Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:19:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Model-to-Mill-using-HSM-to-get-your-design-fr/
From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Many of you reading this probably have access to and experience with some sort of 3D design software whether it’s professional or free. Out of those people, there are probably fewer who happen to have access to some sort of CNC machine (a ShopBot or other CNC router or mill). Of those, I’d be willi...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:17:06 PDT
How to write G code (basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-write-G-code-basics/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:05:20 PDT
Chocolate Millennium Falcon http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Millennium-Falcon/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:49:45 PDT
Light Up Necklace Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Hummingbird-Necklace-Kit/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:49:07 PDT
Unlimited Arduino clones: the Otherduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlimited-Arduino-clones-the-Otherduino/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:47:55 PDT
DMS 3864 Tool Magazine In Emergency http://www.instructables.com/id/DMS-3864-Tool-Magazine-In-Emergency/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:54:46 PDT
Convert STL to DXF using Open Source tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-STL-to-DXF-using-Open-Source-tools/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 04:51:16 PDT
Inside the Haas CNC ST-10Y Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Inside-the-Haas-CNC-ST-10Y-Lathe/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 15:23:19 PDT
Getting Started with HSMXpress http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-HSMXpress/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 13:01:09 PDT
Getting Started with Inventor HSM Express http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Inventor-HSM/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 12:39:02 PDT
End Stop / Limit Switch Problems http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Stop-Limit-Switch-Problems/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 00:59:16 PDT
3D printed CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-CNC-mill/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 23:59:50 PDT
Small Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Arduino-CNC/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 05:16:10 PDT
Keychain iPhone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Keychain-iPhone-Holder/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:39:23 PDT
Shapeoko 2 Z Axis Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-Z-Axis-Fix/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:36:15 PDT
Dragon Shell Pavilion Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Shell-Pavilion-Prototype/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:48:01 PDT
CNC Router Bar Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Router-Bar-Stool/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:12:02 PDT
Make a cheap Decorative lights http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-cheep-Decorative-lights/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:19:29 PDT
CNC Cool http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Cool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/QXMF/I0ENKA7H/FBJQXMFI0ENKA7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/QXMF/I0ENKA7H/FBJQXMFI0ENKA7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/QXMF/I0ENKA7H/FBJQXMFI0ENKA7H.SMALL.jpg denis74hd Building a CNC router Mug Plotter Desktop CNC Machine How to make Machinable Wax at home! Simple Guide to Making Sprockets Mini CNC router, complete plans and instructions null null null null
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:59:49 PDT
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CNC-Fractal-Headboard/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:32:55 PDT
stool workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/stool-workshop/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:40:10 PDT
make a 3d shape (2) http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-3d-shape-2/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:32:42 PDT
CNC Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Engraver/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:36:06 PDT
Zip Tie Lounge Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Lounge-Chair/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:32:30 PDT
make a 3d shape http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-3d-shape/
make a 3d shape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/NLR7/I0HYSAUW/FYJNLR7I0HYSAUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/NLR7/I0HYSAUW/FYJNLR7I0HYSAUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/NLR7/I0HYSAUW/FYJNLR7I0HYSAUW.SMALL.jpg msh1353 I'm a civil engineer. i know alittle english !I've made a small example of an open roof. The original plan in Google sketchup got designed and i catched the shapes on a laser cutting machine with sheets of MDF. Assemble the parts got cut in the house and color them at outdoor. this is the dwg ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:09:24 PDT
