Instructables: exploring - technology - mill http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:27:47 PST BLOX v1.01 Homemade DIY Mini Wood Lathe Press Drill Dynamic Tailstock CNC Metal Mill Axis Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DIY-Mini-Wood-Lathe-Press-Drill-Dynamic-T/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:28:28 PDT
How to write G code (basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-write-G-code-basics/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:05:20 PDT
Small Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Arduino-CNC/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 05:16:10 PDT
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-my-Laser-CNC-into-a-multi-mount-CNC/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:28 PDT
Solidoodle 2 (2nd Gen) to CNC Mill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Solidoodle-2-2nd-Gen-to-CNC-Mill-Conversion/
Solidoodle 2 (2nd Gen) to CNC Mill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/XV51/HZB3SRH6/FJWXV51HZB3SRH6.SMALL.jpg andrew.moody.315 This Instructable is to demonstrate the procedure I used to convert my Solidoodle 2 (or 2nd Gen Solidoodle) to a desktop CNC mill. I took the minimalist approach and changed only those things necessary to complete the expected outcome. As a consequence, there is no additional hardware required. T...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:00:47 PDT
Machining a PCB Using an Inexpensive CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-a-PCB-Using-an-Inexpensive-CNC-Machine/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:06:52 PDT
Lens flare creating filter, with 3D printed parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lens-flare-filter-with-3D-printed-parts/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 06:21:14 PDT
Make a CNC mill with a laser cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-CNC-mill-with-a-laser-cutter/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 09:13:47 PDT
Simple Stepper Motor Driver For Arduino CNC Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Stepper-Motor-Driver-For-CNC-Projects/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:37:15 PDT
3 Axis Arduino Based CNC Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Axis-Arduino-Based-CNC-Controller/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 01:11:17 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-/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 14:28:10 PST
Light Ring on Underwater Robot -- Part 2 (CNC Mill) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Ring-on-Underwater-Robot-Part-2-CNC-Mill/
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:40:25 PDT
Spectrum light source http://www.instructables.com/id/Spectrum-light-source/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 11:21:30 PDT
Ball Mill with parts from a Printer: 3 approcahes http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Mill-with-parts-from-a-Printer-3-approcahes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/E7UD/HJ604XLV/FIME7UDHJ604XLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/E7UD/HJ604XLV/FIME7UDHJ604XLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/E7UD/HJ604XLV/FIME7UDHJ604XLV.SMALL.jpg bubal This ball mill is made with parts from an inkjet printer. I make three approaches. 1. Radial 2. Axial 3. Eccentric
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:42:30 PDT
CHEAP ARDUINO CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CHEAP-ARDUINO-CNC/
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 05:13:08 PST
From SketchUp to CNC Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/From-SketchUp-to-CNC-Fabrication/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/2X5Q/HBPBS090/FWI2X5QHBPBS090.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/2X5Q/HBPBS090/FWI2X5QHBPBS090.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/2X5Q/HBPBS090/FWI2X5QHBPBS090.SMALL.jpg phooddaniel This video series shows how to get from CAD, to CAM, to a CNC fabricated product.  The tools we will be using are SketchUp for CAD,  CamBam for CAM, Mach3 for gcode reading/CNC control, and a CNC router (greenBull from BuildYourCNC.com) for part fabrication.  Keep in mind during this tutorial that ...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:35:19 PST
CNC'ing an Electric Guitar (Rock on!) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-CNCd-Electric-Guitar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/569W/H82U8M3X/FI9569WH82U8M3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/569W/H82U8M3X/FI9569WH82U8M3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/569W/H82U8M3X/FI9569WH82U8M3X.SMALL.jpg teki9 Pictures of my CNC'd electric guitar, build process from 3D modeling to full working guitar. Enjoy the build process and PLEASE vote for me! I hope to spend my $20 gift card on my own cnc machine, or even win one!
