Category Archives: CNC

The General Purpose Thing

I haven’t posted for a while even though I’ve had a couple of projects going. Much of the reason for this has been a combination of my day job which is setting up and maintaining dental office computer systems and … Continue reading

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dlp 3d printer main assembly photos

Here are a couple of photos of the 3d printer so far. It’s a “bottom up” design with a tilting vat. Here is a photo of a test of the dlp projector.

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Design to CNC, the directors cut.

Design: Draftsight GCODE Genration: Heekscnc CNC controller: LinuxCNC Draftsight drawing (saved as an r2010ascii dxf file) which is loaded into Heekscnc (where machining operations are set up and gcode is generated), the generated gcode is loaded into LinuxCNC for machining … Continue reading

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Building A DLP 3D Printer

This was just too cool a project to pass up. A DLP 3D printer is a simpler build than my cnc router was by a long shot. It also seems simpler, at least to me, than the extrusion type 3d … Continue reading

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