Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:11:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY X Y Z Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-X-Y-Z-Axis-Slide-CNC-for-Homemade-Wood-Metal-M/
DIY X Y Z Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/L2S8/IFPONI2U/F6PL2S8IFPONI2U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/L2S8/IFPONI2U/F6PL2S8IFPONI2U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/L2S8/IFPONI2U/F6PL2S8IFPONI2U.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY X Y Z Axis Slide CNC for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill LatheMore Step by Step Homemade Mini Lathe DIY Wood Milling CNC Router here:I tried to upgrade to X axis but wasn't happy with the results, so I decided to make a new X axis with aluminium alloy and Linear Motion Guide RailX axis raw materia...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 07:03:25 PDT
Creating A Simple 3D Model on Fusion 360 and Creating a Toolpath MYDIYCNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-A-Simple-3D-Model-on-Fusion-360-and-Creat/
Creating A Simple 3D Model on Fusion 360 and Creating a Toolpath MYDIYCNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/MD5N/I5BSAPD4/FN5MD5NI5BSAPD4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/MD5N/I5BSAPD4/FN5MD5NI5BSAPD4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/MD5N/I5BSAPD4/FN5MD5NI5BSAPD4.SMALL.jpg Tory MYDIYCNC Hello there,Tory at MyDIYCNC here. Today I want to show you how to use a very useful piece of software from Autodesk called: Fusion 360. With this software you can create simple 3D Models, to elaborate and complex 3D models.What I hope to teach you today is how to create a simple model on Fusion 360...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:54:03 PST
High Precision Cardboard CNC Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Precision-Cardboard-CNC-Drawing-Machine/
High Precision Cardboard CNC Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OHA1/IRC6XNXN/FH5OHA1IRC6XNXN.SMALL.jpg Dan Chen fter achieving decent accuracy with the 2-Axis Cardboard CNC machine, it gave me the confidence to make the 3-Axis CNC machine with the cardboard. Here are some of my design considerations when designing this machine. No Glue Modular design elements / cut outs Reconfigurable, you can make th...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 02:55:43 PDT
XMEN LED EDGE LIT MIRROR SIGN http://www.instructables.com/id/XMEN-LED-EDGE-LIT-MIRROR-SIGN/
XMEN LED EDGE LIT MIRROR SIGN - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/4B9C/IR810LWO/F5S4B9CIR810LWO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/4B9C/IR810LWO/F5S4B9CIR810LWO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/4B9C/IR810LWO/F5S4B9CIR810LWO.SMALL.jpg techydiy In this instructable I am going to describe how you can make an led edge lit mirror. I have used an XMEN theme because this sign was made for my daughter who is an XMEN film fan but the design can be anything you wish.The sign is engraved on an acrylic mirror sheet. I have used an A4 sized 3mm thic...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:46:06 PDT
CNC machine for shaping large pieces of polystyrene foam http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-machine-for-shaping-large-pieces-of-polystyren/
CNC machine for shaping large pieces of polystyrene foam - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/MY5A/H2WEVZXX/FQQMY5AH2WEVZXX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/MY5A/H2WEVZXX/FQQMY5AH2WEVZXX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/MY5A/H2WEVZXX/FQQMY5AH2WEVZXX.SMALL.jpg RTegelbeckers Summary This instructable shows how to shape polystyrene foam, using a CNC machine. Starting with a brief introduction, design software necessary for creating an STL file is discussed. This is followed by a method for creating G-code, using an STL file as input. After this comes the introduction to...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 23:54:12 PDT
DIY CNC For 60$ (Large Work Area) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-for-50-Large-Work-Area/
DIY CNC For 60$ (Large Work Area) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/K6IE/IQ3ZSYDC/FUDK6IEIQ3ZSYDC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/K6IE/IQ3ZSYDC/FUDK6IEIQ3ZSYDC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/K6IE/IQ3ZSYDC/FUDK6IEIQ3ZSYDC.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Hi there I've been here after a long time, and this time I've made a huge project as compared to my earlier ones. This is a full-sized 250 mm X 300 mm work area CNC machine and more interesting things is that it was made in 60$ only. I got some time in my summer vacations and this time I thought to ...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 09:01:02 PDT
