet another opportunity to use m...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 18:41:03 PDT
Build Your Own CNC Machine. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-CNC-Machine-1/
Build Your Own CNC Machine. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/XBDI/IMJED9BX/FIUXBDIIMJED9BX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/XBDI/IMJED9BX/FIUXBDIIMJED9BX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/XBDI/IMJED9BX/FIUXBDIIMJED9BX.SMALL.jpg dankozi713 When I first moved to Pittsburgh, I had a serendipitous moment when I walked by a place called TechShop. Many of you may have heard of it but I didn't and the staff was kind enough to give me tour. The place blew my mind and to sweeten the pot, they told me veterans receive a year membership for fre...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 15:27:40 PDT
Drone Design 101 - Part 1 CAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Drone-Design-101-Part-1-CAD/
Drone Design 101 - Part 1 CAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/QWUB/IMGJCEMJ/F7PQWUBIMGJCEMJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/QWUB/IMGJCEMJ/F7PQWUBIMGJCEMJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/QWUB/IMGJCEMJ/F7PQWUBIMGJCEMJ.SMALL.jpg thrillagorilla Build! Fly! Compete!Aerial Sports League Founder / Chief Designer and Autodesk Expert Elite, Eli DElia, walks you step by step through the basic principles and techniques of First Person Video (FPV) drone racer design. Be sure to watch the attached 15 minute Drone Design 101 CAD video tutorial. Then...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 20:10:48 PDT
Mini arduino Plotter without a servo motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-Plotter-Without-a-Servo-Motor/
Mini arduino Plotter without a servo motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GVNN/ILIAWNT3/F3EGVNNILIAWNT3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GVNN/ILIAWNT3/F3EGVNNILIAWNT3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GVNN/ILIAWNT3/F3EGVNNILIAWNT3.SMALL.jpg TunMaker In this project I will show you how to turn two old DVD-drives into a mini plotter.this project is simple and easy to do and makes a good practice if you want to make a real CNC machine(this is why i started this project to prepare my self for a bigger CNC),you get to drive stepper motors and conver...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 04:16:50 PST
How to Carve Liquid Plywood Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-Liquid-Plywood-Patterns/
How to Carve Liquid Plywood Patterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/T5XN/IKWV8FWY/FB9T5XNIKWV8FWY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/T5XN/IKWV8FWY/FB9T5XNIKWV8FWY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/T5XN/IKWV8FWY/FB9T5XNIKWV8FWY.SMALL.jpg baneling-bust In this tutorial I am going to beshowing you a method that I have found works really well for carving wave relief patterns into plywood.What is a wave relief pattern and why would I want one? It is a relief pattern carved into a material that is formed by simulating a wave and then projecting it int...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 11:34:11 PST
How To Use MDX-20 For Making Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-MDX-20-for-Making-Molds/
How To Use MDX-20 For Making Molds - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/1WPQ/IKOCVPV0/FAQ1WPQIKOCVPV0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/1WPQ/IKOCVPV0/FAQ1WPQIKOCVPV0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/1WPQ/IKOCVPV0/FAQ1WPQIKOCVPV0.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hi everyone,This is a compilation of basic tips and instructions on how to use MDX-20. Although it is an old deprecated machine but it still has many capabilities one of which is making molds.How does molding machine work?Molding machines are at heart considered milling machines (similar to CNC mach...
