Completed the build enough to move the axis and home. Almost ready for the first cut.
Completed multiple 3D prints to support components, including a drag chain.
Getting started on the build, design complete, less the details on the router mount.
Started with a deal on some FUYU 800 mm linear rail assemblies and a Long's Motor motor driver kit.
This led me to use the linear rails and ball screws used on the Y axis. This is the reason for the MGW12 rail blocks on the Y-axis. If I don't like them I'll replace eventually.
I had previously purchased some C-Beam and 8020 extrusions from Openbuilds, so I used these for the base assembly. The 1/8 plates are added to reinforce the 8020 and 2040 side rails. I still need to design end braces. I may 3D print some until I get a spindle and can mill them.
Base is complete. It's a 4" torsion table on a 24" cabinet. I wanted it on the low side to allow easy reach across the router and to allow room for a future enclosure.
Parts list is still a work in progress. Prices reflect what I paid, not retail.
27" by 40" CNC
DIY design and build of a roughing 2' by 3.5' CNC router
- Build License:
- CC - Attribution - CC BY
Reason for this BuildPrimary use will be wooden sheet goods. Would like to add add non-ferrous milling eventually