CNC Plasma Torch and Laser Diode

Here is the video I talk about my plasma cutter This video is great for instruction but has no video of plasma cutter working Truthfully after i did the test cuts, and forgot to video them I put my plasma cutter assembly away and haven’t had a chance to use […]


CNC milling with router

Here is my video with general info   For my milling set up right now I’m using a 2 horsepower harbor freight router with the harbor freight speed control. Its definitely on the cheapest end of the setup but so far I am moving forward nicely.  This whole setup is […]


Building the 3D Printer Temperature control from an arduino prototype

So I decided to build my own temperature control unit. Here is my, Errrr masterpiece.   Here is the layout of my circuit board. This layout above doesn’t show some things on my board like my voltage regulator for 5v power or my electrolytic and ceramic capacitors plus inductor for […]


Converting a CNC to do 3D printing

Here is the overview videos There are several parts you will need to convert a CNC to a 3D printer. Extruder This is a picture of my extruder. The bare aluminum is how I mount it to my cnc machine. The orange or copper piece hold my filament. As you can […]


CNC Software and Enclosure

Check out my video on Software  Software I use two computers, one for design and one for machine control. This allows you to run the machine and design stuff at the same time. Design software can cause your computer to slow down and should not be run on the same […]


CNC Motors and Electronics

Check out the video Stepper Motors I chose 425 O.Z. inch stepper motors because I wanted to have some strength to perform tougher tasks. They came grouped as a kit with a power supply and motor drivers. Below is a visual representation of oz inch. It literally means that many […]


My CNC setup for small scale manufacturing

In my pursuit of designing and building new things I have constructed a CNC machine of my own design with the help of some parts ordered over the internet. I made a short video explaining what it does as I continue to perfect the machine.   Here is the video […]


CNC Machine

Here is a list of all my posts regarding my CNC machine. My Basic Setup Motors and Electronics Software and Enclosure 3D Printing Milling with Router Laser and Plasma Torch