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Old 9th January 2013, 04:42 AM   #1
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Is anyone into cnc routing? I am three quarters of the way with my machine.
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Old 9th January 2013, 01:15 PM   #2
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I have been slowly collecting the parts to build a CNC table. Don't know exactly when I will start building though. Too many projects, not enough time.

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Old 9th January 2013, 01:25 PM   #3
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Sounds like me, I've had the parts for 5 years and have finally statrted but already other priorities take over, at least I've got the pc boards made.

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Old 9th January 2013, 01:30 PM   #4
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I built one and use one. Posted lots of build photos of my diy CNC (which we lovingly call Abacus Robot) here...

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My machine has been upgraded already with Paul Jones' 3speed spindle, Kelling motors and that awesome Gecko drive...
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Old 9th January 2013, 01:45 PM   #6
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I built one and use one. Posted lots of build photos of my diy CNC (which we lovingly call Abacus Robot) here...

Abacus Robot: My diy CNC PCB Milling/Drilling Project
Great work there and excellent photos too. What did you use for your lead screws?

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Old 9th January 2013, 01:47 PM   #7
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Great work there and excellent photos too. What did you use for your lead screws?

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Lead screws are 1/4" 20 tpi threaded rod.
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Old 9th January 2013, 01:49 PM   #8
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You may want to watch this time lapse video of the CNC in action...

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