Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:20:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making the GShield Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-GShield-Circuit/
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:30:13 PDT
Fusion and CAMplete Workflow for Using the Matsuura MX-330 at Pier 9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion-and-CAMplete-Workflow-for-Using-the-Matsuur/
Fusion and CAMplete Workflow for Using the Matsuura MX-330 at Pier 9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/U5CW/J1WW84U9/FIAU5CWJ1WW84U9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/U5CW/J1WW84U9/FIAU5CWJ1WW84U9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/U5CW/J1WW84U9/FIAU5CWJ1WW84U9.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar This Instructable is for workshop users at Pier 9 who are interested in machining parts on the 5-axis Matsuura MX-330 Vertical Machining Center. Following these steps is a prerequisite for the machine operation course. It is expected that users have intermediate to advanced level CNC experience, and...
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:03:47 PDT
Floor Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-Shelf/
Floor Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/PHCW/J1WW8QZ5/FB7PHCWJ1WW8QZ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/PHCW/J1WW8QZ5/FB7PHCWJ1WW8QZ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/PHCW/J1WW8QZ5/FB7PHCWJ1WW8QZ5.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hello guys, in this project we will make a floor shelf. The dimensions of the shelf is about 175 cm high and the distance between each shelf is 40 cm. As you can notice from the photo, the width of each of horizontal shelf is decreasing as we go up. So, lets get started with this project. Note: this...
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:25:47 PDT
Bottle Box From Pluwood. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Box-From-Pluwood/
Bottle Box From Pluwood. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/CHLL/J1V7TV2S/F90CHLLJ1V7TV2S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/CHLL/J1V7TV2S/F90CHLLJ1V7TV2S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/CHLL/J1V7TV2S/F90CHLLJ1V7TV2S.SMALL.jpg shatrovmaxim I apologize for the error, english is not my native language ...My hobby is making moonshine.My friend asked for a bit of my product, and i decided to give him a gift box.Materials: - Plywood 4mm- Any glass bottle... Drawing a Drawing for a Laser Cutter We measure the bottle to understand the di...
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:14:42 PDT
Thor Spinner Fidget Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Thor-Spinner-Fidget-Toy/
Thor Spinner Fidget Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/1657/J1GP7OSX/F9E1657J1GP7OSX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/1657/J1GP7OSX/F9E1657J1GP7OSX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/1657/J1GP7OSX/F9E1657J1GP7OSX.SMALL.jpg dctteacher1 Hey guys,Here is my latest creation to be added and uploaded to the instructables gods. It's my Thor hammer inspired spinner fidget toy.I have provided 2 tutorials on how to design and make it with Fusion 360 CAD-CAM, photos and files (STL & DXF) for you to either CNC machine in aluminium or 3D pri...
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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 17:16:21 PDT
My First CNC ( Fails, Wins and Future ) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-CNC-Fails-Wins-and-Future-/
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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:58:52 PDT
Decorative Wooden Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Wooden-Box/
Decorative Wooden Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/FO6W/J1CEMYRU/FU3FO6WJ1CEMYRU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/FO6W/J1CEMYRU/FU3FO6WJ1CEMYRU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/FO6W/J1CEMYRU/FU3FO6WJ1CEMYRU.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hello guys, in this instructable we will be making a decorative wooden box that can be used in many different ways. It's a really easy and fun project to make and it. So, let's get started. Requirements For this project we will need :MDF or plywood. ( 6-8 mm thickness)Wood glue.Wood paint ( we...
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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 23:34:15 PDT
Fusion 360 Toolpaths for Handibot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion-360-Toolpaths-for-Handibot/
Fusion 360 Toolpaths for Handibot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/2L5D/J1CEKI2B/FOE2L5DJ1CEKI2B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/2L5D/J1CEKI2B/FOE2L5DJ1CEKI2B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/2L5D/J1CEKI2B/FOE2L5DJ1CEKI2B.SMALL.jpg DavidS1388 This tutorial will explain how to generate a toolpath in Fusion 360 and send it to your Handibot.This allows for a completely "Mac only" solution without resorting to VCarve. Also, there are many other capabilities in Fusion 360 that make it a complete 3D Design package, so in some cases it can be m...
