Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 May 2018 04:19:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make MACH 3 professional CNC controller for DIY router http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-MACH-3-Professional-CNC-Controller/
How to make MACH 3 professional CNC controller for DIY router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/PJT4/IYV9R74P/FJQPJT4IYV9R74P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/PJT4/IYV9R74P/FJQPJT4IYV9R74P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/PJT4/IYV9R74P/FJQPJT4IYV9R74P.SMALL.jpg YARA-Automation What is a CNC machine? This is a cool thing, which can be used to make other very cool things!CNC router can cut (eg, plastic or wood) different parts which can then be composed to something (eg a robot or a holder for a beer).The Internet is full of different instructions on how to make beautiful ...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 07:03:06 PST
Home Made Cheap Mini Lathe Slide CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Cheap-Mini-Lathe-Slide-CNC/
Home Made Cheap Mini Lathe Slide CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/EYLM/IB8J4KOC/F4WEYLMIB8J4KOC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/EYLM/IB8J4KOC/F4WEYLMIB8J4KOC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/EYLM/IB8J4KOC/F4WEYLMIB8J4KOC.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Home Made Cheap Mini Lathe Slide CNCParts and Tools: 12 pcs SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC 2pcs 500 mm 20 mm Linear Rails 1 Pcs 160 mm x 160 mm x 12 mm Aluminium Alloy 6061 1 Pcs 105 mm x 160 mm x 12 mm Aluminium Alloy 6061 1 Pcs 60 mm x 160 mm x 12 mm Aluminium Alloy 6061 2 Pc...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 01:55:11 PDT
Super Simple CNC Ballpoint Plotter Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-CNC-Ballpoint-Plotter-Pen/
Super Simple CNC Ballpoint Plotter Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/2XRZ/I1T4RHKY/F812XRZI1T4RHKY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/2XRZ/I1T4RHKY/F812XRZI1T4RHKY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/2XRZ/I1T4RHKY/F812XRZI1T4RHKY.SMALL.jpg charlie.galant As I recently built a CNC machine, it is often useful to draw patterns for testing purposes. A difficulty/annoyance is that drawing devices were designed to be used by hands which can control the pressure against the surface, while the machine is designed to be rigid. As such, controlling the Z-De...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:25:23 PDT
Modbus Mach3 to Arduino(no Additional Hardware) + Brain Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Modbus-Mach3-to-Arduinono-Additional-Hardware-Brai/
Modbus Mach3 to Arduino(no Additional Hardware) + Brain Setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/FUGN/J3EPP01N/FRNFUGNJ3EPP01N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/FUGN/J3EPP01N/FRNFUGNJ3EPP01N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/FUGN/J3EPP01N/FRNFUGNJ3EPP01N.SMALL.jpg VladoM I will describe here how to connect arduino directly to mach3 without any additional hardware.This will not use any modbus library it is just proof of working. You will end up with ability of mach3 to read input pin on arduino. But if this will work for you then adding full modbus library for proper...
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Sun, 4 Jun 2017 05:33:18 PDT
Fusion 360 CAM for CNC Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion-360-CAM-Tutorial-for-CNC-Beginners/
Fusion 360 CAM for CNC Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/LHX4/JC6K1YDH/F4MLHX4JC6K1YDH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/LHX4/JC6K1YDH/F4MLHX4JC6K1YDH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/LHX4/JC6K1YDH/F4MLHX4JC6K1YDH.SMALL.jpg evanandkatelyn Fusion 360 is an awesome tool you can use with your CNC because you can do fancy cuts like 3D curves, slopes, and complex layers. BUT it can also be a little daunting. So we've put together this beginners guide to using Fusion 360 CAM for your CNC.Before we dive in, here are a couple things to help ...
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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 19:09:24 PST
GRBL CNC Joystick Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/GRBL-CNC-Joystick-Pendant/
GRBL CNC Joystick Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/QHIO/IY4Q8VCK/FERQHIOIY4Q8VCK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/QHIO/IY4Q8VCK/FERQHIOIY4Q8VCK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/QHIO/IY4Q8VCK/FERQHIOIY4Q8VCK.SMALL.jpg tklus So you have built a nice GRBL controlled CNC machine but want to control it remotely without a keyboard. This instructable will show you the simple steps to using a usb joystick of your choice to control your machine. Download Required Software I use GRBL Panel for my machine control GUI. This pr...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:52:26 PST
CNC Paddle Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Paddle-Maze/
CNC Paddle Maze - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/KRU4/GZ5NTP17/FG8KRU4GZ5NTP17.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/KRU4/GZ5NTP17/FG8KRU4GZ5NTP17.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/KRU4/GZ5NTP17/FG8KRU4GZ5NTP17.SMALL.jpg n314pc One day I was at the toy store looking for presents for my children and I came across some small plastic mazes, you know, the type with the little ball that you try to get from the start to the finish without going crazy. Bingo, here was a project for the CNC router we have in our Maker Space. The d...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 14:31:41 PST
Generating GCode with Inkscape and MakerCAM [My DIY CNC Adventure pt. 3] http://www.instructables.com/id/Generating-GCode-with-Inkscape-and-MakerCAM-My-DIY/
Generating GCode with Inkscape and MakerCAM [My DIY CNC Adventure pt. 3] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SMALL.jpg WinstonMakes Going over one method of engraving a 2D design with a CNC. This is my third video as I learn to use my Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC from Inventables.
