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Forum topic by Robert posted 09-12-2019 01:32 PM 235 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-12-2019 01:32 PM

I’m not one for DIY machines, but I’m quite taken with the utility of this.

Check it out here.

-- Everything is a prototype thats why its one of a kind!!

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#1 posted 09-12-2019 01:39 PM

Technically, this is not a CNC machine at all—CNC being “Computer Numerically Controlled”.
This is a small router mounted on a three axis gantry.

He says he spends more time setting up to run programs than running them, which can be true, but it also means he hasn’t spent enough money on the right software.

I have to admire his ingenuity, though.
A small Nema 23 controller setup would be relatively inexpensive for this setup.

Just sayin’.

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#2 posted 09-12-2019 01:58 PM

looks like a pain in da butt to set up :<(((

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#3 posted 09-12-2019 02:23 PM

I am continually humbled by the precision and creativity of some woodworkers!

-- there's a solution to every just have to be willing to find it.

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#4 posted 09-12-2019 03:28 PM

I think, fun to build, fun to play with and wish I had the talent to do it.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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