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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:43:29 PDT
Ball Replacing - HIWIN Linear Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Replacing-HIWIN-Linear-Guide/
Ball Replacing - HIWIN Linear Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IVVO/J16YBGL0/FTBIVVOJ16YBGL0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IVVO/J16YBGL0/FTBIVVOJ16YBGL0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/IVVO/J16YBGL0/FTBIVVOJ16YBGL0.SMALL.jpg Morfi_pl How to replace balls?This instructable is based on HIWIN EGH15 CA linear guide. Its simple process but you need some tools and very much patience. Ball replacing is a time consuming task. You need to be accurate!There are three steps:First, check dimensions of old balls! Its very important step....
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Sat, 8 Apr 2017 07:52:31 PDT
Mr Bean, Laser Engraved http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Bean-Laser-Engraved/
Mr Bean, Laser Engraved - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/LOUI/J16OY55V/F3ALOUIJ16OY55V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/LOUI/J16OY55V/F3ALOUIJ16OY55V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/LOUI/J16OY55V/F3ALOUIJ16OY55V.SMALL.jpg grompot CNC laser engraving may be complected. I am new to this hobby. There is no thingeverse for CNC. I therefore share this GCODE file (MrBean.ngc) with all. It is suitable for laser engraving. It was created with Inkscape on a MillrightCNC M3. Just use your GCODE utility (I use Universal G-Code sender) ...
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 02:29:10 PDT
How to Make a Steel Body Resonator Guitar. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Steel-Body-Resonator-Guitar/
How to Make a Steel Body Resonator Guitar. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/4A13/J140ECMT/F2F4A13J140ECMT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/4A13/J140ECMT/F2F4A13J140ECMT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/4A13/J140ECMT/F2F4A13J140ECMT.SMALL.jpg mckittec This will serve as a rough tutorial on the process of making a Steel Body Resonator guitar with a round neck and a spider bridge. Research and Design Decisions Many are familiar with the make up of an acoustic and some are familiar with an electric but very few know much about the inner workings...
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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 06:12:49 PDT
CNC Laser - Full Set of Plans for a Box of 4 Mini Drawers. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Full-Set-of-Plans-for-a-Box-of-4-Mini-Dr/
CNC Laser - Full Set of Plans for a Box of 4 Mini Drawers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/IARN/J0SEJGYM/F4PIARNJ0SEJGYM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/IARN/J0SEJGYM/F4PIARNJ0SEJGYM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/IARN/J0SEJGYM/F4PIARNJ0SEJGYM.SMALL.jpg Skysurfer_uk This site has provided me with so much inspiration, this is my effort to throw something in the ring. I don't intend to pad this 'ibble out with an image of glueing two pieces of wood together... :) JDI! or Just Do It! In the spirit of Open Source (Inkscape being a wonderful example - perfect for...
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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:07:07 PDT
Shapeoko 2 CO2 Laser Upgrades http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-CO2-Laser-Upgrades/
Shapeoko 2 CO2 Laser Upgrades - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/N5TY/J0SEHQ7V/FOTN5TYJ0SEHQ7V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/N5TY/J0SEHQ7V/FOTN5TYJ0SEHQ7V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/N5TY/J0SEHQ7V/FOTN5TYJ0SEHQ7V.SMALL.jpg HMI1973 I have upgraded my Shapeoko machine to use it as CO2 Laser machine Shapeoko 2 CO2 Laser Upgrades: Overview Water Cooler System: used to cool the laser tube as the high voltage increase it’s temp. accordingly. There is full cooler system with a prices of up-to 350 USD but we normally use normal wa...
