Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 May 2018 01:46:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Learn How to Make Your Own Laser Engraver | DIY 2018 http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Laser-Engraver-DIY-2018/
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Mon, 14 May 2018 13:25:28 PDT
Cnc Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cnc-Printer/
Cnc Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/SMJV/JGWJEB55/FDDSMJVJGWJEB55.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/SMJV/JGWJEB55/FDDSMJVJGWJEB55.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/SMJV/JGWJEB55/FDDSMJVJGWJEB55.SMALL.jpg andrew.teodorovich This is a cnc printer made from a DVD drive. Gather Materials You will need: DVD Drive 2 stepper motors One mini servo motor One Breadboard 2 H-bridge chips Writing device One piece of plexiglass 20x16 cm (thickness 5mm) (for X axis) Two pieces of plexiglass 14x4 cm (thickness 5mm) (for...
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Wed, 9 May 2018 11:31:49 PDT
Datron Certification Part at Pier 9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Datron-Certification-Part-at-Pier-9/
Datron Certification Part at Pier 9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/5YV9/JGWJ9W06/F6S5YV9JGWJ9W06.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/5YV9/JGWJ9W06/F6S5YV9JGWJ9W06.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/5YV9/JGWJ9W06/F6S5YV9JGWJ9W06.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar This Instructable is for workshop users at Pier 9 who plan to program the 3-axis Datron mill certification part in Fusion 360. It is expected that users have intermediate to advanced level CNC experience, and have completed at least one personal project on the Haas VF2 Vertical Mill. Click here to ...
By: Julie Kumar

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Tue, 8 May 2018 15:41:12 PDT
Laser Plotter: Sending the Drawing in GCODE http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Plotter-Sending-the-Drawing-in-GCODE/
Laser Plotter: Sending the Drawing in GCODE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/W8YT/JGNWTV6E/F7RW8YTJGNWTV6E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/W8YT/JGNWTV6E/F7RW8YTJGNWTV6E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/W8YT/JGNWTV6E/F7RW8YTJGNWTV6E.SMALL.jpg Fernando Koyanagi While continuing the Plotter and Laser project with Raspberry Pi CNC HAT, we finish today the electronic part. Also, I’ll discuss loading and performing a drawing. I really like this setup, especially considering the innovation of using a Raspberry instead of an Arduino. Soon, we will have a fourth ...
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Wed, 2 May 2018 11:42:24 PDT
How to Configure CNC With Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Configure-CNC-With-Raspberry-Pi/
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Wed, 2 May 2018 10:53:00 PDT
Reversible Acrylic Hand Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Reversible-Acrylic-Hand-Holder/
Reversible Acrylic Hand Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/FTS4/JGNWQ5YB/F2XFTS4JGNWQ5YB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/FTS4/JGNWQ5YB/F2XFTS4JGNWQ5YB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/FTS4/JGNWQ5YB/F2XFTS4JGNWQ5YB.SMALL.jpg x-cal This is a hand that can hold stuff for you. You can also pose to make gestures, and you can even turn it into the other hand by reversing it! Bill Of Materials You'll need the following to complete this Instructable:A 3mm thick acrylic sheet at least the size of an A3 sheet of paper20x bolts 3mm ...