DIY CPU Waterblock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CPU-Waterblock/
DIY CPU Waterblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/GHZV/IKMV7D2Z/F5ZGHZVIKMV7D2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/GHZV/IKMV7D2Z/F5ZGHZVIKMV7D2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/GHZV/IKMV7D2Z/F5ZGHZVIKMV7D2Z.SMALL.jpg tinker bot I've been wanting to make a CPU water cooling block for a while, and after watching Linus from LinusTechTips make one in his Scrapyard Wars series I decided that it was about time that I got around to making my own.My block was inspired by Linus', with a couple of my own tweaks here and there. I dec...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 22:27:21 PST
DIY 5500mW Laser Engraver / Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5500mW-Laser-Engraver-Cutter/
DIY 5500mW Laser Engraver / Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/BWB9/IPBXS1VS/FV4BWB9IPBXS1VS.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]If you ask any DIY hobby ist like me, what’s on top of their wish-list, chances are pretty high that they’ll say a 3D printer or laser cutter/engraver. Laser Engraver/Cutter are incredibly cool, and much like 3D printers.Two years back, I was looking through a magazine and came across ...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 08:56:03 PDT
Making spiral wire wrap tube for cable organizing http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Spiral-Wire-Wrap-Tube-for-Cable-Organizing/
Making spiral wire wrap tube for cable organizing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/PAW6/IP094ZMR/FOMPAW6IP094ZMR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/PAW6/IP094ZMR/FOMPAW6IP094ZMR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/PAW6/IP094ZMR/FOMPAW6IP094ZMR.SMALL.jpg TheKitMurkit. Hello there!If you have something ended in your bathroom that was stored in a bottle with a push dispenser like that on the photo, that means you have some free nice parts for your projects! This is my first instructable and it is very simple! All you need is a knife, the sharper - the better! :) ...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 04:57:10 PDT
cnc Grbl with Adafruit Motot Shield v2 http://www.instructables.com/id/cnc-Grbl-with-Adafruit-Motot-Shield-v2/
cnc Grbl with Adafruit Motot Shield v2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/3NIK/IDECYI43/FQH3NIKIDECYI43.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/3NIK/IDECYI43/FQH3NIKIDECYI43.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/3NIK/IDECYI43/FQH3NIKIDECYI43.SMALL.jpg vasiliuc This is not an instructables is most for sharing the grbl software that I modified to work with Adafruit Motor Shied V2.I had some Adafruit motor shield v2 and some stepper motors saved from some old printers and i sad i can make cnc or 3d printer. For the mechanical part it was quite easy , is a si...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 23:58:00 PDT
How to Prepare an Adobe Illustrator File for a CNC Embroidery Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Prepare-an-Adobe-Illustrator-File-for-a-CNC/
How to Prepare an Adobe Illustrator File for a CNC Embroidery Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/L9RM/H3NNEYV2/FVUL9RMH3NNEYV2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/L9RM/H3NNEYV2/FVUL9RMH3NNEYV2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/L9RM/H3NNEYV2/FVUL9RMH3NNEYV2.SMALL.jpg violet.sun This Instructable you will learn how to convert an Adobe Illustrator file to a file readable by a CNC embroidery machine using the DIgitizer Pro software. Create an Adobe Illustrator File and Save As an EPS File Once you have finished your Illustrator file, go to the File tab and select Save As. ...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 22:45:50 PDT
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta http://www.instructables.com/id/Plantbot-Beta/
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SMALL.jpg mikeghen This project is a continuation of Plantbot Alpha.The goal here was to build a desktop garden similar to the AeroGarden that MiracleGrow markets but with more compute power and light power. Using a laser cut wood structure, LED lights, and Raspberry Pi, I created this system to take care of my plants...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:43:02 PDT
CNC G-Code Interpreter using Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-G-Code-Interpreter-using-Processing/