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:21:12 PDT
Add Homing Switches to a Sienci Mill One CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Homing-Switches-to-a-Sienci-Mill-One-CNC/
Add Homing Switches to a Sienci Mill One CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QFC7/J0485AAY/FIWQFC7J0485AAY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QFC7/J0485AAY/FIWQFC7J0485AAY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QFC7/J0485AAY/FIWQFC7J0485AAY.SMALL.jpg tmbarbour For just a few dollars in parts, a few 3D printed parts and an hour of your time, you can add XYZ homing switches to a Since Mill One CNC.Here's the parts list:3 - M2x12mm machine screws 3 - M2 machine nuts2 - M2 machine washers2 - 8mmx8mm Momentary Switches ($4.50 via Amazon)1 - Roller micro-switc...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 18:46:57 PST
The 20 $ CNC: a Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-20-CNC-a-Plotter/
The 20 $ CNC: a Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/0YX6/J02QOIDR/F3I0YX6J02QOIDR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/0YX6/J02QOIDR/F3I0YX6J02QOIDR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/0YX6/J02QOIDR/F3I0YX6J02QOIDR.SMALL.jpg tonginos We 've already talked about this...A CNC cheaper than a cheap hand-drill!It's all about having fun, and learning stuff....on your desktop. On 20 bucks!I made an istructable last week about the whole project, where you can find a list of materials along with a video of the make.https://www.instructab...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 05:01:17 PST
CNC From DVD Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-From-DVD-Drives/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/JRYL/IZYGAE2R/FHMJRYLIZYGAE2R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/JRYL/IZYGAE2R/FHMJRYLIZYGAE2R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/JRYL/IZYGAE2R/FHMJRYLIZYGAE2R.SMALL.jpg OliV2 CNC machines from old CD-Rom or DVD drives L293D Driver Board for CNC Drawing Instructables Robot by Mini CNC - Arduino - L293D Shield Compact CNC/3D Printer MiniCNC Work in Progress How to Make Mini CNC Router Drawing by Arduino and Shield L293D Mini CNC Foam Cutter Ardui...
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Mon, 6 Mar 2017 14:04:46 PST
Erosion http://www.instructables.com/id/Erosion-1/
Erosion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F67/YW6Y/IZT6TGFB/F67YW6YIZT6TGFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F67/YW6Y/IZT6TGFB/F67YW6YIZT6TGFB.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F67/YW6Y/IZT6TGFB/F67YW6YIZT6TGFB.SMALL.jpg davidbowenart Every time a wave comes in at the beach a downward pointed camera takes photos of the surface of the sand left after the water recedes. Convert image to bump map The still image is converted into a bump or height map. 3D stl The bump map is used to create a 3D low relief stl file.
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Mon, 6 Mar 2017 09:34:10 PST
Monstro-ct (3D Scanning/Digital Fabrication Experimentations) http://www.instructables.com/id/Monstro-ct-3D-ScanningDigital-Fabrication-Experime/
Monstro-ct (3D Scanning/Digital Fabrication Experimentations) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FV7P/IZT6N4KY/F1HFV7PIZT6N4KY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FV7P/IZT6N4KY/F1HFV7PIZT6N4KY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FV7P/IZT6N4KY/F1HFV7PIZT6N4KY.SMALL.jpg George Windmill Monstro-ct is a project of experimentation upon the concept of 3D Scanning and Digital Fabrication techniques and tools. It takes input from an actual site in the city and it is connected with an architecture design studio. For the 3D scans we used Autodesk Remake using sets of 20 photographs. The ...
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 12:55:46 PST
The 20 $ CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/The-20-CNC/
The 20 $ CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/RRN2/IZT6J0VV/FYRRRN2IZT6J0VV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/RRN2/IZT6J0VV/FYRRRN2IZT6J0VV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/RRN2/IZT6J0VV/FYRRRN2IZT6J0VV.SMALL.jpg tonginos The idea here was to make another CNC machine. One that would be small, portable, cheap but fully functional.It is made so you can take it home, lay it on your desktop and play with it! Add some home buttons and experiment with the homing cycle, add a spindle and do some test cuts, add a laser head ...
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Fri, 3 Mar 2017 04:04:38 PST
Haciendo Que Mi Cnc Grbl Sea Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Haciendo-Que-Mi-Cnc-Grbl-Sea-Bluetooth/
Haciendo Que Mi Cnc Grbl Sea Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/DTYJ/IZQAEKVM/FDEDTYJIZQAEKVM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/DTYJ/IZQAEKVM/FDEDTYJIZQAEKVM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/DTYJ/IZQAEKVM/FDEDTYJIZQAEKVM.SMALL.jpg Alfonso Serrano estas navidades me compré una cnc laser http://www.ebay.es/itm/222191653405?_trksid=p20578...tras muchas pruebas le instalé el grbl https://github.com/gnea/grbl/releasesy la estoy usando con laserweb https://github.com/LaserWeb/LaserWeb3y laser web4 https://laserweb.github.io/LaserWeb4/dist/todo fan...
