Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:33:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make Mini CNC Router Drawing by Arduino and Shield L293D http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-CNC-Router-Drawing-by-Arduino-and/
How to Make Mini CNC Router Drawing by Arduino and Shield L293D - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CKA4/IY0FSYAS/FXUCKA4IY0FSYAS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CKA4/IY0FSYAS/FXUCKA4IY0FSYAS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CKA4/IY0FSYAS/FXUCKA4IY0FSYAS.SMALL.jpg insructAbdo In this project we will build a small drawing machine Mini CNC using Arduino Reader's old disks for computer equipment. is machine electromechanical digital control through a computer card and ardueno simple to use.It may these circumstances the machine drawing dimensions limit 4x4 cm .This is a vid...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:41:06 PST
CoreXY CNC Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/CoreXY-CNC-Plotter/
CoreXY CNC Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/Q2S9/J8F5ROG2/FMSQ2S9J8F5ROG2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/Q2S9/J8F5ROG2/FMSQ2S9J8F5ROG2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/Q2S9/J8F5ROG2/FMSQ2S9J8F5ROG2.SMALL.jpg lingib This instructable describes an A2 plotter made from low cost aluminium extrusion, a piece of particle board, two NEMA17 stepper motors, and a few belts and pulleys.The plotter is: high resolution (80 steps/mm), fast, low-cost, and scaleableThe plotter has an on-board interpreter tha...
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 23:08:43 PDT
CNC Machine with camera and LED backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Machine-With-Camera-and-LED-Backlight/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 14:55:19 PDT
Homemade CNC milling machine v2 - arduino uno GRBL http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-CNC-Milling-Machine-V2-Arudino-Uno-GRBL/
Homemade CNC milling machine v2 - arduino uno GRBL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SMALL.jpg Bogus Cichocki Here I wanted to present my second cnc milling machine. At the moment it is ready 1 axis with control arduino GRBL. Ultimately, I'm going to add more steps built my machine in the order of their creation. The aim of this project is to verify the operation of the control based on arduino uno (or nano...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 02:28:30 PDT
CNC Drawing Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Drawing-Arm/
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Sat, 5 Aug 2017 21:51:00 PDT
6 Axis CNC MACH3 Engraving Machine Interface Breakout Board USB PWM Spindle with ASKPOWER A131 Series http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Axis-CNC-MACH3-Engraving-Machine-Interface-Break/
6 Axis CNC MACH3 Engraving Machine Interface Breakout Board USB PWM Spindle with ASKPOWER A131 Series - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/SGBW/ILJWSI4X/FL0SGBWILJWSI4X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/SGBW/ILJWSI4X/FL0SGBWILJWSI4X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/SGBW/ILJWSI4X/FL0SGBWILJWSI4X.SMALL.jpg VladoM The strange name for the article is because control board doesn't seem to have proper name. And the VFD is also not Huanyang but it looks like so i hope this will help people to find what they need.This instructable will be mainly describing the control board as this is nice board having 0-10V outpu...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 08:31:44 PDT
Cheap Scalable Arduino CNC, Plotter, Mill, 3D Printer... (MPCNC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Scalable-Arduino-CNC-Plotter-Mill-3D-Printer/
Cheap Scalable Arduino CNC, Plotter, Mill, 3D Printer... (MPCNC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/8A1Y/J7JKNWP6/FTG8A1YJ7JKNWP6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/8A1Y/J7JKNWP6/FTG8A1YJ7JKNWP6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/8A1Y/J7JKNWP6/FTG8A1YJ7JKNWP6.SMALL.jpg mendelecha1 This project is based on Allted's design CC BY-NC 3.0 It is a popular design known as MPCNC, or "Mostly Printed CNC." Allted hosts a full website (Vicious1) with loads of additional information and details.In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a cheap scalable CNC machine controlled by Ardu...
