Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - cnc http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 May 2015 06:36:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tel Büküm Makinesi - Wire Bending Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tel-Büküm-Makinesi-Wire-Bending-Machine/
Tel Büküm Makinesi - Wire Bending Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/83XN/IA0WD57X/FU483XNIA0WD57X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/83XN/IA0WD57X/FU483XNIA0WD57X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/83XN/IA0WD57X/FU483XNIA0WD57X.SMALL.jpg Teknolim Atatürk Üniversitesi Makine Mühendisliği Bölümü Bitirme Projem.This is my graduation project. Tasarım ve Çizim - Design and Drawing Çizimler SolidWorks kullanılarak yapılmıştır. Malzemeler ve Bileşenler - Materials and components -Arduino Uno-SAE Step Motor-TB6560 Step Motor Sürücü-A4998 Step ...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 04:18:07 PDT
CNC it however it lays: adjusting CAM toolpaths for skewed or hard-to-align stock. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-it-however-it-lays-adjusting-CAM-toolpaths-for/
CNC it however it lays: adjusting CAM toolpaths for skewed or hard-to-align stock. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SMALL.jpg GordonKirkwood note: this instructable presumes familiarity with CNC machines and terminology, especially work coordinate systems. If you're not familiar, I suggest reading the extremely comprehensive "learning CNC the hard way" instructable.Wouldn't it be nice if you could just clamp down a part on the CNC mil...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 03:11:56 PDT
Homemade Mini Press Drill for all Hand tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Press-Drill-for-all-Hand-tools/
Homemade Mini Press Drill for all Hand tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CQ6T/I9UE290E/FH5CQ6TI9UE290E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CQ6T/I9UE290E/FH5CQ6TI9UE290E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CQ6T/I9UE290E/FH5CQ6TI9UE290E.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Press Drill for all Hand tools very cheap and easyParts and Tools:2 pcs Aluminium Alloy Profile 300 mm x 80 mm x 40 mm. Aluminium Alloy 6061 300 mm x 80 mm x 12 mm 2 pcs Aluminium Alloy 6061 70 mm x 70 mm x 12 mmAluminium Alloy 6061 60 mm x 160 mm x 12 mm1 Linear shaft 15 mm x 250 m...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:42:44 PDT
Making A Binford Tools Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Binford-Tools-Sign/
Making A Binford Tools Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/1UO1/I9SMSF0V/FNF1UO1I9SMSF0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/1UO1/I9SMSF0V/FNF1UO1I9SMSF0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/1UO1/I9SMSF0V/FNF1UO1I9SMSF0V.SMALL.jpg stangtime Making this sign was a blast. The software used was Inkscape and Jscut - both free programs! A snip of part of the Binford text was found online and brought into Inkscape. Once in Inkscape a bitmap trace was made. The smaller text was then added from the font selection within Inkscape. The desi...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 18:18:26 PDT
DIY hexapod platform http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-hexapod-platform/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 12:30:26 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Lathe very cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Lathe-very-cheap/
Homemade Wood Metal Lathe very cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/FBUP/I9OSSBTM/FOYFBUPI9OSSBTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/FBUP/I9OSSBTM/FOYFBUPI9OSSBTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/FBUP/I9OSSBTM/FOYFBUPI9OSSBTM.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Lathe Chuck Wood Metal Axis Tailstock DIY Router Spindle How to Make Drill CNC MachineDIY Wood Mini Lathe Metal Axis Homemade Tailstock with Motor Drill very cheap and easy:Parts and Tools: Wood MDF 200 mm x 650 mm x 20 mm2pcs SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC 2pcs ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 01:47:42 PDT
Scissor Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Scissor-Star/
Scissor Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/M3SJ/I9LZHI51/FMEM3SJI9LZHI51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/M3SJ/I9LZHI51/FMEM3SJI9LZHI51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/M3SJ/I9LZHI51/FMEM3SJI9LZHI51.SMALL.jpg pensa For this rotating scissor linkage we used heat shrink tubing to join repeated S shape bends. Modifying the S to have one shorter segment allowed for the rotation, which gave us the star shape. We clearly just love stars!Download the SVG below and try it out for yourself - it's a quick one. Maybe st...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 14:20:59 PDT
DIY Wood Mini Lathe Metal Axis Homemade Tailstock with Motor Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Mini-Lathe-Metal-Axis-Homemade-Tailstock-/
DIY Wood Mini Lathe Metal Axis Homemade Tailstock with Motor Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/JF7G/I9FGVOOJ/FBFJF7GI9FGVOOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/JF7G/I9FGVOOJ/FBFJF7GI9FGVOOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/JF7G/I9FGVOOJ/FBFJF7GI9FGVOOJ.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Wood Mini Lathe Metal Axis Homemade Tailstock with Motor Drill very cheap and easy:Parts and Tools:2 SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC 2 x 400 mm 20 mm Linear Rails Aluminium Alloy Profile 1200 mm x 40 mm x 20 mm Aluminium Alloy 6061 120 mm x 80 mm x 40 mm. Lathe Chuck 80 mm2...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 01:30:15 PDT
MANIKIN HEAD http://www.instructables.com/id/MANIKIN-HEAD/