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Thu, 2 Mar 2017 01:59:55 PST
ArtCAM Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/ArtCAM-Projects/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/QBIG/IZ6DC5S2/F55QBIGIZ6DC5S2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/QBIG/IZ6DC5S2/F55QBIGIZ6DC5S2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/QBIG/IZ6DC5S2/F55QBIGIZ6DC5S2.SMALL.jpg asergeeva Cute Picture Frame Chess Board Quick Clock Face design in ArtCAM
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:48:59 PST
CNC milling machine http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milling-Machine/
CNC milling machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/RUJ0/IZ6CSM1M/FPVRUJ0IZ6CSM1M.SMALL.jpg 3D Meister Heavy CNC milling machine project started in 2015.A lot of different working steps are necessary to build a big CNC machine with good milling performance;Building a big and accurate mold for casting the epoxy granite.Aligning the linear guides and ball screw.Setting up the electronics; stepper motor...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:45:55 PST
Gaia Horizon / 3d machining with LIDAR point clouds http://www.instructables.com/id/Gaia-Horizon-3d-Machining-With-LIDAR-Point-Clouds/
Gaia Horizon / 3d machining with LIDAR point clouds - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/IC8Y/IZ6D1QUL/F76IC8YIZ6D1QUL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/IC8Y/IZ6D1QUL/F76IC8YIZ6D1QUL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/IC8Y/IZ6D1QUL/F76IC8YIZ6D1QUL.SMALL.jpg gurysh Gaia Horizon is a sculptural series that explores landscapes as an assembly of images, edits, and distortions, how various technologies have been used to image terrain on other planetary bodies, and how these tools and techniques have shaped the way we view our terrestrial horizon through dimensiona...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:50:00 PST
CNC Milled Nail Stamp Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Milled-Nail-Stamp-Plate/
CNC Milled Nail Stamp Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/KSVL/IZ6BZZ30/FX5KSVLIZ6BZZ30.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/KSVL/IZ6BZZ30/FX5KSVLIZ6BZZ30.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/KSVL/IZ6BZZ30/FX5KSVLIZ6BZZ30.SMALL.jpg dollseyeview What designs have you been dying to get your phalanges on? Or rather, what designs have you been dying to get on your phalanges? Engrave your logo, initials or original designs into an aluminum plate and transfer them onto your nails with this tutorial! Full video of the process is in step 5.Materia...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:11:52 PST
Engraving an Image With a CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Engraving-an-Image-With-a-CNC-Router/
Engraving an Image With a CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/ZV55/IZ6CCKP5/FDOZV55IZ6CCKP5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/ZV55/IZ6CCKP5/FDOZV55IZ6CCKP5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/ZV55/IZ6CCKP5/FDOZV55IZ6CCKP5.SMALL.jpg kschaer Most projects I do involving the CNC router have a 3D result, but the router can be super useful for 2D work too! Here I show a method using Rhino, Grasshopper, and the CNT Motion Systems CNC Router to engrave an image into wood. This method works by inputting a set of lines or paths (in rhino) that...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:51:51 PST
How to Make Silicone Part With Moulding and Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Silicone-Part-With-Moulding-and-Castin/
How to Make Silicone Part With Moulding and Casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/K3CR/IZ6C9VPQ/FDIK3CRIZ6C9VPQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/K3CR/IZ6C9VPQ/FDIK3CRIZ6C9VPQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/K3CR/IZ6C9VPQ/FDIK3CRIZ6C9VPQ.SMALL.jpg sekyung13 Hello, This is a quick guide for making an item with silicone. This was for our team project 'Lacu' and thedark blue part was made by silicone in order to supporting face when people put their face into our product. Make a modelling file with Fusion360 First of all, we made a face-shaped modeling...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:09:09 PST
Using Bismuth to Hold Parts for Machining. http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Bismuth-to-Hold-Parts-for-Machining/
Using Bismuth to Hold Parts for Machining. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/70LV/IZ6BSK89/FJ870LVIZ6BSK89.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/70LV/IZ6BSK89/FJ870LVIZ6BSK89.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/70LV/IZ6BSK89/FJ870LVIZ6BSK89.SMALL.jpg McWhinneyDesign Often the most difficult part of machining is figuring out how to hold the part securely. Below is a relatively easy method to make a variety of parts- small, irregularly shaped and/or delicate. Clamp stock in vise. This step is self explanatory. If starting with an irregularly shaped piece, you...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:13:42 PST
