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Starting my build 3mx1.5m

Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by Ollieg, Nov 7, 2018.

  1. Ollieg

    Ollieg Well-Known
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    Ollieg published a new build:

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  2. silopolis

    silopolis Well-Known
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    Hi, really nice project ! And build seem to start nicely :)

    Do you plan to brace the base in some way (diagonal profiles, plates) ? It always seem to me that such an assembly could be OK for a static application, but can't provide the expected/required stiffness to support such a dynamic one as milling.

    For the pump, have you looked at wood veneering and composite equipment suppliers ?

    I'd gladly study your design if you're OK to share it with me, and would love to have your supplier contact in china...

    For the control part, I'm all in LinuxCNC/MachineKit, but that's linked to my projects and me being a Linux everything kind of guy. I've left to follow other cool Open Source CNC control software projects because, you know, time :( So I'll let other report and advice about them. Only thing I'll add is that SmoothieBoard was my first choice before I switched to LinuxCNC, and with amazing v2 coming, the is going to be a rocking platform !

    Have fun with this build, I'll surely follow your progress
     
  3. HuguesP

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    Looks nice, would you share about your supplier if he is reliable?
     

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