Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:54:04 PST BLOX v1.01 CNC Laser Cutter Journey http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Cutter-Journey/
CNC Laser Cutter Journey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SMALL.jpg Arno1978 I want to share with you the journey had had , creating my very own CNC laser cutter.This projects is about 2 years in the making, due to research and development, and spending allot of time on www.instructables.com it took me a bit longer than anticipated , but I finally decided to start buildin...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 04:53:26 PST
Internet Arduino Controlled T-Slot XY Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Arduino-Controlled-T-Slot-XY-Table/
Internet Arduino Controlled T-Slot XY Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0U1D/GJQEGWB3/FHR0U1DGJQEGWB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0U1D/GJQEGWB3/FHR0U1DGJQEGWB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0U1D/GJQEGWB3/FHR0U1DGJQEGWB3.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is a ridiculously easy (in terms of power tool use - see below) way to make a lower precision XY Table.  With the wide availability of T-Slot extrusions on Amazon and Ebay, and using simple home improvement store hardware, this is a great way to build these kinds of projects.  Using patio door ...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 22:25:17 PDT
CNC FROM SCRAP http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-FROM-SCRAP/
CNC FROM SCRAP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SMALL.jpg zainm2 "DO IGNORE SOME SPELLING MISTAKES IF YOU SEE ANY "FOR MORE DETAILS DO CONTACT ME HERE ZAIN. Any one can create a CNC it easy and the possibility of changing it to a different machine are tremendous, by this I mean that you can change the machines tool to perform a different task for example LASER CU...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 09:12:49 PST
Mach3 Zero Probe Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Mach3-Zero-Probe-Tool/
Mach3 Zero Probe Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/EBHP/HL946T87/FJLEBHPHL946T87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/EBHP/HL946T87/FJLEBHPHL946T87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/EBHP/HL946T87/FJLEBHPHL946T87.SMALL.jpg centauri_dk This is a Simple Guide on how to use a Probe Tool in Mach 3 to find the exact top of a material. You can use an input on your CNC Controller, but if you don’t have free inputs because they are used for Limit Switches like in my case. You can just get another CNC Controller when you have an Additiona...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 12:32:47 PDT
ZelosLaser Cutter 2.0 : Open Source, Sturdy & Versatile http://www.instructables.com/id/ZelosLaser-Engraver/
ZelosLaser Cutter 2.0 : Open Source, Sturdy & Versatile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/E87E/ICPP3S57/F5RE87EICPP3S57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/E87E/ICPP3S57/F5RE87EICPP3S57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/E87E/ICPP3S57/F5RE87EICPP3S57.SMALL.jpg zelos11 I start to plan the ZelosLaser Engraver with the goal of a well-built, Open Soft and Hardware Machine.The ZelosLaser Engraver is affordable, with a compact design and the perfect entry for the Daily Hobbyist. It is easy to build. even for the non Hobbyist.Please never forget that the laser can cause...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:47:23 PDT
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Engraver-Wood-Design/
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SMALL.jpg MichielD99 Hi everybody, my name is Michiel and I am going to show you how to make an awesome looking laser engraver!A couple of months ago, there was a CNC challenge here at instructables, while checking out the entries of that contest, I saw some pretty cool engraving machines and I thought: "Why shouldn't I...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:26:40 PST
DIY MDF CNC Machine 36x22 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Machine-36x22/
DIY MDF CNC Machine 36x22 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/AKHB/GPBDFI4C/FUGAKHBGPBDFI4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/AKHB/GPBDFI4C/FUGAKHBGPBDFI4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/AKHB/GPBDFI4C/FUGAKHBGPBDFI4C.SMALL.jpg Spiky1987 The design I'm gonna present is a DIY CNC machine made with MDF board. This design has been made by one of my friend and I have built one exactly like his. So we currently have 2 machines like this one. This is my first instructable so maybe there will be a couple of things missing, please feel fre...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 13:13:42 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...