MANIKIN HEAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/6VNA/I9FGU6L0/F946VNAI9FGU6L0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/6VNA/I9FGU6L0/F946VNAI9FGU6L0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/6VNA/I9FGU6L0/F946VNAI9FGU6L0.SMALL.jpg pensa When was the last time you needed a manikin head? Probably yesterday. Here's your fix! We used Autodesk's 123D Make to turn a solid CAD model into cross-sectional lines for the DIWire to bend. For our joinery, we used some 3D printed clips to assemble the sections into a functional volume. Scroll...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 13:42:51 PDT
Star Wars Chocolate Mould with X Carve CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Chocolate-Mold-with-X-Carve-CNC/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:19:36 PDT
Importing JPEG Into DesignEdge http://www.instructables.com/id/Importing-JPEG-Into-DesignEdge/
Importing JPEG Into DesignEdge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/14JP/I9B6GGZ7/FUZ14JPI9B6GGZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/14JP/I9B6GGZ7/FUZ14JPI9B6GGZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/14JP/I9B6GGZ7/FUZ14JPI9B6GGZ7.SMALL.jpg king_of_harts302 This is how you import a JPEG image file into the Design edge software to be cut with the CNC plasma cutter. More skills are outlined in my other instructable (Using A CNC Plasma Cutter). Put File On The Computer You want to have the file on the computer, not on an external storage device becaus...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 08:38:41 PDT
DIY Mini Mill Router Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Aluminium Alloy Profile http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Mill-Router-Machine-by-Slide-Axis-CNC-and/
DIY Mini Mill Router Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Aluminium Alloy Profile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7BPR/I99R88X7/FUR7BPRI99R88X7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7BPR/I99R88X7/FUR7BPRI99R88X7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7BPR/I99R88X7/FUR7BPRI99R88X7.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Mini Mill Router Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Aluminium Alloy Profile very cheapParts and Tools:4 or 6 or 8 SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC 2 x 300 mm 20 mm Linear Rails2 x 400 mm 20 mm Linear Rails2 pcs Aluminium Alloy Profile 400 mm x 80 mm 2 pcs Aluminium Alloy Profile 3...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 08:04:14 PDT
ZelosLaser - Opensource Arduino Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/ZelosLaser-Engraver/
ZelosLaser - Opensource Arduino Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/72JE/I9GW73PS/F1L72JEI9GW73PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/72JE/I9GW73PS/F1L72JEI9GW73PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/72JE/I9GW73PS/F1L72JEI9GW73PS.SMALL.jpg zelos11 I start to plan the ZelosLaser Engraver with the goal of a well-built, Open Soft and Hardware Machine.The ZelosLaser Engraver is affordable, with a compact design and the perfect entry for the Daily Hobbyist. It is easy to build. even for the non Hobbyist.Please never forget that the laser can cause...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:47:23 PDT
PRINTED CNC Z AXIS for ARDUINO projects or small router, printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Z-AXIS-for-ARDUINO-projects-or-small-router-pr/
PRINTED CNC Z AXIS for ARDUINO projects or small router, printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SMALL.jpg Jbcrd A small Z axis slider for small your small projects.It use a nema 14 stepper and simple components.You can buy the mechanical parts kit from this website: http://cnc4newbie.comOr you can buy from your local hardware store.Download the STL files from my thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:07:42 PDT
CNC - Backlit LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Backlit-LED-Sign/
CNC - Backlit LED Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/BAWP/I8WW1GE5/FCNBAWPI8WW1GE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/BAWP/I8WW1GE5/FCNBAWPI8WW1GE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/BAWP/I8WW1GE5/FCNBAWPI8WW1GE5.SMALL.jpg stangtime This was a fun project. Using a relatively inexpensive CNC, some scrap wood, and some LED lights it's possible to make some really cool back lit signs. Back lit signs are also possible with nothing more than a rotary tool and some time. Thanks for taking a look.To manipulate the graphics I used a...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:42:45 PDT
Using A Cnc Plasma Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-A-Cnc-Plasma-Cutter/
Using A Cnc Plasma Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XVIL/I8U15TK2/FPYXVILI8U15TK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XVIL/I8U15TK2/FPYXVILI8U15TK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XVIL/I8U15TK2/FPYXVILI8U15TK2.SMALL.jpg king_of_harts302 How to set up the Plasma Cam Cnc plasma cutter for basic operation Turn On The Compressor Flip the small black switch on the side of the compressor Power On The Machine Check the plasma cutter breaker in the breaker box, then flip the switch on the plasma cam control board after that move t...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:39:31 PDT
Wooden Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Dice/
Wooden Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/IBB3/I8U15E1J/FH4IBB3I8U15E1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/IBB3/I8U15E1J/FH4IBB3I8U15E1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/IBB3/I8U15E1J/FH4IBB3I8U15E1J.SMALL.jpg andrewclarksportfolio900 To make this wooden Dice you will need the software AutoCAD, the software SpectraCAM, a CNC machine, a block of wood, and safety glasses. Drawing First open up AutoCAD and draw the face of each side of the dice like so. On this step you will decide how big you want the cube to be, I chose 1.5 in...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:28:55 PDT