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:32:45 PST
Wood Inlays With Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Inlays-With-Fusion-360/
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:27:04 PDT
A Simple DIY Arduino controlled CNC Machine Pen Plotter or PCB Mill for under US$50. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Arduino-GRBL-Easydriver-Shield/
A Simple DIY Arduino controlled CNC Machine Pen Plotter or PCB Mill for under US$50. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/LCDE/IYV9JSS3/FCKLCDEIYV9JSS3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/LCDE/IYV9JSS3/FCKLCDEIYV9JSS3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/LCDE/IYV9JSS3/FCKLCDEIYV9JSS3.SMALL.jpg techknowdroid This instructable is an attempt to show that a simple CNC machine can be built quite easily and quickly and that too for under US $50. The idea was to put it together as quickly, and as simply as possible, but without compromising on the accuracy of the machine. So, even though the materials used a...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2017 21:39:25 PST
$200 DIY 3D Printer Build http://www.instructables.com/id/200-DIY-3D-Printer-Build/
$200 DIY 3D Printer Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/IVUL/J58FOP2Y/F01IVULJ58FOP2Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/IVUL/J58FOP2Y/F01IVULJ58FOP2Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/IVUL/J58FOP2Y/F01IVULJ58FOP2Y.SMALL.jpg geekrex 3D Printing Technology has been changing the world of quick prototyping and engineering rapidly , Every hobbyist, budding engineer dreams of getting into the technology and use it to make their design better and fast.I was just like you wanted to start 3D Printing always to make my imagination into ...
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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:50:24 PDT
Set up RAMPS (Arduino, RepRap) electronics for a CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Set-Up-RAMPS-Arduino-Electronics-for-a-CNC-Router/
Set up RAMPS (Arduino, RepRap) electronics for a CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/12US/ITQ3BBB2/FXN12USITQ3BBB2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/12US/ITQ3BBB2/FXN12USITQ3BBB2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/12US/ITQ3BBB2/FXN12USITQ3BBB2.SMALL.jpg OpenTronic I like the RAMPS electronics that my RepRap runs on, so when I decided to build a CNC router, I wanted to run it on the same technology. I set up the electronics with two Y axis motors and 2 Y axis stepper drivers for extra torque.You will need (see 0:59 in the video):RAMPS 1.4 boardTaurino board - ...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:06:47 PDT
How to Control a Servo Using GRBL http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-a-Servo-Using-GRBL/
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Tue, 6 Mar 2018 23:29:09 PST
Drone Design 101 - Part 1 CAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Drone-Design-101-Part-1-CAD/
Drone Design 101 - Part 1 CAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/QWUB/IMGJCEMJ/F7PQWUBIMGJCEMJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/QWUB/IMGJCEMJ/F7PQWUBIMGJCEMJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/QWUB/IMGJCEMJ/F7PQWUBIMGJCEMJ.SMALL.jpg thrillagorilla Build! Fly! Compete!Aerial Sports League Founder / Chief Designer and Autodesk Expert Elite, Eli DElia, walks you step by step through the basic principles and techniques of First Person Video (FPV) drone racer design. Be sure to watch the attached 15 minute Drone Design 101 CAD video tutorial. Th...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 20:10:48 PDT
Raspberry Pi CNC Hat Controlled CDROM Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Hat-Controlled-CDROM-Stepper-Moto/
Raspberry Pi CNC Hat Controlled CDROM Stepper Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZCAQ/IJUAFXEI/FLPZCAQIJUAFXEI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZCAQ/IJUAFXEI/FLPZCAQIJUAFXEI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZCAQ/IJUAFXEI/FLPZCAQIJUAFXEI.SMALL.jpg StephenL57 Purpose: Learn how simple it is to use the Raspberry Pi CNC Hat from Protoneer by testing it out on a CDROM stepper motor.Why: Many of us dream of making our own CNC router / engraver but get bogged down in the details and unknowns. This is a simple and inexpensive way to test the waters using comp...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:35:01 PST
Moveing a component from one sketch to a new sketch in Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Moveing-a-Component-From-One-Sketch-to-a-New-Sketc/
Moveing a component from one sketch to a new sketch in Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6J4E/IHZ4QO25/F4V6J4EIHZ4QO25.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6J4E/IHZ4QO25/F4V6J4EIHZ4QO25.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6J4E/IHZ4QO25/F4V6J4EIHZ4QO25.SMALL.jpg superviser This Instructable is on move a component from one sketch in fusion360 to a new sketch using past new.I will also be showing how to fix the component if the sketch was created on a plane.It is quite simple but a lot of people don't know how to do it. Selecting the component to be moved First step ...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 22:25:44 PST
Arduino Mini CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mini-CNC/
Arduino Mini CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/9JC5/IVO5CU7I/FNR9JC5IVO5CU7I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/9JC5/IVO5CU7I/FNR9JC5IVO5CU7I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/9JC5/IVO5CU7I/FNR9JC5IVO5CU7I.SMALL.jpg sezgingul Hi friends, in this project we will talk about making corrupted DVD and cd-rom drives recycled and producing cnc at low cost. Let's start building the mini cnc project that draws Materials Arduino (can be nano, uno or mega)Damaged DVD or CD-ROM (the stepper motor inside will be running)2 pieces o...
