Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:44:27 PST BLOX v1.01 Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 PST
Burning Laser with Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Laser-with-Joule-Thief/
Burning Laser with Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/9XOX/I3TH7V1H/FBL9XOXI3TH7V1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/9XOX/I3TH7V1H/FBL9XOXI3TH7V1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/9XOX/I3TH7V1H/FBL9XOXI3TH7V1H.SMALL.jpg Samiran Take care of Eyes since these lasers are lethal for eyes. It can blind you before your eye lid will close. --- I am Not responsible for any damage.We can burn things specially black or dark colored stuff by simple 3V battery but this will heat up the diode after intensive use. In case we need to ma...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:21:24 PST
Learn How to Operate a Mori Seiki NT-1000SZM http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-to-Operate-a-Mori-Seiki-NT-1000SZM/
Learn How to Operate a Mori Seiki NT-1000SZM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/X4X5/I3R6ZXY5/F86X4X5I3R6ZXY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/X4X5/I3R6ZXY5/F86X4X5I3R6ZXY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/X4X5/I3R6ZXY5/F86X4X5I3R6ZXY5.SMALL.jpg danvida The Mori Seiki NT-1000SZM is a very capable multi-axis CNC machine that can make a variety of complex parts. It is a combination of two lathes and one mill in one machine and is capable of continuously making parts around the clock for years on end. Mori Seiki engineered this amazing machine tool ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:00:45 PST
PCB Design Using EAGLE CAD http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Design-Using-EAGLE-CAD/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:40:40 PST
CNC milling stone http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-milling-stone/
CNC milling stone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell Cutting stone with a CNC machine is surprisingly simple with the right tools and a few tricks.I've brought back a nice stone from my last hiking trip in Switzerland and christmas is getting closer and closer - so let's make a tealight holder... Tools Most stones are hard enough to dull and burn e...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:19:24 PST
Shapeoko 2 PCB Bed Leveling and Spindle Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-PCB-Bed-Leveling-and-Spindle-Guard/
Shapeoko 2 PCB Bed Leveling and Spindle Guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/5F1Z/I3PRO7GQ/FCA5F1ZI3PRO7GQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/5F1Z/I3PRO7GQ/FCA5F1ZI3PRO7GQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/5F1Z/I3PRO7GQ/FCA5F1ZI3PRO7GQ.SMALL.jpg jordantallent So I've had my Shapeoko 2 desktop CNC machine for a while a now and finally made some pretty practical mods to it. I also showed this on my YouTube Channel here. What I made and why... This was a simple little upgrade that allowed me to protect my vacuum hose from rubbing the spindle as it worke...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:01:47 PST
Simple Cooling System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cooling-System/
Simple Cooling System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/3EZM/I3OFOAK2/FVV3EZMI3OFOAK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/3EZM/I3OFOAK2/FVV3EZMI3OFOAK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/3EZM/I3OFOAK2/FVV3EZMI3OFOAK2.SMALL.jpg Stefan Gales I wanted to make a system as simple as possible. And especially to have a decanter reservoir.Can be used on: cnc milling machine , manual milling machine , boring machine , band saw and so on. Materials I used recycled parts : a former fountain pump and reservoirs made from plastic drums. Using...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:13:28 PST
CNC Joinery part 2: Complex Jigsaw Miter Flat Joint http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Joinery-part-2-Complex-Jigsaw-Miter-Flat-Joint/
CNC Joinery part 2: Complex Jigsaw Miter Flat Joint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/23K7/I3H51M1Z/FY223K7I3H51M1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/23K7/I3H51M1Z/FY223K7I3H51M1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/23K7/I3H51M1Z/FY223K7I3H51M1Z.SMALL.jpg RobotDictionary This is part two of our tutorial series entitled "Practical CNC Joinery." In part two of the series we will be discussing how to create complex jigsaw miter flat joints.Material: 3/4" sheet stock MDO (Medium Density Overlay), four inch pieces of wood in a flat arrangement Machine: 3 axis greenBull C...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:53:30 PST
CNC Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Bottle-Opener/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:23:46 PST
CNC Joinery: How to Create Finger Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Joinery-How-to-Create-Finger-Joints/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 14:12:19 PST
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock Cordless Drill Spindle CNC Mill Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Mini-Lathe-DIY-Tailstock-Cordless-Dr/
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock Cordless Drill Spindle CNC Mill Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/E5X1/I3BH4UYG/FP3E5X1I3BH4UYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/E5X1/I3BH4UYG/FP3E5X1I3BH4UYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/E5X1/I3BH4UYG/FP3E5X1I3BH4UYG.SMALL.jpg keijisey Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock Cordless Drill Spindle CNC Mill Machine DIY Chuck Headstock Spindle Lathe by Aluminium and Wood DIY Chuck Headstock Spindle Lathe by Aluminium and Wood DIY Dynamic Tailstock by Wood and Broken Cordless Drill Homemade Dynamic Tailstock by Wood and Old Bro...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 06:15:47 PST
