Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc http://www.instructables.com Sun, 14 Feb 2016 06:35:24 PST BLOX v1.01 Machinable Wax on the CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Machinable-Wax-on-the-CNC-Router/
Machinable Wax on the CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/FHJ6/IKJ85YG7/FE9FHJ6IKJ85YG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/FHJ6/IKJ85YG7/FE9FHJ6IKJ85YG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/FHJ6/IKJ85YG7/FE9FHJ6IKJ85YG7.SMALL.jpg dhpenner1 I came across http://www.machinablewax.com while researching various CNC related projects. It's a mixture of Wax and Plastic (polyethelene I think) and is much harder, has a higher melting point and is much more stable than regular wax. It comes in precast blocks, 3D printer filament and in bulk c...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:37:41 PST
CNC machine based on Prusa i3 Hephestos http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Machine-Based-on-Prusa-I3-Hephestos/
CNC machine based on Prusa i3 Hephestos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/TWKD/IKH7MDDT/FKATWKDIKH7MDDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/TWKD/IKH7MDDT/FKATWKDIKH7MDDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/TWKD/IKH7MDDT/FKATWKDIKH7MDDT.SMALL.jpg THE_MENTALAIST This project was for 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications (http://www.etsit.uma.es/)We decided to make a CNC machine for drawing. The principal objective of our project is not to spend a lot of money doing it...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:04:17 PST
CNC Egg Shell Bas-relief Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Egg-Shell-Bas-relief-Engraving/
CNC Egg Shell Bas-relief Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/6DCB/IK7C8QW3/FVB6DCBIK7C8QW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/6DCB/IK7C8QW3/FVB6DCBIK7C8QW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/6DCB/IK7C8QW3/FVB6DCBIK7C8QW3.SMALL.jpg uvvvvw This is a CNC egg shell bas-relief engraving procedure. Prepare a greyscale image Get the greyscale image from the net or create your own greyscale image by 3D software.Remark : Greyscale image is not really a black and white photo. It is in fact a file records the X, Y and Z values of an object....
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 23:02:38 PST
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
CNC Egg Shell Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Egg-Shell-Engraving/
CNC Egg Shell Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/0EHW/IK7BZYNF/F4W0EHWIK7BZYNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/0EHW/IK7BZYNF/F4W0EHWIK7BZYNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/0EHW/IK7BZYNF/F4W0EHWIK7BZYNF.SMALL.jpg uvvvvw This is a CNC egg shell hollow out engraving procedure. ​​Prepare a pic Get a image from the net or create your own image. Compress the height of the pic to about 77% of original The aim is to compensate the image distortion from flat surface to curve surface. Sort out the sharp corners from...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 02:53:21 PST
1:10 stop motion Ice cream van http://www.instructables.com/id/110-Stop-Motion-Ice-Cream-Van/
1:10 stop motion Ice cream van - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SMALL.jpg abmodelmaking Are you making a very specific stop motion film that revolves around an ice cream van? Well good news! Here's how to make one! I made this at university for a project which meant I had access to a great deal of machines and facilities making for a particularly interesting and varied build.Equipment:...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 08:58:39 PST
Custom Wooden Train Track X-crossing http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Wooden-Train-Track-X-crossing/
Custom Wooden Train Track X-crossing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/MJOB/IK5PUPJD/FLAMJOBIK5PUPJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/MJOB/IK5PUPJD/FLAMJOBIK5PUPJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/MJOB/IK5PUPJD/FLAMJOBIK5PUPJD.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm Our wood train set from Ikea, the Lillabo, doesn't come with any x-crossing pieces. Other sets with x-crossing pieces are probably compatible, but I choose to make an x-crossing piece myself. I did this both to familiarize myself with the workflow of design in Fusion to making on the Othermill, and ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 10:08:11 PST
Cast Cement Mountain Sculptures with a CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Cement-Mountain-Sculptures-With-a-CNC-Router/
Cast Cement Mountain Sculptures with a CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93OY/IK2V1CEP/F5I93OYIK2V1CEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93OY/IK2V1CEP/F5I93OYIK2V1CEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93OY/IK2V1CEP/F5I93OYIK2V1CEP.SMALL.jpg devrafreelander In this instructable, you will learn how to use Google Sketchup and Rhino to obtain specific topographical data of any location on Earth, CNC Mill that topography out of foam to create a waste mold, and cast cement into that mold to get a solid cement sculpture that looks exactly like your topograph...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:21:31 PST