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Wed, 2 May 2018 05:15:29 PDT
Plotter and Laser With Raspberry Pi CNC Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Plotter-and-Laser-With-Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Hat/
Plotter and Laser With Raspberry Pi CNC Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/SWQ5/JG74WM33/FROSWQ5JG74WM33.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/SWQ5/JG74WM33/FROSWQ5JG74WM33.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/SWQ5/JG74WM33/FROSWQ5JG74WM33.SMALL.jpg Fernando Koyanagi Have you ever thought of putting together a laser plotter using a Raspberry Pi CNC Hat? We do precisely this in our project today. I’ll introduce you to an XY table, which is the basis of this "printer,” which serves both to record and cut certain materials, and involves the whole assembly process i...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:10:55 PDT
2D Arduino Plotter (arduino Uno, L293d, Cd-roms, Servo, Cd) http://www.instructables.com/id/2D-Arduino-Plotter-arduino-Uno-L293d-Cd-roms-Servo/
2D Arduino Plotter (arduino Uno, L293d, Cd-roms, Servo, Cd) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/EX6U/JG6TBT4U/FQMEX6UJG6TBT4U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/EX6U/JG6TBT4U/FQMEX6UJG6TBT4U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/EX6U/JG6TBT4U/FQMEX6UJG6TBT4U.SMALL.jpg DaniilZ Hello, dear! In this tutorial we will make 2d arduino plotter. Components You will need:2 old cd-roms from PCArduino uno http://ali.pub/2g9ziqL293D shield http://ali.pub/2ga0ajServo sg90 http://ali.pub/2g9zxiLcd (not important) http://ali.pub/2ga1u5 Soldering iron +stuff5V 2A power supplypens...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:08:22 PDT
CAM for the Datron 3-axis Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/CAM-for-the-Datron-3-axis-Mill/
CAM for the Datron 3-axis Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/WAGZ/JFX0C77N/FJ0WAGZJFX0C77N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/WAGZ/JFX0C77N/FJ0WAGZJFX0C77N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/WAGZ/JFX0C77N/FJ0WAGZJFX0C77N.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar This Instructable is for workshop users at Pier 9 who are interested in machining parts on the 3-axis Datron mill. It is expected that users have intermediate to advanced level CNC experience, and have completed at least one personal project on the Haas VF2 Vertical Mill. Click here to learn more ...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:21:08 PDT
Cnc Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cnc-Plotter-1/
Cnc Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/DHAT/JFSIZBRS/FP7DHATJFSIZBRS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/DHAT/JFSIZBRS/FP7DHATJFSIZBRS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/DHAT/JFSIZBRS/FP7DHATJFSIZBRS.SMALL.jpg Msexperiments Learn how to make cnc Video easy to make Cooling system Pen holder Please visit our youtube
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:24:32 PDT
CAM and Machine a Mesh Model in Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/CAM-and-Machine-a-Mesh-Model-in-Fusion-360/
CAM and Machine a Mesh Model in Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/SGUO/JFMT8471/F7TSGUOJFMT8471.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/SGUO/JFMT8471/F7TSGUOJFMT8471.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/SGUO/JFMT8471/F7TSGUOJFMT8471.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar In this Instructable, you'll learn how to set up a CAM file in Fusion 360 directly from a high resolution mesh, such as an .stl or .obj file from a 3D scan. Creating toolpaths directly from meshes became available in April 2017. This update to Fusion 360 gives a basic overview of how it works. Scrol...
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Fri, 6 Apr 2018 14:12:39 PDT
How to Use the CNC V4 Board (despite Its "quirks") http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-the-CNC-V4-Board-despite-Its-quirks/
How to Use the CNC V4 Board (despite Its "quirks") - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/EB44/JFIIPEYR/FMJEB44JFIIPEYR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/EB44/JFIIPEYR/FMJEB44JFIIPEYR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/EB44/JFIIPEYR/FMJEB44JFIIPEYR.SMALL.jpg matthieu.lemaitre.1994 This cheap (can be found under 10€ with arduino and stepper drivers) board is perfect numerically controlled machinning tools like CNCs or laser engraver/cutter ... or is it?In theory yes, and in practice with enough time too, but this board seem to have weird design errors and mostly a lack of docu...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2018 14:00:05 PDT
Build Your Own Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Drawing-Machine/
Build Your Own Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/2WDT/JFCT63AY/FLV2WDTJFCT63AY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/2WDT/JFCT63AY/FLV2WDTJFCT63AY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/2WDT/JFCT63AY/FLV2WDTJFCT63AY.SMALL.jpg KatPit This project was a learning process for learning to build a working machine almost from the scratch. However, since this was my very first fabricated machine ever, I had to jump between several instructions and make a lot of extra work to understand every step they described. Therefore, I tried to i...