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 13:08:00 PDT
Vinyl Cutting for begginers http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Cutting-for-begginers/
Vinyl Cutting for begginers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ECSE/G9NH0I2Q/FUOECSEG9NH0I2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ECSE/G9NH0I2Q/FUOECSEG9NH0I2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ECSE/G9NH0I2Q/FUOECSEG9NH0I2Q.SMALL.jpg nicboy92 The Camm1 vinyl cutter is made by Roland. They also make a small 3dimensional mill, and they are very well known for their musical instruments.   The vinyl cutter uses a small knife to precisely cut the outline of a picture into a sheet or piece of vinyl. The knife moves side to side and turns, whil...
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Wed, 26 May 2010 13:54:38 PDT
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebuilt-DIY-CNC-Router-Arduino-Based-GRBL/
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SMALL.jpg Azielaan015 Already for a few months or even years, I was planning to build my own CNC milling machine. Now I decided it was time to do it! I read a lot about other DIY projects and in the end I liked the design from the Arduino CNC intstructable that I found here. Although the dimensions were unclear and the p...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:01:37 PST
Cutting Acrylic With Your Industrial CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Acrylic-With-Your-Industrial-CNC-Router/
Cutting Acrylic With Your Industrial CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/C0KX/HO7XJ9MW/FHDC0KXHO7XJ9MW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/C0KX/HO7XJ9MW/FHDC0KXHO7XJ9MW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/C0KX/HO7XJ9MW/FHDC0KXHO7XJ9MW.SMALL.jpg INDBrent Many of our customers are cutting or planning to cut Acrylic with their Industrial CNC Router. You can get a smooth finish when cutting this material, however as with most plastics, you do have to pay attention to a few factors, as it requires a little more care than cutting wood. Here are the most ...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:22:38 PST
Sable 2015 CNC + Arduino + GRBL = LunchBox CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Sable-2015-CNC-Arduino-GRBL-LunchBox-CNC/
Sable 2015 CNC + Arduino + GRBL = LunchBox CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/Z06L/IEQB3GIM/FZ7Z06LIEQB3GIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/Z06L/IEQB3GIM/FZ7Z06LIEQB3GIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/Z06L/IEQB3GIM/FZ7Z06LIEQB3GIM.SMALL.jpg EricAusome This is my 2nd Instructable and my 2nd Arduino powered CNC, this time around I up the difficulty level by deciding to make a self contained CNC unit by design my own electronics enclosures and placements. The steps of this Instructable are more descriptive than instructive, the videos are the best w...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:03:38 PDT
Mr.Engraver : The Desktop Laser Engraving Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/MrEngraver-the-Desktop-Laser-Engraving-Machine/
Mr.Engraver : The Desktop Laser Engraving Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Meet "Mr.Engraver" ! The DIY portable desktop laser engraving machine. The Engraver can engrave on wood and plastic, Cut through foam sheets and paper. The machine can be used to do tons of creative work, the only limit is Imagination (besides the work area).The work area of Mr-Engraver is 38mm x 38...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:01:17 PST
cut any arbitrary complex design with a craft cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/cut-any-arbitrary-complex-design-with-a-cricut/
cut any arbitrary complex design with a craft cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/6E2U/GI0TCL23/F4P6E2UGI0TCL23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/6E2U/GI0TCL23/F4P6E2UGI0TCL23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/6E2U/GI0TCL23/F4P6E2UGI0TCL23.SMALL.jpg foobear Update:  wow, bummer.  Turns out ProvoCraft (the makers of the Cricut)  sued "Make the Cut" and "Sure Cuts A Lot" so that they can no longer sell their products to work with the Cricut. Here are some competing products which can be used with Make the Cut software though I have not tried these produ...
