Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 24 May 2017 03:54:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Drawing instructables robot by Mini CNC - Arduino - L293D Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Instructables-Robot-by-Mini-CNC-Arduino-L2/
Drawing instructables robot by Mini CNC - Arduino - L293D Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SMALL.jpg insructAbdo Its mini cnc arduino based and shield adafruit Driver motors v1 L293D , Let's Make it ;) Main Video Youtube Do not forget Subscripe in My Channel Youtube , thank you :) :) :) Instructables : http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-CNC-Machine-A...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 18:13:25 PDT
CNC from recycled PC parts http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-From-Recycled-PC-Parts/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 06:55:38 PST
CNC Made From Garbage http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Made-From-Garbage/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 07:45:40 PST
Low Budget CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Budget-CNC/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 20:58:08 PST
Homemade CNC Router Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Custom-CNC-Router/
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 06:56:25 PST
Curved Kerf Bending Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-Kerf-Bending-Part-2/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 22:35:52 PDT
CNC Picture Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Picture-Carving/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 16:36:36 PST
Make awesome 3D geometry by programming CNC-code http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Awesome-3D-Geometry-by-Programming-CNC-code/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 09:26:02 PST
Android CNC Control with GRBL http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-CNC-Control-With-GRBL/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 05:49:25 PDT
Custom Mouse Wheel As PocketNC Jog Wheel (or volume control dial) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Mouse-Wheel-As-PocketNC-Jog-Wheel/
Custom Mouse Wheel As PocketNC Jog Wheel (or volume control dial) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/WFLH/IXLA9ZPP/FMHWFLHIXLA9ZPP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/WFLH/IXLA9ZPP/FMHWFLHIXLA9ZPP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/WFLH/IXLA9ZPP/FMHWFLHIXLA9ZPP.SMALL.jpg allwinedesigns This Instructable explains how to use an Arduino and a rotary encoder to make your own mouse wheel and how to design an enclosure for it using Fusion 360. It also explains how to use your mouse wheel as a jog wheel for the Pocket NC. If you don't have a Pocket NC, the design and Arduino portions can...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 12:55:45 PST
DIY CNC for less of 160€ with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-for-Less-of-160-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 02:27:17 PST
Animated Star Wars CNC LED lamp Arduino Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Star-Wars-CNC-LED-Lamp-Arduino-Controlled/
Animated Star Wars CNC LED lamp Arduino Controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/YJUX/IYYTG0VG/F2NYJUXIYYTG0VG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/YJUX/IYYTG0VG/F2NYJUXIYYTG0VG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/YJUX/IYYTG0VG/F2NYJUXIYYTG0VG.SMALL.jpg joshuarw I'm really excited because this is my first ever Instructable! Before I get started I just want you to know that I am solely using the dictation option on an iPhone in the Instructables app. (So don't criticize me for my punctuation and grammar) :)Secondly I want you to be encouraged that even if yo...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:50:10 PST
Build a CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-CNC-Router/
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 15:07:56 PST
Building a 3D printer under $200 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-Printer-Under-200-1/
Building a 3D printer under $200 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/MG7L/IWMR3TEE/FVLMG7LIWMR3TEE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/MG7L/IWMR3TEE/FVLMG7LIWMR3TEE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/MG7L/IWMR3TEE/FVLMG7LIWMR3TEE.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 r...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 13:09:57 PST
CNC out of a scanner (cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-out-of-a-scanner-cheap/
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 09:41:23 PST
CNC Table & Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Table-Storage/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 08:36:47 PST
How to use a CNC Mill with Google SketchUp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-CNC-Mill-with-Google-SketchUp/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2009 07:28:05 PDT
Welcome to CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Welcome-to-CNC/
Welcome to CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/KRT3/IV0AVN1F/F4MKRT3IV0AVN1F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/KRT3/IV0AVN1F/F4MKRT3IV0AVN1F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/KRT3/IV0AVN1F/F4MKRT3IV0AVN1F.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON In this class, you’ll learn everything you need to know to design and create your own CNC cut projects, whether or not you’ve got access to a CNC router. We’ll learn some useful 3D modeling techniques, how to create joinery, and talk about equipment and materials.CNC stands for Computer Numerical Co...