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Sat, 31 Mar 2018 09:26:23 PDT
4, 5, 6, and 8-wire Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/4-5-6-and-8-wire-Stepper-Motors/
4, 5, 6, and 8-wire Stepper Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/DQSG/JF8IVCWP/FRZDQSGJF8IVCWP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/DQSG/JF8IVCWP/FRZDQSGJF8IVCWP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/DQSG/JF8IVCWP/FRZDQSGJF8IVCWP.SMALL.jpg Fernando Koyanagi 'Help'. This is a common word during discussions involving peculiarities of step motors, which can have 4, 5, 6, and 8 wires. But today, I can say that this type of engine is no longer such a difficult challenge, as they are starting to get more and more standardized. Most Common Engines Here, we...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 11:34:38 PDT
WHAT ENGINE IS THAT? - Step Motor Laboratory http://www.instructables.com/id/WHAT-ENGINE-IS-THAT-Step-Motor-Laboratory/
WHAT ENGINE IS THAT? - Step Motor Laboratory - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/XIQ6/JF8IXFCQ/FASXIQ6JF8IXFCQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/XIQ6/JF8IXFCQ/FASXIQ6JF8IXFCQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/XIQ6/JF8IXFCQ/FASXIQ6JF8IXFCQ.SMALL.jpg Fernando Koyanagi What motor is this? Have you ever asked yourself that question? Well, today we are going to address the electrical characteristics of an engine. We’re doing this because scrap robotics often involves some frustration, and my intention, therefore, is to prevent possible frustrations by setting up a S...
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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 11:52:47 PDT
Arduino Based CNC Plotter From Old CD-ROM http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-CNC-Plotter-From-Old-CD-ROM/
Arduino Based CNC Plotter From Old CD-ROM - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/O3VZ/JEIVAV7C/FB6O3VZJEIVAV7C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/O3VZ/JEIVAV7C/FB6O3VZJEIVAV7C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/O3VZ/JEIVAV7C/FB6O3VZJEIVAV7C.SMALL.jpg HarshalK12 Hello Friends.Here I have one more mechanism for you i.e. CNC plotter from old CD rom. Hope you like it. List of Equipments: For making the movement of tool along vertical & horizontal path, the stepper motor movable platform is required. For the old cd rom stepper motors are used. Two stepper mo...
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Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:20:04 PDT
Incremental Sheet Forming - an Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/Incremental-Sheet-Forming-an-Introduction/
Incremental Sheet Forming - an Introduction - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/KU3D/JEIV2V6E/FJTKU3DJEIV2V6E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/KU3D/JEIV2V6E/FJTKU3DJEIV2V6E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/KU3D/JEIV2V6E/FJTKU3DJEIV2V6E.SMALL.jpg darcy_z Incremental Sheet Forming (ISF) is a method of creating thin shell-like objects out of metal. It involves slowly pushing a round blunt tool against the surface of a piece of sheet metal suspended in a jig to trace out a 3-dimensional form. This is different to most other sheet metal forming techniqu...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2018 04:35:14 PST
How to Control a Servo Using GRBL http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-a-Servo-Using-GRBL/
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Tue, 6 Mar 2018 23:29:09 PST
HP DesignJet 430 Conversion to X Y Plotter/Vinyl Cutter WIP http://www.instructables.com/id/HP-DesignJet-430-Conversion-to-X-Y-PlotterVinyl-Cu/
HP DesignJet 430 Conversion to X Y Plotter/Vinyl Cutter WIP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/1EJE/JEEUAIZE/FM01EJEJEEUAIZE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/1EJE/JEEUAIZE/FM01EJEJEEUAIZE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/1EJE/JEEUAIZE/FM01EJEJEEUAIZE.SMALL.jpg shawnalfaro Prologue: This printer was found free on Craigslist. It might've worked at one point, as it was a 1500$ machine 30 years ago. I barely tried to get it to work but I admit I was more concerned with what was inside, if i could reuse and repurpose it to make a plotter/cutter instead of buying a silhoue...