CNC Edge Detection For Plotters http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Edge-Detection-for-Plotters/
CNC Edge Detection For Plotters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/D0OM/IYYTF23U/FR0D0OMIYYTF23U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/D0OM/IYYTF23U/FR0D0OMIYYTF23U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/D0OM/IYYTF23U/FR0D0OMIYYTF23U.SMALL.jpg lingib Edge detectors enable you to determine the outlines within a photo.This instructable explains how edge detectors work and how to convert your edges into gcode that is suitable for use with a plotter.Processing 3 code is included for plotting Sobel outlines and Canny outlines. The gcode from these tw...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:02:34 PST
CNC Machined Hazelnut Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Machined-Hazelnut-Tray/
CNC Machined Hazelnut Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/H0XV/IYYTGBJ8/F3FH0XVIYYTGBJ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/H0XV/IYYTGBJ8/F3FH0XVIYYTGBJ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/H0XV/IYYTGBJ8/F3FH0XVIYYTGBJ8.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell A small and simple CNC woodworking project for a short afternoon.I won't write much text here as the steps are best explained in the Video.If there are any questions just ask in the comment section.Required items:Some wood about 150 x 210 x 28mm(held during machining by some doublesided tape on a wa...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 13:56:35 PST
How to make MACH 3 professional CNC controller for DIY router http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-MACH-3-Professional-CNC-Controller/
How to make MACH 3 professional CNC controller for DIY router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/PJT4/IYV9R74P/FJQPJT4IYV9R74P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/PJT4/IYV9R74P/FJQPJT4IYV9R74P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/PJT4/IYV9R74P/FJQPJT4IYV9R74P.SMALL.jpg YARA-Automation What is a CNC machine? This is a cool thing, which can be used to make other very cool things!CNC router can cut (eg, plastic or wood) different parts which can then be composed to something (eg a robot or a holder for a beer).The Internet is full of different instructions on how to make beautiful ...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 07:03:06 PST
Quick 3D Topographical Site Map CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-3D-Topographical-Site-Map-CNC/
Quick 3D Topographical Site Map CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/GIG3/IYV9HH0T/F73GIG3IYV9HH0T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/GIG3/IYV9HH0T/F73GIG3IYV9HH0T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/GIG3/IYV9HH0T/F73GIG3IYV9HH0T.SMALL.jpg eliwilliams1337 This is a quick how-to on creating a site topographical model and prepare it for fabrication using a CNC machine.Software used: Sketchup (Free), Fusion 360 (Free to Students, Start-ups and Educational Institutions)Topographical Models have a long legacy in the fields of Architecture and Design and c...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 00:23:32 PST
A Simple DIY Arduino controlled CNC Machine Pen Plotter or PCB Mill for under US$50. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Arduino-GRBL-Easydriver-Shield/
A Simple DIY Arduino controlled CNC Machine Pen Plotter or PCB Mill for under US$50. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/LCDE/IYV9JSS3/FCKLCDEIYV9JSS3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/LCDE/IYV9JSS3/FCKLCDEIYV9JSS3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/LCDE/IYV9JSS3/FCKLCDEIYV9JSS3.SMALL.jpg techknowdroid This instructable is an attempt to show that a simple CNC machine can be built quite easily and quickly and that too for under US $50. The idea was to put it together as quickly, and as simply as possible, but without compromising on the accuracy of the machine. So, even though the materials used a...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2017 21:39:25 PST
How to Wire a Arduino Nano Cnc http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wire-a-Arduino-Nano-Cnc/
How to Wire a Arduino Nano Cnc - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/OU1J/IYV9QW51/FNLOU1JIYV9QW51.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/OU1J/IYV9QW51/FNLOU1JIYV9QW51.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/OU1J/IYV9QW51/FNLOU1JIYV9QW51.SMALL.jpg calincostelcoty What you need...1 arduino uno 5.33$ buy from here 3 easydriver 2.12 $ buy from here 3 stepper motor 2.12 $ small stepper motor 30$ 5 big stepper motor buy from here 1 power supply and my video..........