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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:13:06 PDT
How to Make a Podium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Podium/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 08:32:31 PDT
Add Laser Etching Capabilities To A CnC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Laser-Etching-Capabilities-to-a-CnC-Mill/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 15:18:48 PDT
Poor Man's CNC Edge Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-CNC-Edge-Finder/
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:31:00 PST
Mach3 Camera Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Mach3-Camera-Control/
Mach3 Camera Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/MPMB/HL946RJU/FJOMPMBHL946RJU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/MPMB/HL946RJU/FJOMPMBHL946RJU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/MPMB/HL946RJU/FJOMPMBHL946RJU.SMALL.jpg centauri_dk This is a small video Guide on how to use a Camera to set the Oregon Position in Mach3. What you will need. A Web Camera. I got a 2MP USB Handheld Digital Pen Microscope from eBay for about 40$, it had a small round mounting so would be easy to make a mounting bracket for it. Mach 3 from:  http:/...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 07:02:26 PDT
MaxDraw - a plotter XY built in CNC. http://www.instructables.com/id/MaxDraw-a-Plotter-XY-Built-in-CNC/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 13:25:30 PST
CNC Machine from Inkjet Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Machine-from-Inkjet-Printer/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 02:15:59 PST
Arduino CNC Laser Enrgaver From DVD Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-CNC-Laser-Enrgaver-From-DVD-Drive/
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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:16:29 PDT
Full 3D Printed Mini CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-3D-Printed-Mini-CNC/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 08:40:35 PDT
PCB milling bed for Modela MDX-20 http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-milling-bed-for-Modela-MDX-20/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:37:31 PDT
Entry Level DIY CNC TDKU I http://www.instructables.com/id/Entry-Level-DIY-CNC-TDKU-I/
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:48:12 PST
L293D driver board for CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/L293D-driver-board-for-CNC/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:56:44 PST
Arduino UNO 2-Axis Stepper Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-UNO-2-Axis-Stepper-Control/
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 19:38:54 PST
Build Big Cnc at Home 3x2m http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Big-Cnc-at-Home-3x17m/
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Sun, 6 Aug 2017 09:54:55 PDT
3 Axis CNC Milling Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Axis-CNC-Milling-Machine/
3 Axis CNC Milling Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/WQ4V/J2AWCKYC/F9HWQ4VJ2AWCKYC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/WQ4V/J2AWCKYC/F9HWQ4VJ2AWCKYC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/WQ4V/J2AWCKYC/F9HWQ4VJ2AWCKYC.SMALL.jpg SörenS7 For lots of projects a CNC milling machine is necessary for good and fast results. After some research about current available machines I came to the conclusion that all machines in a price frame of up to 2000€ can not fulfill my needs regarding working space and accuracy. I want:- 900 x 400 x 120 m...
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Fri, 5 May 2017 01:26:36 PDT
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
cheap, super-sensitive digitizing probe for cnc... harkman's probe http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-super-sensitive-digitizer-probe-for-cnc-/
cheap, super-sensitive digitizing probe for cnc... harkman's probe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4U6D/GU63A689/FCH4U6DGU63A689.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4U6D/GU63A689/FCH4U6DGU63A689.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4U6D/GU63A689/FCH4U6DGU63A689.SMALL.jpg harkman it's so simple, and sensitive... i named it after myself... harkman's probe if you want to scan, or digitize a model in a cnc program, it requires a digitizer probe.. unfortunately they are expensive, or, hard to make yourself.. lots of examples use ball bearings, 3 contacts, for sideway forces, a ...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 21:48:04 PDT
HobbyCNC 4-Axis Stepper Motor Driver Board http://www.instructables.com/id/HobbyCNC-4-Axis-Stepper-Motor-Driver-Board/
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 22:27:10 PST
How to Make GRBL + CNC V3 Shield Based Mini CNC Machine From Scrap DVD Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-GRBL-CNC-V3-Shield-Based-Mini-CNC-Mach-1/
How to Make GRBL + CNC V3 Shield Based Mini CNC Machine From Scrap DVD Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/ZAMV/IYLZPV2K/F0PZAMVIYLZPV2K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/ZAMV/IYLZPV2K/F0PZAMVIYLZPV2K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/ZAMV/IYLZPV2K/F0PZAMVIYLZPV2K.SMALL.jpg Mr innovative This CNC is based on GRBL0.9 Firmware and CNC V3 shield GRBL is Hacked for Z-axis Servo.CNC Shield & GRBL combinly works very preciselyIt is loaded with very useful functions like Hard limit, Soft limit, Homing, etcThis is about how to make GRBL+CNCV3 shield+Arduino based CNC machine This guide incl...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 05:30:20 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SQUARE.jpg https://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
LuxO's Open Joinery 32" Smart Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/LuxOs-Open-Joinery-32-Smart-Mirror/
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:01:21 PDT
CNC Dual Arm Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Dual-Arm-Plotter/
CNC Dual Arm Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/OSO2/J3UF9NGG/FS8OSO2J3UF9NGG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/OSO2/J3UF9NGG/FS8OSO2J3UF9NGG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/OSO2/J3UF9NGG/FS8OSO2J3UF9NGG.SMALL.jpg lingib This instructable describes an A4 plotter made from four plastic rulers , two NEMA17 stepping motors, and an SG90 servo pen-lift. The plotting area may be scaled to any size by increasing the length of each arm.The plotter has an on-board interpreter that recognizes the g-code output from "Inkscape...