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Tue, 6 Mar 2018 09:40:12 PST
CNC Milled Pencil Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milled-Pencil-Coaster/
CNC Milled Pencil Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/Q67Q/JE94UX3B/F2PQ67QJE94UX3B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/Q67Q/JE94UX3B/F2PQ67QJE94UX3B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/Q67Q/JE94UX3B/F2PQ67QJE94UX3B.SMALL.jpg mark_w The BackgroundAs a technology teacher, I've been wanting to explore more of the capabilities of CNC milling, but with limited material budget I've been using assorted scrap wood for learning what the machines are capable of. Its a softer more forgiving material but there's a limit to the aesthetic p...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2018 05:43:44 PST
On Edge: Large Scale CNC Milled Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/On-Edge-Large-Scale-CNC-Milled-Lantern/
On Edge: Large Scale CNC Milled Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/MI9T/JDYUW4GC/F8IMI9TJDYUW4GC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/MI9T/JDYUW4GC/F8IMI9TJDYUW4GC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/MI9T/JDYUW4GC/F8IMI9TJDYUW4GC.SMALL.jpg kianahonarmand "On Edge" is a large scale CNC milled lantern. I had made smaller laser cut versions but I was interested in making a lantern that can take over and entire gallery/room with its shadows. This is my process of building the lantern. Design First, you can use any CAD program to design the pattern f...
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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 07:32:35 PST
Make PCB With Kicad, Flactam & Chilipeppr in a Mini CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-PCB-With-Kicad-Flactam-Chilipeppr-in-a-Mini-C/
Make PCB With Kicad, Flactam & Chilipeppr in a Mini CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/F6A4/JDKKP7XE/F0IF6A4JDKKP7XE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/F6A4/JDKKP7XE/F0IF6A4JDKKP7XE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/F6A4/JDKKP7XE/F0IF6A4JDKKP7XE.SMALL.jpg wifixcort El principal problema al momento de intentar crear un PCB en un CNC es la cantidad de pasos requeridos, al menos en mi caso no encontré un manual que enseñara de principio a fin el procedimiento a seguir para lograr la tarea.Por la razón anterior se crea este instructable, para poder ver todo el pro...
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:57:49 PST
CNC, Dont Lose Your Job http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Dont-Lose-Your-Job/
CNC, Dont Lose Your Job - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/NKIA/JDOUQJLE/F8UNKIAJDOUQJLE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/NKIA/JDOUQJLE/F8UNKIAJDOUQJLE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/NKIA/JDOUQJLE/F8UNKIAJDOUQJLE.SMALL.jpg VladoM In this instructable i will show you how arduino saves the line number of your job from mach3 to its EEPROM.I imagine you have your holding circuit so you dont break your machine in case of powerloss, and your limit switches so you can restart your work from correct place, so all left in case of pow...
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:43:11 PST
Setup a Touch Probe With a Arduino CNC Shield and Grbl and UGS Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Setup-a-Touch-Probe-With-a-Arduino-Cbc-Shield-and-/
Setup a Touch Probe With a Arduino CNC Shield and Grbl and UGS Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/76RW/JDF2KMAO/F7T76RWJDF2KMAO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/76RW/JDF2KMAO/F7T76RWJDF2KMAO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/76RW/JDF2KMAO/F7T76RWJDF2KMAO.SMALL.jpg Killer Turtle I'll show you how to set up a touch probe using a arduino CNC shield with GRBL firmware. Required Items Here is a list of the things you will need.1. A CNC machine ( I have a BobsCNC E3, http://www.bobscnc.com/)2. It needs to use an Arduino CNC Shield, https://blog.protoneer.co.nz/arduino-cnc-shi...
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Sun, 11 Feb 2018 14:19:02 PST
CNC Dovetail Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Dovetail-Joints/
CNC Dovetail Joints - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/RVCI/JDF28L8K/F0XRVCIJDF28L8K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/RVCI/JDF28L8K/F0XRVCIJDF28L8K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/RVCI/JDF28L8K/F0XRVCIJDF28L8K.SMALL.jpg Tim Boyat Here is a project I developed with Þórarinn B.B. Gunnarsson at Ísafjörður FabLab, Iceland.After watching CNCWoodworker's video on YouTube we decided to try and make our own dovetail joints.I have made several tests on the FabLab's ShopBot CNC using a dovetail bit.I tested different dimensions, diffe...