Zeroing a CNC with a USB Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Zeroing-a-CNC-with-a-USB-Microscope/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:29:09 PDT
CNC Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Wooden-Ring/
CNC Wooden Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/J1ZW/I8LGI66M/FFZJ1ZWI8LGI66M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/J1ZW/I8LGI66M/FFZJ1ZWI8LGI66M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/J1ZW/I8LGI66M/FFZJ1ZWI8LGI66M.SMALL.jpg ShackelfordDesigns In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a wooden ring using a CNC machine. Here is a list of the items you will need:-Pencil-Ruler-Scissors-Piece of Paper-Block of Wood-Sandpaper-Wood Stain-CNC Machine-Design Software-Coding Software(optional) Finding The Size Of Your Ring Items you will nee...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:53:03 PDT
Using the Universal Search Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Universal-Search-Box/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:51:06 PDT
CNC Vacuum Table http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Vacuum-Table/
CNC Vacuum Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/KMUJ/I8H67G1F/FQDKMUJI8H67G1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/KMUJ/I8H67G1F/FQDKMUJI8H67G1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/KMUJ/I8H67G1F/FQDKMUJI8H67G1F.SMALL.jpg CalebPeters This vacuum table project was just an experiment to see if a design like this would work. I think it turned out pretty nice, and performed well considering I did zero research before designing and making it.The basic design goals that I was working around was to make it as thin as possible while ma...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:50:51 PDT
How to make a Grid table at home balkony http://www.instructables.com/id/Grid-table/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 21:21:11 PDT
CNC Spindle Laser Diode Photo Engraving Enhancement App http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Spindle-Laser-Diode-Photo-Engraving-Enhancemen/
CNC Spindle Laser Diode Photo Engraving Enhancement App - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SMALL.jpg PicengraverToo Our app was written with 2008 Visual Basic and will load and run on a Windows XP & up PC. It's a text editor that does calculations from depths of cuts/laser power level commands in one gcode file and then adds a variable feedrate (Feed Rate Change) to the end of command lines based on a set percent...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 14:28:45 PDT
How to Use Autodesk's Fusion 360 with Othermill for Cutting 3D Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Autodesks-Fusion-360-with-Othermill-for/
How to Use Autodesk's Fusion 360 with Othermill for Cutting 3D Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 Recently, with some recent developments at the University I am attending, I've been given access to a lot of amazing tools. One of these is the Othermill, a miniature 3-axis CNC machine. Part of my current position as the makerspace manager is to become acquainted with the new equipment and create...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:33:04 PDT
Using BlueSwarf Analytics http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-BlueSwarf-Analytics/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 13:32:27 PDT
Simple CNC Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-CNCd-Longboard/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 09:00:21 PDT
Mini Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-CNC/
Mini Arduino CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/VS5Q/I7YLIG9L/F5ZVS5QI7YLIG9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/VS5Q/I7YLIG9L/F5ZVS5QI7YLIG9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/VS5Q/I7YLIG9L/F5ZVS5QI7YLIG9L.SMALL.jpg me_zain This instructable shows you how to build a cheap and easy, but very small CNC using Arduino UNO. You can use it to mill thin wood, different foams or you can use it for plotting different sketches and also can be used for engraving and etching purposes.Inspired by the Small Arduino CNC (thank you ve...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:24:48 PDT
DIY Conveyor belt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Conveyor-belt/
DIY Conveyor belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/4QZ3/I7MY3VQ1/FT04QZ3I7MY3VQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/4QZ3/I7MY3VQ1/FT04QZ3I7MY3VQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/4QZ3/I7MY3VQ1/FT04QZ3I7MY3VQ1.SMALL.jpg ChrisK13 A cheap DIY conveyor for moving small loads with precision, all made from common hardware shop parts.MotivationI was doing a pick n place type machine, but became tired of the time needed in a xyz style of machine to travel back and forth. It seemed to make more sense for the part to move close to t...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:36:26 PDT
3 Axis EasyDriver PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Axis-EasyDriver-PCB-Part-1/
3 Axis EasyDriver PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/AG3D/I7RGBV3W/FR6AG3DI7RGBV3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/AG3D/I7RGBV3W/FR6AG3DI7RGBV3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/AG3D/I7RGBV3W/FR6AG3DI7RGBV3W.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba I am in the design and testing phase of creating my first CNC Mill.I've got my overall design mostly done and I'm in the build stage for the CNC Mill body and there are loads of instructables about them (yes, I will add to the overall pantheon of mill design and build instructables). I thought that ...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:15:22 PDT
