Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - cnc http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:29:37 PST BLOX v1.01 My Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill (Unfinished Prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 PST
CNC milling stone http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-milling-stone/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:19:24 PST
Shapeoko 2 PCB Bed Leveling and Spindle Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-PCB-Bed-Leveling-and-Spindle-Guard/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:01:47 PST
Simple Cooling System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cooling-System/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:13:28 PST
CNC Joinery part 2: Complex Jigsaw Miter Flat Joint http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Joinery-part-2-Complex-Jigsaw-Miter-Flat-Joint/
CNC Joinery part 2: Complex Jigsaw Miter Flat Joint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/23K7/I3H51M1Z/FY223K7I3H51M1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/23K7/I3H51M1Z/FY223K7I3H51M1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/23K7/I3H51M1Z/FY223K7I3H51M1Z.SMALL.jpg RobotDictionary This is part two of our tutorial series entitled "Practical CNC Joinery." In part two of the series we will be discussing how to create complex jigsaw miter flat joints.Material: 3/4" sheet stock MDO (Medium Density Overlay), four inch pieces of wood in a flat arrangement Machine: 3 axis greenBull C...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:53:30 PST
CNC Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Bottle-Opener/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:23:46 PST
CNC Joinery: How to Create Finger Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Joinery-How-to-Create-Finger-Joints/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 14:12:19 PST
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock Cordless Drill Spindle CNC Mill Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Mini-Lathe-DIY-Tailstock-Cordless-Dr/
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock Cordless Drill Spindle CNC Mill Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/E5X1/I3BH4UYG/FP3E5X1I3BH4UYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/E5X1/I3BH4UYG/FP3E5X1I3BH4UYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/E5X1/I3BH4UYG/FP3E5X1I3BH4UYG.SMALL.jpg keijisey Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock Cordless Drill Spindle CNC Mill Machine DIY Chuck Headstock Spindle Lathe by Aluminium and Wood DIY Chuck Headstock Spindle Lathe by Aluminium and Wood DIY Dynamic Tailstock by Wood and Broken Cordless Drill Homemade Dynamic Tailstock by Wood and Old Bro...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 06:15:47 PST
Blinky LED Snowflake Kit on the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinky-LED-Snowflake-Kit-on-the-Othermill/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 10:52:19 PST
OPESK: Parametric Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Parametric-Desk/
OPESK: Parametric Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/G3MP/I327JBIP/FGQG3MPI327JBIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/G3MP/I327JBIP/FGQG3MPI327JBIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/G3MP/I327JBIP/FGQG3MPI327JBIP.SMALL.jpg erickson.araujo.5 This project uses a Rhinoceros plug-in, called Grasshopper, to create a parametric desk, that can be transformed into different forms, simply by editing a fill options. The file can be exported for fabrication in a CNC Router machine. Open First, you need to download the .gh file, to edit the gra...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:02:08 PST
MAKE A SITy Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-A-SITy-Bench/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 14:10:58 PST
Plan of a decorative table http://www.instructables.com/id/Plan-of-a-decorative-table/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:22:48 PST
Snowflake Chocolate Molds on the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-Chocolate-Molds-on-the-Othermill/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:29:50 PST
Styrofoam chess game CNC hot wire cutted http://www.instructables.com/id/Styrofoam-chess-game-CNC-hot-wire-cutted/
Styrofoam chess game CNC hot wire cutted - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/K4VZ/I2CVG4VM/FTZK4VZI2CVG4VM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/K4VZ/I2CVG4VM/FTZK4VZI2CVG4VM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/K4VZ/I2CVG4VM/FTZK4VZI2CVG4VM.SMALL.jpg Renaud Iltis This beautiful chess set is hot wire cuted in styrofoam by the method of cutting in two views (front + profile). The board is also CNC hot wire cuted in styrofoam with my MiniCut2d machine. My wife had the idea and I made it (team project!). Cut the pieces I cut all the pieces with CNC hot wire m...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:41:36 PST
