Instructables: exploring - technology - cnc - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 9 Dec 2016 21:36:01 PST BLOX v1.01 How to get started with CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Started-With-CNC/
How to get started with CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/9BDK/IW6PDUIO/FAX9BDKIW6PDUIO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/9BDK/IW6PDUIO/FAX9BDKIW6PDUIO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/9BDK/IW6PDUIO/FAX9BDKIW6PDUIO.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This instructable is a lesson in my free CNC Class. To enroll, click here.In this lesson, we'll go over how to get started with CNC. We'll get acquainted with the basic concepts of CNC by turning a photograph into a 3D relief sculpture. I'll demonstrate this process using a script with Fusion 360.Wh...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:42:29 PST
Drawing Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Plotter/
Drawing Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/9X74/IW6PLGDJ/FD29X74IW6PLGDJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/9X74/IW6PLGDJ/FD29X74IW6PLGDJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/9X74/IW6PLGDJ/FD29X74IW6PLGDJ.SMALL.jpg TheSuperSewcio. Welcome to my Instructable!Please, if you like it vote for me in the contest!Here I'll show you how to make 2 axis, gcode controlled drawing plotter.I've already made a delta 3D printer which is awesome, the only thing that wasn't made by me was the Arduino program. This program was very long and co...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 08:00:45 PST
Making Dimensional Recycled HDPE Stock for Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Dimensional-Recycled-HDPE-Stock-for-Project/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:33:30 PST
Using a Single-Axis TB6560 Stepper Driver with GRBL/RAMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Single-Axis-TB6560-Stepper-Driver-With-GRB/
Using a Single-Axis TB6560 Stepper Driver with GRBL/RAMPS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/L7SK/IKMXCOGZ/F72L7SKIKMXCOGZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/L7SK/IKMXCOGZ/F72L7SKIKMXCOGZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/L7SK/IKMXCOGZ/F72L7SKIKMXCOGZ.SMALL.jpg dapiguy I developed an obsession with laser engravers and CNC routers and 3d printers. I first bought a Printrbot that worked perfectly out of the box. For two years I played with it, adding minor upgrades like a heatbed. I decided to print myself a laser engraver that used NEMA17 stepper motors. After ...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:12:37 PST
5 Axis Desktop CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Axis-Desktop-CNC-Mill/
5 Axis Desktop CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/HFZU/H672LW8K/FWIHFZUH672LW8K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/HFZU/H672LW8K/FWIHFZUH672LW8K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/HFZU/H672LW8K/FWIHFZUH672LW8K.SMALL.jpg mybell125 For those who have expressed interest, we just launched our website, http://www.pocketnc.com.  Or you can "like" or facebook page to get our status updates.http://www.facebook.com/pocketnc Its super basic, but if you're interested in getting updates we are going to do our best to keep the blog ...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:52:24 PDT
Wifi Dot Matrix Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Dot-Matrix-Sign/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:08:58 PST
Mini arduino Plotter without a servo motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-Plotter-Without-a-Servo-Motor/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 04:16:50 PST
A Smarter Way to Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Smarter-Way-to-Mill/
A Smarter Way to Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Just because you have the best, most expensive state of the art tools doesn't make you rockstar. And just because you don't have access to the most expensive state of the art tools doesn't mean you can't be a rockstar. Standard Milling is Stupid Standard milling in a router takes too long and i...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:57:12 PST
DIY CNC Graphics cutter hack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Graphics-cutter-hack/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 10:04:09 PDT
DIY Plotter with Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plotter-with-Stepper-Motors/
DIY Plotter with Stepper Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/0WZN/I7XR8JKV/FUZ0WZNI7XR8JKV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/0WZN/I7XR8JKV/FUZ0WZNI7XR8JKV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/0WZN/I7XR8JKV/FUZ0WZNI7XR8JKV.SMALL.jpg vu2aeo An XY plotter is a machine that can control a plotting instrument (such as a pen or a cutting tool like a blade or a laser) over two axes in a accurate, precise manner. Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines are very accurate XY plotters than can be used for anything from decorating cakes to c...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:49:53 PDT
DIY Anti Backlash Nuts - Super Cheap and Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Anti-Backlash-Nuts-Super-Cheap-and-Simple/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:09:35 PDT
CNC Drum Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Drum-Plotter/
CNC Drum Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/9GYW/IUSLLEO0/F4F9GYWIUSLLEO0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/9GYW/IUSLLEO0/F4F9GYWIUSLLEO0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/9GYW/IUSLLEO0/F4F9GYWIUSLLEO0.SMALL.jpg lingib This instructable describes an A4/A3 plotter made from a section of plastic pipe, two BYJ-48 stepper motors and an SG-90 servo. Essentially it is a flat-bed plotter rolled up into a drum.One motor rotates the drum while the other moves the print-head. The servo is used to raise and lower the pen. Th...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 01:50:23 PDT
CNC Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Engraver/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:36:06 PDT
Arduino: CNC Machine / Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-CNC-Machine-Part-2/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 16:03:32 PDT
Usby. Hdd Connector for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Usby-Hdd-Connector-for-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 16:34:24 PDT
4xiDraw http://www.instructables.com/id/4xiDraw/
4xiDraw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/GP1R/INF9ILI7/FEUGP1RINF9ILI7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/GP1R/INF9ILI7/FEUGP1RINF9ILI7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/GP1R/INF9ILI7/FEUGP1RINF9ILI7.SMALL.jpg misan This project was inspired by a commercial product called AxiDraw that I saw a video of recently from Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories. It was a combination of reasons that made me consider to do it myself, cost, availability and customs playing a role in the equation (that, and having a 3D printer a...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:01:07 PDT
How to make mini CNC 2D plotter using scrap DVD drive, l293d motor shield & arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-CNC-2D-Plotter-Using-Scrap-DVD-Dr/
How to make mini CNC 2D plotter using scrap DVD drive, l293d motor shield & arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/RLTT/IW6POOKH/FKTRLTTIW6POOKH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/RLTT/IW6POOKH/FKTRLTTIW6POOKH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/RLTT/IW6POOKH/FKTRLTTIW6POOKH.SMALL.jpg Mr innovative this a mini CNC 2D plotter made from old DVD drive and L293D motor shield very cheap but intrestinglet see how to make in Video Material need for this project 1) 2 X SCRAP DVD DRIVE2) 1 X ARDUINO 3) 1 X L293D MOTOR SHIELD4) 1 X SERVO MOTOR (TOWER PRO 9G)5) JUMPER WIRES6) SOME HARDWARE NUT ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 07:08:14 PDT
Home built CNC Machine Part 1 - Supported Linear Rails http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-built-CNC-Machine-Part-1-Supported-Linear-R/
Home built CNC Machine Part 1 - Supported Linear Rails - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/YLWF/GZ0JIHDT/FF7YLWFGZ0JIHDT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/YLWF/GZ0JIHDT/FF7YLWFGZ0JIHDT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/YLWF/GZ0JIHDT/FF7YLWFGZ0JIHDT.SMALL.jpg Pader This instructable is part of an on-going project to build a home CNC machine.  In this part of the project, I will show you how to build a supported linear rail which can be adapted for the desired length (X-Axis) of your own CNC project.   Most people are put off from building a useful sized CNC m...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 08:42:43 PST
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/
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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/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 09:01:02 PDT
DIY CPU Waterblock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CPU-Waterblock/
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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