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Thu, 23 Dec 2010 23:04:35 PST
How to Create A .DXF File in AutoDesk Inventor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-A-DXF-File-in-AutoDesk-Inventor/
How to Create A .DXF File in AutoDesk Inventor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/DOGX/H3Z3UIBR/F6TDOGXH3Z3UIBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/DOGX/H3Z3UIBR/F6TDOGXH3Z3UIBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/DOGX/H3Z3UIBR/F6TDOGXH3Z3UIBR.SMALL.jpg scott.bridgman.ts In this instructable I will teach you how to draw a simple object in Autodesk Inventor and save it as a .dxf file for use with a CNC Plasma Cutter. You will need: 1) Access to Autodesk Inventor Software (Available on all computers at any TECHSHOP location!) Let's Begin So first your going to op...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 18:33:32 PDT
Cymatic water tank visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cymatic-water-tank-visualizer/
Cymatic water tank visualizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/X2AH/IHAYF8D3/F01X2AHIHAYF8D3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/X2AH/IHAYF8D3/F01X2AHIHAYF8D3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/X2AH/IHAYF8D3/F01X2AHIHAYF8D3.SMALL.jpg space13 The cymatic water tank visualizer takes any sound or data in the form of sound files, and plays them through deep bass "Buttkicker" speakers to vibrate a tank full of water. Different frequencies excite different modes of vibration of the tank and cause different kinds of patterns in the water.Highe...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 19:17:18 PST
How to Convert and Mill your PCB Layouts on your CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-and-Mill-your-PCB-Layouts-on-your-C/
How to Convert and Mill your PCB Layouts on your CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/TAB2/HIT3GEV8/FELTAB2HIT3GEV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/TAB2/HIT3GEV8/FELTAB2HIT3GEV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/TAB2/HIT3GEV8/FELTAB2HIT3GEV8.SMALL.jpg centauri_dk This is a small tutorial showing how to deal with the problems converting your PCB Schematics to G-Code to be able to Mill it. Used Software. DipTrace : http://www.diptrace.com/ CopperCAM : http://www.galaad.net/coppercam-eng.html Mach3 : http://www.machsupport.com/ I used DipTrace form y PCB Layo...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 07:31:42 PDT
From SketchUp to CNC Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/From-SketchUp-to-CNC-Fabrication/
From SketchUp to CNC Fabrication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/2X5Q/HBPBS090/FWI2X5QHBPBS090.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/2X5Q/HBPBS090/FWI2X5QHBPBS090.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/2X5Q/HBPBS090/FWI2X5QHBPBS090.SMALL.jpg phooddaniel This video series shows how to get from CAD, to CAM, to a CNC fabricated product.  The tools we will be using are SketchUp for CAD,  CamBam for CAM, Mach3 for gcode reading/CNC control, and a CNC router (greenBull from BuildYourCNC.com) for part fabrication.  Keep in mind during this tutorial that ...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:35:19 PST
How to write G code (basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-write-G-code-basics/
How to write G code (basics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XJ8O/I1C3WG33/F4MXJ8OI1C3WG33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XJ8O/I1C3WG33/F4MXJ8OI1C3WG33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XJ8O/I1C3WG33/F4MXJ8OI1C3WG33.SMALL.jpg Mach95 The basics of writing G code and some M code Write the Introduction Start the first line with a '%' then press enter. The next line should start with a capital 'o'. If the character there is a zero the machine will throw an error code. After the capital O and with no spaces there should be 4 or 5...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:05:20 PDT
3020 CNC + Arduino + GRBL + CNC Shield V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/3020-CNC-Arduino-GRBL-CNC-Shield-V3/
3020 CNC + Arduino + GRBL + CNC Shield V3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/5S4Z/IEAB4BRY/FN25S4ZIEAB4BRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/5S4Z/IEAB4BRY/FN25S4ZIEAB4BRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/5S4Z/IEAB4BRY/FN25S4ZIEAB4BRY.SMALL.jpg EricAusome Let's convert an inexpensive Chinese CNC machine from Parallel Port to Arduino and GRBL. Alright guys, this is a culmination of weeks of reading, researching and determination. It's my first instructable so hope this helps get you where you need to go. A little bit of background, before we start:The...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 19:53:32 PDT