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZCAQ/IJUAFXEI/FLPZCAQIJUAFXEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZCAQ/IJUAFXEI/FLPZCAQIJUAFXEI.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Snake Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/스네이크-큐브/
Snake Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/NVS7/IKJ86ML8/FOSNVS7IKJ86ML8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/NVS7/IKJ86ML8/FOSNVS7IKJ86ML8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/NVS7/IKJ86ML8/FOSNVS7IKJ86ML8.SMALL.jpg SeunghoonK I have created the Snake cube.What you need ismild steel, Drilling, milling 27 Creating a Cube 1. 27 to make a cube of the same size. The size of the cube is 20 * 20 * 20mm.As shown in the figure connects the rubber into the hole of each cube .2. I will number each cube. N 1, 2, 6, 9,13,15,20,22,...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:44:55 PST
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
Machine Control on a Budget - Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Control-on-a-Budget-Part-2/
Machine Control on a Budget - Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/632A/IJRHONO4/F4S632AIJRHONO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/632A/IJRHONO4/F4S632AIJRHONO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/632A/IJRHONO4/F4S632AIJRHONO4.SMALL.jpg MacBob This is an update on my progress upgrading my MaxNC-10 desktop milling machine - refer to my earlier post "Machine Control On a Budget".The pictured MaxNC-10 is back in production - visit maxnc.net!. It was off the market for a while after the previous business owners retired. However, the MaxNC mac...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:28:51 PST
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 TV LIFT: Mechanics http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TV-LIFT-Mechanics/
DIY TV LIFT: Mechanics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDGY/IJKCIJMA/FW1CDGYIJKCIJMA.SMALL.jpg SharinganSilos This TV lift was made out of materials that I happened to have on hand. The mischief that follows would not have happened had it been planned. The lift uses Makerslide, Shapeoko V1 End Plates, an Arduino Uno, a 425oz stepper and a 4.5A Stepper Driver. It currently runs using GRBL on an Arduino Uno f...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:38:47 PST
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://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
2.5D workflow: Inventor to Shopbot http://www.instructables.com/id/25D-Workflow-Inventor-to-Shopbot/
2.5D workflow: Inventor to Shopbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/ZYT6/IJEKK54K/FHFZYT6IJEKK54K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/ZYT6/IJEKK54K/FHFZYT6IJEKK54K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/ZYT6/IJEKK54K/FHFZYT6IJEKK54K.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar This Instructable will teach you basic 2.5D milling techniques in Autodesk Inventor HSM, from setup through post processing for a Shopbot CNC router. This is a great workflow for beginners to CNC who want to practice CAM programming before embarking on their own designs. Using the Inventor model pro...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:05:59 PST
Delta Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Delta-Robots/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/OE5O/IJD54AJG/F14OE5OIJD54AJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/OE5O/IJD54AJG/F14OE5OIJD54AJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/OE5O/IJD54AJG/F14OE5OIJD54AJG.SMALL.jpg dragonpjb Make a 3D Printer using a CNC router - Deltabot Lots of good resources in this one. Stratum Networks Delta Robot Pinya3: a 3d food printer platform a delta 3D printer Not really an instructable so much as a photo album of a project. The photos are good and show some cool ideas. Good r...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 20:14:18 PST
Intel Galileo controlled cnc plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Galileo-Controlled-Cnc-Plotter/
Intel Galileo controlled cnc plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/6ZIA/IJBPMP7D/F2B6ZIAIJBPMP7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/6ZIA/IJBPMP7D/F2B6ZIAIJBPMP7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/6ZIA/IJBPMP7D/F2B6ZIAIJBPMP7D.SMALL.jpg bscullion This is just a short intro as to how I went about building CNC plotter. most of this is built using old printer and scanner parts or parts that can be easily found at a hardware store.If I left anything out just leave a comment. I built this for my final year project in college and looking back i re...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:15:16 PST
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
Autodesk Inventor HSM to Shopbot workflow http://www.instructables.com/id/Autodesk-Inventor-HSM-to-Shopbot-Workflow-25D-Mill/
Autodesk Inventor HSM to Shopbot workflow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/GUYO/IIRTQCUT/FNVGUYOIIRTQCUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/GUYO/IIRTQCUT/FNVGUYOIIRTQCUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/GUYO/IIRTQCUT/FNVGUYOIIRTQCUT.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar This Instructable outlines a logical workflow from model design in Autodesk Inventor HSM to post processing G-code for the Shopbot CNC router. If you're interested in using this workflow for your own project, especially if you'd like more help with the HSM CAM (High Speed Machining) steps--like Setu...