CNC G-Code Interpreter using Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/JBCQ/FZNHOWFC/FV7JBCQFZNHOWFC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/JBCQ/FZNHOWFC/FV7JBCQFZNHOWFC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/JBCQ/FZNHOWFC/FV7JBCQFZNHOWFC.SMALL.jpg otaviousp Hi guys, for years I'm trying to make my own CNC router so I can make PCB easier. What I'm trying to make is a G code interpreter who can sends signals to an arduino board. So the arduino board can control a simple CNC router to draw a circuit over a PCB. I hope this project inspirer some peoples ...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2009 23:17:56 PDT
Raspberry Pi CNC case http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Case/
Raspberry Pi CNC case - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/I7CI/II21RV3J/FI0I7CIII21RV3J.SMALL.jpg Christian Sonntag I will show you how i made my first woodworking project on my diy cnc machine. It is a wood case (8mm ply wood) with wood joints for a Raspberry Pi equipped with an Protoneer CNC shield (arduino nano, power supply, stepper drivers). Generate a basic box shape with wood joints First of all i used ...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:09:45 PST
Raspberry Pi CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Machine/
Raspberry Pi CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/NJBC/IN35XLOS/FDKNJBCIN35XLOS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/NJBC/IN35XLOS/FDKNJBCIN35XLOS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/NJBC/IN35XLOS/FDKNJBCIN35XLOS.SMALL.jpg may_colin145 My friend and I thought about building a CNC Machine for a while. But we didn't want it to be just an ordinary CNC Machine. We wanted to make a very unique machine that could have very unique attributes. We set out to make a CNC Machine that could do different types of Machining. For example, routin...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:13:18 PDT
Mini CNC machine Arduino Based & Adafruit Driver Motor L293D v1 & 2*Mini Stepper CD/DVD player #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-CNC-Machine-Arduino-Based-Adafruit-Driver-Mot/
Mini CNC machine Arduino Based & Adafruit Driver Motor L293D v1 & 2*Mini Stepper CD/DVD player #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/I5V4/IN88N66D/FJ7I5V4IN88N66D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/I5V4/IN88N66D/FJ7I5V4IN88N66D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/I5V4/IN88N66D/FJ7I5V4IN88N66D.SMALL.jpg insructAbdo In this project I will show you how to easily build your own low-cost Arduino Mini CNC Plotter!For X and Y axis we will use stepper motors and rails from two dvd/cd roms! Printing area will be max 4x4cm. The Video In youtube : Parts For this project you will need:- Part list for beginners:-...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:52:56 PDT
How to Mill a circuit board with a Stepcraft Mill and EagleCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Mill-a-circuit-board-with-a-Stepcraft-Mill-/
How to Mill a circuit board with a Stepcraft Mill and EagleCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/90N6/IF6NN3O2/FKC90N6IF6NN3O2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/90N6/IF6NN3O2/FKC90N6IF6NN3O2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/90N6/IF6NN3O2/FKC90N6IF6NN3O2.SMALL.jpg kinasmith In this tutorial, we are going to be using EagleCAD, a PCB design tool, to generate toolpaths for fabricating circuit boards using a Stepcraft CNC Mill (or any other CNC mill that accepts standard G-code). Through this tutorial, I am going to assume a familiarity with EagleCAD and with basic CNC ope...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:16:54 PDT
Low cost linear actuator for cnc xy table and alike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-linear-actuator/
Low cost linear actuator for cnc xy table and alike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/VW5F/HW8SWOHU/F5AVW5FHW8SWOHU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/VW5F/HW8SWOHU/F5AVW5FHW8SWOHU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/VW5F/HW8SWOHU/F5AVW5FHW8SWOHU.SMALL.jpg Lukas Hoppe If you are interested in 3D printing, you might also want to check out my other instructable for a revolutionarily cheap DIY SLS 3D printerCreating a good linear actuator for your personal 3D printer or cnc machine is never easy. Either you try to incorporate lucky eBay finds in your design, which ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 07:23:30 PDT
The Fantastic Plastic CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Fantastic-Plastic-CNC-Mill/
The Fantastic Plastic CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/OJS8/IMM9592M/F1GOJS8IMM9592M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/OJS8/IMM9592M/F1GOJS8IMM9592M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/OJS8/IMM9592M/F1GOJS8IMM9592M.SMALL.jpg tsi1952 Being a woodworker all my life I welcome the opportunity to explore new materials especially ones machineable with most woodworking tools.I have a friend in the plastics fabrication business that has an endless supply of plastic cutoffs all I needed was a project and yet another opportunity to use m...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 18:41:03 PDT
