Category Archives: CNC/3D-printing

Make your own Legend of Zelda night light

I like this build.  Now given alot of the cutout is done with a Laser CNC, there is still alot to do.  You have to build the internal glass frame, glue all the inside wooden parts to it, etc etc. … Continue reading

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Nice phone charging stand build

Nice build for a phone charging stand to put in the wall https://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-Phone-Stand-With-Integrated-Charger/

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Create custom molds for candle sticks

I like this build, the author covers how to make a custom candlestick holder mold with CAD and a 3D printer.  If you are good at CAD (looks like Sketchup he is using), this could be a good way to … Continue reading

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Cool little CNC to make boxes with

Neat CNC that is opensource(?) that can be usedto make box joints and such.  Oh it can be used to cut into doors as well so its pretty useful.  Reminds me of a shopbot build from 4 years ago.  Looks … Continue reading

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cool foam cutting CNC build

The author calls it a 4 axis CNC, which is kindof right..more 3.5.  Either way its a nice build. https://www.instructables.com/id/4-Axis-CNC-Hot-wire-Foam-Cutter-ArduinoRamps14/

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Build a batman wall light

Nice build (using a CNC).  I like how the author builds a sub-mount to put the LED’s on and hide the electronics. https://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-RGB-Wall-Lamp/

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simple ghetto CNC

This is a pretty simple CNC build, more of a “build it in an afternoon” style.  Could be a good one to do with kids. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Universal-CNC-Machine/

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Cool CNC robot for sand (or spray gun)

Nice looking build for a robot (CNC based to write stuff out in sand, or adapted to use spray cans. Spraychalk Anoints your Sidewalks with Precision Sandprints main site https://openbuilds.com/builds/cnc-sand-and-spraycalk-drawmaschine.4792/

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Make your own sand printing robot

Nice build.  Most of it was 3D printed and I like the use of the servo and a “stick” to write in sand.  Downside, it seems to move pretty slow. https://gizmodo.com/this-automated-sand-printer-is-ready-to-flood-your-inst-1827313521

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CNC your own french cleat based shelves

I like this build.  pretty simple build and good use of a CNC https://www.instructables.com/id/Renovating-a-Pantry-With-French-Cleat-Shelving/

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