DMS Gotchas: Things U Wish U Knew B4 U MILLING http://www.instructables.com/id/DMS-Gotchas-Things-U-Wish-U-Knew-B4-U-MILLING/
DMS Gotchas: Things U Wish U Knew B4 U MILLING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/I0TF/I26MYQTC/FTGI0TFI26MYQTC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/I0TF/I26MYQTC/FTGI0TFI26MYQTC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/I0TF/I26MYQTC/FTGI0TFI26MYQTC.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali One of the most exciting tools at Pier 9 is the DMS, a 5 AXIS CNC MILL. This baby blue monster is pretty intimidating, especially when using it alone for the first time! So that why I've created this instructable! For those of you in a rush, check out the memes, they contain all the gotchas and tips...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 17:47:27 PST
How to Carve the Lunar Surface with CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-the-Lunar-Surface-with-CNC/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 17:00:27 PST
Black / White Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-White-Sculpture/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:47:27 PDT
Chocolate Batarang http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Batarang/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:07:35 PDT
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Lathe Press Drill Dynamic Tailstock CNC Metal Mill Axis Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DIY-Mini-Wood-Lathe-Press-Drill-Dynamic-T/
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Lathe Press Drill Dynamic Tailstock CNC Metal Mill Axis Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/FFAW/I1K3NFTK/FDAFFAWI1K3NFTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/FFAW/I1K3NFTK/FDAFFAWI1K3NFTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/FFAW/I1K3NFTK/FDAFFAWI1K3NFTK.SMALL.jpg kaka45345 Homemade DIY Mini Wood Lathe Press Drill Dynamic Tailstock CNC Metal Mill Axis Router DIY X Y Axis Slide table DIY Mini Lathe by Aluminium Aloy DIY Mini Lathe by Aluminium Aloy DIY Lathe Chuck and Dynamic Tailstock DIY Lathe Chuck and Dynamic Tailstock with Cordless Drill
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:28:28 PDT
From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Model-to-Mill-using-HSM-to-get-your-design-fr/
From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Many of you reading this probably have access to and experience with some sort of 3D design software whether it’s professional or free. Out of those people, there are probably fewer who happen to have access to some sort of CNC machine (a ShopBot or other CNC router or mill). Of those, I’d be willi...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:17:06 PDT
How to write G code (basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-write-G-code-basics/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:05:20 PDT
Chocolate Millennium Falcon http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Millennium-Falcon/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:49:45 PDT
Light Up Necklace Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Hummingbird-Necklace-Kit/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:49:07 PDT
Unlimited Arduino clones: the Otherduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlimited-Arduino-clones-the-Otherduino/
Unlimited Arduino clones: the Otherduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/QNJY/I1AJH3ZH/FPIQNJYI1AJH3ZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/QNJY/I1AJH3ZH/FPIQNJYI1AJH3ZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/QNJY/I1AJH3ZH/FPIQNJYI1AJH3ZH.SMALL.jpg othermachine Hi, I'm Owen, Content Developer for OMC, and I'm going to show you how to make your own Arduino clones on the Othermill! Arduino is a prototyping platform that has a massive user base and tons of tutorials and code available, which allows anyone with a desire to learn to build fun electronics projec...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:47:55 PDT
3D printed CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-CNC-mill/
3D printed CNC mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CAE2/I0TVGWVX/FXUCAE2I0TVGWVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CAE2/I0TVGWVX/FXUCAE2I0TVGWVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CAE2/I0TVGWVX/FXUCAE2I0TVGWVX.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Ive designed this mill so that most of the parts that are hard to get or make can be 3D printed. Its design to be modular so you can easily change the size of the machine by changing either the sides or the front and back plates. Its accurate enough to cut and drill circuit boards, and small enoug...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 23:59:50 PDT
Small Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Arduino-CNC/
Small Arduino CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/4FNR/I0VONLM4/F9N4FNRI0VONLM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/4FNR/I0VONLM4/F9N4FNRI0VONLM4.SQUARE.jpg http://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$). It was inspired by the Pocket laser engraver, but i added a third axis ...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 05:16:10 PDT