Vacuum powered fluidic ink "LEDs" and circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Fluidic-Ink-LEDs-and-Circuits/
Vacuum powered fluidic ink "LEDs" and circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6YCU/IMKTOLE7/FNV6YCUIMKTOLE7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6YCU/IMKTOLE7/FNV6YCUIMKTOLE7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6YCU/IMKTOLE7/FNV6YCUIMKTOLE7.SMALL.jpg novelchip Here I show you how to buildVacuum powered FLUIDIC INK "LEDs" Fluidic "LEDs" work without electricity ! Any source of vacuum is able to power them. For example a syringe !! or a modified bike pump for longer operation fluidic "LEDs" use INK inste...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 11:38:25 PDT
Build Your Own CNC Machine. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-CNC-Machine-1/
Build Your Own CNC Machine. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/XBDI/IMJED9BX/FIUXBDIIMJED9BX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/XBDI/IMJED9BX/FIUXBDIIMJED9BX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/XBDI/IMJED9BX/FIUXBDIIMJED9BX.SMALL.jpg dankozi713 When I first moved to Pittsburgh, I had a serendipitous moment when I walked by a place called TechShop. Many of you may have heard of it but I didn't and the staff was kind enough to give me tour. The place blew my mind and to sweeten the pot, they told me veterans receive a year membership for fre...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 15:27:40 PDT
TB6560 Microstepping Bipolar Chopper Stepper Motor Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/TB6560-Microstepping-Bipolar-Chopper-Stepper-Motor/
TB6560 Microstepping Bipolar Chopper Stepper Motor Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/OPKS/GT19NE3T/FBKOPKSGT19NE3T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/OPKS/GT19NE3T/FBKOPKSGT19NE3T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/OPKS/GT19NE3T/FBKOPKSGT19NE3T.SMALL.jpg pfred2 In this article I will describe how I built stepper motor drivers for about $10USD a piece. Included will be a complete schematic, a sample board layout, and links to YouTube videos of the driver running under clock and computer control. A few specs for the device: 2.5 amps per phase 24V o...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 09:59:10 PDT
Making An LED Illuminated Oak Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Beautiful-Oak-Bluetooth-Speaker/
Making An LED Illuminated Oak Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/S4IG/ILY0S3JI/F6KS4IGILY0S3JI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/S4IG/ILY0S3JI/F6KS4IGILY0S3JI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/S4IG/ILY0S3JI/F6KS4IGILY0S3JI.SMALL.jpg Nickolae Since getting my CNC router, I have wanted to really test its ability to produce accurate and high quality parts that would make up a finished product.Designing and making a bluetooth speaker has been in my mind since seeing a video from DIYPerks who used a cheap amplifier/bluetooth combo circuit bo...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 09:41:55 PDT
How to program arcs and linear movement in G-Code manually http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-program-arcs-and-linear-movement-in-G-Code-/
How to program arcs and linear movement in G-Code manually - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/ZCNS/HS8FUQYS/FMPZCNSHS8FUQYS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/ZCNS/HS8FUQYS/FMPZCNSHS8FUQYS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/ZCNS/HS8FUQYS/FMPZCNSHS8FUQYS.SMALL.jpg alo0994 Introduction G-code is used in a lot of automated manufacturing processes. For example, CNC machines and 3D printers use G-code to make parts. Programming arcs and linear movement in G-code can be a little tricky. I've noticed that there aren't many sources on the internet that address this top...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 14:28:10 PST
Hobby cnc http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobby-cnc/
Hobby cnc - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/RZ2B/GFDX0IUW/FAHRZ2BGFDX0IUW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/RZ2B/GFDX0IUW/FAHRZ2BGFDX0IUW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/RZ2B/GFDX0IUW/FAHRZ2BGFDX0IUW.SMALL.jpg mraspotcnc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMCLChKNmAI  First I realy thanks to instructables and Mr:  Tom McWire the author of Easy to build desk top 3 axis CNC milling machine. i am wondering when i was see this instructables .I made this 3axis cnc machine and i have to share this hobby cnc by instructables...