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 19:54:57 PST
How to Assemble the Sienci Mill One (Desktop CNC Machine) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-the-Sienci-Mill-One/
How to Assemble the Sienci Mill One (Desktop CNC Machine) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/ZKQB/ISCBOAGM/FGNZKQBISCBOAGM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/ZKQB/ISCBOAGM/FGNZKQBISCBOAGM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/ZKQB/ISCBOAGM/FGNZKQBISCBOAGM.SMALL.jpg Sienci Labs UPDATED ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS CAN BE FOUND HERE: http://sienci.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Mill-...VIDEO ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS CAN BE FOUND HERE: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5qDvDFpf3w&list=PLE43LQy2a1irDdNc4_Fz251hJ3srmfyB8) The Sienci Mill One is a 3 axis desktop milling machine that turn...
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 06:58:10 PDT
CNC Cribbage Board http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Cribbage-Board/
CNC Cribbage Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/DCVZ/GYQFHW5W/F2JDCVZGYQFHW5W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/DCVZ/GYQFHW5W/F2JDCVZGYQFHW5W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/DCVZ/GYQFHW5W/F2JDCVZGYQFHW5W.SMALL.jpg mgrenier I wanted to learn CNC so I started off with a simple project.   I was in the market for a cribbage board so instead of buying one I thought it would be fun to make my own.   Materials List: Maple    14"x5"x3/4" 5 minute epoxy black epoxy resin Tools: CNC Mill   (I have a Sherline 5400 but you co...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2012 18:53:38 PST
Gaia Horizon / 3d Machining With LIDAR Point Clouds http://www.instructables.com/id/Gaia-Horizon-3d-Machining-With-LIDAR-Point-Clouds/
Gaia Horizon / 3d Machining With LIDAR Point Clouds - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/IC8Y/IZ6D1QUL/F76IC8YIZ6D1QUL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/IC8Y/IZ6D1QUL/F76IC8YIZ6D1QUL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/IC8Y/IZ6D1QUL/F76IC8YIZ6D1QUL.SMALL.jpg gurysh Gaia Horizon is a sculptural series that explores landscapes as an assembly of images, edits, and distortions, how various technologies have been used to image terrain on other planetary bodies, and how these tools and techniques have shaped the way we view our terrestrial horizon through dimensiona...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:50:00 PST
How to Carve Liquid Plywood Patterns on a CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-Liquid-Plywood-Patterns-on-a-CNC-Mach/
How to Carve Liquid Plywood Patterns on a CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/06F0/IX6G0RNI/FY906F0IX6G0RNI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/06F0/IX6G0RNI/FY906F0IX6G0RNI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/06F0/IX6G0RNI/FY906F0IX6G0RNI.SMALL.jpg baneling-bust In this tutorial I am going to be showing you a method that I have found works really well for carving wave relief patterns into plywood.What is a wave relief pattern and why would I want one? It is a relief pattern carved into a material that is formed by simulating a wave and then projecting it in...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 02:13:17 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/GL65/GZ0BVUT6/FA3GL65GZ0BVUT6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/GL65/GZ0BVUT6/FA3GL65GZ0BVUT6.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 20:51:50 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Flip-Top CNC Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Top-CNC-Table/
Flip-Top CNC Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/DQV6/JCGK67AC/FGVDQV6JCGK67AC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/DQV6/JCGK67AC/FGVDQV6JCGK67AC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/DQV6/JCGK67AC/FGVDQV6JCGK67AC.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Space is expensive, space saving is not. With this table in my garage, I have a 30 square foot work table and on the under side, a 33" X 33" Shapoko XXL CNC machine when I need it. The CNC machine is screwed to the underside of the table top, which is attached to two side shelves with shafts and b...