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 15:17:39 PDT
Quick Custom T-Slot Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Custom-T-Slot-Cleaner/
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 19:41:42 PDT
5 Axis Desktop CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Axis-Desktop-CNC-Mill/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/HFZU/H672LW8K/FWIHFZUH672LW8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/HFZU/H672LW8K/FWIHFZUH672LW8K.SQUARE.jpg http://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
The Coaster-Lid. Machined with a 3-axis Mill. Designed in 3ds MAX. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Coaster-Lid-Machined-with-a-3-axis-Mill-Desi/
The Coaster-Lid. Machined with a 3-axis Mill. Designed in 3ds MAX. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/IFPO/H2MYKBPS/FBEIFPOH2MYKBPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/IFPO/H2MYKBPS/FBEIFPOH2MYKBPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/IFPO/H2MYKBPS/FBEIFPOH2MYKBPS.SMALL.jpg yukamars The Coaster-Lid. It began it's life as a slab of acrylic. Using a 3-axis CNC mill, it was machined into the perfect piece for office desktops. Use it as a coaster to keep rings off of desks and utilize the spoon sill to catch drips. It is also used as a lid to keep dust and pathogens as you transpo...
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Tue, 29 May 2012 06:44:58 PDT
Owl Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Owl-Clock/
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Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:36:25 PDT
domo - large format cnc mill http://www.instructables.com/id/domo-large-format-cnc-mill/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/1256/H0OJ6X9Z/FWL1256H0OJ6X9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/1256/H0OJ6X9Z/FWL1256H0OJ6X9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/1256/H0OJ6X9Z/FWL1256H0OJ6X9Z.SMALL.jpg forseral Domo is my cnc milling machine targeted at ease of construction while maintaining high rigidity.  I'm not a metal worker nor do i have the tools for this sort of precision.  Having stated such, I designed domo with the goal of using as many existing components as possible.  He's not yet 100% complet...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 11:27:36 PDT
How to make a woodcut from... a photo of a woodcut using your CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-woodcut-from-a-photo-of-a-woodcut/
How to make a woodcut from... a photo of a woodcut using your CNC mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/0QDQ/H0FLRO1E/FFY0QDQH0FLRO1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/0QDQ/H0FLRO1E/FFY0QDQH0FLRO1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/0QDQ/H0FLRO1E/FFY0QDQH0FLRO1E.SMALL.jpg ccrome My dad was just visiting, and he asked me if I could use my new CNC router to make a woodcut.  That got me to thinking... sure, why not?   He sent me a photo of a woodcut hanging in my sister's house, and in a few hours I was able to make this woodcut!  Very neat.  Unfortunately, this instructabl...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 10:11:48 PDT
Make an M.C. Escher Reptile puzzle on your CNC router/mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-MC-Escher-Reptile-puzzle-on-your-CNC-rou/
Make an M.C. Escher Reptile puzzle on your CNC router/mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/XN39/H01NA9RC/FDIXN39H01NA9RC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/XN39/H01NA9RC/FDIXN39H01NA9RC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/XN39/H01NA9RC/FDIXN39H01NA9RC.SMALL.jpg ccrome So, you've just finished your CNC router/mill build, and you need something to make.  Try the hand bowl, which is extremely cool. For your next project, try this one.  I always had a fondness for the works of M. C. Escher, so i decided to make the reptiles out of wood. I started with a dxf from he...
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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 23:42:17 PDT
Building a drawer slide CNC machine for under $200! http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-drawer-slide-CNC-machine-for-under-200/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/1Y88/GUKAROPQ/FE61Y88GUKAROPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/1Y88/GUKAROPQ/FE61Y88GUKAROPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://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
The DIYLILCNC: Open-Source Plans For a Low-Cost, Easy-to-Build CNC Mill. (v1.0.2) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-DIYLILCNC-Open-Source-Plans-For-a-Low-Cost-E/
The DIYLILCNC: Open-Source Plans For a Low-Cost, Easy-to-Build CNC Mill. (v1.0.2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ZP7G/GGPF4KWB/FMUZP7GGGPF4KWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ZP7G/GGPF4KWB/FMUZP7GGGPF4KWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/ZP7G/GGPF4KWB/FMUZP7GGGPF4KWB.SMALL.jpg DIYLILCNC The DIYLILCNC project is a set of plans for an inexpensive, fully functional 3-axis CNC mill that can be built by an individual with basic shop skills and tool access. CNC devices are used to fabricate physical objects with a high degree of precision. Some CNC devices, including the DIYLILCNC, feat...