Custom Aluminum and Brass Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Aluminum-and-Brass-Rings/
Custom Aluminum and Brass Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/P78F/IDK2MP29/FMEP78FIDK2MP29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/P78F/IDK2MP29/FMEP78FIDK2MP29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/P78F/IDK2MP29/FMEP78FIDK2MP29.SMALL.jpg othermachine Hi folks! My name is Owen Smithyman, and I'm a content developer at Other Machine Co. I just got married three weeks ago, and to mark the occasion and what it represents, I now wear a gold ring on my finger. I did not make this ring on the Othermill, but it inspired me to try milling rings myself, s...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:00:34 PDT
Mini CNC Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-CNC-Foam-Cutter/
Mini CNC Foam Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/N5A2/IDCHVU7K/FZ5N5A2IDCHVU7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/N5A2/IDCHVU7K/FZ5N5A2IDCHVU7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/N5A2/IDCHVU7K/FZ5N5A2IDCHVU7K.SMALL.jpg jonah marrs This instructable explains how to make a mini CNC foamcutter from recycled e-waste.Here are the core things you will need:X1 Compact Photo Printer X2 Desktop DVD-romX1 Hairdryer X1 Arduino and USB connection to computerX3 Easy Stepper Motor DriversX1 Grbl softwarex1 Supply of Recycled Polystyrene Sm...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 00:04:30 PDT
Compact CNC/3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-CNC3D-Printer/
Compact CNC/3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/B83J/ID0PPIM6/FI4B83JID0PPIM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/B83J/ID0PPIM6/FI4B83JID0PPIM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/B83J/ID0PPIM6/FI4B83JID0PPIM6.SMALL.jpg Brijesh Sondarva Hi friend’s I'm coming with new project was A Compact CNC/3Dprinter that was build using waste parts.First of all personally thanks to Gelstronic who help me for technical support . This printer totally open source and made using waste parts from CD/DVD writer, Arduino, L293D motor shield and some ...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 15:32:40 PDT
Homemade Aluminium Alloy Mini Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Aluminium-Alloy-Mini-Lathe/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 01:44:41 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
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
Creating Vinyl Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Vinyl-Stickers/
Creating Vinyl Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GRWF/IAQMKCGG/FQ0GRWFIAQMKCGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GRWF/IAQMKCGG/FQ0GRWFIAQMKCGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/GRWF/IAQMKCGG/FQ0GRWFIAQMKCGG.SMALL.jpg spyclub My hackspace has a Silhouette Portrait and I thought it would be nice to make a big sticker to put up on our hackspace door. For the supplies I stumbled across MDP Supplies who do a variety of different vinyl by the roll.http://www.mdpsupplies.co.uk/categories/cameo.asp Preparing the cutting mat ...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:13:50 PDT
Star Wars Chocolate Mould with X Carve CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Chocolate-Mold-with-X-Carve-CNC/
Star Wars Chocolate Mould with X Carve CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5LUB/I9EOU5KS/FLN5LUBI9EOU5KS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5LUB/I9EOU5KS/FLN5LUBI9EOU5KS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5LUB/I9EOU5KS/FLN5LUBI9EOU5KS.SMALL.jpg Warren Downes - One Wood Make Stars Wars Chocolate Silicone Moulds with X-Carve CNCWoodworking project video of making a silicone mould for chocolate using X Carve CNC from Inventables. Star Wars collaboration project in honor of Star Wars Day 2015Using multiple techniques including Inventables X-Carve CNC, Silicone Moulds ...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:19:36 PDT
PRINTED CNC Z AXIS for ARDUINO projects or small router, printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Z-AXIS-for-ARDUINO-projects-or-small-router-pr/
PRINTED CNC Z AXIS for ARDUINO projects or small router, printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SMALL.jpg cnc4newbie A small Z axis slider for small your small projects.It use a nema 14 stepper and simple components.You can buy the mechanical kit here: http://www.cnc4newbie.comOr you can buy from your local hardware store.Download the STL files from my thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:760793Material...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:07:42 PDT