Keychain iPhone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Keychain-iPhone-Holder/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:39:23 PDT
Dragon Shell Pavilion Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Shell-Pavilion-Prototype/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:48:01 PDT
CNC Router Bar Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Router-Bar-Stool/
CNC Router Bar Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/S6QR/I0LDRCC8/FE6S6QRI0LDRCC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/S6QR/I0LDRCC8/FE6S6QRI0LDRCC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/S6QR/I0LDRCC8/FE6S6QRI0LDRCC8.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace In this Instructable you will: Setup the CNC RouterLoad a DXF file and generate the G-CODE the machine will use to cut out the stoolCut out a bar stool using the CNC Router Gather the Supplies You will need: CNC Router and controlling computer with Cut 2D and Mach 3Stool DXF file0.25-inch End mil...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:12:02 PDT
Make a Decorative lights for 100$ http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-cheep-Decorative-lights/
Make a Decorative lights for 100$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/J0B1/I0HYQSIQ/FR0J0B1I0HYQSIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/J0B1/I0HYQSIQ/FR0J0B1I0HYQSIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/J0B1/I0HYQSIQ/FR0J0B1I0HYQSIQ.SMALL.jpg msh1353 This is my third work of 3d objectsI got a drawing of decorative lights for my study room and I made it for 100 dollars. Pictures show the steps of my work. I had a problem at the time led headlights Assembly because they had lowdiameter and short circuit was correct at the time of soldering and I t...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:19:29 PDT
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CNC-Fractal-Headboard/
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SMALL.jpg dmvaldman Here's how to make a headboard based on the Pythagorean tree fractal and backlight it with LEDs. This instructable can be modded to make similar CNC lightbox silhouette effects. If you don't have access to a CNC machine, you can also do something similar - albeit smaller scale - on a laser cutter.My...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:32:55 PDT
stool workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/stool-workshop/
stool workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/O1JQ/I0HYWYWX/FUMO1JQI0HYWYWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/O1JQ/I0HYWYWX/FUMO1JQI0HYWYWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/O1JQ/I0HYWYWX/FUMO1JQI0HYWYWX.SMALL.jpg kazekamba Stool Workshop - cutting CNCThis is educational project. Stool cut by CNC machine. DOWNLOAD Download this dfx file and export to Your CNC machine. Don't forget that this content has 4 mm offset from each line. You should use 8 mm milling cutter. Cut elements Connect Finish Useful file...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:40:10 PDT
make a 3d shape (2) http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-3d-shape-2/
make a 3d shape (2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/KWOO/HZWJ63Q0/F8RKWOOHZWJ63Q0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/KWOO/HZWJ63Q0/F8RKWOOHZWJ63Q0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/KWOO/HZWJ63Q0/F8RKWOOHZWJ63Q0.SMALL.jpg msh1353 this is my second 3d shape project.i made this 3d shape with MDF sheet (two side colored) and thicknesss: 2.7 mmmaking a 3d shape such as a game !
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:32:42 PDT
CNC Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Engraver/
CNC Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/DYBX/HZU0JFZF/FS2DYBXHZU0JFZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/DYBX/HZU0JFZF/FS2DYBXHZU0JFZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/DYBX/HZU0JFZF/FS2DYBXHZU0JFZF.SMALL.jpg Tory MYDIYCNC Hello there,Tory at MYDIYCNC again.Today I want to show you all how you can SIMPLY do laser engraving on your CNC machine. Having a laser head is a BLAST to use. You can engrave anything from wood, plastics, cardboard, etc.... Of course what you engrave or burn in with your laser head is entirely up...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:36:06 PDT
Zip Tie Lounge Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Lounge-Chair/
Zip Tie Lounge Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/KNXP/HZTO9EEF/FEQKNXPHZTO9EEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/KNXP/HZTO9EEF/FEQKNXPHZTO9EEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/KNXP/HZTO9EEF/FEQKNXPHZTO9EEF.SMALL.jpg wholman Flatpack design is currently at a crossroads -- popularized by IKEA and perfectly adapted to new manufacturing technologies, it is poised to grab an ever-greater share of the furniture market. CNC routing is a key part of this disruption, allowing for global design and localized fabrication, poten...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:32:30 PDT