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 04:41:54 PST
Arduino cheap cnc, 3d printer, router ,laser engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Cheap-Cnc-3d-Printer-Router-laser-Engraver/
Arduino cheap cnc, 3d printer, router ,laser engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/PIIU/IYUFX9T9/F12PIIUIYUFX9T9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/PIIU/IYUFX9T9/F12PIIUIYUFX9T9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/PIIU/IYUFX9T9/F12PIIUIYUFX9T9.SMALL.jpg calincostelcoty In this project we use Arduino as a router, laser engraver and 3d printer using the same frame just as wiring will be different.Moust of the shares I bought from this website. Sorry that I could not post a video with 3D print, during testing head 3d pen broke. But I made a video with a pen to see th...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 12:59:29 PST
CNC Made From Garbage http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Made-From-Garbage/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 07:45:40 PST
Low Budget CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Budget-CNC/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 20:58:08 PST
Homemade CNC V-Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-CNC-V-Carving/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 09:12:21 PST
Anamorphic Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Anamorphic-Sculpture/
Anamorphic Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/VJ13/IYNAUDRC/FMEVJ13IYNAUDRC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/VJ13/IYNAUDRC/FMEVJ13IYNAUDRC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/VJ13/IYNAUDRC/FMEVJ13IYNAUDRC.SMALL.jpg Henri.Lacoste Hello and welcome to my instructable about an anamorphic sculpture I made whilst at uni. An earlier instructable of mine was made in conjunction with this one. It was for a jig which holds a wooden ball to allow the ball to be cut on a bandsaw. What is an Anamorphism?"Anamorphosis is a distorted pro...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 11:26:52 PST
How to build a boat or catamaran for relaxing in the sun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Boat-or-Catamaran-for-Relaxing-in-t/
How to build a boat or catamaran for relaxing in the sun - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/W5FO/IYLZS8VP/FTGW5FOIYLZS8VP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/W5FO/IYLZS8VP/FTGW5FOIYLZS8VP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/W5FO/IYLZS8VP/FTGW5FOIYLZS8VP.SMALL.jpg BenjaminF66 VideoWatch the video. It shows each step up to the finished boat
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 05:30:55 PST
How to Make GRBL + CNC V3 Shield Based Mini CNC Machine From Scrap DVD Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-GRBL-CNC-V3-Shield-Based-Mini-CNC-Mach-1/
How to Make GRBL + CNC V3 Shield Based Mini CNC Machine From Scrap DVD Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/ZAMV/IYLZPV2K/F0PZAMVIYLZPV2K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/ZAMV/IYLZPV2K/F0PZAMVIYLZPV2K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/ZAMV/IYLZPV2K/F0PZAMVIYLZPV2K.SMALL.jpg Mr innovative This CNC is based on GRBL0.9 Firmware and CNC V3 shield GRBL is Hacked for Z-axis Servo.CNC Shield & GRBL combinly works very preciselyIt is loaded with very useful functions like Hard limit, Soft limit, Homing, etcThis is about how to make GRBL+CNCV3 shield+Arduino based CNC machine This guide incl...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 05:30:20 PST
How to machine all around a workpiece with clamps in the way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Machine-All-Around-a-Workpiece-With-Clamps-/
How to machine all around a workpiece with clamps in the way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/P50E/IYLZTDM7/F58P50EIYLZTDM7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/P50E/IYLZTDM7/F58P50EIYLZTDM7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/P50E/IYLZTDM7/F58P50EIYLZTDM7.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell I think most of you are familiar with this issue:Your workpiece needs to be machined all the way around so clamps would be in the way and crash the tool...but you also have no vacuum table..., double sided tape is too weak or messy...and holding tabs require much larger stock you don't want to waste...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 03:03:10 PST
CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-12/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/S3T9/IYLZQGMV/FZ5S3T9IYLZQGMV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/S3T9/IYLZQGMV/FZ5S3T9IYLZQGMV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/S3T9/IYLZQGMV/FZ5S3T9IYLZQGMV.SMALL.jpg jzzldzzl04 Describe your collection here... High Precision Cardboard CNC Drawing Machine How to make a mini milling machine- manual or CNC! Mini CNC Plotter - Arduino Based DIY CNC & Constructing an affordable CNC kit Simple CNC Machine Make a CNC mill with a laser cutter Full 3D Pri...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:13:06 PST
Entry Level DIY CNC TDKU I http://www.instructables.com/id/Entry-Level-DIY-CNC-TDKU-I/