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 12:28:02 PST
How to get started with CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Started-With-CNC/
How to get started with CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/9BDK/IW6PDUIO/FAX9BDKIW6PDUIO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/9BDK/IW6PDUIO/FAX9BDKIW6PDUIO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/9BDK/IW6PDUIO/FAX9BDKIW6PDUIO.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This instructable is a lesson in my free CNC Class. To enroll, click here.In this lesson, we'll go over how to get started with CNC. We'll get acquainted with the basic concepts of CNC by turning a photograph into a 3D relief sculpture. I'll demonstrate this process using a script with Fusion 360.Wh...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:42:29 PST
Drawing Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Plotter/
Drawing Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/9X74/IW6PLGDJ/FD29X74IW6PLGDJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/9X74/IW6PLGDJ/FD29X74IW6PLGDJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/9X74/IW6PLGDJ/FD29X74IW6PLGDJ.SMALL.jpg TheSuperSewcio. Welcome to my Instructable!Thanks for everyone who voted for me in the contests!More about Mk2 version Plotter.Here I'll show you how to make 2 axis, gcode controlled drawing plotter.I've already made a delta 3D printer which is awesome, the only thing that wasn't made by me was the Arduino program....
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 08:00:45 PST
Cheap CNC Dos and Don'ts http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-CNC-Dos-and-Donts/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 07:51:13 PST
Using a Single-Axis TB6560 Stepper Driver with GRBL/RAMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Single-Axis-TB6560-Stepper-Driver-With-GRB/
Using a Single-Axis TB6560 Stepper Driver with GRBL/RAMPS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/L7SK/IKMXCOGZ/F72L7SKIKMXCOGZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/L7SK/IKMXCOGZ/F72L7SKIKMXCOGZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/L7SK/IKMXCOGZ/F72L7SKIKMXCOGZ.SMALL.jpg dapiguy I developed an obsession with laser engravers and CNC routers and 3d printers. I first bought a Printrbot that worked perfectly out of the box. For two years I played with it, adding minor upgrades like a heatbed. I decided to print myself a laser engraver that used NEMA17 stepper motors. After ...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:12:37 PST
5 Axis Desktop CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Axis-Desktop-CNC-Mill/
5 Axis Desktop CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/HFZU/H672LW8K/FWIHFZUH672LW8K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/HFZU/H672LW8K/FWIHFZUH672LW8K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/HFZU/H672LW8K/FWIHFZUH672LW8K.SMALL.jpg mybell125 For those who have expressed interest, we just launched our website, http://www.pocketnc.com.  Or you can "like" or facebook page to get our status updates.http://www.facebook.com/pocketnc Its super basic, but if you're interested in getting updates we are going to do our best to keep the blog ...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:52:24 PDT
Running a Unipolar Stepper Motor with a Bipolar Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-a-Unipolar-Stepper-Motor-with-a-Bipolar-Dr/
Running a Unipolar Stepper Motor with a Bipolar Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/G1KU/HD4VOTHY/F43G1KUHD4VOTHY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/G1KU/HD4VOTHY/F43G1KUHD4VOTHY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/G1KU/HD4VOTHY/F43G1KUHD4VOTHY.SMALL.jpg pieterjlouw So I gutted an old printer last night and found a few rods, motors and gears for my parts stockpile. I started typing motor details into Google and identified the one as being a 12V stepper, but the datasheet is very limited. From the 6 pins I realized it has to be a Unipolar motor. I started testi...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 04:22:22 PST
Build a CNC Router from Scratch (Part 1): Complete Video Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-CNC-Router-from-Scratch-Part-1%3a-Complete/
Build a CNC Router from Scratch (Part 1): Complete Video Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/SD0U/F4WY1JJN/FBHSD0UF4WY1JJN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/SD0U/F4WY1JJN/FBHSD0UF4WY1JJN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/SD0U/F4WY1JJN/FBHSD0UF4WY1JJN.SMALL.jpg phooddaniel Completely build a CNC router from the ground up without plans, just your hands, some cheap materials and basic tools, and common sense. Did I mention you don't need plans? It's easy, and I guide you through a process of building that the measurements are derived through a logical approach, so all...
