In April 2011 I decided to build myself a cnc router. Here I intend to collect links to blog posts on my progress. Along with anything else I decide is relevant.
Also I have created a new twitter ID @MakerGeek which I’ll use to tweet more about things as I hit them, maybe a few extra pictures of in progress stuff. I f a feel really adventurous I may even throw in some video. Feel free to follow me there, ask questions, make suggestions etc.
After a long break I have resumed my project, first learning the electronics I needed, then putting everything together.
And finally – a properly successful run, all the issues ironed out. My very own CNC router used to cut out the parts for an arduino box. From a design I created myself in openSCAD:
ok, so maybe that was just the start of the journey. I quickly became frustrated with reliability issues, lack of speed, too much flex at the router tip etc etc.
So I embarked on a series of improvements…