Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - milling http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:16:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Homemade Vertical Milling Machine DIY X Y Slide Base Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Vertical-Milling-Machine-DIY-X-Y-Slide-Ba/
Homemade Vertical Milling Machine DIY X Y Slide Base Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/TP2L/IDCXIKV1/FJBTP2LIDCXIKV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/TP2L/IDCXIKV1/FJBTP2LIDCXIKV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/TP2L/IDCXIKV1/FJBTP2LIDCXIKV1.SMALL.jpg trukmeeilee The construction of a Vertical Milling machine project from Aluminium Alloy nice work X,Y,Z Working Area: 120 (X) mm * 1500 (Y) mm * 65( Z) mm 2 pcs Aluminium Profile 320 mm x 125 mm, 4 PCS LM20UU 20mm Linear Ball Bearings Bush Bushing CNC2 pcs 20mm Shaft 55" Long 220 mm Hardened Rod Linear Motion ...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 19:43:05 PDT
Homemade mini milling with aluminium and mechanism CNC slide http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-mini-milling-with-aluminium-and-mechanism/
Homemade mini milling with aluminium and mechanism CNC slide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/0G2Y/ID0PQD7R/F5B0G2YID0PQD7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/0G2Y/ID0PQD7R/F5B0G2YID0PQD7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/0G2Y/ID0PQD7R/F5B0G2YID0PQD7R.SMALL.jpg diyhobbybike You just need a vertical mill. Mini milling are necessary to the production of almost everything but are very expensive. We re-discovered it as a way to quickly make inexpensive but accurate machine tools for use in developing countries and in trade schools and shops everywhere. We made construction...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 01:11:03 PDT
Homemade Mini Vertical Milling Machine Complete with DIY Z Axis Slide Mechanism CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Vertical-Milling-Machine-Complete-wi/
Homemade Mini Vertical Milling Machine Complete with DIY Z Axis Slide Mechanism CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/01TH/ID02E0TG/FT201THID02E0TG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/01TH/ID02E0TG/FT201THID02E0TG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/01TH/ID02E0TG/FT201THID02E0TG.SMALL.jpg diyhobbybike And More Homemade PCB Press Drill DIY Drilling Slide Mechanism CNC here:DIY X Y Z Axis Slide Homemade Vertical Milling Mechanism CNCFeature: X, Y Work Area:110mm x130mm Machine Size: 280mmx250mm Work table size: 280mmX250mm Material: 6061 Aluminium Alloy Z Axis = 25mm round rail 240 mm long an...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 06:08:28 PDT
DIY X Y Z Axis Slide Homemade Vertical Milling Mechanism CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-X-Y-Z-Axis-Slide-Homemade-Vertical-Milling-Mec/
DIY X Y Z Axis Slide Homemade Vertical Milling Mechanism CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/28WI/ICX7P4CI/FXT28WIICX7P4CI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/28WI/ICX7P4CI/FXT28WIICX7P4CI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/28WI/ICX7P4CI/FXT28WIICX7P4CI.SMALL.jpg diyhobbybike DIY X Y Z Axis Slide Homemade Vertical Milling Mechanism CNCFeature: X, Y Work Area:100mm x120mm Machine Size: 280mmx250mm Work table size: 280mmX250mm Material: 6061 Aluminium Alloy Y Axis = 20mm round rail 280 mm long X Axis = 20mm round rail 220 mm longMore Homemade Vertical Milling Machine...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 01:55:18 PDT
Homemade Vertical Milling Machine DIY X Y Z Axis Slide Mechanism CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Vertical-Milling-Machine-DIY-X-Y-Z-Axis-S/
Homemade Vertical Milling Machine DIY X Y Z Axis Slide Mechanism CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/1L7E/ICWG2EI0/FYJ1L7EICWG2EI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/1L7E/ICWG2EI0/FYJ1L7EICWG2EI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/1L7E/ICWG2EI0/FYJ1L7EICWG2EI0.SMALL.jpg diyhobbybike Homemade Vertical Milling Machine DIY X Y Z Axis Slide Mechanism CNC with 8 pcs 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC2 pcs SHF20 Size 20mm Linear Rail Shaft 220 mm - 20 mm Linear Rail CNC Promotion2 pcs SHF20 Size 20mm Linear Rail Shaft 280 mm - 20 mm Linear Rail CNC Promotion 2 pcs SHF20 Siz...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 09:31:49 PDT
Homemade Vertical Milling Convert Ozito Dremel Hand Tools Into Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Vertical-Milling-Convert-Ozito-Dremel-Han/
Homemade Vertical Milling Convert Ozito Dremel Hand Tools Into Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/K7LE/ICWG2FIU/FC7K7LEICWG2FIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/K7LE/ICWG2FIU/FC7K7LEICWG2FIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/K7LE/ICWG2FIU/FC7K7LEICWG2FIU.SMALL.jpg diyhobbybike Homemade Vertical Milling Convert Ozito Dremel Hand Tools Into Mill very cheap, if you has got hand tools as Ozito ,Dremel or Bosch, It nice work long times with Aluminium Alloy, DIY X Y Z Axis Slide Mechanism CNC, Linear Rail Shaft 20 mm long 225 mm and 280 mm , It good for mini Milling Router, Try...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 09:11:38 PDT
Homemade Micro Vertical Milling Machine DIY Z Axis and Complete http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Micro-Vertical-Milling-Machine-DIY-Z-Axis/
Homemade Micro Vertical Milling Machine DIY Z Axis and Complete - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/XMXM/ICO0EK2N/FQKXMXMICO0EK2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/XMXM/ICO0EK2N/FQKXMXMICO0EK2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/XMXM/ICO0EK2N/FQKXMXMICO0EK2N.SMALL.jpg diyhobbybike Homemade Micro Vertical Milling Machine DIY Z Axis and CompleteMotorized Metal Table Mini Milling Machine Metalworking DIY Woodworking Power Tools Machinery Student School Modelmaking.This tool is a milling cutter, milling machine, milling cutter and the side of the front blade, has certain risk, so...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:29:37 PDT
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/NGGN/IBFSLTUJ/FPBNGGNIBFSLTUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/NGGN/IBFSLTUJ/FPBNGGNIBFSLTUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://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
CNC Milling a Pink Himalayan Salt Block http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milling-a-Pink-Himalayan-Salt-Block/
CNC Milling a Pink Himalayan Salt Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/WQFI/IATHUBIH/F7CWQFIIATHUBIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/WQFI/IATHUBIH/F7CWQFIIATHUBIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/WQFI/IATHUBIH/F7CWQFIIATHUBIH.SMALL.jpg pdelorey Continuing with the series I've been working on in aluminum, marble, and coal, I decided to create a panel in salt as well. This piece was directly machined on the ShopBot at Pier 9 during my residency there. Because there are already so many resources about ShopBot projects, for this Instructable I...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 07:57:13 PDT