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 13:19:37 PST
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
My 3rd Homemade CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/My-3rd-Homemade-CNC/
My 3rd Homemade CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/HB9L/IINF6S3N/FIJHB9LIINF6S3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/HB9L/IINF6S3N/FIJHB9LIINF6S3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/HB9L/IINF6S3N/FIJHB9LIINF6S3N.SMALL.jpg Nazir Naseer Hi friends here is my 3rd CNC machine. for more pics and videos visit my blog thanks.:)http://myhomemadecnc.blogspot.com/ Hi friends here is my 3rd CNC machine. visit my blog for more pics and videos. thanks. http://myhomemadecnc.blogspot.com/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 06:57:08 PST
LINEA Waterjet Studies http://www.instructables.com/id/LINEA-Waterjet-Studies/
LINEA Waterjet Studies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Materials come together all around us; on the furniture we sit in, in the products we use, and within the spaces we inhabit - interacting by way of joints, overlaps, reveals and so forth. In their simplest form, these intersections are revealed as single lines. These studies use the interface, betwe...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:57:45 PST
Teaching Touch With Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Teaching-Touch-With-Robot/
Teaching Touch With Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/Z8I8/IIGC84CN/FZBZ8I8IIGC84CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/Z8I8/IIGC84CN/FZBZ8I8IIGC84CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/Z8I8/IIGC84CN/FZBZ8I8IIGC84CN.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have observed the evolution of machining technology go from hand-tools to power tools and CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this ...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 10:48:19 PST
Machine Inscriptions http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Inscriptions/
Machine Inscriptions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Typically, CNC programmed toolpathing is aimed at removing material in the quickest or most efficient manner - aspects which are essential when trying to streamline workflow and produce parts for production. CNC machining also allows for extremely high levels of finish - on a range of complicated pa...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:58:06 PST
Origami Furniture Case Study: A Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Furniture-Case-Study-a-Table/
Origami Furniture Case Study: A Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/02HR/II4WNF7R/FBO02HRII4WNF7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/02HR/II4WNF7R/FBO02HRII4WNF7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/02HR/II4WNF7R/FBO02HRII4WNF7R.SMALL.jpg michael.cobb.1610092 This "Origami Table" represents further refinements on the fabrication techniques developed for the preceding folded plate chair Instructable. Unlike the preceding chair design, this table needed to be stiff enough to comfortably seat a glass of water or write a letter. I tried a couple physical pr...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 18:25:59 PST
Raspberry Pi CNC case http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Case/
Raspberry Pi CNC case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SMALL.jpg Christian Sonntag I will show you how i made my first woodworking project on my diy cnc machine. It is a wood case (8mm ply wood) with wood joints for a Raspberry Pi equipped with an Protoneer CNC shield (arduino nano, power supply, stepper drivers). Generate a basic box shape with wood joints First of all i used ...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:09:45 PST
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
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6J4E/IHZ4QO25/F4V6J4EIHZ4QO25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6J4E/IHZ4QO25/F4V6J4EIHZ4QO25.SQUARE.jpg http://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
15 Minute Spindle Lock Upgrade for Your X2 MiniMill http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Minute-Spindle-Lock-Upgrade-for-Your-X2-MiniMil/
15 Minute Spindle Lock Upgrade for Your X2 MiniMill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/BLTM/IHXRCDLE/FT6BLTMIHXRCDLE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/BLTM/IHXRCDLE/FT6BLTMIHXRCDLE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/BLTM/IHXRCDLE/FT6BLTMIHXRCDLE.SMALL.jpg ee_eng Shanghai SIEG Machinery Company, an Asian machine manufacturer, makes a small, bench-top milling machine known as the “SIEG X2” or simply “X2”. The X2 is typically privately branded and is available around world from many sources. In the U.S. for example, the basic unit is distributed and sold thro...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 13:39:51 PST
Fusion 360 4th axis wrapping function for Mach3 http://www.instructables.com/id/fusion-360-wrapping-function-for-Mach3/