3D Printed Desktop CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Desktop-CNC-mill/
3D Printed Desktop CNC mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DTK0/I7KBD40V/FPIDTK0I7KBD40V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DTK0/I7KBD40V/FPIDTK0I7KBD40V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DTK0/I7KBD40V/FPIDTK0I7KBD40V.SMALL.jpg Elektron8 Welcome to this project. The CNC UNO is a small desktop CNC Mill that can be used for hobby engraving and routing, PCB milling and education. It is mainly made with 3D Printed ABS plastic parts and plywood. Before starting this project, please observe that this machine is not intended for precision ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:46:45 PDT
Presetting Endmills to Retain Balance http://www.instructables.com/id/Presetting-Endmills-to-Retain-Balance/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:05:51 PDT
Adding Barcode Labels to Tool Assemblies http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Barcode-Labels-to-Tool-Assemblies/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:32:14 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Track Location http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Track-Location/
TOOLING CLOUD: Track Location - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/8R4Z/I7GS8ZSV/FF98R4ZI7GS8ZSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/8R4Z/I7GS8ZSV/FF98R4ZI7GS8ZSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/8R4Z/I7GS8ZSV/FF98R4ZI7GS8ZSV.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Track tool locations Click on LOCATION from the drop down menu. Enter Location Enter the tool pocket number into the PRIMARY field. Leave blank or enter 0 if the tool assembly is not currently in the tool changer. If there are additional locations, click ADD BACKUP button. Enter Location o...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:14:48 PDT
TOOLING CENTER: Bill of Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CENTER-Bill-of-Materials/
TOOLING CENTER: Bill of Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/LKAM/I7GS8ZQ9/FVDLKAMI7GS8ZQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/LKAM/I7GS8ZQ9/FVDLKAMI7GS8ZQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/LKAM/I7GS8ZQ9/FVDLKAMI7GS8ZQ9.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Add a BOM to a tool assembly Hover over the LIST icon. Click on EDIT on the Bill of Materials drop down. Enter Tool Data Enter the quantity, part number and description of the first component. For indexable tools enter the quantity of inserts that the tool body takes. You can also add a ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:14:46 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Link Back to Vending http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Link-Back-to-Vending/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:14:43 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Beacon Label http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Beacon-Label/
TOOLING CLOUD: Beacon Label - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/MJ5Z/I7GS8ZKT/FNNMJ5ZI7GS8ZKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/MJ5Z/I7GS8ZKT/FNNMJ5ZI7GS8ZKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/MJ5Z/I7GS8ZKT/FNNMJ5ZI7GS8ZKT.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Add a Beacon Label to machine. What is a Beacon Label? A beacon is a transmitter that notifies your smartphone when you are in its presence. Our simple solution is to print a small QR barcode and affix it to each machine tool or storage location. Scan QR Code Simply scan the QR label with your...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:14:16 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Documents to Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-Documents-to-Tool/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:42:12 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Tool Links http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-Tool-Links/
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Tool Links - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/A7KE/I7GS901L/F83A7KEI7GS901L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/A7KE/I7GS901L/F83A7KEI7GS901L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/A7KE/I7GS901L/F83A7KEI7GS901L.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Add links to tools. Click on LINKS from the drop down menu. Enter Name and Paste Link Enter the name of the link in the LABEL field. Enter or paste the web link in the URL field. Click the ATTACH LINK button Confirm Link Make sure the link appears in the ATTACHED LINKS list. Click SAVE to ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:42:00 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Tool Image http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-Tool-Image/
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Tool Image - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NCIW/I7GS9061/FIWNCIWI7GS9061.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NCIW/I7GS9061/FIWNCIWI7GS9061.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NCIW/I7GS9061/FIWNCIWI7GS9061.SMALL.jpg blueswarf In place of a CAD file you can view photographs of a tool using a free Flickr account. You can get it here. Open your Flickr account Open your Flickr account and select the image you would like to add. Click on the Share Arrow Click on HTML and then select the Embed button Select 640 x ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:41:47 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add CAD Model http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-CAD-Model/