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-my-Laser-CNC-into-a-multi-mount-CNC/
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SMALL.jpg john1a Hello. I jumped in the CNC world last October and I have been a passionate enthusiast since... I often watch videos of DIY CNCs and experiment with new things. My first CNC project (highly recommend to take a look) was quite a success (but had a few issues) and this made me think that I need to try ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:28 PDT
Military Challenge Coin Showcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Military-Challenge-Coin-Showcase/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:35:28 PDT
Small wood case http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-wood-case/
Small wood case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/SEOW/HYWT484W/FS8SEOWHYWT484W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/SEOW/HYWT484W/FS8SEOWHYWT484W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/SEOW/HYWT484W/FS8SEOWHYWT484W.SMALL.jpg 영수김 Before you create a table cleanup caseMade this for design verification.What is needed is as follows.Equipment1. PC2. 2030 DIY CNC 3. 3 diameter flat endmill Program1. AUTOCAD2. MASTERCAM3. MACH3Materials 1. 19mm spruce wood. Step1 : AUTOCAD Create drawings using AutoCAD.For 2D drawing, you can d...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:11:43 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SQUARE.jpg http://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
MYDIYCNC Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/MYDIYCNC-Engraving/
MYDIYCNC Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JADN/HZCIXTLH/FN1JADNHZCIXTLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JADN/HZCIXTLH/FN1JADNHZCIXTLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/JADN/HZCIXTLH/FN1JADNHZCIXTLH.SMALL.jpg Tory MYDIYCNC Hello There!This is Tory at MYDIYCNC. This is one of the first of my instructable tutorials demonstrating one of the many ways you can use your MYDIYCNC machine. Our machines can be used for a wide range of projects from 3D Milling, Laser cutting, Engraving, PCB prototyping, and more! This tutorial ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:03:59 PDT
Machining a PCB Using an Inexpensive CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-a-PCB-Using-an-Inexpensive-CNC-Machine/
Machining a PCB Using an Inexpensive CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SMALL.jpg zentoolworks Introduction: For this tutorial we are going to take a design that we made from EAGLE, use PCB-GCode and Autoleveler software to load it into our ZEN Toolworks Mach 3 CNC machine. What we can do is then create circuit boards using our own designs right before our very eyes.Mat...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:06:52 PDT
CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-3-4-5-6-7-8/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNB/20M3/HZ88MA46/FNB20M3HZ88MA46.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNB/20M3/HZ88MA46/FNB20M3HZ88MA46.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNB/20M3/HZ88MA46/FNB20M3HZ88MA46.SMALL.jpg deden96 Building your own CNC router/milling machine watched list Make a CNC mill with a laser cutter Simple CNC Machine Arduino Controlled CNC / 3D Printer Hybrid Raspberry Pi Alamode CNC Controller
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 04:54:02 PDT
Making a Dollhouse Door with Zen Toolworks CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Dollhouse-Door-with-Zen-Toolworks-CNC-1/
Making a Dollhouse Door with Zen Toolworks CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/89WW/HZ5RNOWI/F3589WWHZ5RNOWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/89WW/HZ5RNOWI/F3589WWHZ5RNOWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/89WW/HZ5RNOWI/F3589WWHZ5RNOWI.SMALL.jpg zentoolworks During the lifetime of a dollhouse, it is the doors that get the most use and are prone to getting damaged. But what are you going to do when the door finally breaks, you can’t glue it back together, and none of the doors you can find will fit properly?You can simply make your own by milling one on ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:35:59 PDT
Learn CNC The Hard Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-CNC-The-Hard-Way/
Learn CNC The Hard Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SMALL.jpg danvida Operating a CNC machine will make you a better designer and engineer.I wrote this guide to provide a clear path for using CNC machines. Machining requires a lot of effort and study on your part and one person can't explain the entire process to you - the knowledge you gain comes from lessons learned...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:12:58 PDT
Knife Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Block/
Knife Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/Z1C0/HYTI3YQL/FNBZ1C0HYTI3YQL.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell This quite unusual but practical knife block is a relatively fast and simple project for your CNC machine...There is some manual work involved (edge rounding, glueing and sanding) but with the right tools it won't take too much time... Things you'll need: Bill of materials: (Beech) plywood:700 x...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:18:48 PDT