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 18:52:23 PDT
DIY TV LIFT: Mechanics http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TV-LIFT-Mechanics/
DIY TV LIFT: Mechanics - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SMALL.jpg mrsolis93 This TV lift was made out of materials that I happened to have on hand. The mischief that follows would not have happened had it been planned. The lift uses Makerslide, Shapeoko V1 End Plates, an Arduino Uno, a 425oz stepper and a 4.5A Stepper Driver. It currently runs using GRBL on an Arduino Uno f...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:38:47 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE.jpg https://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
How to make a simple two color vinyl car detail. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-two-color-vinyl-car-detail/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 20:57:37 PDT
Mini cnc - feita de aço e material reciclado. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-CNC-feito-De-Aço/
Mini cnc - feita de aço e material reciclado. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/3L2E/IV0AK3S3/FJ63L2EIV0AK3S3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/3L2E/IV0AK3S3/FJ63L2EIV0AK3S3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/3L2E/IV0AK3S3/FJ63L2EIV0AK3S3.SMALL.jpg julioberaldi CNC Feita por Mim em Minha casa, aproveitando as horas de folga.Sempre gostei de trabalhos manuais e eletrônica em geral, e desde que eu vi pela primeira vez uma cnc funcionando eu fiquei maravilhado com o que ela podia fazer. A Partir deste momento eu tenho amadurecido a Ideia de construir Minha Pr...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 18:17:51 PDT
DIY Arduino based Mini CNC machine new Design http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Based-Mini-CNC-Machine-New-Design/
DIY Arduino based Mini CNC machine new Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/VBFP/IWQV76FS/FEQVBFPIWQV76FS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/VBFP/IWQV76FS/FEQVBFPIWQV76FS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/VBFP/IWQV76FS/FEQVBFPIWQV76FS.SMALL.jpg CNC World Hello friends here i am with new design of Mini CNC machine basically here i kept both axis over each otherhere i give 12V DC to motor shield because the lower axis carry much weight so its need much power to perform wellso lets see hoe to make First see the working Video of CNC Material requ...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2016 07:01:31 PST
CNC Laser Engraver with GRBL and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Engraver-With-GRBL-and-Arduino/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 14:06:02 PDT
DIY Arduino hexapod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-hexapod-platform/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 12:30:26 PDT
How to Assemble and Use Cheap CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-and-Use-Cheap-CNC-Machine/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:23:35 PST
Fireball V90 CNC Router Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireball-V90-CNC-Router-Assembly-1/
Fireball V90 CNC Router Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/X9TT/FU4TO1EK/FWYX9TTFU4TO1EK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/X9TT/FU4TO1EK/FWYX9TTFU4TO1EK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/X9TT/FU4TO1EK/FWYX9TTFU4TO1EK.SMALL.jpg abbtech The Fireball V90 CNC Router is a CNC machine that comes in kit form requiring assembly. Currently the Fireball V90 is one of the cheapest CNC machines on the market and is a great way to get your feet wet with CNC machining. I spent considerable time researching entry level machines prior to making ...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2009 23:32:25 PDT
Portable CoreXY Laser engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/CoreXY-Laser-Engraver/
Portable CoreXY Laser engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/DQTO/IPTJCMWG/FBPDQTOIPTJCMWG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/DQTO/IPTJCMWG/FBPDQTOIPTJCMWG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/DQTO/IPTJCMWG/FBPDQTOIPTJCMWG.SMALL.jpg nccwarp9 This instructable is for my build of CoreXY movement style laser engraver. There are a lot of instructables regarding building CNC so I will not go into details as this is not a simple build and certain knowledge of basic CNC construction and setup of electronics is expected. CoreXY is rather intere...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:54:53 PDT