3D Printing and CNCing Weird Freeform Lenses http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Custom-Lenses/
3D Printing and CNCing Weird Freeform Lenses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FR1/MLGK/IGWQ63N6/FR1MLGKIGWQ63N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FR1/MLGK/IGWQ63N6/FR1MLGKIGWQ63N6.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FR1/MLGK/IGWQ63N6/FR1MLGKIGWQ63N6.SMALL.gif Robb The world of optics and lens manufacturing has traditionally been closed off to non-experts. It doesn't have to be that way. Using rapid prototyping tools like 3D printers and CNC routers, making a lens is easier than you might think.You can use the technique outlined in this Instructable to make ve...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 20:18:07 PDT
Mini Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-CNC/
Mini Arduino CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/VS5Q/I7YLIG9L/F5ZVS5QI7YLIG9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/VS5Q/I7YLIG9L/F5ZVS5QI7YLIG9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/VS5Q/I7YLIG9L/F5ZVS5QI7YLIG9L.SMALL.jpg me_zain This instructable shows you how to build a cheap and easy, but very small CNC using Arduino UNO. You can use it to mill thin wood, different foams or you can use it for plotting different sketches and also can be used for engraving and etching purposes.Inspired by the Small Arduino CNC (thank you ve...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:24:48 PDT
DIY Conveyor belt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Conveyor-belt/
DIY Conveyor belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/4QZ3/I7MY3VQ1/FT04QZ3I7MY3VQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/4QZ3/I7MY3VQ1/FT04QZ3I7MY3VQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/4QZ3/I7MY3VQ1/FT04QZ3I7MY3VQ1.SMALL.jpg ChrisK13 A cheap DIY conveyor for moving small loads with precision, all made from common hardware shop parts.MotivationI was doing a pick n place type machine, but became tired of the time needed in a xyz style of machine to travel back and forth. It seemed to make more sense for the part to move close to t...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:36:26 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
Cookie CNC Spirograph from Trash http://www.instructables.com/id/Cookie-CNC-Spirograph-from-Trash/
Cookie CNC Spirograph from Trash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/5S0X/I7CCAPPS/FF95S0XI7CCAPPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/5S0X/I7CCAPPS/FF95S0XI7CCAPPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/5S0X/I7CCAPPS/FF95S0XI7CCAPPS.SMALL.jpg ArvidJense Cookie monster loves cookies, but sometimes he gets bored of looking at the same old cookies. Let's help our poor friend by putting colored glazing on some cookies...with a CNC machine...we've build ourselves... out of scrap...!Features: Draws glazing on cookies Can draw with any color you pu...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:56:50 PDT
Edge 3D Printer 1.0 - an affordable open source 3D printer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-Printer-an-affordable-open-source-3D-print/
Edge 3D Printer 1.0 - an affordable open source 3D printer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hello everyone! In this instructable I will show you how to make a low cost 3d printer that I designed! It should cost around $150 US dollars or $175 Canadian dollars, if you buy from the links provided in this project (parts are from Aliexpress). You can also buy locally but it will cost more (abou...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 23:44:55 PDT
Basic beginners mini 3 axis CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-beginners-mini-3-axis-CNC-mill/
Basic beginners mini 3 axis CNC mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/00I8/I78VOHLV/FOK00I8I78VOHLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/00I8/I78VOHLV/FOK00I8I78VOHLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/00I8/I78VOHLV/FOK00I8I78VOHLV.SMALL.jpg Unclejake I've been a CNC machinist just short of 20 years. Owned a Fadal 4020 with extended Z made some neat gadgets with it. About 5 years ago after illness I started back working and looked into and purchased some micro-controllers. All with the idea of building my own little machines. And explore what mak...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 05:31:49 PDT
SHARKCHAIR: Modular Interlocking Furniture Design http://www.instructables.com/id/SHARKCHAIR-Modular-Interlocking-Furniture-Design/