Casting Coal With Epoxy Resin and Silicone Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-Coal-With-Epoxy-Resin-and-Silicone-Molds/
Casting Coal With Epoxy Resin and Silicone Molds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/IGGD/IATHUB37/FU2IGGDIATHUB37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/IGGD/IATHUB37/FU2IGGDIATHUB37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/IGGD/IATHUB37/FU2IGGDIATHUB37.SMALL.jpg pdelorey Epoxy is amazing stuff. Since it bonds to practically anything, you can mix it with granules of almost any material and end up with a substance that can be formed or cast into whatever shape you desire. With this in mind, I was interested in forming a relief panel from a material that wouldn't seem ...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 05:44:29 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
DIY Arduino hexapod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-hexapod-platform/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 12:30:26 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
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
My First CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-CNC-Machine/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:06:43 PST
SRM-20 into chocolate milling machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/SRM-20-into-chocolate-milling-machine/
SRM-20 into chocolate milling machine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/61YZ/I66CS7K0/FFY61YZI66CS7K0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/61YZ/I66CS7K0/FFY61YZI66CS7K0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/61YZ/I66CS7K0/FFY61YZI66CS7K0.SMALL.jpg mura Milling machine by Roland D.G., SRM-20 have a port for inserting Arduino UNO.We used the port for HACKING SRM-20 into Chocolate milling machine.It can mill chocolate by drawing line on the touch panel display.After drawing, you can engrave the line onto chocolate piece by pushing "RUN" button.You ca...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 05:25:29 PST
Manual controller for SRM-20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-controller-for-SRM-20/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 04:53:19 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/GEKY/I5F7IUOU/FHEGEKYI5F7IUOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/GEKY/I5F7IUOU/FHEGEKYI5F7IUOU.SQUARE.jpg http://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
CNC Milled Reaction Diffusion Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milled-Reaction-Diffusion-Sculpture/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:08:38 PST
CNC milling stone http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-milling-stone/
CNC milling stone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell Cutting stone with a CNC machine is surprisingly simple with the right tools and a few tricks.I've brought back a nice stone from my last hiking trip in Switzerland and christmas is getting closer and closer - so let's make a tealight holder... Tools Most stones are hard enough to dull and burn e...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:19:24 PST
Homemade Mini Wood Mill Router Milling Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Table Press Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Wood-Mill-Router-Milling-Machine-by-/
Homemade Mini Wood Mill Router Milling Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Table Press Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/A8X2/I376RHVH/F2AA8X2I376RHVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/A8X2/I376RHVH/F2AA8X2I376RHVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/A8X2/I376RHVH/F2AA8X2I376RHVH.SMALL.jpg easydiychina DIY Mini Wood Mill Router Milling Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Table Press Drill Homemade Y Axis Wood Slide CNC Homemade Y Axis Wood Slide CNC with scrap wood Homemade X Axis Slide by Wood Homemade X Axis Slide by Wood and complette with Table Press Drill
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 05:34:09 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
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
8-Bit Capacitive Synth Awesomeness http://www.instructables.com/id/8-bit-Synth-Awesomeness-with-the-Othermill/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:22:12 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/6XC5/HVS1FLCG/F3S6XC5HVS1FLCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/6XC5/HVS1FLCG/F3S6XC5HVS1FLCG.SQUARE.jpg http://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
How to program arcs and linear movement in G-Code manually http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-program-arcs-and-linear-movement-in-G-Code-/
How to program arcs and linear movement in G-Code manually - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/ZCNS/HS8FUQYS/FMPZCNSHS8FUQYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/ZCNS/HS8FUQYS/FMPZCNSHS8FUQYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/ZCNS/HS8FUQYS/FMPZCNSHS8FUQYS.SMALL.jpg alo0994 Introduction G-code is used in a lot of automated manufacturing processes. For example, CNC machines and 3D printers use G-code to make parts. Programming arcs and linear movement in G-code can be a little tricky. I've noticed that there aren't many sources on the internet that address this top...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 14:28:10 PST
CNC USB dual layer PCB milling http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-USB-dual-layer-PCB-milling/
CNC USB dual layer PCB milling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/Q01F/HQI580GL/FKZQ01FHQI580GL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/Q01F/HQI580GL/FKZQ01FHQI580GL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/Q01F/HQI580GL/FKZQ01FHQI580GL.SMALL.jpg tim23x I've recently built a CNC machine out of various pieces of high-quality salvage. With the money I saved in the construction of the system I bought a controller and software, the excellent MK2 CNC USB controller from Planet CNC. This forms the interface between the computer and stepper motor drivers ...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 07:19:18 PST
Make your own PCBs on an inexpensive desktop CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-PCBs-on-an-inexpensive-desktop-CNC-m/
Make your own PCBs on an inexpensive desktop CNC mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/NRA0/HHMI4RPK/FY6NRA0HHMI4RPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/NRA0/HHMI4RPK/FY6NRA0HHMI4RPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/NRA0/HHMI4RPK/FY6NRA0HHMI4RPK.SMALL.jpg davr.org Traditionally, there are two ways of hobbyists making custom PCBs: 1. Using toner transfer and chemical etchant -- can be tricky to get the right materials, and the chemicals are nasty and messy 2. Paying a service like BatchPCB or OshPark -- fairly inexpensive, but usually have to wait a long time,...
By: davr.org