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Tue, 19 Oct 2010 00:05:14 PDT
Building a drawer slide CNC machine for under $200! http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-drawer-slide-CNC-machine-for-under-200/
Building a drawer slide CNC machine for under $200! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/1Y88/GUKAROPQ/FE61Y88GUKAROPQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/1Y88/GUKAROPQ/FE61Y88GUKAROPQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/1Y88/GUKAROPQ/FE61Y88GUKAROPQ.SMALL.jpg CopperDropDesigns <br> Drawer Slide CNC Machine for under $200   Like many of us interested in this hobby, I wanted my own machine. B...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2011 20:48:38 PST
Diy Arduino Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Arduino-Laser-Engraver/
Diy Arduino Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/QMV8/IKK2IUZG/FTMQMV8IKK2IUZG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/QMV8/IKK2IUZG/FTMQMV8IKK2IUZG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/QMV8/IKK2IUZG/FTMQMV8IKK2IUZG.SMALL.jpg calincostelcoty I started this project because first time I wanted to build something like what I found on the Internet does not contain all information had to look for more projects to put them together to understand something and I wanted to be as simple and cheaper for a draft wekend. SAFETY WARNING - Please Be ...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:27:08 PST
Quick Guide to Learning Adobe Illustrator's Pen Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Guide-to-Learning-Adobe-Illustrators-Pen-To/
Quick Guide to Learning Adobe Illustrator's Pen Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/RK26/H05NTB36/FVTRK26H05NTB36.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/RK26/H05NTB36/FVTRK26H05NTB36.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/RK26/H05NTB36/FVTRK26H05NTB36.SMALL.jpg TSSJ-ryan In this Instructable I will show some of the basic tips&tricks I have picked up to maximize the efficiency of Adobe Illustrator's Pen Tool. When I started using Illustrator, the Pen Tool was one of the most frustrating tools. After hours of messing around and finding many different tutorials, I have...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 23:10:15 PDT
GRBL Pinout Arduino Nano v3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/GRBL-Pinout-Arduino-Nano-v30/
GRBL Pinout Arduino Nano v3.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/5HG6/I5DSF70C/F1N5HG6I5DSF70C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/5HG6/I5DSF70C/F1N5HG6I5DSF70C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/5HG6/I5DSF70C/F1N5HG6I5DSF70C.SMALL.jpg drluffy Hola amig@s del mundo de instructables ,entusiasta de la mini electrónica y de las maquinitas de control numérico (CNC) apoyadas por Arduino, acá les dejo un aporte espero les sirva y les ayude en su desarrollo de sus invenciones. Identificación de pines para Grbl en Arduino Nano Este post lo c...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:41:41 PST
CNC Laser Cutter Journey http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Cutter-Journey/
CNC Laser Cutter Journey - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SMALL.jpg Arno1978 I want to share with you the journey had had , creating my very own CNC laser cutter.This projects is about 2 years in the making, due to research and development, and spending allot of time on www.instructables.com it took me a bit longer than anticipated , but I finally decided to start buildin...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 04:53:26 PST
Internet Arduino Controlled T-Slot XY Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Arduino-Controlled-T-Slot-XY-Table/
Internet Arduino Controlled T-Slot XY Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0U1D/GJQEGWB3/FHR0U1DGJQEGWB3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0U1D/GJQEGWB3/FHR0U1DGJQEGWB3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0U1D/GJQEGWB3/FHR0U1DGJQEGWB3.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is a ridiculously easy (in terms of power tool use - see below) way to make a lower precision XY Table.  With the wide availability of T-Slot extrusions on Amazon and Ebay, and using simple home improvement store hardware, this is a great way to build these kinds of projects.  Using patio door ...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 22:25:17 PDT
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-30-a-200-3D-Printer/