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Fri, 9 Feb 2018 09:24:44 PST
GRBL With H Bridge and DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/GRBL-With-H-Bridge-and-DC-Motor/
GRBL With H Bridge and DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/ZGWH/JCQK99JV/FMBZGWHJCQK99JV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/ZGWH/JCQK99JV/FMBZGWHJCQK99JV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/ZGWH/JCQK99JV/FMBZGWHJCQK99JV.SMALL.jpg Rakshith bk In this instructable I will be showing how you can build a personal X-Y Plotter using simple L293d motor drivers. ie- without Complex Stepper drivers.Warning - Use of H-bridge to drive a stepper is inefficient. features like microstepping cannot be performed.The precision of the sketches will be red...
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:45:46 PST
Spring Loaded CNC Pen Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-Loaded-CNC-Pen/
Spring Loaded CNC Pen Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/4WLD/JCKUTCZH/F4P4WLDJCKUTCZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/4WLD/JCKUTCZH/F4P4WLDJCKUTCZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/4WLD/JCKUTCZH/F4P4WLDJCKUTCZH.SMALL.jpg Henri.Lacoste Hello! This instructables will show how to make an inexpensive yet very effective pen holder which will help maintain even pressure across the printing/machining surface of a CNC machine. I was inspired by this instructable by ähöüokul :https://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-loaded-CNC...However, I...
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Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:01:22 PST
Flip-Top CNC Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Top-CNC-Table/
Flip-Top CNC Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/DQV6/JCGK67AC/FGVDQV6JCGK67AC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/DQV6/JCGK67AC/FGVDQV6JCGK67AC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/DQV6/JCGK67AC/FGVDQV6JCGK67AC.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Space is expensive, space saving is not. With this table in my garage, I have a 30 square foot work table and on the under side, a 33" X 33" Shapoko XXL CNC machine when I need it. The CNC machine is screwed to the underside of the table top, which is attached to two side shelves with shafts and b...
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:22:28 PST
How to Trace an Image in SketchUp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Trace-an-Image-in-SketchUp/
How to Trace an Image in SketchUp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/H8CZ/JCAUMCFB/FTYH8CZJCAUMCFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/H8CZ/JCAUMCFB/FTYH8CZJCAUMCFB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/H8CZ/JCAUMCFB/FTYH8CZJCAUMCFB.SMALL.jpg mirandakclark Before I learned Rhino or CorelDraw, and definitely before I wanted to dish out money for Illustrator, there was SketchUp. I was a sophomore in college who just scratched the surface of learning about digital fabrication. I needed something free, versatile, and preferably with a support community. E...
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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 21:38:20 PST
CNC Hold Down http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Hold-Down/
CNC Hold Down - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/9YPR/JCAUFNJ3/FH29YPRJCAUFNJ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/9YPR/JCAUFNJ3/FH29YPRJCAUFNJ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/9YPR/JCAUFNJ3/FH29YPRJCAUFNJ3.SMALL.jpg mr.incredible Quick, tool free, repeatable clamping system. CNC Hold Down Clamp I originally built my CNC router with several t-slot rails built in for lots of clamping options. I quickly realized they were a pain in the back. I wanted something quicker and repeatable. I'm going to, soon, replace the t-slot w...
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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 11:15:12 PST
Soundproof Enclosure for CNC Machine (proxxon Mf70) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soundproof-Enclosure-for-CNC-Machine-proxxon-Mf70/
Soundproof Enclosure for CNC Machine (proxxon Mf70) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Z2CZ/JC6JX9PB/FB1Z2CZJC6JX9PB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Z2CZ/JC6JX9PB/FB1Z2CZJC6JX9PB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Z2CZ/JC6JX9PB/FB1Z2CZJC6JX9PB.SMALL.jpg AdrienR As I am now in an apartment, I can't make noise anymore. This box allow me to work/play without neighbor issues. The other big advantage is to contain the dust and the bad smell of machining.This enclosure reduce the noise by 12db according to my iPhone and the SLALite app which looks not really imp...