TOOLING CLOUD: Add CAD Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/OGMF/I7GS90AI/F15OGMFI7GS90AI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/OGMF/I7GS90AI/F15OGMFI7GS90AI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/OGMF/I7GS90AI/F15OGMFI7GS90AI.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Add a CAD model using the free Autodesk A360 Drive. Available here. Login to your Autodesk A360 Drive Login to your A360 Drive account. Click on "Upload Document" button. Drag and drop or select STP file and click UPLOAD NOW button Use STP files produced in NOVO, Adveon and the Mac...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:41:25 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: View http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-View/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:41:11 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-Dashboard/
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/GHYK/I7GS90M6/FD8GHYKI7GS90M6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/GHYK/I7GS90M6/FD8GHYKI7GS90M6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/GHYK/I7GS90M6/FD8GHYKI7GS90M6.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Add a Dashboard to your Tooling Cloud Click on LINKS from the drop down menu. Attach Link Type “Dashboard” in the LABEL field. Paste the Dashboard link in the URL field. Click on the box next to Dashboard. That will make this the first available choice in the drop down menu. Click the ATTACH ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:40:57 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Dashboards http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Dashboards/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:40:40 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: QuickView http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-QuickView/
TOOLING CLOUD: QuickView - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/NGLH/I7GS90QV/FW2NGLHI7GS90QV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/NGLH/I7GS90QV/FW2NGLHI7GS90QV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/NGLH/I7GS90QV/FW2NGLHI7GS90QV.SMALL.jpg blueswarf How to use the QuickView flexible database. Hover over the EYE icon. Click on UPDATE from the drop down menu. Enter data to manage Enter the name, value and unit. For this example we will use speed, 9800 and RPM. Click ADD FIELD to enter the next line. Add next line For th...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:40:26 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Vend an Item http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Vend-an-Item/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:39:52 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Edit Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Edit-Machine/
TOOLING CLOUD: Edit Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/M0EW/I7GS9319/F9OM0EWI7GS9319.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/M0EW/I7GS9319/F9OM0EWI7GS9319.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/M0EW/I7GS9319/F9OM0EWI7GS9319.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Edit machine information. Click "Edit Machine" Make changes Click "Save Changes"
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:39:34 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Print a Label http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Print-a-Label/
TOOLING CLOUD: Print a Label - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/9W1M/I7GS91HG/F4H9W1MI7GS91HG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/9W1M/I7GS91HG/F4H9W1MI7GS91HG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/9W1M/I7GS91HG/F4H9W1MI7GS91HG.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Print our SmartLabels for managing your inventories of all consumable items. Not just for cutting tools. Uses the low priced Dymo labels and label printers. Click the VENDING button Click on the item Click on the blue button under the item. ​Click on the "Barcode" tab Click on ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:39:17 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Non-Amazon Vending Item http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-Non-Amazon-Vending-Item/
TOOLING CLOUD: Add Non-Amazon Vending Item - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/XTJV/I7GS91LM/F2MXTJVI7GS91LM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/XTJV/I7GS91LM/F2MXTJVI7GS91LM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/XTJV/I7GS91LM/F2MXTJVI7GS91LM.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Add items from any vendor with online ordering. If they do not have online ordering contact us for alternative methods. Click the "Vending" button. Click "Create New Item" tab Change name of vendor Enter Item's URL Copy and paste the URL of the vendor's product and reorder webpage fo...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:39:02 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add a New Vending Item http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-a-New-Vending-Item/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:38:48 PDT
TOOLING CLOUD: Add New Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/TOOLING-CLOUD-Add-New-Tool/
TOOLING CLOUD: Add New Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/8CA9/I7GS93HD/FH58CA9I7GS93HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/8CA9/I7GS93HD/FH58CA9I7GS93HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/8CA9/I7GS93HD/FH58CA9I7GS93HD.SMALL.jpg blueswarf Add New Tool Click "Add Tool" Edit Data Enter BlueSwarf Dashboard six digit number, if applicable. If you want to assign one, use this random number generator. If you have a internal part number for this tool assembly, enter it into the CUSTOMER NUMBER field. Select tool type from drop down ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:38:28 PDT