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:22:28 PST
Laser CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-CNC-Machine/
Laser CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/OCJP/J86HL95P/FWSOCJPJ86HL95P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/OCJP/J86HL95P/FWSOCJPJ86HL95P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/OCJP/J86HL95P/FWSOCJPJ86HL95P.SMALL.jpg AdanAscencio The aim was to develop a cutting-engraver CNClaser, CNC stands for computer numerical control, computer acts as the controller of the machine in wich is programmed through an interface following the instructions.The need of productivity become a priority, besides accuracy and reduce drawbacks like: ...
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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 14:10:54 PDT
DIY CNC Router Build (large Format 5x10ft, Rack and Pinion) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Router-Build-large-Format-5x10ft-Rack-and-/
DIY CNC Router Build (large Format 5x10ft, Rack and Pinion) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/8MW1/JC0UA9ZQ/F9W8MW1JC0UA9ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/8MW1/JC0UA9ZQ/F9W8MW1JC0UA9ZQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/8MW1/JC0UA9ZQ/F9W8MW1JC0UA9ZQ.SMALL.jpg nishantkinshu This is a not so little summary of the build of my homemade CNC router, aka The Overpass. This instructable is more of a documentation of how I built my CNC and is not to be mistaken as a tutorial for buidling a CNC.The initial target of my build was to make a large format CNC router which does not ...
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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 10:14:22 PST
CNC milling machine http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milling-Machine/
CNC milling machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SMALL.jpg 3D Meister Heavy CNC milling machine project started in 2015.A lot of different working steps are necessary to build a big CNC machine with good milling performance;Building a big and accurate mold for casting the epoxy granite.Aligning the linear guides and ball screw.Setting up the electronics; stepper motor...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:45:55 PST
How to install/use GRBL with your cnc machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Installuse-GRBL-With-Your-Cnc-Machine/
How to install/use GRBL with your cnc machine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/VL7B/IXAPWUSU/FLCVL7BIXAPWUSU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/VL7B/IXAPWUSU/FLCVL7BIXAPWUSU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/VL7B/IXAPWUSU/FLCVL7BIXAPWUSU.SMALL.jpg HasseB This instructables will teach you how to install and adapt grbl to your cnc mill/laser cutter.So first thing first, What is GRBL?GRBL is a firmware for arduino boards(uno,nano,Duemillanove) that controls stepper motors and spindles/lasers. GRBL uses gcode as input and outputs signals via the arduin...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 03:54:04 PST
gears from craft foam http://www.instructables.com/id/gears-from-craft-foam/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 08:21:07 PDT
Easy Rubber Machining With a Needle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Rubber-Machining-With-a-Needle/
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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 21:25:27 PDT
Indoor CNC Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-CNC-Garden/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 06:34:34 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SQUARE.jpg https://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
CNC Pen Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Pen-Lift/
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By: lingib

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 02:00:34 PDT
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 a.articles { color: white; background: red; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; text-decoration: none; } a.articles:hover { background: black; } This instructable describes an A2 plotter made from low cost aluminium extrusion, a piece of particle board, two NEMA17 stepper motors, and a few ...
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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/
CNC Drawing Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/5Y8Y/J5X0P97I/FW85Y8YJ5X0P97I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/5Y8Y/J5X0P97I/FW85Y8YJ5X0P97I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/5Y8Y/J5X0P97I/FW85Y8YJ5X0P97I.SMALL.jpg lingib a.articles { color: white; background: red; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; text-decoration: none; } a.articles:hover { color: white; background: black; } p strong { font-weight: bold; } This instructable describes an A3 robotic drawing arm that doubles as a plotter.The drawing arm ha...
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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/
MaxDraw - a plotter XY built in CNC. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/TMUI/IXGFOION/F83TMUIIXGFOION.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/TMUI/IXGFOION/F83TMUIIXGFOION.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/TMUI/IXGFOION/F83TMUIIXGFOION.SMALL.jpg Erivelton This project came from my interest in AxiDraw, produced by the team of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, and the question of friends if it would be possible to produce a plotter like that from scratch. First, I did not start from scratch. I knew two great projects that preceded this, the 4xidraw, fro...
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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/
Arduino CNC Laser Enrgaver From DVD Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/60B0/J6MGBSG6/F8T60B0J6MGBSG6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/60B0/J6MGBSG6/F8T60B0J6MGBSG6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/60B0/J6MGBSG6/F8T60B0J6MGBSG6.SMALL.jpg How-ToDo Hello everybody, this is project How-ToDo, today I'll show you how I made a laser engraver from old DvD drives. Before we start I have to say that as most of my projects it's easier and probably cheaper to buy same thing from China (Ali or Amazon), and reason of making it by yourself is a process of...
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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