Entry Level DIY CNC TDKU I - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NRRG/IYEQ73AC/FWYNRRGIYEQ73AC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NRRG/IYEQ73AC/FWYNRRGIYEQ73AC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NRRG/IYEQ73AC/FWYNRRGIYEQ73AC.SMALL.jpg rodmaru123 After finish a project in IT job I was wondering what to do to use my skills and knowledge to learn and share how to design, build and show something useful. As the DIY and Maker culture is growing fast I decided to create a CNC machine because once we understanding how it works we can apply the kno...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:48:12 PST
Poor Man's CNC Edge Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-CNC-Edge-Finder/
Poor Man's CNC Edge Finder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/0G6N/IYC6NY2E/FNA0G6NIYC6NY2E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/0G6N/IYC6NY2E/FNA0G6NIYC6NY2E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/0G6N/IYC6NY2E/FNA0G6NIYC6NY2E.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell Aluminum foil tape offers a very simple, precise and cheap way to zero almost any workpiece.Things you need: Aluminum foil tape - it can be found at most hardware stores.One or two alligator clips.A 100nF ceramic capacitor (optional but recommended)A CNC controller with sensor assisted edge finding ...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:31:00 PST
Wood Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Cup/
Wood Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/FFLY/IYB28ZNI/FA7FFLYIYB28ZNI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/FFLY/IYB28ZNI/FA7FFLYIYB28ZNI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/FFLY/IYB28ZNI/FA7FFLYIYB28ZNI.SMALL.jpg michael.cobb.1610092 I'd like to share the process associated with trying to realizing a simple sketch of a wood cup. I have seen many pictures of fantastic 3D milled shapes and wanted to see if I could realize something too. It started off innocently enough as an inquiry into 3D computer milling on my Shopbot (a comput...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:22:45 PST
Laser engraved chocolate http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraved-Chocolate/
Laser engraved chocolate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/4USL/IYAMY05T/FZ54USLIYAMY05T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/4USL/IYAMY05T/FZ54USLIYAMY05T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/4USL/IYAMY05T/FZ54USLIYAMY05T.SMALL.jpg KitsuneMikan If you have a laser machine i am sure that you already have expermiented a lot of materials, why not chocolate?In this tutorial i am going to give you the basis to engrave chocolate as well as some patterns. This tutorial is also available in video (sorry for my bad english) if you fancy one :)https...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:18:51 PST
Pinball minmax http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinball-Minmax/
Pinball minmax - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/3WM0/IY4QS81N/F9B3WM0IY4QS81N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/3WM0/IY4QS81N/F9B3WM0IY4QS81N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/3WM0/IY4QS81N/F9B3WM0IY4QS81N.SMALL.jpg Garagem Fab Lab O projeto consiste na montagem de um Pinball, feito através de processos manuais e digitais de fabricação, utilizando marcenaria tradicional e fresadora CNC.O projeto foi todo executado aqui mesmo no Garagem Fab Lab. Lista de Materiais 56 cavilhas de 8 x70mm 30 cm de corda de nylon 6mm 1 abraça...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:07:45 PST
GRBL CNC Joystick Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/GRBL-CNC-Joystick-Pendant/
GRBL CNC Joystick Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/QHIO/IY4Q8VCK/FERQHIOIY4Q8VCK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/QHIO/IY4Q8VCK/FERQHIOIY4Q8VCK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/QHIO/IY4Q8VCK/FERQHIOIY4Q8VCK.SMALL.jpg tklus So you have built a nice GRBL controlled CNC machine but want to control it remotely without a keyboard. This instructable will show you the simple steps to using a usb joystick of your choice to control your machine. Download Required Software I use GRBL Panel for my machine control GUI. This pr...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:52:26 PST
CNC Machined IPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Machined-IPad-Stand/
CNC Machined IPad Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/ZT3O/IY0FWMQZ/FZFZT3OIY0FWMQZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/ZT3O/IY0FWMQZ/FZFZT3OIY0FWMQZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/ZT3O/IY0FWMQZ/FZFZT3OIY0FWMQZ.SMALL.jpg dctteacher1 Originally designed in Solidworks back in 2013 and machined on my home made DIY cnc milling machine from aluminium. Use the attached files to 3D print or CNC machine your very own.
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:55:53 PST
Pier 9 Guide: Fusion 360 to OMAX Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion-360-to-OMAX-Pathway/
Pier 9 Guide: Fusion 360 to OMAX Waterjet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/VYS0/IXLA87TL/FS0VYS0IXLA87TL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/VYS0/IXLA87TL/FS0VYS0IXLA87TL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/VYS0/IXLA87TL/FS0VYS0IXLA87TL.SMALL.jpg scottkildall Fusion 360 is not only a 3D-modeling program but also supports full CAM features, which will let you generate tool paths, run simulations and export files specific to certain CNC machines through Fusion 360's CAM environment.This Instructable will show you how to setup tool paths from Fusion 360 usi...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:11:36 PST