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-my-Laser-CNC-into-a-multi-mount-CNC/
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SMALL.jpg john1a Hello. I jumped in the CNC world last October and I have been a passionate enthusiast since... I often watch videos of DIY CNCs and experiment with new things. My first CNC project (highly recommend to take a look) was quite a success (but had a few issues) and this made me think that I need to try ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:28 PDT
Military Challenge Coin Showcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Military-Challenge-Coin-Showcase/
Military Challenge Coin Showcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/UIKD/HZJO89XJ/FTRUIKDHZJO89XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/UIKD/HZJO89XJ/FTRUIKDHZJO89XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/UIKD/HZJO89XJ/FTRUIKDHZJO89XJ.SMALL.jpg jacobsbr This piece was made to show the career of a soldier in the South Dakota Army National Guard with his collection of challenge coins. I used a homemade CNC machine and Mach3 software to mill out the holes for the coins. I also used a Epilog laser and CorelDraw6, at my school, to etch the images on t...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:35:28 PDT
Small wood case http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-wood-case/
Small wood case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/SEOW/HYWT484W/FS8SEOWHYWT484W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/SEOW/HYWT484W/FS8SEOWHYWT484W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/SEOW/HYWT484W/FS8SEOWHYWT484W.SMALL.jpg μ˜μˆ˜κΉ€ Before you create a table cleanup caseMade this for design verification.What is needed is as follows.Equipment1. PC2. 2030 DIY CNC 3. 3 diameter flat endmill Program1. AUTOCAD2. MASTERCAM3. MACH3Materials 1. 19mm spruce wood. Step1 : AUTOCAD Create drawings using AutoCAD.For 2D drawing, you can d...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:11:43 PDT
Solidoodle 2 (2nd Gen) to CNC Mill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Solidoodle-2-2nd-Gen-to-CNC-Mill-Conversion/
Solidoodle 2 (2nd Gen) to CNC Mill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SMALL.jpg andrew.moody.315 This Instructable is to demonstrate the procedure I used to convert my Solidoodle 2 (or 2nd Gen Solidoodle) to a desktop CNC mill. I took the minimalist approach and changed only those things necessary to complete the expected outcome. As a consequence, there is no additional hardware required. T...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:00:47 PDT
MYDIYCNC Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/MYDIYCNC-Engraving/
MYDIYCNC Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JADN/HZCIXTLH/FN1JADNHZCIXTLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JADN/HZCIXTLH/FN1JADNHZCIXTLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JADN/HZCIXTLH/FN1JADNHZCIXTLH.SMALL.jpg Tory MYDIYCNC Hello There!This is Tory at MYDIYCNC. This is one of the first of my instructable tutorials demonstrating one of the many ways you can use your MYDIYCNC machine. Our machines can be used for a wide range of projects from 3D Milling, Laser cutting, Engraving, PCB prototyping, and more! This tutorial ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:03:59 PDT
Machining a PCB Using an Inexpensive CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-a-PCB-Using-an-Inexpensive-CNC-Machine/
Machining a PCB Using an Inexpensive CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SMALL.jpg zentoolworks Introduction: For this tutorial we are going to take a design that we made from EAGLE, use PCB-GCode and Autoleveler software to load it into our ZEN Toolworks Mach 3 CNC machine. What we can do is then create circuit boards using our own designs right before our very eyes.Mat...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:06:52 PDT
Making a Dollhouse Door with Zen Toolworks CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Dollhouse-Door-with-Zen-Toolworks-CNC-1/
Making a Dollhouse Door with Zen Toolworks CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/89WW/HZ5RNOWI/F3589WWHZ5RNOWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/89WW/HZ5RNOWI/F3589WWHZ5RNOWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/89WW/HZ5RNOWI/F3589WWHZ5RNOWI.SMALL.jpg zentoolworks During the lifetime of a dollhouse, it is the doors that get the most use and are prone to getting damaged. But what are you going to do when the door finally breaks, you can’t glue it back together, and none of the doors you can find will fit properly?You can simply make your own by milling one on ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:35:59 PDT
Learn CNC The Hard Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-CNC-The-Hard-Way/
