Category Archives: CNC

Step one on the revised workspace

One of the things I needed to add to the workspace, in order to do the Japanese metalwork and engraving, is an adjustable height work platform and Ideally with a turntable.  The reason for this is that it makes it … Continue reading

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Knife profiles in metal

As I mentioned last post the first part of the week was spent getting some designs in CAD. Part of today was spent doing some test cuts in 22ga mild steel to verify the Gcode files for the new designs. … Continue reading

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In CAD limbo with spline and bezier

I would really like to write something interesting here, but I have spent the past 3 days reacquainting myself with CAD and beating a Gcode parser into submission. At this point I am at a even greater lack of words … Continue reading

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Plasma cutter Mod.

Today I spent way too long building a small wiring harness to put into my my plasma cutter so that I can hook it into the robot. Some days I wonder if I’m not too meticulous. Granted I could have … Continue reading

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Robot training Pt2

Spent some more quality time with the robot at the end of last week. I was able to calibrate both axis for accurate movement. In other words now if I tell it to move 10 inches it actually move 10 … Continue reading

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3d sliding tile puzzle

I haven’t gotten back to training the robot yet. The last bunch of days I have been working on organizing the space and clearing out some junk. The house isn’t huge and while I have quite a bit of space … Continue reading

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