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Tue, 9 Jan 2018 06:32:24 PST
DIY CNC Router Build (large Format 5x10ft, Rack and Pinion) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Router-Build-large-Format-5x10ft-Rack-and-/
DIY CNC Router Build (large Format 5x10ft, Rack and Pinion) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/8MW1/JC0UA9ZQ/F9W8MW1JC0UA9ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/8MW1/JC0UA9ZQ/F9W8MW1JC0UA9ZQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/8MW1/JC0UA9ZQ/F9W8MW1JC0UA9ZQ.SMALL.jpg nishantkinshu This is a not so little summary of the build of my homemade CNC router, aka The Overpass. This instructable is more of a documentation of how I built my CNC and is not to be mistaken as a tutorial for buidling a CNC.The initial target of my build was to make a large format CNC router which does not ...
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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 10:14:22 PST
CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-16/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CIFP/JC2Y5WAV/FX8CIFPJC2Y5WAV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CIFP/JC2Y5WAV/FX8CIFPJC2Y5WAV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CIFP/JC2Y5WAV/FX8CIFPJC2Y5WAV.SMALL.jpg Noelk10 Describe tu colección aquí ... null null null null MaxDraw - a Plotter XY Built in CNC. 4xiDraw How to Make GRBL + CNC V3 Shield Based Mini CNC Machine From Scrap DVD Drive CNC Drum Plotter DIY CNC for Less of 160€ With Arduino Raspberry Pi CNC Case Android ...
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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 05:34:30 PST
Fusion 360 CAM for CNC Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion-360-CAM-Tutorial-for-CNC-Beginners/
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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 19:09:24 PST
How to Modify Fritzing PCB .svg Files for Production http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-Fritzing-PCB-svg-Files-for-Productio/
How to Modify Fritzing PCB .svg Files for Production - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4G6V/JBMJSSX6/FBO4G6VJBMJSSX6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4G6V/JBMJSSX6/FBO4G6VJBMJSSX6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4G6V/JBMJSSX6/FBO4G6VJBMJSSX6.SMALL.jpg imageguy https://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-designing-and-isolationmilling-only-using-free/ describes how to process SVG files produced by Fritzing so they can be exported to MakerCAM to generate gcode for CNC milling.When I make a PCB, I usually want to make the connector pad circles larger and the leads ...
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Mon, 25 Dec 2017 13:06:34 PST
Supercharge and Convert a Unipolar Stepper to Bipolar (28BYJ-48) http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercharge-and-Convert-a-Unipolar-Stepper-to-Bipo/
Supercharge and Convert a Unipolar Stepper to Bipolar (28BYJ-48) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/1DF3/JBGU4B64/FJN1DF3JBGU4B64.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/1DF3/JBGU4B64/FJN1DF3JBGU4B64.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/1DF3/JBGU4B64/FJN1DF3JBGU4B64.SMALL.jpg D_P_R this is an easy guide to convert an ultra cheap unipolar (28BYJ-48) stepper to a bipolar stepper by converting it you will increase the torque from ~ 330 g-cm to ~800 g-cmsince the stepper is super cheap (2-3$) this is an ideal choice for low torque applications. and you will be able to use a4988 s...
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Sat, 23 Dec 2017 04:09:59 PST
Record Weight http://www.instructables.com/id/Record-Weight/
Record Weight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/X1YL/JBGU4374/FCWX1YLJBGU4374.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/X1YL/JBGU4374/FCWX1YLJBGU4374.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/X1YL/JBGU4374/FCWX1YLJBGU4374.SMALL.jpg ShorD4000 Record clamps are weights that fit on the spindle of a record player and are designed to ensure the stability of the vinyl for a better tracking. They will help flatten the record to the platter, and by this, keep resonances and unwanted needle motions to a minimum. You will get the most benefit of ...