Blinky LED Snowflake Kit on the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinky-LED-Snowflake-Kit-on-the-Othermill/
Blinky LED Snowflake Kit on the Othermill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/8PZ1/I38SB008/FQG8PZ1I38SB008.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/8PZ1/I38SB008/FQG8PZ1I38SB008.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/8PZ1/I38SB008/FQG8PZ1I38SB008.SMALL.jpg othermachine Greetings and Happy Holidays! My name is Diana, and I am the Retail Manager for Other Machine Co. That means I find products and make cool kits for our store! In this beginning Othermill tutorial you will learn to make your own Holiday Snowflake Ornament. Tools and Materials Things you will need:...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 10:52:19 PST
Homemade Mini Wood Mill Router Milling Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Table Press Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Wood-Mill-Router-Milling-Machine-by-/
Homemade Mini Wood Mill Router Milling Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Table Press Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/A8X2/I376RHVH/F2AA8X2I376RHVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/A8X2/I376RHVH/F2AA8X2I376RHVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/A8X2/I376RHVH/F2AA8X2I376RHVH.SMALL.jpg easydiychina DIY Mini Wood Mill Router Milling Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Table Press Drill Homemade Y Axis Wood Slide CNC Homemade Y Axis Wood Slide CNC with scrap wood Homemade X Axis Slide by Wood Homemade X Axis Slide by Wood and complette with Table Press Drill
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 05:34:09 PST
Laser cutting http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cutting-4-5/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNV/X1SP/I34DXZC9/FNVX1SPI34DXZC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNV/X1SP/I34DXZC9/FNVX1SPI34DXZC9.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNV/X1SP/I34DXZC9/FNVX1SPI34DXZC9.SMALL.jpg hm_vitenfabrikken Design and build a side-lit LED sign at TechShop Chess piece flash drive ACRYLIC COOKBOOK STAND - NOW WITH MORE LASERS How to make earrings with pre-made pendants TechShop Laser Cutting Iris Box Rubber Band Powered Paddle Boat. I made it at TechShop Secret Image Shado...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:02:02 PST
OPESK: Parametric Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Parametric-Desk/
OPESK: Parametric Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/G3MP/I327JBIP/FGQG3MPI327JBIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/G3MP/I327JBIP/FGQG3MPI327JBIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/G3MP/I327JBIP/FGQG3MPI327JBIP.SMALL.jpg erickson.araujo.5 This project uses a Rhinoceros plug-in, called Grasshopper, to create a parametric desk, that can be transformed into different forms, simply by editing a fill options. The file can be exported for fabrication in a CNC Router machine. Open First, you need to download the .gh file, to edit the gra...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:02:08 PST
MAKE A SITy Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-A-SITy-Bench/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 14:10:58 PST
Plan of a decorative table http://www.instructables.com/id/Plan-of-a-decorative-table/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:22:48 PST
Snowflake Chocolate Molds on the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-Chocolate-Molds-on-the-Othermill/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:29:50 PST
Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engine-3/
Stirling Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SMALL.jpg jRamonGalindo Dedicated to all those wise and illustrious deans and students.Foreword.The Stirling engine is a heat engine with low noise and toxic emissions, this engine can use any external power source coming to have zero emissions when using solar energy. In the near future, these applications are likely to h...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:00:45 PST
CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FFQ/7S9D/I2TG3BNC/FFQ7S9DI2TG3BNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FFQ/7S9D/I2TG3BNC/FFQ7S9DI2TG3BNC.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FFQ/7S9D/I2TG3BNC/FFQ7S9DI2TG3BNC.SMALL.jpg aliogas Simple CNC Machine Combination CNC Machine and 3D Printer DIY CNC Router Plans : How to Build How to make a mini milling machine- manual or CNC! $20 CNC Machine Easy to Build Desk Top 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine Make Your Own DIY CNC
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:12:18 PST
CD/DVD Bipolar Motor Driver W/o Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/CDDVD-Bipolar-Motor-Driver-Wo-Microcontroller/
CD/DVD Bipolar Motor Driver W/o Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CPKM/I2TG19IG/F2HCPKMI2TG19IG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CPKM/I2TG19IG/F2HCPKMI2TG19IG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CPKM/I2TG19IG/F2HCPKMI2TG19IG.SMALL.jpg Samiran I had a couple of CD/DVD writer scrap. When I opened them I found the Lasers are in working condition and the Motors looks the same. Then I came across the Laser Engraver for custom laser works from these scrap Lasers. I found many people had done and driven these Bi-polar Stepper Motors by the use ...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:33:41 PST
3D to 2D to 3D Fabrication Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-to-2D-to-3D-Fabrication-Techniques/