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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 08:51:14 PDT
From drawer to CNC Milling Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/From-drawer-to-CNC-Milling-Machine/
From drawer to CNC Milling Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/B21Y/HE7CSIA0/F6RB21YHE7CSIA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/B21Y/HE7CSIA0/F6RB21YHE7CSIA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/B21Y/HE7CSIA0/F6RB21YHE7CSIA0.SMALL.jpg ray1976 I was searching  on instructables to make a cheap CNC machine. I've found several examples and have decided to make one myself with only the parts of a office drawer (Excl. Electronics and Drive). My old home desk has one I never use so it can't be cheaper by that. With this drawer I've got enough w...
By: ray1976

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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:14:44 PDT
How to make Machinable Wax at home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Machinable-Wax/
How to make Machinable Wax at home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/MI6Z/HB58N7A4/F4JMI6ZHB58N7A4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/MI6Z/HB58N7A4/F4JMI6ZHB58N7A4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/MI6Z/HB58N7A4/F4JMI6ZHB58N7A4.SMALL.jpg rawkstar320 Featured on Hackaday.com!  Woohoo!  But for records sake, my name is Jake: http://hackaday.com/2012/12/29/make-your-own-machinable-wax ==================================================================================================== A major issue that I ran into when I first started working with ...
By: rawkstar320

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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 06:17:17 PST
cnc machine http://www.instructables.com/id/cnc-machine-2/
cnc machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/MKCQ/H9T4CHPK/F5QMKCQH9T4CHPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/MKCQ/H9T4CHPK/F5QMKCQH9T4CHPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/MKCQ/H9T4CHPK/F5QMKCQH9T4CHPK.SMALL.jpg speed_hack cnc machine stuffydo.wordpress.com/ Drawing the machine I started by creating the design of the machine on SolidWorks.On the PDF i put all the measurements. start construction After seeing all the measurements, I calculated the amount of iron that I would need to build the machine. It was some...
By: speed_hack

