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      Basic materials:
      1. SFU1605 ballscrew + SBR16 linear rail package
      2. Two sheets of Hardwood based plywood
      3. Screws, nuts and bolts
      4. Epoxy
      5. GRBL Raspberry pi Hat CNC controller
      6. Stepper Motors
      7. Wire (18 AWG)
      8. Time

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      The gantry is comprised of:
      -3x 7" wide plywood piece
      -2x 5" wide plywood pieces
      -2x 6" wide plywood pieces



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      The main base is comprised of:
      -2x 4" wide plywood pieces
      -2x 5" wide plywood pieces
      -1x 30.5"x45 15/16" plywood sheet
      -Additional Reinforcing brackets
      -Furniture Bolts


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      Test video from: Feb 1st, 2018



      Testing it out using the design from here
      1. Special Notes

        It occured to me that this design could be implemented almost entirely with Openbuilder Aluminum rail components. I would advise anyone considering this build to replace all plywood components with aluminum ones, it would enable faster construction and better rigidity!
      DDutch, MaryD, koumac1 and 1 other person like this.
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  • Build Details

    Build License:
    • CC - Attribution NonCommercial - No Derivs - CC BY NC ND

    Reason for this Build

    Because I wanted to? Gluten for punishment? Who knows.
  • Attached Files:

  • Parts list

    Qty Part Name Part Link Comments
    2 SFU1605 750mm Link
    1 SFU1605 300mm Link
    1 SFU1605 1150mm Link
    2 SBR16 - 1100mm Link
    2 SBR16 - 700mm Link
    2 SBR16 - 300mm Link
    12 SBR16UU 16mm Link
    1 1.75 Hp Wood Router Link
    6 mechanical end stop sensors Link
    4 100 ft 18 gauge wire Link
    4 DRV8825 Pololu Drivers Link
    1 Raspberry Pi Link
    1 Raspbery pi CNC Hat Link
    1 1 litre two part epoxy Link
    2 4x8 Sheets of Plywood Link
    2 18mm x 37mm Openable Plastic Cable Drag Chain 1M L Link
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