3D to 2D to 3D Fabrication Techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/4D6Q/I2XTRCFZ/FDF4D6QI2XTRCFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/4D6Q/I2XTRCFZ/FDF4D6QI2XTRCFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/4D6Q/I2XTRCFZ/FDF4D6QI2XTRCFZ.SMALL.jpg lime3D Three dimensional (3D) design is fantastic. I have been using three dimensional design CAD tools for over 25 years. (Even if I have a two dimensional project, I generally model it in a high-end three dimensional CAD tool.) You can probably tell from my instructables member name that I am a big fan!T...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:34:33 PST
Autodesk Pier 9 5-Axis DMS - How to Use the DMS Dust Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/DMS-Dust-Collector/
Autodesk Pier 9 5-Axis DMS - How to Use the DMS Dust Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/C7LK/I2GJ2RY1/F80C7LKI2GJ2RY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/C7LK/I2GJ2RY1/F80C7LKI2GJ2RY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/C7LK/I2GJ2RY1/F80C7LKI2GJ2RY1.SMALL.jpg danvida Use the installed spindle dust collector whenever possible. This system prevents, and enthusiastically inhales, small airborne dust particles. It consists of two pneumatic spindle-mounted fiberglass intakes connected to the Woodshop dust collector. How it WorksTwo intakes pneumatically open and cl...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:19:46 PST
Styrofoam chess game CNC hot wire cutted http://www.instructables.com/id/Styrofoam-chess-game-CNC-hot-wire-cutted/
Styrofoam chess game CNC hot wire cutted - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/K4VZ/I2CVG4VM/FTZK4VZI2CVG4VM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/K4VZ/I2CVG4VM/FTZK4VZI2CVG4VM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/K4VZ/I2CVG4VM/FTZK4VZI2CVG4VM.SMALL.jpg Renaud Iltis This beautiful chess set is hot wire cuted in styrofoam by the method of cutting in two views (front + profile). The board is also CNC hot wire cuted in styrofoam with my MiniCut2d machine. My wife had the idea and I made it (team project!). Cut the pieces I cut all the pieces with CNC hot wire m...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:41:36 PST
DMS Gotchas: Things U Wish U Knew B4 U MILLING http://www.instructables.com/id/DMS-Gotchas-Things-U-Wish-U-Knew-B4-U-MILLING/
DMS Gotchas: Things U Wish U Knew B4 U MILLING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/I0TF/I26MYQTC/FTGI0TFI26MYQTC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/I0TF/I26MYQTC/FTGI0TFI26MYQTC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/I0TF/I26MYQTC/FTGI0TFI26MYQTC.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali One of the most exciting tools at Pier 9 is the DMS, a 5 AXIS CNC MILL. This baby blue monster is pretty intimidating, especially when using it alone for the first time! So that why I've created this instructable! For those of you in a rush, check out the memes, they contain all the gotchas and tips...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 17:47:27 PST
How to Carve the Lunar Surface with CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-the-Lunar-Surface-with-CNC/
How to Carve the Lunar Surface with CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/16S9/I26OMS13/F2L16S9I26OMS13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/16S9/I26OMS13/F2L16S9I26OMS13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/16S9/I26OMS13/F2L16S9I26OMS13.SMALL.jpg cdorety How to carve the moon’s surface with CNC machinesPre-reqs: This is an advanced process that requires previous knowledge of CNC usage and 3D modeling. I will not be instructing on how to run a CNC machine. I’ll try to cover this as generally as possible because the result can be achieved in many ways...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 17:00:27 PST
CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-3-4-5-6-7-8-9/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/6ESA/I2370D5Q/FNG6ESAI2370D5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/6ESA/I2370D5Q/FNG6ESAI2370D5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/6ESA/I2370D5Q/FNG6ESAI2370D5Q.SMALL.jpg Jmguitars Printer to vinyl cutter hack CNC out of a scanner (cheap) 3 Axis Arduino Based CNC Controller How to make a mini milling machine- manual or CNC! How to Make a Three Axis CNC Machine (Cheaply and Easily) TheMaker2 Homemade CNC DIY CNC Router cheap, nice and weird A4 gra...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 07:39:45 PST
DIY recycled laptop cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-recycled-laptop-cooler/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:15:32 PST
Super Simple CNC Ballpoint Plotter Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-CNC-Ballpoint-Plotter-Pen/
Super Simple CNC Ballpoint Plotter Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/2XRZ/I1T4RHKY/F812XRZI1T4RHKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/2XRZ/I1T4RHKY/F812XRZI1T4RHKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/2XRZ/I1T4RHKY/F812XRZI1T4RHKY.SMALL.jpg charlie.galant As I recently built a CNC machine, it is often useful to draw patterns for testing purposes. A difficulty/annoyance is that drawing devices were designed to be used by hands which can control the pressure against the surface, while the machine is designed to be rigid. As such, controlling the Z-De...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:25:23 PDT
Black / White Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-White-Sculpture/
Black / White Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RXAW/I1SB6C4I/FR1RXAWI1SB6C4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RXAW/I1SB6C4I/FR1RXAWI1SB6C4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RXAW/I1SB6C4I/FR1RXAWI1SB6C4I.SMALL.jpg jon_kuzmich In the spring of 2014, I was selected for an artist residency at Tech Shop in San Francisco, CA. This is what I made over the course of the 2-month residency:BLACK / WHITE, 2014Acrylic on HardboardEach letter: 16”x16”x16” Installation dimensions variable Additional information about my art practice...
By: jon_kuzmich