SHARKCHAIR: Modular Interlocking Furniture Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/ZVFB/I78VLG4W/F3NZVFBI78VLG4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/ZVFB/I78VLG4W/F3NZVFBI78VLG4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/ZVFB/I78VLG4W/F3NZVFBI78VLG4W.SMALL.jpg Asamati98 Hello fellow instructable, CNC, shark, or furniture enthusiasts! In this instructable, you will learn how the hottest piece of furniture to ever be publicized was created, but first how about I tell you a story, the story of the SHARKCHAIR.This story begins with two best friends charged with a task,...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:11:06 PDT
X-Y Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Y-Plotter-1/
X-Y Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/NBZ2/I78VKFQV/FO8NBZ2I78VKFQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/NBZ2/I78VKFQV/FO8NBZ2I78VKFQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/NBZ2/I78VKFQV/FO8NBZ2I78VKFQV.SMALL.jpg Henri.Lacoste Update 12.04.2015 - Have added a step to cover adding a cutting tool.Hi,Thank you for taking the time to check out my instructable for an Arduino based X-Y plotter. I decided to build this as an accompanying piece of work for my 4th year architecture dissertation at the University of Edinburgh the t...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:56:06 PDT
Make a 3D Printer using a CNC router - Deltabot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Printer-with-a-CNC-router/
Make a 3D Printer using a CNC router - Deltabot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/1L3G/I78VN089/FO61L3GI78VN089.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/1L3G/I78VN089/FO61L3GI78VN089.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/1L3G/I78VN089/FO61L3GI78VN089.SMALL.jpg MrTinkerer Another possible title would be "Make a 3D machine using a 2D machine."This Instructable is about using a CNC router and 2D designs to create a Deltabot 3D Printer.In my research about 3D printers for hobbyist I have found a thriving community and design philosophy called RepRap. The way I understoo...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 22:10:39 PDT
Control your CNC over Wi-Fi http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-CNC-over-Wi-Fi/
Control your CNC over Wi-Fi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/HY29/I74NAA4M/FXRHY29I74NAA4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/HY29/I74NAA4M/FXRHY29I74NAA4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/HY29/I74NAA4M/FXRHY29I74NAA4M.SMALL.jpg eLVirus88 Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable, ever. I hope you enjoy it.I recently built my own CNC router and ever since I got it up and running I have been obsessed with it. It's been a great learning experience both in terms of CNC hardware and the software that you need to run it. Throughout my fi...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:59:32 PDT
Custom Luggage Badge http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Luggage-Badge/
Custom Luggage Badge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/CK43/I735ZRZZ/F5NCK43I735ZRZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/CK43/I735ZRZZ/F5NCK43I735ZRZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/CK43/I735ZRZZ/F5NCK43I735ZRZZ.SMALL.jpg Knires I love CNC for creating custom items for friends and family. My sister is going and a big trip to South America this spring and I wanted to make her something for the trip, so I came up with a custom badge for her luggage. The shape is inspired from a movie she likes (can you guess which one?), but ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:37:52 PDT
DIY CNC Chess http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chess/
DIY CNC Chess - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/NA6M/I71QE1QC/FNLNA6MI71QE1QC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/NA6M/I71QE1QC/FNLNA6MI71QE1QC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/NA6M/I71QE1QC/FNLNA6MI71QE1QC.SMALL.jpg ivver Hello everyone,in this tutorial I'll show you one of my school projects which we had through high school. As you can suppose judging by title, it's about chess figures, there were two types of material, aluminium and brass. The goal of whole project was to recreate chess figures which were recently ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:05 PDT
Laser engraving machine CNC (Producing Laser Engraving Machine by Using Wasted CD-Drive or Printer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-engraving-machine-Producing-Laser-Engraving-/
Laser engraving machine CNC (Producing Laser Engraving Machine by Using Wasted CD-Drive or Printer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/KQK5/I6WOO6LV/F1VKQK5I6WOO6LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/KQK5/I6WOO6LV/F1VKQK5I6WOO6LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/KQK5/I6WOO6LV/F1VKQK5I6WOO6LV.SMALL.jpg 344185151 Are you still worried about what gifts are best suited for your friends? Do you want to choose something creative to express your sincere wishes? With the advancement of the economy, higher requirements on presents become more necessary. Gifts with innovative ideas are coming into our sights.Some pe...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 14:38:48 PST
