Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - cnc - diy - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Oct 2016 05:30:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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 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
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
DIY MDF CNC Machine 36x22 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Machine-36x22/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 13:13:42 PDT
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
Homemade Aluminium Alloy Mini Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Aluminium-Alloy-Mini-Lathe/
Homemade Aluminium Alloy Mini Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/NGGN/IBFSLTUJ/FPBNGGNIBFSLTUJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/NGGN/IBFSLTUJ/FPBNGGNIBFSLTUJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/NGGN/IBFSLTUJ/FPBNGGNIBFSLTUJ.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Aluminium Alloy Mini Lathe very cheap and very easyMaterials and Tools:4 pcs SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC2pcs 500 mm 20 mm Linear Rails 2 Pcs 600 mm x 60 mm x 12 mm Aluminium Alloy 6061 2 Pcs 160 mm x 65 mm x 20 mm Aluminium Alloy 6061 2 Pcs 160 mm x 60 mm x 12 mm Al...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 01:44:41 PDT
Cookie CNC Spirograph from Trash http://www.instructables.com/id/Cookie-CNC-Spirograph-from-Trash/
Cookie CNC Spirograph from Trash - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/5S0X/I7CCAPPS/FF95S0XI7CCAPPS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/5S0X/I7CCAPPS/FF95S0XI7CCAPPS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/5S0X/I7CCAPPS/FF95S0XI7CCAPPS.SMALL.jpg ArvidJense Cookie monster loves cookies, but sometimes he gets bored of looking at the same old cookies. Let's help our poor friend by putting colored glazing on some cookies...with a CNC machine...we've build ourselves... out of scrap...!Features: Draws glazing on cookies Can draw with any color you pu...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:56:50 PDT
DIY CNC Chess http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chess/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:05 PDT
My First CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-CNC-Machine/
My First CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MUVS/I6NICOED/FV3MUVSI6NICOED.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MUVS/I6NICOED/FV3MUVSI6NICOED.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MUVS/I6NICOED/FV3MUVSI6NICOED.SMALL.jpg madguernseyboy This CNC was created using parts bought though the Kickstarter project www.aquickcnc.com.Here is the Ended Kickstarted Project https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ajquick/cnc-b...The Design was built using Aluminium profiles and 3rd printed parts. The great part of the design of this is that the Ac...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:06:43 PST
PCB Isolation Track Milling with MyDIYCNC Desktop CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Isolation-Track-Milling-with-MyDIYCNC/
PCB Isolation Track Milling with MyDIYCNC Desktop CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/GEKY/I5F7IUOU/FHEGEKYI5F7IUOU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/GEKY/I5F7IUOU/FHEGEKYI5F7IUOU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/GEKY/I5F7IUOU/FHEGEKYI5F7IUOU.SMALL.jpg Tory MYDIYCNC Hey there,Tory @ MyDIYCNC here again to show you another cool project that is very easy on your Desktop CNC machine. We are going to be milling out isolation tracks into blank PCB material to male rapid-prototyping printed circuit boards. With all the right tools, its fun, cool, useful, and easy! So...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:33:49 PST
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Ever since I knew what a CNC was, I've dreamed of having one. As a kid, my parents didn't take it seriously. They said it was too impractical to buy one, specially for my age. CNC and 3D printing services in our country were absent at that time. I was very eager of building a DIY version so dreamed ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 PST
Small Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Arduino-CNC/
Small Arduino CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/4FNR/I0VONLM4/F9N4FNRI0VONLM4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/4FNR/I0VONLM4/F9N4FNRI0VONLM4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/4FNR/I0VONLM4/F9N4FNRI0VONLM4.SMALL.jpg Make it BIG This instructable shows you how to build a cheap and easy, but very small CNC. You can use it to mill thin balsa wood and different foams. Everything you need, can be found in old PC's or can be bought quite cheap (I paid ~30$). It was inspired by the Pocket laser engraver, but i added a third axis ...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 05:16:10 PDT
Building your own CNC router/milling machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-own-CNC-milling-machine/
Building your own CNC router/milling machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/6XC5/HVS1FLCG/F3S6XC5HVS1FLCG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/6XC5/HVS1FLCG/F3S6XC5HVS1FLCG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/6XC5/HVS1FLCG/F3S6XC5HVS1FLCG.SMALL.jpg Trochilidesign Already at the age of 12 I was dreaming of making a machine which could make things! A machine which would give me the opportunity to create products for in and around the house. Two years later I stumbled ont the words 'Computer Numerical Control' or more specifically the CNC milling machine. Aft...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 17:50:35 PDT
Triangulated Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangulated-Lamps/
Triangulated Lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/MDXF/HNTTF0II/FZZMDXFHNTTF0II.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/MDXF/HNTTF0II/FZZMDXFHNTTF0II.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/MDXF/HNTTF0II/FZZMDXFHNTTF0II.SMALL.jpg jftesser This instructable describes how to create triangulated lampshades (or, I suppose, any triangulated form) from a simple mesh. This is a little trickier than it might first appear, because while each triangle joins to its neighbors with no thickness in a digital mesh, any built version will need to ac...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:53:25 PST
Building a CNC router http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-CNC-router/
