Category Archives: CNC

CNC Update 9: Cutting Spindle Mount

I finally got the spindle mount GCode right and made one of my 4 Spindle mount pieces. Look at the video below. Here is the finished piece. ¬†Here is a video of one of my test patterns using some 1/4″ … Continue reading

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CNC Update 8: First Cut! Mach3 cutting Styrofoam

Well, last Sunday was a very frustrating day. I shorted out my controller board frying one of my easysteppers and all of the buffer chips in my breakout board. I was too frustrated to work on the boards for now … Continue reading

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CNC Update 7: Simultaneous 3 Axis Motion

It’s been a while since my last CNC update because I have been very busy with work, but I have made a lot of progress and a few steps back. I was able to get all 3 axises put together … Continue reading

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CNC Update 6: Adding Y Axis & Rebuild X & Z Axis

Sorry it has been so long since my last update. I have been really busy with work and have been doing some traveling.¬† Anyway this weekend saw a solid 20 + hours of work on the CNC. Early last week … Continue reading

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CNC Update 5: Testing interfaces with TurboCNC

Tonight I decided to test out my parallel breakout board and make sure there wasn’t going to be any issues using it to drive the easydrivers. I don’t have the desktop that I plan to use setup yet so I … Continue reading

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