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:47:27 PDT
Chocolate Batarang http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Batarang/
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By: othermachine

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:07:35 PDT
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Lathe Press Drill Dynamic Tailstock CNC Metal Mill Axis Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DIY-Mini-Wood-Lathe-Press-Drill-Dynamic-T/
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Lathe Press Drill Dynamic Tailstock CNC Metal Mill Axis Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/FFAW/I1K3NFTK/FDAFFAWI1K3NFTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/FFAW/I1K3NFTK/FDAFFAWI1K3NFTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/FFAW/I1K3NFTK/FDAFFAWI1K3NFTK.SMALL.jpg kaka45345 Homemade DIY Mini Wood Lathe Press Drill Dynamic Tailstock CNC Metal Mill Axis Router DIY X Y Axis Slide table DIY Mini Lathe by Aluminium Aloy DIY Mini Lathe by Aluminium Aloy DIY Lathe Chuck and Dynamic Tailstock DIY Lathe Chuck and Dynamic Tailstock with Cordless Drill
By: kaka45345

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:28:28 PDT
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...
By: PATHfab

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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/
How to write G code (basics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XJ8O/I1C3WG33/F4MXJ8OI1C3WG33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XJ8O/I1C3WG33/F4MXJ8OI1C3WG33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XJ8O/I1C3WG33/F4MXJ8OI1C3WG33.SMALL.jpg Mach95 The basics of writing G code and some M code Write the Introduction Start the first line with a '%' then press enter. The next line should start with a capital 'o'. If the character there is a zero the machine will throw an error code. After the capital O and with no spaces there should be 4 or 5...
By: Mach95

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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/
Light Up Necklace Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OOZH/I1AJH4F0/F86OOZHI1AJH4F0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OOZH/I1AJH4F0/F86OOZHI1AJH4F0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OOZH/I1AJH4F0/F86OOZHI1AJH4F0.SMALL.jpg othermachine If you like making jewelry and have some experience using the Othermill, then this is a great project for you! This style of necklace offers a wonderful way to get creative and artistic with double-sided machining on the Othermill.This necklace has four LEDs on the back of the pendant, which provide...
By: othermachine

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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/
Unlimited Arduino clones: the Otherduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/QNJY/I1AJH3ZH/FPIQNJYI1AJH3ZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/QNJY/I1AJH3ZH/FPIQNJYI1AJH3ZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/QNJY/I1AJH3ZH/FPIQNJYI1AJH3ZH.SMALL.jpg othermachine Hi, I'm Owen, Content Developer for OMC, and I'm going to show you how to make your own Arduino clones on the Othermill! Arduino is a prototyping platform that has a massive user base and tons of tutorials and code available, which allows anyone with a desire to learn to build fun electronics projec...
By: othermachine