Building a CNC router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/G95S/HMVJDE8H/F8SG95SHMVJDE8H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/G95S/HMVJDE8H/F8SG95SHMVJDE8H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/G95S/HMVJDE8H/F8SG95SHMVJDE8H.SMALL.jpg Benne This instructable will show you how I built my CNC router. I hope you can draw some inspiration from my build and that this instructable will be helpful for your future projects. This instructable shows all the steps I went through in designing and building this CNC router. The main thing I like ab...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 04:51:57 PDT
DIY 3axis CNC plotter out of old printers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3axis-CNC-plotter-out-of-old-printers/
DIY 3axis CNC plotter out of old printers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/DJ85/GP58IJGS/F9LDJ85GP58IJGS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/DJ85/GP58IJGS/F9LDJ85GP58IJGS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/DJ85/GP58IJGS/F9LDJ85GP58IJGS.SMALL.jpg mrworf CNC router is made from two old printers and old CD player. I used parts that I found in the basement, I collect a lot of electronic and mechanical things that I find out the garbage or on the internet. I made the electronic from passive components. I did not want to use microcontrollers because it ...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 05:38:30 PDT
DIY Aluminum 3-AXIS CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Aluminum-3-AXIS-CNC-Router/
DIY Aluminum 3-AXIS CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/1N8P/HJ602W27/FGS1N8PHJ602W27.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/1N8P/HJ602W27/FGS1N8PHJ602W27.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/1N8P/HJ602W27/FGS1N8PHJ602W27.SMALL.jpg schou This is a CNC I built from scratch using mostly 3/4" x 3/4" x1/16" aluminum square tubing. I got the design by looking around for ideas on Google and mostly just improvised as I got to each phase. The total cutting area is about 12" x 8" x 3" (X by Y by Z). The rails and bearings required over 100...
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Fri, 7 Sep 2012 20:52:40 PDT
DIY CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Router/
DIY CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/SORQ/GZ0BVNE3/F1ESORQGZ0BVNE3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/SORQ/GZ0BVNE3/F1ESORQGZ0BVNE3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/SORQ/GZ0BVNE3/F1ESORQGZ0BVNE3.SMALL.jpg Doug Costlow If you have any interest in purchasing a kit version of this machine please click the above button and complete the form so that I can gauge the level of interest. This instructable will show you how to construct a CNC Router that will allow you to cut 3-D shapes out of wood, plastic and aluminum...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:45:38 PST
DIY AlUMINUM LEGO BLOCKS http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LEGO/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 12:58:51 PDT
Make Your Own DIY CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-DIY-CNC/
Make Your Own DIY CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/HBLF/H0OJ0R1K/FC7HBLFH0OJ0R1K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/HBLF/H0OJ0R1K/FC7HBLFH0OJ0R1K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/HBLF/H0OJ0R1K/FC7HBLFH0OJ0R1K.SMALL.jpg nick2334 This instructable outlines the assembly process of my 2nd generation CNC machine which I designed to be simple to build and quiet enough to be apartment friendly. I have included example projects that I have made in the first two weeks of using the machine to demonstrate its capabilities. This is t...
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 23:10:14 PDT
Simulating Water Drops on Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Simulating-Water-Drops-on-Wood/
Simulating Water Drops on Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/11VS/GZ6I5RXM/FS611VSGZ6I5RXM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/11VS/GZ6I5RXM/FS611VSGZ6I5RXM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/11VS/GZ6I5RXM/FS611VSGZ6I5RXM.SMALL.jpg Grunblau When I designed and built my own CNC, this is exactly the type of project I had in mind.  A chance to play with forms and test ideas, bringing things to life that would otherwise just live in my sketchbook. In this Instructable I am going to show you how I simulated water drops in Photoshop for sha...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 20:58:24 PST
DIY CNC & Constructing an affordable CNC kit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-1-2/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2011 23:58:54 PDT
The DIYLILCNC: Open-Source Plans For a Low-Cost, Easy-to-Build CNC Mill. (v1.0.2) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-DIYLILCNC-Open-Source-Plans-For-a-Low-Cost-E/
The DIYLILCNC: Open-Source Plans For a Low-Cost, Easy-to-Build CNC Mill. (v1.0.2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ZP7G/GGPF4KWB/FMUZP7GGGPF4KWB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ZP7G/GGPF4KWB/FMUZP7GGGPF4KWB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ZP7G/GGPF4KWB/FMUZP7GGGPF4KWB.SMALL.jpg DIYLILCNC The DIYLILCNC project is a set of plans for an inexpensive, fully functional 3-axis CNC mill that can be built by an individual with basic shop skills and tool access. CNC devices are used to fabricate physical objects with a high degree of precision. Some CNC devices, including the DIYLILCNC, feat...
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Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:47:57 PST
How to Make a Three Axis CNC Machine (Cheaply and Easily) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Three-Axis-CNC-Machine-Cheaply-and-/
How to Make a Three Axis CNC Machine (Cheaply and Easily) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/BMSH/F3HY3SK9/FCKBMSHF3HY3SK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/BMSH/F3HY3SK9/FCKBMSHF3HY3SK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/BMSH/F3HY3SK9/FCKBMSHF3HY3SK9.SMALL.jpg oomlout The idea behind this Instructable was to fulfill my desire for a desktop sized CNC machine. While it would have been nice to purchase an off the shelf unit the issue of price as well as size proved prohibitive. With this in mind I endeavored to design and build a three axis CNC machine with the foll...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2007 03:31:49 PDT