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 04:22:02 PST
Machine Inscriptions http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Inscriptions/
Machine Inscriptions - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Typically, CNC programmed toolpathing is aimed at removing material in the quickest or most efficient manner - aspects which are essential when trying to streamline workflow and produce parts for production. CNC machining also allows for extremely high levels of finish - on a range of complicated pa...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:58:06 PST
LINEA Waterjet Studies http://www.instructables.com/id/LINEA-Waterjet-Studies/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:57:45 PST
CNC Laser Cutter Journey http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Cutter-Journey/
CNC Laser Cutter Journey - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SMALL.jpg Arno1978 I want to share with you the journey had had , creating my very own CNC laser cutter.This projects is about 2 years in the making, due to research and development, and spending allot of time on www.instructables.com it took me a bit longer than anticipated , but I finally decided to start buildin...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 04:53:26 PST
1:10 stop motion Ice cream van http://www.instructables.com/id/110-Stop-Motion-Ice-Cream-Van/
1:10 stop motion Ice cream van - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SMALL.jpg abmodelmaking Are you making a very specific stop motion film that revolves around an ice cream van? Well good news! Here's how to make one! I made this at university for a project which meant I had access to a great deal of machines and facilities making for a particularly interesting and varied build.Equipment:...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 08:58:39 PST
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
DIY TV LIFT: Mechanics http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TV-LIFT-Mechanics/
DIY TV LIFT: Mechanics - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SMALL.jpg mrsolis93 This TV lift was made out of materials that I happened to have on hand. The mischief that follows would not have happened had it been planned. The lift uses Makerslide, Shapeoko V1 End Plates, an Arduino Uno, a 425oz stepper and a 4.5A Stepper Driver. It currently runs using GRBL on an Arduino Uno f...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:38:47 PST
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Engraver-Wood-Design/
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SMALL.jpg MichielD99 Hi everybody, my name is Michiel and I am going to show you how to make an awesome looking laser engraver!A couple of months ago, there was a CNC challenge here at instructables, while checking out the entries of that contest, I saw some pretty cool engraving machines and I thought: "Why shouldn't I...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:26:40 PST
A Smarter Way to Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Smarter-Way-to-Mill/
A Smarter Way to Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Just because you have the best, most expensive state of the art tools doesn't make you rockstar. And just because you don't have access to the most expensive state of the art tools doesn't mean you can't be a rockstar. Standard Milling is Stupid Standard milling in a router takes too long and i...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:57:12 PST
CNC FROM SCRAP http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-FROM-SCRAP/
CNC FROM SCRAP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SMALL.jpg zainm2 "DO IGNORE SOME SPELLING MISTAKES IF YOU SEE ANY "FOR MORE DETAILS DO CONTACT ME HERE ZAIN. Any one can create a CNC it easy and the possibility of changing it to a different machine are tremendous, by this I mean that you can change the machines tool to perform a different task for example LASER CU...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 09:12:49 PST
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebuilt-DIY-CNC-Router-Arduino-Based-GRBL/
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SMALL.jpg Azielaan015 Already for a few months or even years, I was planning to build my own CNC milling machine. Now I decided it was time to do it! I read a lot about other DIY projects and in the end I liked the design from the Arduino CNC intstructable that I found here. Although the dimensions were unclear and the p...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:01:37 PST
Raspberry Pi CNC case http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Case/
Raspberry Pi CNC case - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SMALL.jpg Christian Sonntag I will show you how i made my first woodworking project on my diy cnc machine. It is a wood case (8mm ply wood) with wood joints for a Raspberry Pi equipped with an Protoneer CNC shield (arduino nano, power supply, stepper drivers). Generate a basic box shape with wood joints First of all i used ...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:09:45 PST
