Posts Tagged ‘mill’

5 Pipe Holder

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

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I love when you can go from quick sketch to finished part in just a few hours. This milled delrin piece was originally intended to hold 1″ diameter PVC pipes in bundles of 5. But it became an interesting wheel as well. Just need to create new kinds of roads.

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Cone Study

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

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I’ve been messing around with examples of simple CAD that can get you up and running on a CNC quickly. This is just a series of cones that have been pasted in a circular pattern, copied, flipped, and then all joined together.

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I really liked the form, and it worked well with the 4 axis mill.

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Milling My Own PCBs: Knylon

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

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Finally got around to milling my own PCBs. I’ve been wanting to “formalize” the Knight Rider/Cylon LED circuit (I’m calling it Knylon). I did the CAD through 123D Circuit and the milling with the Othermill. After a few iterations, I have something I really like.

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Milling Time: Testing the Roland MDX-540 4-Axis CNC

Monday, April 13th, 2015

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My latest Milling Time article is up on Tested. I reviewed the Roland MDX-540 4 axis we have at ITP.