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa Let me just start by saying that this isn't like most "budget" 3D printers. This has all features that a normal one should have; 2 Z axis motors, LCD, and a reliable extruder (Stepstruder MK7). As the title suggests, this project costs less than $200 (USD) to make, with no reused parts. This project...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:41:44 PST
CNC FROM SCRAP http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-FROM-SCRAP/
CNC FROM SCRAP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/CCG0/IIXFDU0G/FKFCCG0IIXFDU0G.SMALL.jpg zainm2 "DO IGNORE SOME SPELLING MISTAKES IF YOU SEE ANY "FOR MORE DETAILS DO CONTACT ME HERE ZAIN. Any one can create a CNC it easy and the possibility of changing it to a different machine are tremendous, by this I mean that you can change the machines tool to perform a different task for example LASER CU...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 09:12:49 PST
Mach3 Zero Probe Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Mach3-Zero-Probe-Tool/
Mach3 Zero Probe Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/EBHP/HL946T87/FJLEBHPHL946T87.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/EBHP/HL946T87/FJLEBHPHL946T87.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/EBHP/HL946T87/FJLEBHPHL946T87.SMALL.jpg centauri_dk This is a Simple Guide on how to use a Probe Tool in Mach 3 to find the exact top of a material. You can use an input on your CNC Controller, but if you don’t have free inputs because they are used for Limit Switches like in my case. You can just get another CNC Controller when you have an Additiona...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 12:32:47 PDT
How to make Makeblock XY Plotter v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Makeblock-XY-Plotter-v20/
How to make Makeblock XY Plotter v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/OOD1/HWLD2TKD/FV2OOD1HWLD2TKD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/OOD1/HWLD2TKD/FV2OOD1HWLD2TKD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/OOD1/HWLD2TKD/FV2OOD1HWLD2TKD.SMALL.jpg Makerworks IntroductionHi guys, the new XY Plotter is coming! We updated the XY v1.0 in the last 2 monthes. Stronger structure, super easy stepper motor driver and laser-head compatible -- Makeblock XY-Plotter v2.0 is a full updated version of XY-plotter. With the Arduino and GRemote, You can draw amazing pict...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:47:59 PDT
ARDUINO By Myself Mini-CNC (Plotter) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-by-Myself-Mini-CNC-Plotter/
ARDUINO By Myself Mini-CNC (Plotter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SMALL.jpg BIGDOG1971 Arduino Mini-CNC machine (working as a Plotter)Basic Operation and System Description:In This project I will guide you on how to easily build your own Mini-CNC machine and with a low cost (using arduino and scraped old DVD/CD drivers). I decided to write this detailed tutorial in order to help you d...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:15:52 PST
ZelosLaser Cutter 2.0 : Open Source, Sturdy & Versatile http://www.instructables.com/id/ZelosLaser-Engraver/
ZelosLaser Cutter 2.0 : Open Source, Sturdy & Versatile - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/E87E/ICPP3S57/F5RE87EICPP3S57.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/E87E/ICPP3S57/F5RE87EICPP3S57.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/E87E/ICPP3S57/F5RE87EICPP3S57.SMALL.jpg zelos11 I start to plan the ZelosLaser Engraver with the goal of a well-built, Open Soft and Hardware Machine.The ZelosLaser Engraver is affordable, with a compact design and the perfect entry for the Daily Hobbyist. It is easy to build. even for the non Hobbyist.Please never forget that the laser can cause...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:47:23 PDT
Airscrew Driven RC Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Airscrew-Driven-RC-Boat/
Airscrew Driven RC Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/K0EX/IJQO8NV4/FG1K0EXIJQO8NV4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/K0EX/IJQO8NV4/FG1K0EXIJQO8NV4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/K0EX/IJQO8NV4/FG1K0EXIJQO8NV4.SMALL.jpg ossum I came across some some horribly low-res old plans, in a language I don't understand, to build a radio-controlled boat that uses a gas airplane motor and propeller for propulsion. I don't have a gas motor either and have never built a boat, so naturally I couldn't get the project out of my head.It h...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 10:08:49 PST