Fusion 360 4th axis wrapping function for Mach3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/1JI4/IHTJ7NQY/FM81JI4IHTJ7NQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/1JI4/IHTJ7NQY/FM81JI4IHTJ7NQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/1JI4/IHTJ7NQY/FM81JI4IHTJ7NQY.SMALL.jpg superviser This instructable is on how to use the 4th axis wrapping function in the fusion 360 post processor for Mach3This includes a guide to setting the parameters and how use them included are two video's first one is setting the parameters. the second video shows adding text inside the boundary of the wra...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 20:44:59 PST
Cavity wall's socket repair (SocketCncFix) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cavity-walls-socket-repair-SocketCncFix/
Cavity wall's socket repair (SocketCncFix) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MU76/IHQ6089I/F17MU76IHQ6089I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MU76/IHQ6089I/F17MU76IHQ6089I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MU76/IHQ6089I/F17MU76IHQ6089I.SMALL.jpg kabelbaum256 Cut the enclosed c-shape from plywood to reinforce the edge of a torn out socket hole in a cavity wall. Suitable for holes of 68mm and mainly for single sockets. Cut c-shape Find a Laser-cutting service or CNC-milling machine service or anything to cut the c-shape from solid plywood, around 5mm t...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 12:05:11 PST
ShopBot Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/ShopBot-Introduction/
ShopBot Introduction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/S8BU/IHM9OJHF/FE0S8BUIHM9OJHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/S8BU/IHM9OJHF/FE0S8BUIHM9OJHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/S8BU/IHM9OJHF/FE0S8BUIHM9OJHF.SMALL.jpg nazdorovia We are building hexagonal “tchotchke shelves” with a small engraving. This tutorial assumes a basic understanding of the ShopBot and the design is ready to cut (i.e. you have finished your design in Aspire and designated tool paths). We begin by actually exporting the calculated tool paths from Aspi...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:10:37 PST
3040 CNC Engraver / Mill Motor Heatsinks http://www.instructables.com/id/3040-CNC-Motor-Heatsinks/
3040 CNC Engraver / Mill Motor Heatsinks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/GCOC/IHMBTDNU/FZEGCOCIHMBTDNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/GCOC/IHMBTDNU/FZEGCOCIHMBTDNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/GCOC/IHMBTDNU/FZEGCOCIHMBTDNU.SMALL.jpg rjkorn Last year I got a 3040 CNC machine. It's worked pretty well over the past year. The only thing that bothered me was that the motors got pretty warm on very long jobs....You only need three things. Heat sinks, Thermal Grease and Dryer Hose ClampsI looked around and found some pretty cheap ($1.25) sq...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:28:37 PST
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Mini-Lathe-DIY-Headstock-Chuck-Spind/
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/3T3W/IJX598CU/FH53T3WIJX598CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/3T3W/IJX598CU/FH53T3WIJX598CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/3T3W/IJX598CU/FH53T3WIJX598CU.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Headstock Chuck SpindleThe headstock is important of lathe machine ,The headstock houses the main spindle,The headstock is required to be made as robust as possible due to the cutting forces involved, which can distort a lightly built housing, and induce harmonic vibrati...
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 05:40:02 PST
Getting Started With Indexed 4th Axis Milling http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-Indexed-4th-Axis-Milling/
Getting Started With Indexed 4th Axis Milling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/PJW2/IHDUPDWK/FNHPJW2IHDUPDWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/PJW2/IHDUPDWK/FNHPJW2IHDUPDWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/PJW2/IHDUPDWK/FNHPJW2IHDUPDWK.SMALL.jpg H2o2go In the world of machining two things are key; Accuracy and Efficiency. Although fantastic parts can be produced by manual machining tools it is simple fact computer controlled systems will always be preferable for rapid high tolerance work. Even the cheapest CNC mill can run circles around manual sy...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:54:58 PST
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
The Name Drawing CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Name-Drawing-CNC/
The Name Drawing CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/3GF2/IHXREHOY/FKX3GF2IHXREHOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/3GF2/IHXREHOY/FKX3GF2IHXREHOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/3GF2/IHXREHOY/FKX3GF2IHXREHOY.SMALL.jpg nbarrow This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com). With that in mind, the end result of this project is a CNC that is completely capable of being run off of GRBL, but to satisfy the requirements of the co...