Mr.Engraver : The Desktop Laser Engraving Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/MrEngraver-the-Desktop-Laser-Engraving-Machine/
Mr.Engraver : The Desktop Laser Engraving Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Meet "Mr.Engraver" ! The DIY portable desktop laser engraving machine. The Engraver can engrave on wood and plastic, Cut through foam sheets and paper. The machine can be used to do tons of creative work, the only limit is Imagination (besides the work area).The work area of Mr-Engraver is 38mm x 38...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:01:17 PST
CNC Strategies for Machining Helical Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Strategies-for-Machining-Helical-Shapes/
CNC Strategies for Machining Helical Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/HLM0/IHF8R98Z/FPYHLM0IHF8R98Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/HLM0/IHF8R98Z/FPYHLM0IHF8R98Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/HLM0/IHF8R98Z/FPYHLM0IHF8R98Z.SMALL.jpg 000jeremy Helical shapes pose a particularly intense challenge for CNC machining. Revolving undercuts and issues fixturing irregular curved volumes test the mettle of even the most experienced of machinists. Small scale CNC machined helical parts are typically fabricated with machines offering a continuousl...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 12:23:43 PST
Definity Collection and DMS One tool One setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Definity-Collection-and-DMS-One-tool-One-setup/
Definity Collection and DMS One tool One setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/5ZFF/IGS9JCMD/FAO5ZFFIGS9JCMD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/5ZFF/IGS9JCMD/FAO5ZFFIGS9JCMD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/5ZFF/IGS9JCMD/FAO5ZFFIGS9JCMD.SMALL.jpg Aminimal We used this setup to make your Definity CollectionIn this tutorial for the DMS 5 axis CNC, We wanted to explore the possible way to setup the machine for one tool and one setup, so that 5/6 sides of a cube can be approached by the bit. Measure the tools and clearance of dust collector To get a f...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 17:49:22 PST
Quick n fast press brake http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-n-fast-press-brake/
Quick n fast press brake - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/K1BG/IGQFZGPB/F63K1BGIGQFZGPB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/K1BG/IGQFZGPB/F63K1BGIGQFZGPB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/K1BG/IGQFZGPB/F63K1BGIGQFZGPB.SMALL.jpg tkamsker Because of bad luck with our china press brake We decided to do an fast hack. Because we do CNC Mill and Lathes we are well equipped. So you need A Mill, Lathe, Welding tool drills gear cutter and youre done but it was great fun Make a plan and collect needed items We do CNC Mill housing using...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 12:34:44 PST
Halloween Tombstones http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Tombstones-1/
Halloween Tombstones - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/0K71/IGM5MJ8I/F2M0K71IGM5MJ8I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/0K71/IGM5MJ8I/F2M0K71IGM5MJ8I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/0K71/IGM5MJ8I/F2M0K71IGM5MJ8I.SMALL.jpg MonoLoco Workshop Need some tombstones for Halloween but don't want to have the same ones as your neighbors? Make your own by following this tutorial and be the talk of the neighborhood. Get & Prepare Your Tools and Materials For my materials, I used one inch thick foam hardboard insulation that I picked up from t...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 09:27:21 PST
DIY X Y Z Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-X-Y-Z-Axis-Slide-CNC-for-Homemade-Wood-Metal-M/
DIY X Y Z Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/L2S8/IFPONI2U/F6PL2S8IFPONI2U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/L2S8/IFPONI2U/F6PL2S8IFPONI2U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/L2S8/IFPONI2U/F6PL2S8IFPONI2U.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY X Y Z Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill LatheMore Step by Step Homemade Mini Lathe DIY Wood Milling CNC Router here:I tried to upgrade to X axis but wasn't happy with the results, so I decided to make a new X axis with aluminium alloy and Linear Motion Guide RailX axis raw materia...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 07:03:25 PDT
How to Mill a circuit board with a Stepcraft Mill and EagleCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Mill-a-circuit-board-with-a-Stepcraft-Mill-/