Probing and Milling a PCB using an Arduino Based CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Probing-and-Milling-a-PCB-using-an-Arduino-Based-C/
Probing and Milling a PCB using an Arduino Based CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/0TLY/I3BH5NLE/FPF0TLYI3BH5NLE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/0TLY/I3BH5NLE/FPF0TLYI3BH5NLE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/0TLY/I3BH5NLE/FPF0TLYI3BH5NLE.SMALL.jpg zentoolworks Until recently PCB probing using an Arduino based CNC machine was but a mere dream. Thanks to the folks at Chilipeppr.com we now have a web-based tool bench for all of our Arduino based CNC products. The best part; it’s free and it also comes with an on-board auto-leveller for those PCB ...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 12:43:59 PST
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Engraver-Wood-Design/
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SMALL.jpg MichielD99 Hi everybody, my name is Michiel and I am going to show you how to make an awesome looking laser engraver!A couple of months ago, there was a CNC challenge here at instructables, while checking out the entries of that contest, I saw some pretty cool engraving machines and I thought: "Why shouldn't I...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:26:40 PST
DIY MDF CNC Machine 36x22 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Machine-36x22/
DIY MDF CNC Machine 36x22 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/AKHB/GPBDFI4C/FUGAKHBGPBDFI4C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/AKHB/GPBDFI4C/FUGAKHBGPBDFI4C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/AKHB/GPBDFI4C/FUGAKHBGPBDFI4C.SMALL.jpg Spiky1987 The design I'm gonna present is a DIY CNC machine made with MDF board. This design has been made by one of my friend and I have built one exactly like his. So we currently have 2 machines like this one. This is my first instructable so maybe there will be a couple of things missing, please feel fre...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 13:13:42 PDT
Laser engraver with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engraver-With-Arduino-1/
Laser engraver with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/22CB/IJ8WWP3N/FTV22CBIJ8WWP3N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/22CB/IJ8WWP3N/FTV22CBIJ8WWP3N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/22CB/IJ8WWP3N/FTV22CBIJ8WWP3N.SMALL.jpg Macinblack20 This machine is designed to make the laser engrave in wood and opaque plastic, having an Arduino and the GRBL as machine automation basis. The machine axis are just the X and Y axis, which move a laser with power 1w 445nm, and this article aims to provide everything you need to make, without waiving...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:22:10 PST
How to Make an Arduino Powered CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arduino-Powered-CNC-Machine/
How to Make an Arduino Powered CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/79N5/IJ4MM5JF/FHS79N5IJ4MM5JF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/79N5/IJ4MM5JF/FHS79N5IJ4MM5JF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/79N5/IJ4MM5JF/FHS79N5IJ4MM5JF.SMALL.jpg AbsorberOfLight Step-by-step instructions on how to build a low cost CNC machine controlled with an Arduino Uno! Fabricating a Base and X-Axis Sled Roller skate wheels will be used to create the X-Axis sled. A combination of 2in and 1in steel tubing will form the base of the machine. Building the Y-Axis Usin...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 22:21:10 PST
Easy CNC conversion of a small mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-CNC-conversion-of-a-small-mill/
Easy CNC conversion of a small mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/ZG16/H2CE6O0F/FNCZG16H2CE6O0F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/ZG16/H2CE6O0F/FNCZG16H2CE6O0F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/ZG16/H2CE6O0F/FNCZG16H2CE6O0F.SMALL.jpg fred27 My first Instructable made use of a small CNC milling machine. I've found this machine really useful so I thought I'd document getting it up and running. You may read this Instructable and think "Well, he just bought a few thing on eBay and plugged them together" and you'd be right. This isn't a com...