Ford Explorer Ham Radio/Scanner Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Ford-Explorer-Ham-RadioScanner-Installation/
Ford Explorer Ham Radio/Scanner Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/TLUP/HYNYNFKW/F46TLUPHYNYNFKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/TLUP/HYNYNFKW/F46TLUPHYNYNFKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/TLUP/HYNYNFKW/F46TLUPHYNYNFKW.SMALL.jpg stangtime This was a fun project. I wanted to design a clean center console mount for a couple ham rigs, scanner, speaker, and ScanGuage. The console cover was cut on a DIY CNC machine I built within the last year. The mounted radios are set in a $10 junkyard donor insert. I still have to connect power an...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:39:55 PDT
Stargate Coverstone center http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Coverstone-center/
Stargate Coverstone center - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A2H2/HYLDIYWB/FR4A2H2HYLDIYWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A2H2/HYLDIYWB/FR4A2H2HYLDIYWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A2H2/HYLDIYWB/FR4A2H2HYLDIYWB.SMALL.jpg tdorning I was trying to make the center of the stargate coverstone with the abydose address from the original stargate movie. Build time: 8 Hours (research to finish)Materials:CNC(carewright)Computer32 X 12 X 3/4 woodWood stain- 3 types dark oak medium mahogany and clearsandpaper fine grainrazor bladelatex ...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 04:20:38 PDT
Flexible CNC leadscrew nut http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-CNC-leadscrew-nut/
Flexible CNC leadscrew nut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BU4R/HY7T1MXU/F3JBU4RHY7T1MXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BU4R/HY7T1MXU/F3JBU4RHY7T1MXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BU4R/HY7T1MXU/F3JBU4RHY7T1MXU.SMALL.jpg getoffmylawn08 This is my first 'structible so I decided to do something very simple yet helpful to the right people. I followed several very good Instructables on making your own CNC machine however, I ran into some trouble moving my tables using NEMA-17 stepper motors. These motors don't have a lot of torque and...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:27:28 PDT
Spider Hydrolics http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Hydrolics/
Spider Hydrolics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LKVT/HY12BGCJ/FPTLKVTHY12BGCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LKVT/HY12BGCJ/FPTLKVTHY12BGCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LKVT/HY12BGCJ/FPTLKVTHY12BGCJ.SMALL.jpg spiderhydrolics Our catapult has a simple lever throwing arm. The stoping arm is adjustable: more blocks can be added to its length which in turn changes the angle at which the throwing arm releases the projectile. The arm's forward thrust comes from the torsion of the rope as well as from the stretch cord around t...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:03:18 PDT
Simple Tension Catapult Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Tension-Catapult-Tutorial/
Simple Tension Catapult Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3UKB/HY12IV8Y/F2Y3UKBHY12IV8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3UKB/HY12IV8Y/F2Y3UKBHY12IV8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3UKB/HY12IV8Y/F2Y3UKBHY12IV8Y.SMALL.jpg _ShayyLee_ This is our final project for the 2014 Biomechanics Field Museum program. We were told to design a catapult using a software called Sketch-Up in both 2D and 3D which would later be processed through a CNC Machine. From there on we took it into our hands and built :) Enjoy our simple tutorial!For th...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:01:31 PDT
Whale-a-pult http://www.instructables.com/id/Whale-a-pult/
Whale-a-pult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZL06/HY12F05T/FJTZL06HY12F05T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZL06/HY12F05T/FJTZL06HY12F05T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZL06/HY12F05T/FJTZL06HY12F05T.SMALL.jpg Anil Justin This was the catapult we made for our biomechanics camp. James designed the whale walls and most of the intricate designs while I made and replicated the supports and lever. We used the Sketchup program as well as DFX files converters and V-Carve in order to cut the design into a 4X8 piece of plywoo...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:01:30 PDT
Fly Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Fly-Catapult/
Fly Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/8A3S/HXYVFWHA/FE48A3SHXYVFWHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/8A3S/HXYVFWHA/FE48A3SHXYVFWHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/8A3S/HXYVFWHA/FE48A3SHXYVFWHA.SMALL.jpg Prince0bg This is a why to create a simple and fun wood catapult just by using a CNC machine and SketchUp.Heres what you would need:-4'x4' sheet .75in thick plywood-Sketch Up-Illustrator (optional)-V-carve-Shop Bot CNC-Drill-Screws-Saw-Plastic cup-String-Wood Glue Sketch Up First step is to design the layo...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:32:14 PDT
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE.jpg http://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
8-bit Synth Awesomeness with the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/8-bit-Synth-Awesomeness-with-the-Othermill/