How to Mill a circuit board with a Stepcraft Mill and EagleCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/90N6/IF6NN3O2/FKC90N6IF6NN3O2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/90N6/IF6NN3O2/FKC90N6IF6NN3O2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/90N6/IF6NN3O2/FKC90N6IF6NN3O2.SMALL.jpg kinasmith In this tutorial, we are going to be using EagleCAD, a PCB design tool, to generate toolpaths for fabricating circuit boards using a Stepcraft CNC Mill (or any other CNC mill that accepts standard G-code). Through this tutorial, I am going to assume a familiarity with EagleCAD and with basic CNC ope...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:16:54 PDT
Sable 2015 CNC + Arduino + GRBL = LunchBox CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Sable-2015-CNC-Arduino-GRBL-LunchBox-CNC/
Sable 2015 CNC + Arduino + GRBL = LunchBox CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/Z06L/IEQB3GIM/FZ7Z06LIEQB3GIM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/Z06L/IEQB3GIM/FZ7Z06LIEQB3GIM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/Z06L/IEQB3GIM/FZ7Z06LIEQB3GIM.SMALL.jpg EricAusome This is my 2nd Instructable and my 2nd Arduino powered CNC, this time around I up the difficulty level by deciding to make a self contained CNC unit by design my own electronics enclosures and placements. The steps of this Instructable are more descriptive than instructive, the videos are the best w...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:03:38 PDT
OtherYo http://www.instructables.com/id/OtherYo/
OtherYo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NG1R/IEFIA84P/FQ0NG1RIEFIA84P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NG1R/IEFIA84P/FQ0NG1RIEFIA84P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NG1R/IEFIA84P/FQ0NG1RIEFIA84P.SMALL.jpg othermachine A yo-yo may seem like a fun toy (and it is) but it’s also a perfectly concentrically machined part (or at least that’s what yo-yo makers aim for). This project puts your Othermill and your perseverance to the test in order to make the truest spinning yo-yo. We’ll focus on two things: making a jig fo...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 07:08:45 PDT
Breakfast Heroes http://www.instructables.com/id/Breakfast-Heroes/
Breakfast Heroes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/KXC2/IEB7Y3PQ/F1LKXC2IEB7Y3PQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/KXC2/IEB7Y3PQ/F1LKXC2IEB7Y3PQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/KXC2/IEB7Y3PQ/F1LKXC2IEB7Y3PQ.SMALL.jpg othermachine Here at Other Machine Co., we love breakfast just as much as everyone else. We’ve decided to share our love in miniature form with long-lasting materials: the Mid-Century Modern Morning Meal, if you will. The Breakfast Heroes series is made on the Othermill and consists of a wooden piece of toast wi...
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 09:37:35 PDT
3020 CNC + Arduino + GRBL + CNC Shield V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/3020-CNC-Arduino-GRBL-CNC-Shield-V3/
3020 CNC + Arduino + GRBL + CNC Shield V3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/5S4Z/IEAB4BRY/FN25S4ZIEAB4BRY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/5S4Z/IEAB4BRY/FN25S4ZIEAB4BRY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/5S4Z/IEAB4BRY/FN25S4ZIEAB4BRY.SMALL.jpg EricAusome Let's convert an inexpensive Chinese CNC machine from Parallel Port to Arduino and GRBL. Alright guys, this is a culmination of weeks of reading, researching and determination. It's my first instructable so hope this helps get you where you need to go. A little bit of background, before we start:The...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 19:53:32 PDT
Fabchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabchair/
Fabchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/6ZSQ/IE1855E6/FZN6ZSQIE1855E6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/6ZSQ/IE1855E6/FZN6ZSQIE1855E6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/6ZSQ/IE1855E6/FZN6ZSQIE1855E6.SMALL.jpg Yaroslava CNC chair. We made it for our fablab. It seems nice and comfortable. Enjoy! Step1_Make it colourful Paint both sides of a plywood sheet with different colours to make it double sided. Step 2_Cut it out Use 18 mm plywood and these files Step 3_Enjoy! It is blue on the other side
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 01:02:21 PDT
PCB milling bed for Modela MDX-20 http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-milling-bed-for-Modela-MDX-20/
PCB milling bed for Modela MDX-20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/1K0R/IDUR6ARE/FXB1K0RIDUR6ARE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/1K0R/IDUR6ARE/FXB1K0RIDUR6ARE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/1K0R/IDUR6ARE/FXB1K0RIDUR6ARE.SMALL.jpg MosabWadea The modela MDX-20 is very widely spread in many fablabs as many and compact CNC for different uses..This machine is used to make PCBs for digital fabrication. The problem is that most people are using the double sided tape to fix the board in place, and it is so obvious why I don't want to use this ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:37:31 PDT