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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 07:17:26 PST
Typeface for CNC Machines - Text to Gcode Function http://www.instructables.com/id/Typography-for-CNC-Machines-Text-to-Gcode-Function/
Typeface for CNC Machines - Text to Gcode Function - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/VDSN/JBE1497O/FLDVDSNJBE1497O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/VDSN/JBE1497O/FLDVDSNJBE1497O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/VDSN/JBE1497O/FLDVDSNJBE1497O.SMALL.jpg AdrienR I draw a typo with... gcode!More concretely, I wrote a Matlab script who transform a string of characters into a path for CNC machines. This typo is made of arcs and strait lines and takes account of the milling process. For example the vertical lines are milled upwards to have the same aspect. Othe...
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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:12:24 PST
Laser Cutter Senior Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutter-Senior-Project/
Laser Cutter Senior Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/78UK/JB6UC855/FMW78UKJB6UC855.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/78UK/JB6UC855/FMW78UKJB6UC855.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/78UK/JB6UC855/FMW78UKJB6UC855.SMALL.jpg my wookie It has been a long time since I put something on here, but once college started, life got crazy and im sure you all can relate. on the topic of college, I am required to complete a senior project (even though were just juniors) that has to include a PLC (programmable logic controller, typically A...
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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:04:04 PST
Holiday Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Pallet/
Holiday Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/VUI7/JB6U2YY3/FP1VUI7JB6U2YY3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/VUI7/JB6U2YY3/FP1VUI7JB6U2YY3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/VUI7/JB6U2YY3/FP1VUI7JB6U2YY3.SMALL.jpg ricardo.greene.19 I made a Christmas Holiday pallet. First, you get a Two-Color HDPE pallet and tear the plastic off. Go to https://www.inventables.com/technologies/easel and make an account. Click on the material you have. Set dimensions: 6x6in, thickness=0.248in Make the design you want. Cli...
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:42:25 PST
3-Wire CNC Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Wire-CNC-Plotter/
3-Wire CNC Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/QNTH/JB3ZR2DW/F8KQNTHJB3ZR2DW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/QNTH/JB3ZR2DW/F8KQNTHJB3ZR2DW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/QNTH/JB3ZR2DW/F8KQNTHJB3ZR2DW.SMALL.jpg lingib a.articles { color: white; background: red; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; text-decoration: none; } a.articles:hover { color: white; background: black; } This instructable describes a 3-wire hanging plotter comprising some "string and pulleys", an arduino, and three stepper motors.The...
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:14:42 PST
Homemade Budget CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Budget-CNC/
Homemade Budget CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/3PR5/JAMTV5D1/FHH3PR5JAMTV5D1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/3PR5/JAMTV5D1/FHH3PR5JAMTV5D1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/3PR5/JAMTV5D1/FHH3PR5JAMTV5D1.SMALL.jpg ZepLabs Hello all,I'm finally back !With a project. A good one!This time we are making a CNC machine. It's gonna be a budget one, open source, fully functional , reliable and sturdy (as it gets!) three axis , fixed gantry CNC machine for everyone.If you dig around my channel or my account here , you'll fin...
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Sun, 3 Dec 2017 05:40:24 PST
12 Volt Dc Motor Speed Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Volt-Dc-Motor-Speed-Controller/
12 Volt Dc Motor Speed Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/SPFI/JA8JLNIO/FDXSPFIJA8JLNIO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/SPFI/JA8JLNIO/FDXSPFIJA8JLNIO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/SPFI/JA8JLNIO/FDXSPFIJA8JLNIO.SMALL.jpg kashifmirza4522 Hello friends, I hope you all will be fine. Today I share with you a motor control circuit new small project. I discuss with you a new idea of DC motor speed control. In previous post we discuss about stepper motor control using Microcontroller and Keypad. Component List Component List(motor cont...