My First CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-CNC-Machine/
My First CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MUVS/I6NICOED/FV3MUVSI6NICOED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MUVS/I6NICOED/FV3MUVSI6NICOED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MUVS/I6NICOED/FV3MUVSI6NICOED.SMALL.jpg madguernseyboy This CNC was created using parts bought though the Kickstarter project www.aquickcnc.com.Here is the Ended Kickstarted Project https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ajquick/cnc-b...The Design was built using Aluminium profiles and 3rd printed parts. The great part of the design of this is that the Ac...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:06:43 PST
Mechanical Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Pi/
Mechanical Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/MG9E/I6EXJP48/F4ZMG9EI6EXJP48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/MG9E/I6EXJP48/F4ZMG9EI6EXJP48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/MG9E/I6EXJP48/F4ZMG9EI6EXJP48.SMALL.jpg FlorianB As part of the semester topic „Techno Legacy“ David and I decided to focus on pocket calculators.These devices become more and more irrelevant due to the universal integration of their functionality into major digital devices, primarily smartphones. While doing some research on calculators and mathe...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 05:00:17 PST
Build your own cnc machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-cnc-machine/
Build your own cnc machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/HXHT/I6C2KART/FM8HXHTI6C2KART.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/HXHT/I6C2KART/FM8HXHTI6C2KART.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/HXHT/I6C2KART/FM8HXHTI6C2KART.SMALL.jpg gaby35b2 in this tutorial i'm going to show you how to make your own CNC machine. For this you can buy all the materials in local dealers, and electronic shops. CNC is a computer controled machine,and can cut, engrave and carve, in all kind of materials. Materials for the estructure we need a lot of mater...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:49:36 PST
Othermill: Magnetic CNC Knit Textile http://www.instructables.com/id/Othemill-Magnetic-CNC-Knit-Textile/
Othermill: Magnetic CNC Knit Textile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/QWSE/I5THU2LD/FO6QWSEI5THU2LD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/QWSE/I5THU2LD/FO6QWSEI5THU2LD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/QWSE/I5THU2LD/FO6QWSEI5THU2LD.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey Othermill was kind of enough to let me swing by and try some experimentation on their fantastically small and powerful desktop CNC machine. Traditionally, this machine has trouble cutting rubber. As described in house, "cutting rubber on a small CNC machine is like slicing really soft cheese with a ...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 10:37:34 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 Padded Jewelry Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Padded-Jewelry-Boxes/
CNC Padded Jewelry Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/XDBL/I4SCON5Z/F8JXDBLI4SCON5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/XDBL/I4SCON5Z/F8JXDBLI4SCON5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/XDBL/I4SCON5Z/F8JXDBLI4SCON5Z.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker The frantic activity around the the holiday season (you would think that with a full 12 months notice it would be less so!) leaves very little time for making gifts. This year I managed to find the time and made jewelry boxes from wood boards. The boxes have an inlaid brass plate which are personall...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:38:44 PST
Your Brain on Pier 9: CNC Milled Corian http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Brain-on-Pier-9-CNC-Milled-Corian/
Your Brain on Pier 9: CNC Milled Corian - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Towards the end of my residency at Autodesk / Instructables @ Pier 9 I got inspired to create a piece about the residency at the pier and how it affected me. If you haven't heard of the Artist-Rn-Residency Program at Pier 9, check out this video that summarizes what it's all about! When I started th...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:06:49 PST