Learn CNC The Hard Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SMALL.jpg danvida Operating a CNC machine will make you a better designer and engineer.I wrote this guide to provide a clear path for using CNC machines. Machining requires a lot of effort and study on your part and one person can't explain the entire process to you - the knowledge you gain comes from lessons learned...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:12:58 PDT
Knife Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Block/
Knife Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell This quite unusual but practical knife block is a relatively fast and simple project for your CNC machine...There is some manual work involved (edge rounding, glueing and sanding) but with the right tools it won't take too much time... Things you'll need: Bill of materials: (Beech) plywood:700 x...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:18:48 PDT
Stargate Coverstone center http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Coverstone-center/
Stargate Coverstone center - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A2H2/HYLDIYWB/FR4A2H2HYLDIYWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A2H2/HYLDIYWB/FR4A2H2HYLDIYWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A2H2/HYLDIYWB/FR4A2H2HYLDIYWB.SMALL.jpg tdorning I was trying to make the center of the stargate coverstone with the abydose address from the original stargate movie. Build time: 8 Hours (research to finish)Materials:CNC(carewright)Computer32 X 12 X 3/4 woodWood stain- 3 types dark oak medium mahogany and clearsandpaper fine grainrazor bladelatex ...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 04:20:38 PDT
Flexible CNC leadscrew nut http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-CNC-leadscrew-nut/
Flexible CNC leadscrew nut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BU4R/HY7T1MXU/F3JBU4RHY7T1MXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BU4R/HY7T1MXU/F3JBU4RHY7T1MXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BU4R/HY7T1MXU/F3JBU4RHY7T1MXU.SMALL.jpg getoffmylawn08 This is my first 'structible so I decided to do something very simple yet helpful to the right people. I followed several very good Instructables on making your own CNC machine however, I ran into some trouble moving my tables using NEMA-17 stepper motors. These motors don't have a lot of torque and...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:27:28 PDT
Spider Hydrolics http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Hydrolics/
Spider Hydrolics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LKVT/HY12BGCJ/FPTLKVTHY12BGCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LKVT/HY12BGCJ/FPTLKVTHY12BGCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LKVT/HY12BGCJ/FPTLKVTHY12BGCJ.SMALL.jpg spiderhydrolics Our catapult has a simple lever throwing arm. The stoping arm is adjustable: more blocks can be added to its length which in turn changes the angle at which the throwing arm releases the projectile. The arm's forward thrust comes from the torsion of the rope as well as from the stretch cord around t...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:03:18 PDT
Simple Tension Catapult Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Tension-Catapult-Tutorial/
Simple Tension Catapult Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3UKB/HY12IV8Y/F2Y3UKBHY12IV8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3UKB/HY12IV8Y/F2Y3UKBHY12IV8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3UKB/HY12IV8Y/F2Y3UKBHY12IV8Y.SMALL.jpg _ShayyLee_ This is our final project for the 2014 Biomechanics Field Museum program. We were told to design a catapult using a software called Sketch-Up in both 2D and 3D which would later be processed through a CNC Machine. From there on we took it into our hands and built :) Enjoy our simple tutorial!For th...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:01:31 PDT
Whale-a-pult http://www.instructables.com/id/Whale-a-pult/
Whale-a-pult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZL06/HY12F05T/FJTZL06HY12F05T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZL06/HY12F05T/FJTZL06HY12F05T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZL06/HY12F05T/FJTZL06HY12F05T.SMALL.jpg Anil Justin This was the catapult we made for our biomechanics camp. James designed the whale walls and most of the intricate designs while I made and replicated the supports and lever. We used the Sketchup program as well as DFX files converters and V-Carve in order to cut the design into a 4X8 piece of plywoo...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:01:30 PDT
My GBRL cnc controller with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/My-GBRL-cnc-controller-with-Arduino/
My GBRL cnc controller with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SMALL.jpg nikola501 Here, i show you my finished GBRL- Arduino CNC controller. For packaging i used old lunchbox Wiring I wired it as it shown on Github, and upload GBRL 8.0 with x loader Its all packadged in old lunchbox. I cutted top with dremel, and mount acryl board with cooling fan and switch. I like to see...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:52:27 PDT