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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 23:34:12 PST
Shopbot Crosshair Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopbot-Crosshair-Laser/
Shopbot Crosshair Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/WXRA/IGY25ZB9/FP7WXRAIGY25ZB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/WXRA/IGY25ZB9/FP7WXRAIGY25ZB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/WXRA/IGY25ZB9/FP7WXRAIGY25ZB9.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Background: Many many Shopbot users that I talked agreed that they would like to have a laser light dot or cross hair just like all laser printers do. Two of the most common uses of the laser light is to align the cutter to the part center, reference or origin points. and to follow the laser li...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:32:20 PST
Ecofriendly and simple flatpack sandwichbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Flatpack-Sandwichbox/
Ecofriendly and simple flatpack sandwichbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/B719/IGWM5WI6/FP9B719IGWM5WI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/B719/IGWM5WI6/FP9B719IGWM5WI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/B719/IGWM5WI6/FP9B719IGWM5WI6.SMALL.jpg AmirTur Hi, I'm a Product Design student at the University College of West Flanders (Howest Hogeschool).This is a flatpack sandwichbox I made for my Design & Prototyping course.The essence of this assignment was to make a flatpack product that would be:- Easy to produce- Cheap to produce- Ecofriendly- Clear...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 03:28:02 PST
CNC Strategies for Machining Helical Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Strategies-for-Machining-Helical-Shapes/
CNC Strategies for Machining Helical Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/HLM0/IHF8R98Z/FPYHLM0IHF8R98Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/HLM0/IHF8R98Z/FPYHLM0IHF8R98Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/HLM0/IHF8R98Z/FPYHLM0IHF8R98Z.SMALL.jpg 000jeremy Helical shapes pose a particularly intense challenge for CNC machining. Revolving undercuts and issues fixturing irregular curved volumes test the mettle of even the most experienced of machinists. Small scale CNC machined helical parts are typically fabricated with machines offering a continuousl...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 12:23:43 PST
Definity Collection and DMS One tool One setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Definity-Collection-and-DMS-One-tool-One-setup/
Definity Collection and DMS One tool One setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/5ZFF/IGS9JCMD/FAO5ZFFIGS9JCMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/5ZFF/IGS9JCMD/FAO5ZFFIGS9JCMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/5ZFF/IGS9JCMD/FAO5ZFFIGS9JCMD.SMALL.jpg Aminimal We used this setup to make your Definity CollectionIn this tutorial for the DMS 5 axis CNC, We wanted to explore the possible way to setup the machine for one tool and one setup, so that 5/6 sides of a cube can be approached by the bit. Measure the tools and clearance of dust collector To get a f...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 17:49:22 PST
Quick n fast press brake http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-n-fast-press-brake/
Quick n fast press brake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/K1BG/IGQFZGPB/F63K1BGIGQFZGPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/K1BG/IGQFZGPB/F63K1BGIGQFZGPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/K1BG/IGQFZGPB/F63K1BGIGQFZGPB.SMALL.jpg tkamsker Because of bad luck with our china press brake We decided to do an fast hack. Because we do CNC Mill and Lathes we are well equipped. So you need A Mill, Lathe, Welding tool drills gear cutter and youre done but it was great fun Make a plan and collect needed items We do CNC Mill housing using...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 12:34:44 PST
DIY Y Axis Slide Stage for Homemade Milling Lathe CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Y-Axis-Slide-Stage-for-Homemade-Milling-Lathe-/
DIY Y Axis Slide Stage for Homemade Milling Lathe CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/8HBB/IGPIXDKV/FNC8HBBIGPIXDKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/8HBB/IGPIXDKV/FNC8HBBIGPIXDKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/8HBB/IGPIXDKV/FNC8HBBIGPIXDKV.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Y Axis Slide Stage for Homemade Milling Lathe CNC MachineCompound Milling and Drilling Slide Table ApplicationsHeavy duty side used for all types of positioning, milling, drilling, optical viewing and staging.Adjustable base for small jig boring and precision cut-off operations.Small graduated d...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 01:22:48 PST
CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-6/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/4EOA/IGMNYIO4/FQS4EOAIGMNYIO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/4EOA/IGMNYIO4/FQS4EOAIGMNYIO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/4EOA/IGMNYIO4/FQS4EOAIGMNYIO4.SMALL.jpg Nickolae A collection of all things made with CNC on Instructables null null null null null null null null VOX Amp (Inspired) Keychain Holder Halloween Tombstones CNC Light Drawing Slot Joint Adjustable Bookshelves LED Backlit 'DO MORE' Sign A Sleak Benc...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 13:09:52 PST
Halloween Tombstones http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Tombstones-1/
Halloween Tombstones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/0K71/IGM5MJ8I/F2M0K71IGM5MJ8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/0K71/IGM5MJ8I/F2M0K71IGM5MJ8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/0K71/IGM5MJ8I/F2M0K71IGM5MJ8I.SMALL.jpg MonoLoco Workshop Need some tombstones for Halloween but don't want to have the same ones as your neighbors? Make your own by following this tutorial and be the talk of the neighborhood. Get & Prepare Your Tools and Materials For my materials, I used one inch thick foam hardboard insulation that I picked up from t...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 09:27:21 PST
Homemade Mini Mill Router DIY XYZ Axis Slide CNC by Aluminium Alloy http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Mill-Router-DIY-XYZ-Axis-Slide-CNC-b/
Homemade Mini Mill Router DIY XYZ Axis Slide CNC by Aluminium Alloy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/E8W1/IGJR3OC9/F9HE8W1IGJR3OC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/E8W1/IGJR3OC9/F9HE8W1IGJR3OC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/E8W1/IGJR3OC9/F9HE8W1IGJR3OC9.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Mill Router DIY XYZ Axis Slide CNC by Aluminium Alloy 6061Specification:Spindle Ozito or Dremel Rotary hand tools ( Ozito Rotary tools 170 Watt 12000 rpm )Z Axis Travel 250 mmY Axis Travel 100 mmX Axis Tavel 150 mmBed make by Aluminium Alloy 12 mm x 150 mm x 300 mmIt is very nice work...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 07:08:17 PST
Homemade Mini Mill Router DIY X Axis Slide CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Mill-Router-DIY-X-Axis-Slide-CNC/
Homemade Mini Mill Router DIY X Axis Slide CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/7IBT/IGHVAP7L/FB67IBTIGHVAP7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/7IBT/IGHVAP7L/FB67IBTIGHVAP7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/7IBT/IGHVAP7L/FB67IBTIGHVAP7L.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Mill Router DIY Y Axis Slide CNCSpecification:X Trvel 150 mmMaterial:1 pcs aluminium alloy 300 mm x 125 mm x 12mm for bed 1 pcs aluminium alloy 150 mm x 150 mm x 12mm for top 2 pcs aluminium alloy 125 mm x 45 mm x 20 mm for hold linear Slide Motion2 Pcs SC20UU 20mm Long Aluminum Linear...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 07:45:14 PST
Homemade Mini Mill Router DIY Z Axis Slide CNC Complette XYZ Axis http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Mill-Router-DIY-Z-Axis-Slide-CNC-Com/
Homemade Mini Mill Router DIY Z Axis Slide CNC Complette XYZ Axis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/AZ3M/IGJAR6EA/FLPAZ3MIGJAR6EA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/AZ3M/IGJAR6EA/FLPAZ3MIGJAR6EA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/AZ3M/IGJAR6EA/FLPAZ3MIGJAR6EA.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Mill Router DIY Y Axis Slide CNCSpecification: Z Axis Trvel 250 mm with Hand Wheel DIYY Axis Trvel 150 mmX Axis Trvel 100 mm More Good Projects Homemade Nice Work for DIY Handmade here:Material: 2 Linear Bearing Flange Type/Linear Bushing Flange Type 25 mm2 pcs 400 mm 25mm Shaft Long H...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 08:39:28 PST
​DIY Y Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Mini Mill Router http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Y-Axis-Slide-CNC-for-Homemade-Mini-Mill-Router/
​DIY Y Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Mini Mill Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/Y59R/IJYUODRR/F8YY59RIJYUODRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/Y59R/IJYUODRR/F8YY59RIJYUODRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/Y59R/IJYUODRR/F8YY59RIJYUODRR.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Y Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Mini Mill Router by aluminium alloy Homemade mini Milling DIY X Y Z Slide CNC Drill Home Built Lathe Router MachineMaterial:1 pcs aluminium alloy 300 mm x 150 mm x 12mm for bed1 pcs aluminium alloy 122 mm x 300 mm x 12mm for X axis2 Pcs SC20UU 20mm Long Aluminum Lin...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 07:58:20 PDT