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Sat, 4 Aug 2007 14:47:41 PDT
Mini arduino Plotter without a servo motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-Plotter-Without-a-Servo-Motor/
Mini arduino Plotter without a servo motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GVNN/ILIAWNT3/F3EGVNNILIAWNT3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GVNN/ILIAWNT3/F3EGVNNILIAWNT3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GVNN/ILIAWNT3/F3EGVNNILIAWNT3.SMALL.jpg TunMaker In this project I will show you how to turn two old DVD-drives into a mini plotter.this project is simple and easy to do and makes a good practice if you want to make a real CNC machine(this is why i started this project to prepare my self for a bigger CNC),you get to drive stepper motors and conver...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 04:16:50 PST
A Smarter Way to Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Smarter-Way-to-Mill/
A Smarter Way to Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Just because you have the best, most expensive state of the art tools doesn't make you rockstar. And just because you don't have access to the most expensive state of the art tools doesn't mean you can't be a rockstar. Standard Milling is Stupid Standard milling in a router takes too long and i...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:57:12 PST
DIY CNC Graphics cutter hack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Graphics-cutter-hack/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 10:04:09 PDT
GOOD QUALITY CNC MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/Good-quality-CNC-Machine/
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 04:39:32 PDT
CNC Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Engraver/
CNC Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/DYBX/HZU0JFZF/FS2DYBXHZU0JFZF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/DYBX/HZU0JFZF/FS2DYBXHZU0JFZF.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Mini Traceur Arduino - Mini CNC Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Traceur-Arduino-Mini-CNC-Plotter/
Mini Traceur Arduino - Mini CNC Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/EY9G/IL2640T5/F05EY9GIL2640T5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/EY9G/IL2640T5/F05EY9GIL2640T5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/EY9G/IL2640T5/F05EY9GIL2640T5.SMALL.jpg projetsdiy Now, you can read the English version of this tutorial here http://www.projetsdiy.fr/mini-cnc-plotter-arduino-...Ce projet est basé sur le projet d'ardumotive. L'objectif est de proposer un kit d'éléments de structure permettant un assemblage plus facile d'un Mini Traceur (CNC Plotter) à base d'Ardu...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 18:27:42 PST
Home built CNC Machine Part 1 - Supported Linear Rails http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-built-CNC-Machine-Part-1-Supported-Linear-R/
Home built CNC Machine Part 1 - Supported Linear Rails - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/YLWF/GZ0JIHDT/FF7YLWFGZ0JIHDT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/YLWF/GZ0JIHDT/FF7YLWFGZ0JIHDT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/YLWF/GZ0JIHDT/FF7YLWFGZ0JIHDT.SMALL.jpg Pader This instructable is part of an on-going project to build a home CNC machine.  In this part of the project, I will show you how to build a supported linear rail which can be adapted for the desired length (X-Axis) of your own CNC project.   Most people are put off from building a useful sized CNC m...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 08:42:43 PST
Low Cost Reliable & Powerfull Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Reliable-Powerfull-Laser-Engraver/
Low Cost Reliable & Powerfull Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/83WI/ISCB0WSR/F3M83WIISCB0WSR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/83WI/ISCB0WSR/F3M83WIISCB0WSR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/83WI/ISCB0WSR/F3M83WIISCB0WSR.SMALL.jpg mdeudon I've seen many Laser Engraver models on Instructables. I wanted to build my own style, inspired by what I've seen.Especially this one :https://www.instructables.com/id/3W-4x4-Arduino-Las...After many time and efforts, I've came to something pleasant to use and reliable.The maximum POWER is 3W. But u...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:41:28 PDT
DIY X Y Z Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-X-Y-Z-Axis-Slide-CNC-for-Homemade-Wood-Metal-M/
DIY X Y Z Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/L2S8/IFPONI2U/F6PL2S8IFPONI2U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/L2S8/IFPONI2U/F6PL2S8IFPONI2U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/L2S8/IFPONI2U/F6PL2S8IFPONI2U.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY X Y Z Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill LatheMore Step by Step Homemade Mini Lathe DIY Wood Milling CNC Router here:I tried to upgrade to X axis but wasn't happy with the results, so I decided to make a new X axis with aluminium alloy and Linear Motion Guide RailX axis raw materia...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 07:03:25 PDT