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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/
DMS 3864 Tool Magazine In Emergency - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/3Q0N/I12KJ4AI/FQP3Q0NI12KJ4AI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/3Q0N/I12KJ4AI/FQP3Q0NI12KJ4AI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/3Q0N/I12KJ4AI/FQP3Q0NI12KJ4AI.SMALL.jpg danvida Our machine is equipped with a Fagor 8055 controller.Ensure machine has proper air supply (tool magazine is pneumatic).Check if tool magazine operates. M-Code for manually operating tool magazine:-M87 (open)-M88 (close)Check if there's a fault in the Tool Magazine:-Main Menu-Tables-Tool MagazineClea...
By: danvida

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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/
Convert STL to DXF using Open Source tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/4H5X/I12KEMMH/FJO4H5XI12KEMMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/4H5X/I12KEMMH/FJO4H5XI12KEMMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/4H5X/I12KEMMH/FJO4H5XI12KEMMH.SMALL.jpg hemalchevli BackgroundI recently did an arduino workshop at Makers Asylum, I also took my DSO nano v3 to show how PWM works. Came back home and found the stand for the DSO was missing. Also the one that came with the DSO was not good. So I decided to make one. I thought of designing it my self from scratch, but...
By: hemalchevli

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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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By: danvida

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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/
Getting Started with HSMXpress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/6AAK/I11YVICT/FU36AAKI11YVICT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/6AAK/I11YVICT/FU36AAKI11YVICT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/6AAK/I11YVICT/FU36AAKI11YVICT.SMALL.jpg A Whatmough HSMXpress is a free CAM plugin for SolidWorksYou can download it free here: www.hsmxpress.com If you already have have HSMXpress, download the attached part file and let's get started!. Understanding the Layout In this Step we will: Look at the Layout of Inventor HSM Create a Setup to: Define o...
By: A Whatmough

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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/
Getting Started with Inventor HSM Express - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/QLA0/I11YVDKT/FJ6QLA0I11YVDKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/QLA0/I11YVDKT/FJ6QLA0I11YVDKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/QLA0/I11YVDKT/FJ6QLA0I11YVDKT.SMALL.jpg A Whatmough Inventor HSM Express is a free CAM plugin for Autodesk Inventor.You can download it free here: http://cam.autodesk.com/If you already have have Inventor and Inventor HSM Express download the attached part file and let's get started!. Understanding the Layout In this Step we will:Look at the Layo...
By: A Whatmough

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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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By: BenHarper

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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/
3D printed CNC mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CAE2/I0TVGWVX/FXUCAE2I0TVGWVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CAE2/I0TVGWVX/FXUCAE2I0TVGWVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/CAE2/I0TVGWVX/FXUCAE2I0TVGWVX.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Ive designed this mill so that most of the parts that are hard to get or make can be 3D printed. Its design to be modular so you can easily change the size of the machine by changing either the sides or the front and back plates. Its accurate enough to cut and drill circuit boards, and small enoug...
By: liquidhandwash

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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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By: Make it BIG

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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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By: AlanCation

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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/
CNC Router Bar Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/S6QR/I0LDRCC8/FE6S6QRI0LDRCC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/S6QR/I0LDRCC8/FE6S6QRI0LDRCC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/S6QR/I0LDRCC8/FE6S6QRI0LDRCC8.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace In this Instructable you will: Setup the CNC RouterLoad a DXF file and generate the G-CODE the machine will use to cut out the stoolCut out a bar stool using the CNC Router Gather the Supplies You will need: CNC Router and controlling computer with Cut 2D and Mach 3Stool DXF file0.25-inch End mil...
By: SLOMakerSpace

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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:12:02 PDT
Make a Decorative lights for 100$ http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-cheep-Decorative-lights/
Make a Decorative lights for 100$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/J0B1/I0HYQSIQ/FR0J0B1I0HYQSIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/J0B1/I0HYQSIQ/FR0J0B1I0HYQSIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/J0B1/I0HYQSIQ/FR0J0B1I0HYQSIQ.SMALL.jpg msh1353 This is my third work of 3d objectsI got a drawing of decorative lights for my study room and I made it for 100 dollars. Pictures show the steps of my work. I had a problem at the time led headlights Assembly because they had lowdiameter and short circuit was correct at the time of soldering and I t...
By: msh1353

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:19:29 PDT