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:38:12 PST
CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-15/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/GDT5/J9YJH1NK/FW2GDT5J9YJH1NK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/GDT5/J9YJH1NK/FW2GDT5J9YJH1NK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/GDT5/J9YJH1NK/FW2GDT5J9YJH1NK.SMALL.jpg Lazy Tom null null null Homebuilt (DIY) CNC Router - Arduino Based (GRBL) 3D Router: When a CNC Machine Is Overkill. DIY CNC Router $20 CNC Machine Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! Pocket Laser Engraver.
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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:09:26 PST
Airtight Self-Sealing Inflatable http://www.instructables.com/id/Airtight-Self-Sealing-Inflatable/
Airtight Self-Sealing Inflatable - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/ALRS/J9SW6BRU/F53ALRSJ9SW6BRU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/ALRS/J9SW6BRU/F53ALRSJ9SW6BRU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/ALRS/J9SW6BRU/F53ALRSJ9SW6BRU.SMALL.jpg cnchscm Hello! We are the CNC HSCM (Heat Sealing and Cutting Machine) Team from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. We have created a large scale CNC machine for creating experimental inflatable structures. We developed a method for sealing our inflatables that we would like to share. Please check out our P...
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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:45:38 PST
Improving a Small Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Improving-a-Small-Engraver/
Improving a Small Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/H80I/J9SVZ2H3/FP6H80IJ9SVZ2H3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/H80I/J9SVZ2H3/FP6H80IJ9SVZ2H3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/H80I/J9SVZ2H3/FP6H80IJ9SVZ2H3.SMALL.jpg kirichblog Today I will try to tell about the completion of my small machine and increase the speed of its work. Introduction Not long ago I was talking about buying and assembling a small engraver. But he had some problems that I wanted to fix.And today I want to tell you about how I finished this engraver...
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Sun, 12 Nov 2017 13:18:47 PST
Ladder Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Shelf-1/
Ladder Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/C1EQ/J9SVV5X1/FWUC1EQJ9SVV5X1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/C1EQ/J9SVV5X1/FWUC1EQJ9SVV5X1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/C1EQ/J9SVV5X1/FWUC1EQJ9SVV5X1.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hello guys, ladder shelves are very popular piece of decor. I was planning to make one for a long time, so this is my first try and I thought why not sharing it with you. Note: this project was made in FABLAB Dhahran by Jafar Alobaid. Requirements For this project we will need:MDF ( I used 18mm t...
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Sun, 12 Nov 2017 04:47:40 PST
Add Bluetooth to Your Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Bluetooth-to-Your-Plotter/
Add Bluetooth to Your Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/VYVB/J9SVV01F/FPJVYVBJ9SVV01F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/VYVB/J9SVV01F/FPJVYVBJ9SVV01F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/VYVB/J9SVV01F/FPJVYVBJ9SVV01F.SMALL.jpg lingib a.articles { color: white; background: red; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; text-decoration: none; } a.articles:hover { color: white; background: black; } p strong { font-weight: bold; } This instructable explains how to replace your USB plotter cable with a bluetooth wireless link.Yo...
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Sat, 11 Nov 2017 12:37:01 PST
Mcp23017 and PoKeys and Linuxcnc http://www.instructables.com/id/Mcp23017-and-PoKeys-and-Linuxcnc/
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Thu, 9 Nov 2017 20:16:34 PST
DIY Metal Engraving 6watts Laser CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Metal-Engraving-6watts-Laser-CNC/
DIY Metal Engraving 6watts Laser CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/ZAE7/J98RL9JT/FE2ZAE7J98RL9JT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/ZAE7/J98RL9JT/FE2ZAE7J98RL9JT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/ZAE7/J98RL9JT/FE2ZAE7J98RL9JT.SMALL.jpg crxksa here is a laser cnc i made which can engrave materials like Stainless steel, Painted metal, wood and etc. this laser has the power to cut wood also. the laser module is PLH3D-6W-XF professional engraving laser head from a company called Opt Lasers. to show power of the laser module, i will make few...
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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 02:55:25 PDT