128 laser cut boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/128-laser-cut-boxes/
128 laser cut boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/UXMI/HJZ86JUI/F36UXMIHJZ86JUI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/UXMI/HJZ86JUI/F36UXMIHJZ86JUI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/UXMI/HJZ86JUI/F36UXMIHJZ86JUI.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash As part of my schools recruitment drive for new students, we have a day that grade 6 kids can come to high school for a few hours and try different subjects. I was asked to motivate kids to choose engineering, which sounds all good but, then you read the fine print...... 128 kids,... two and a half ...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:17:20 PDT
Creating A Simple 3D Model on Fusion 360 and Creating a Toolpath MYDIYCNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-A-Simple-3D-Model-on-Fusion-360-and-Creat/
Creating A Simple 3D Model on Fusion 360 and Creating a Toolpath MYDIYCNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/MD5N/I5BSAPD4/FN5MD5NI5BSAPD4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/MD5N/I5BSAPD4/FN5MD5NI5BSAPD4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/MD5N/I5BSAPD4/FN5MD5NI5BSAPD4.SMALL.jpg Tory MYDIYCNC Hello there,Tory at MyDIYCNC here. Today I want to show you how to use a very useful piece of software from Autodesk called: Fusion 360. With this software you can create simple 3D Models, to elaborate and complex 3D models.What I hope to teach you today is how to create a simple model on Fusion 360...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:54:03 PST
High Precision Cardboard CNC Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Precision-Cardboard-CNC-Drawing-Machine/
High Precision Cardboard CNC Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SMALL.jpg Dan Chen fter achieving decent accuracy with the 2-Axis Cardboard CNC machine, it gave me the confidence to make the 3-Axis CNC machine with the cardboard. Here are some of my design considerations when designing this machine. No Glue Modular design elements / cut outs Reconfigurable, you can make th...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 02:55:43 PDT
Automatic Axis Calibration Using Mach 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Axis-Calibration-Using-Mach-3/
Automatic Axis Calibration Using Mach 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/OY7W/HMMFDPWG/FP6OY7WHMMFDPWG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/OY7W/HMMFDPWG/FP6OY7WHMMFDPWG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/OY7W/HMMFDPWG/FP6OY7WHMMFDPWG.SMALL.jpg INDBrent For your Industrial CNC Router to cut accurately, the motors need to be tuned. Basically this means that every pulse sent from the computer to the machine needs to translate correctly to produce the units you measure with (inches or millimeters.) When motors are tuned properly the machine will cut t...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:31:52 PDT
CNC machine for shaping large pieces of polystyrene foam http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-machine-for-shaping-large-pieces-of-polystyren/
CNC machine for shaping large pieces of polystyrene foam - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/MY5A/H2WEVZXX/FQQMY5AH2WEVZXX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/MY5A/H2WEVZXX/FQQMY5AH2WEVZXX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/MY5A/H2WEVZXX/FQQMY5AH2WEVZXX.SMALL.jpg RTegelbeckers Summary This instructable shows how to shape polystyrene foam, using a CNC machine. Starting with a brief introduction, design software necessary for creating an STL file is discussed. This is followed by a method for creating G-code, using an STL file as input. After this comes the introduction to...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 23:54:12 PDT
DIY 5500mW Laser Engraver / Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5500mW-Laser-Engraver-Cutter/
DIY 5500mW Laser Engraver / Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]If you ask any DIY hobby ist like me, what’s on top of their wish-list, chances are pretty high that they’ll say a 3D printer or laser cutter/engraver. Laser Engraver/Cutter are incredibly cool, and much like 3D printers.Two years back, I was looking through a magazine and came across ...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 08:56:03 PDT
cnc Grbl with Adafruit Motot Shield v2 http://www.instructables.com/id/cnc-Grbl-with-Adafruit-Motot-Shield-v2/
cnc Grbl with Adafruit Motot Shield v2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/3NIK/IDECYI43/FQH3NIKIDECYI43.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/3NIK/IDECYI43/FQH3NIKIDECYI43.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/3NIK/IDECYI43/FQH3NIKIDECYI43.SMALL.jpg vasiliuc This is not an instructables is most for sharing the grbl software that I modified to work with Adafruit Motor Shied V2.I had some Adafruit motor shield v2 and some stepper motors saved from some old printers and i sad i can make cnc or 3d printer. For the mechanical part it was quite easy , is a si...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 23:58:00 PDT