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  1. Giarc replied to the thread WIN a Free Smoothieboard!.

    My next build will most likely be a 3D printer, so probably that.

    Mar 21, 2017 at 7:24 PM
  2. Giarc replied to the thread OX-Metal CNC Router Mill.

    The motors list the shaft size in the product description. If I remember correctly, NEMA 17 are 5mm and NEMA 23 are 6.35 mm. As long as...

    Mar 19, 2017 at 10:48 PM
  3. Giarc replied to the thread OX Heavy Duty Build.

    I hope you do better than me. I can get the photo on the part and extrude the stuff I want and get the tool paths needed. However, it...

    Mar 19, 2017 at 10:31 PM
  4. Giarc replied to the thread Which CNC Router For Beginner.

    I cut mostly wood so I went with the movable gantry like the Ox. The movable gantry makes it easier to cut large pieces of wood. I went...

    Mar 19, 2017 at 10:21 PM
  5. Giarc replied to the thread Which CNC Router For Beginner.

    What do you plan on cutting the most?

    Mar 18, 2017 at 12:42 PM
  6. Giarc replied to the thread C-Beam cnc.

    I have the Makita and I cut aluminum just fine. The Makita is quiet, especially at 10,000 rpms when I am cutting wood. I cannot hear...

    Mar 17, 2017 at 8:11 PM
  7. Giarc replied to the thread What is the most recommended controller/stepper drivers?.

    The program that streams GRBL to the arduino may be OS dependent, but not GRBL. I use GRBL Panel. It only works with Windows, but others...

    Mar 17, 2017 at 8:01 PM
  8. Giarc replied to the thread OX Heavy Duty Build.

    Another way I am learning to carve photos into wood is using Fusion 360, but the photo/logo has to be in the .svg format. So far I have...

    Mar 17, 2017 at 7:55 PM
  9. Giarc replied to the thread C-Beam to C-Beam XL Upgrade.

    If you are drilling and cutting new plates, clamp the aluminum down and drill holes first. Then secure the plate with scews through the...

    Mar 17, 2017 at 1:11 PM
  10. Giarc replied to the thread OX Heavy Duty Build.

    I do something similar, but I use Fengrave, a free software. You can choose either v bit or regular engraving. To get the most accurate...

    Mar 17, 2017 at 1:03 PM
  11. Giarc replied to the thread Voxel OX 3D Printer.

    Robodigg has some larger heated plates and silicone matts.

    Mar 17, 2017 at 12:53 PM
  12. Giarc replied to the thread Difference between wheels..

    If you choose Sketchup, you can download all open builds parts into your drawing from the "3D warehouse" in Sketchup.

    Mar 17, 2017 at 12:50 PM
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