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Sat, 24 Nov 2012 16:51:01 PST
Cutting 1 inch Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-1-inch-Acrylic/
Cutting 1 inch Acrylic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/E82B/H672T8Z4/FTZE82BH672T8Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/E82B/H672T8Z4/FTZE82BH672T8Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/E82B/H672T8Z4/FTZE82BH672T8Z4.SMALL.jpg guyflagg In this instructable I'm going to be explaining how to cut out 1 inch thick acrylic pieces on the shopbot.  It sounds simple but there are some things that can be done to aid in the finishing process and make your life a lot easier. Tools needed: - ShopBot - 1/2 in single flute bit - A design - CA...
By: guyflagg

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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 13:38:58 PDT
Easy CNC conversion of a small mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-CNC-conversion-of-a-small-mill/
Easy CNC conversion of a small mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/ZG16/H2CE6O0F/FNCZG16H2CE6O0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/ZG16/H2CE6O0F/FNCZG16H2CE6O0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/ZG16/H2CE6O0F/FNCZG16H2CE6O0F.SMALL.jpg fred27 My first Instructable made use of a small CNC milling machine. I've found this machine really useful so I thought I'd document getting it up and running. You may read this Instructable and think "Well, he just bought a few thing on eBay and plugged them together" and you'd be right. This isn't a com...
By: fred27

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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 13:08:00 PDT
INDEXER Rotary table DIY gearbox, stepper motor, and PLC controller. http://www.instructables.com/id/INDEXER-Rotary-table-DIY-gearbox-stepper-motor-/
INDEXER Rotary table DIY gearbox, stepper motor, and PLC controller. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/GL65/GZ0BVUT6/FA3GL65GZ0BVUT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/GL65/GZ0BVUT6/FA3GL65GZ0BVUT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/GL65/GZ0BVUT6/FA3GL65GZ0BVUT6.SMALL.jpg Constructer http://youtu.be/lIQm55aLXsI INDEXER Rotary table  One of difficult things in constructing things is cutting or making circles. Hopefully this will help some of you to invent some new ways of doing things. Adding circles, arcs, or curves to your next project may make it a winner. This in...
By: Constructer

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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 20:51:50 PST
DIY CNC & Constructing an affordable CNC kit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-1-2/
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By: CNCSnap

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Sat, 9 Apr 2011 23:58:54 PDT
Vacuum Table for Mini CNC Milling Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Vaccum-Table-for-Mini-CNC-Milling-Machine/
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By: Flying_MashedPotatoes

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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 18:09:10 PDT
Axis Dust Cover for the CNC Mini Milling Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Axis-Dust-Cover-for-the-CNC-Mini-Milling-Machine/
Axis Dust Cover for the CNC Mini Milling Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/1ZRR/GLFU64Y7/FDY1ZRRGLFU64Y7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/1ZRR/GLFU64Y7/FDY1ZRRGLFU64Y7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/1ZRR/GLFU64Y7/FDY1ZRRGLFU64Y7.SMALL.jpg Flying_MashedPotatoes After being on this site for quite some time, and using other people's tutorials, I thought that I should contribute something that could help many people. If this design doesn't work for your machine, you can always change it so that it WILL work. This is a neat way to protect the axis of your min...
By: Flying_MashedPotatoes

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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:08:32 PDT
How to wire an arduino-based 3-axis CNC machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-wire-an-arduino-based-3-axis-CNC-machine/
How to wire an arduino-based 3-axis CNC machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/D74W/GAA12UL4/FA2D74WGAA12UL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/D74W/GAA12UL4/FA2D74WGAA12UL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/D74W/GAA12UL4/FA2D74WGAA12UL4.SMALL.jpg aggrav8d I've seen a number of tutorials about how to build the platform for a 3-axis CNC milling machine.  I have not seen anyone tackle the tricky subject of the electronics. Here now is my attempt to do so. parts You'll need: - an arduino. I chose duemilanova. (depends on the board you get) - 3 st...
By: aggrav8d

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Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:50:13 PDT
Easy to Build Desk Top 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-Desk-Top-3-Axis-CNC-Milling-Machine/
Easy to Build Desk Top 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/QHG3/F54HJ7SB/F0FQHG3F54HJ7SB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/QHG3/F54HJ7SB/F0FQHG3F54HJ7SB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/QHG3/F54HJ7SB/F0FQHG3F54HJ7SB.SMALL.jpg Tom McGuire Here is a way to make a computer controlled milling machine. That puts the real power of a computer control machining into the hands of the average human. Small enough to set on the desk but scalable to any size. As inexpensive as possible without sacraficing accuracy (too much). All most all the pa...
By: Tom McGuire

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Fri, 17 Aug 2007 09:50:04 PDT
Send an NC file to your HURCO mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-an-NC-file-to-your-HURCO-mill/
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By: geo

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Sun, 18 Dec 2005 21:21:15 PST