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 13:08:00 PDT
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebuilt-DIY-CNC-Router-Arduino-Based-GRBL/
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SMALL.jpg Azielaan015 Already for a few months or even years, I was planning to build my own CNC milling machine. Now I decided it was time to do it! I read a lot about other DIY projects and in the end I liked the design from the Arduino CNC intstructable that I found here. Although the dimensions were unclear and the p...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:01:37 PST
Sable 2015 CNC + Arduino + GRBL = LunchBox CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Sable-2015-CNC-Arduino-GRBL-LunchBox-CNC/
Sable 2015 CNC + Arduino + GRBL = LunchBox CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/Z06L/IEQB3GIM/FZ7Z06LIEQB3GIM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/Z06L/IEQB3GIM/FZ7Z06LIEQB3GIM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/Z06L/IEQB3GIM/FZ7Z06LIEQB3GIM.SMALL.jpg EricAusome This is my 2nd Instructable and my 2nd Arduino powered CNC, this time around I up the difficulty level by deciding to make a self contained CNC unit by design my own electronics enclosures and placements. The steps of this Instructable are more descriptive than instructive, the videos are the best w...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:03:38 PDT
Mr.Engraver : The Desktop Laser Engraving Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/MrEngraver-the-Desktop-Laser-Engraving-Machine/
Mr.Engraver : The Desktop Laser Engraving Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/WPXI/IHZ4T46L/FVSWPXIIHZ4T46L.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Meet "Mr.Engraver" ! The DIY portable desktop laser engraving machine. The Engraver can engrave on wood and plastic, Cut through foam sheets and paper. The machine can be used to do tons of creative work, the only limit is Imagination (besides the work area).The work area of Mr-Engraver is 38mm x 38...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:01:17 PST
Super Cheap 3D Printer from CD-Rom Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-3D-Printer-From-CD-Rom-Drives/
Super Cheap 3D Printer from CD-Rom Drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/INQ4/II1ZJTVO/FVFINQ4II1ZJTVO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/INQ4/II1ZJTVO/FVFINQ4II1ZJTVO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/INQ4/II1ZJTVO/FVFINQ4II1ZJTVO.SMALL.jpg gigafide This idea was inspired by all of the CD-Rom CNC machines that I've seen on Instructables. I've seen them used as drawbots, laser cutters, drill presses, but I haven't seen one yet used for a 3D printer...at least not a reasonably priced one. So the goal of this instructable is to show you how to mak...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:56:12 PST
Arduino Mini CNC Plotter Machine from dvd drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mini-CNC-Plotter-Machine-from-dvd-drives/
Arduino Mini CNC Plotter Machine from dvd drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/L185/IHS1LO3X/F5YL185IHS1LO3X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/L185/IHS1LO3X/F5YL185IHS1LO3X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/L185/IHS1LO3X/F5YL185IHS1LO3X.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com In this project I will show you how to easily build your own low-cost Arduino Mini CNC Plotter!This project is an update from my previous cnc, with better construction and with more accuracy.I decided to make this detailed guide to help you make it on a few easy steps.Small description: For the X an...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 16:49:18 PST
Concrete 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-3D-Printer/
Concrete 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/LI5T/IGWJVSAU/FDSLI5TIGWJVSAU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/LI5T/IGWJVSAU/FDSLI5TIGWJVSAU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/LI5T/IGWJVSAU/FDSLI5TIGWJVSAU.SMALL.jpg cmuhleman Structurally robust 3D printed concrete would be a formidable tool for designers and architects. In fall of 2014, my colleague Alan Cation and I created a mobile 3D printer that can print large objects in sawdust as part of our Master of Architecture studies at CCA. We decided that while sawdust was...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:08:37 PST