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Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:47:57 PST
Hobby cnc http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobby-cnc/
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Tue, 19 Oct 2010 00:05:14 PDT
Nexus One Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Nexus-One-Dock/
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Mon, 10 May 2010 21:55:58 PDT
The Geek Group - CNC Revolution http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Geek-Group-CNC-Revolution/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/NLZD/G5X4MFEE/F7ENLZDG5X4MFEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/NLZD/G5X4MFEE/F7ENLZDG5X4MFEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/NLZD/G5X4MFEE/F7ENLZDG5X4MFEE.SMALL.jpg thermoelectric The Geek Group is bringing a manufacturing revolution to the United States by helping share the incredible power of CNC Engineering with the general public. The Geek Group has many other videos that you can view on their YouTube channel here. You can also check out their website here. There are for...
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Mon, 22 Feb 2010 02:00:08 PST
How to use a CNC Mill with Google SketchUp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-CNC-Mill-with-Google-SketchUp/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2009 07:28:05 PDT
How to make a mini milling machine- manual or CNC! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-mini-milling-machine/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 22:52:27 PST
CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NI7H/FOHXBQC5/FE2NI7HFOHXBQC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NI7H/FOHXBQC5/FE2NI7HFOHXBQC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/NI7H/FOHXBQC5/FE2NI7HFOHXBQC5.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Instructables really shines when it comes to CNC (computer numerical control) projects. We've got instructions on how you can make your own CNC lasers, CNC mills, CNC foam cutters and even a CNC chocolate 3D printer! Build a CNC device for your shop and make something awesome like flat pack furnitur...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2008 11:53:23 PST
Use a Treadmill DC Drive Motor and PWM Speed Controller for powering tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Treadmill-DC-Drive-Motor-and-PWM-Speed-Contr/
Use a Treadmill DC Drive Motor and PWM Speed Controller for powering tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/S4CD/FJPYEVHM/FIVS4CDFJPYEVHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/S4CD/FJPYEVHM/FIVS4CDFJPYEVHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/S4CD/FJPYEVHM/FIVS4CDFJPYEVHM.SMALL.jpg rjeblogue Power tools such as Metal cutting mills and lathes, Drill presses, bandsaws, sanders and more may require .5HP to 2HP motors with the ability to fine tune the speed while maintaining torque.Coincidentally most Treadmills use a 80-260 VDC motor with a suitable HP rating and a PWM motor speed controll...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2008 04:35:34 PDT
Windbelt Redux 21st Century Micro Power Generation http://www.instructables.com/id/Windbelt-Redux--21st-Century-Micro-Power-Generatio/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2008 13:35:56 PST
Easy to build CNC Mill Stepper Motor and Driver circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-build-CNC-Mill-Stepper-Motor-and-Driver-ci/
Easy to build CNC Mill Stepper Motor and Driver circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/OYU4/F5R8QRL0/F5LOYU4F5R8QRL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/OYU4/F5R8QRL0/F5LOYU4F5R8QRL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/OYU4/F5R8QRL0/F5LOYU4F5R8QRL0.SMALL.jpg Tom McGuire This is a follow up to the Easy to Build Desk Top 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine Once you get the machine all put together its time to make it go. So it's time to drive the motors. And here I've put together a circuit that I think is the absolute cheapest and easiest way to control stepper motors with ...
By: Tom McGuire

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Wed, 29 Aug 2007 09:25:02 PDT
Easy to Build Desk Top 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-Desk-Top-3-Axis-CNC-Milling-Machine/
Easy to Build Desk Top 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/QHG3/F54HJ7SB/F0FQHG3F54HJ7SB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/QHG3/F54HJ7SB/F0FQHG3F54HJ7SB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/QHG3/F54HJ7SB/F0FQHG3F54HJ7SB.SMALL.jpg Tom McGuire Here is a way to make a computer controlled milling machine. That puts the real power of a computer control machining into the hands of the average human. Small enough to set on the desk but scalable to any size. As inexpensive as possible without sacraficing accuracy (too much). All most all the pa...
By: Tom McGuire

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Fri, 17 Aug 2007 09:50:04 PDT
Make a Ball Mill in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Ball-Mill-in-5-Minutes/
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Thu, 26 Jul 2007 22:36:32 PDT
Send an NC file to your HURCO mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-an-NC-file-to-your-HURCO-mill/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2005 21:21:15 PST