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Share your helpful tutorials/ how to tips here. Example tutorials may be how to solder or may be how to make a screwdriver tip magnetic etc...
Add helpful tools here like pulley ratio calculators,center distance designers,etc.
Discuss Software for designing parts as well as software for machine control here
Discuss CAD (Computer Assisted Design) Software Here Example: Sketchup - Rhino - Solid Works - AutoCAD etc...
Latest: ISO Fusion 360 Files KCollins, Mar 21, 2023
Discuss CAM (Computer Assisted Manufacturing) [Software Here Control Software] Example: Mach - Pronterface - Repetier - Creator - MakerCAM - CNCUSB - Grbl Controller etc...
Discuss the different available control options out there for the machines you build.
Discuss any other helpful software that does not fit in the categories above
Discuss machine control electronics that drive your machines here
Discuss cnc controller boards Ramps/Ardunio - Grbl Controller - smoothie - Gen 7 - Sanguinololu - Megatronics - Easy_electronics etc..
Latest: Black Box debug sjashe, Mar 29, 2023 at 6:24 PM
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