Tag: CNC

This Could Change DIY CNC In A Big Way!

This Could Change DIY CNC In A Big Way!

| September 28, 2016

I was hesitant to title this with “This Could Change DIY CNC In A Big Way”.  Largely because it’s too limiting a title.  This could change a lot more than just DIY CNC.  It can change small business, retrofit of older machines, production CNC and more.  In the near future we might be done fighting […]

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I Found My New 3D Printer… And CNC Machine

I Found My New 3D Printer… And CNC Machine

| August 31, 2016

Thermwood, who is a common name in the CNC industry, has launched a new machine called the L-SAM.  That stands for Large Scale Additive Manufacturing.  This concept is not entirely new as DMG Mori has an additive 5 axis metal 3D laser sintering and VMC.  The L-SAM prints slightly over-sized in all the common plastics and then […]

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Need a desktop 5 axis CNC machine? Pocket NC is on Kickstarter

Need a desktop 5 axis CNC machine? Pocket NC is on Kickstarter

| June 23, 2015

Recently launched on Kickstarter, the Pocket NC is a small, portable 5 axis CNC machine.  Model makers, jewelers and RC enthusiasts rejoice. It has a relatively small machining area at X 4.5in, Y 4.8in, Z 3.45in, A 100 degrees and B continuous rotation (360+).  It has a very trick spindle that does not require tools to change […]

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Making a stamping fixture for the LoopAlien – Neo7CNC

Making a stamping fixture for the LoopAlien – Neo7CNC

| May 30, 2015

For those of you that may not know, I run a DIY CNC channel on YouTube by the name of Neo7CNC.  I’ve been making videos on YouTube for several years now and have made several CNC machines.  I recently put my newest one to good use making a stamping fixture for the LoopAlien (another project of […]

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Low cost 5 Axis CNC machining (and more) – 5AXISMAKER

Low cost 5 Axis CNC machining (and more) – 5AXISMAKER

| September 22, 2014

A new Kickstarter project launched today for the 5AXISMAKER multi-fabricator.  What is a 5 axis CNC you say?  It’s basically the holy grail of CNC machining.  The 5 axis CNC machine can access 5 side of the part being machined which means most parts can be produced in one setup with no need to re-position […]

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I love watching this Datron CNC cut aluminum like butter!

I love watching this Datron CNC cut aluminum like butter!

| August 7, 2014

Listen to the sweet music this Datron CNC is making.  With it’s high speed spindle and unique mister for lubrication, aluminum doesn’t stand a chance.  You have to love the built in stock sensor as well. Datron CNC in action  

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DMG Mori has a game changer for rapid production!

DMG Mori has a game changer for rapid production!

| January 12, 2014

DMG Mori has create a hybrid (additive and subtractive) 3D laser sintering / 5 axis CNC machine.  This machine can “build” the raw blank of a part by laser sintering powdered metal into the rough form.  Basically it build up the part by spaying metal powder and melting in place with a high power laser […]

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