8-bit Synth Awesomeness with the Othermill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XFNS/HXLD6BI2/FOSXFNSHXLD6BI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XFNS/HXLD6BI2/FOSXFNSHXLD6BI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XFNS/HXLD6BI2/FOSXFNSHXLD6BI2.SMALL.jpg othermachine Would you like to make your own 8-bit music, or give someone else the gift of doing so? Would you like to do it in a really novel way, using a capacitive touch synthesizer made using computer-aided manufacturing on the Othermill? You've come to the right place! This Instructable will teach you how t...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:22:12 PDT
Nintendo DS and 3DS game + SD card case/holder. http://www.instructables.com/id/Nintendo-DS-and-3DS-game-SD-card-caseholder/
Nintendo DS and 3DS game + SD card case/holder. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/N8BA/HXDOM3UY/F6NN8BAHXDOM3UY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/N8BA/HXDOM3UY/F6NN8BAHXDOM3UY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/N8BA/HXDOM3UY/F6NN8BAHXDOM3UY.SMALL.jpg rbates4 Store your loose DS and 3DS games with an old CD jewel case, and some CNC know-how! Back in the day, third-party PS1 memory cards were sold in a CD jewel case with a custom molded insert. I still store my memory cards like this (but I lost the insert). I've never been able to find a case similar to...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 17:20:35 PDT
Spring loaded CNC Penholder for Rapidograph technical pens http://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-loaded-CNC-Penholder-for-Rapidograph-techni/
Spring loaded CNC Penholder for Rapidograph technical pens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/SQ2T/HXG6O1LM/FLOSQ2THXG6O1LM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/SQ2T/HXG6O1LM/FLOSQ2THXG6O1LM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/SQ2T/HXG6O1LM/FLOSQ2THXG6O1LM.SMALL.jpg ähöüokul Here's my first Instructable for a CNC Penholder. It features a very simple setup, yet safe for your precious pen tips, especially if you want to use a Rapidograph technical pen with its tips priced at about 20€.Rapidographs are excellent for use in CNC plotter as they work best when the tip is set ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:33:43 PDT
Turn and Stack!- this stool is made for your workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-and-Stack-this-stool-is-made-for-your-worksho/
Turn and Stack!- this stool is made for your workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/RYCE/HWVAW8Q1/FO2RYCEHWVAW8Q1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/RYCE/HWVAW8Q1/FO2RYCEHWVAW8Q1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/RYCE/HWVAW8Q1/FO2RYCEHWVAW8Q1.SMALL.jpg barbbasia all the files are needed to visualise the model in Solid Works. Choosing the material Milling on CNC router Working with elements Assembly! Turn and stack! Dimensions [ overall and detailed ] Stress test Info project was born in School Of Form, Poznan, Polandauthor: Ba...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:39:39 PDT
Cutting large items on the Handibot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-large-items-on-the-Handibot/
Cutting large items on the Handibot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XJF8/HWQF3ULG/FMVXJF8HWQF3ULG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XJF8/HWQF3ULG/FMVXJF8HWQF3ULG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XJF8/HWQF3ULG/FMVXJF8HWQF3ULG.SMALL.jpg mevans12 As the Handibot community grows there is a need for quick tutorials and tips and tricks. This is my first instructable and should not be my last. This instructable will be on how to use the new large area jig for the Handibot to cut things larger than 6"x8". I will not be covering the installation o...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 23:24:18 PDT
Yet Another DIY Diode Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-DIY-Diode-Laser-Engraver/
Yet Another DIY Diode Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/FYPK/HUK2DPVI/FCBFYPKHUK2DPVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/FYPK/HUK2DPVI/FCBFYPKHUK2DPVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/FYPK/HUK2DPVI/FCBFYPKHUK2DPVI.SMALL.jpg john1a I always loved CNC machines! They are the future since they were first invented! I still believe that CADing and CNCing are miracles. When the first printer arrived to my home (I was about 10) I got really fascinated by the fact that I could print a paper about a hundred times by writing it just o...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:29:24 PDT
DIY CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/SF6H/HWNGGCUD/FT1SF6HHWNGGCUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/SF6H/HWNGGCUD/FT1SF6HHWNGGCUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/SF6H/HWNGGCUD/FT1SF6HHWNGGCUD.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides If your at all interested in DIY CNC (do it yourself computer numerical control), then Instructables is the place to be. We've got detailed step by step instructions on how you can build your own CNC lasers, CNC mills, CNC foam cutters, self-replicating CNC's and even a CNC chocolate 3D printer! Sta...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:26:57 PDT