How to Make a 3D CNC CAM Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Milling-CAM-Setup-Fusion-360/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 12:23:43 PST
How to Run a Desktop CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-CNC-Setup-Operation/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 12:15:36 PST
T8 mini CNC Complete Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/T8-Mini-CNC-Complete-Guide/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 02:28:22 PST
Quadcopter frame design (fiberglass). http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-frame-design-fiberglass/
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 09:46:12 PST
How to Build the Sienci Mill One Desktop CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-the-Sienci-Mill-One-Desktop-CNC/
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Tue, 9 May 2017 07:28:53 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SQUARE.jpg https://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
DIY CNC with simple tools http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-With-Simple-Tools/
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:44:05 PST
Build a Large Space Saving CNC Router For Under £600! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Large-Space-Saving-CNC-Router-for-Under-60/
Build a Large Space Saving CNC Router For Under £600! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/MVGV/IX0PS08W/FSYMVGVIX0PS08W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/MVGV/IX0PS08W/FSYMVGVIX0PS08W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/MVGV/IX0PS08W/FSYMVGVIX0PS08W.SMALL.jpg KamilG4 Would you like a decent - sized cnc router for your garage but you don't have the space or too much money?No problem! Now you can have one and all you need is a sturdy wall, about £600 for the parts and some tools like: Drill press + a set of drill bits + taps (hand drill will not make holes larger...
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 14:16:33 PST
CNC milling a boat propeller in only 3 axes http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milling-a-Boat-Propeller-in-Only-3-Axes/
CNC milling a boat propeller in only 3 axes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/PHBQ/ISCBQ99O/FONPHBQISCBQ99O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/PHBQ/ISCBQ99O/FONPHBQISCBQ99O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/PHBQ/ISCBQ99O/FONPHBQISCBQ99O.SMALL.jpg ilpug This project was made for my capstone class for my degree in Sustainable Manufacturing at California State University Chico. Propellers are complex objects. Their non-linear lofted blades and exact concentric dimensions make them a challenging product to make. Normally, propellers are investment cas...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 19:26:32 PDT
Magnetic ShopBot Dust Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-ShopBot-Dust-Skirt/
Magnetic ShopBot Dust Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/EGLU/H9G16108/FQMEGLUH9G16108.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/EGLU/H9G16108/FQMEGLUH9G16108.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/EGLU/H9G16108/FQMEGLUH9G16108.SMALL.jpg gerg I work at The Mill, a makerspace in Minneapolis, MN. We've got a shopbot and it's a fantastic machine. The original dust skirt on our ShopBot took one too many hits and frankly I wasn't a big fan of the design. This one is built using some scrap 3/8" polycarbonate, a 2" #8 bolt and nuts, and 16 3/8...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:24:30 PST
CNC Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-CNC/
CNC Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A0YW/IMS10FC2/F53A0YWIMS10FC2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A0YW/IMS10FC2/F53A0YWIMS10FC2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A0YW/IMS10FC2/F53A0YWIMS10FC2.SMALL.jpg SelmaG Hello all and welcome to my first tutorial!Today I am showing you how to design a drawing CNC using as primary Hardware components a Digilent Arty board, DC Motors and RC Servos. Important Note: Because I am currently working on this project I will show you how to build the CNC and how to control it...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 15:55:26 PDT
Portable CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-CNC/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:35:59 PST