Category Archives: CNC/3D-printing

Nice build for a simple knife sharpener with a 3D printed out kit

Instead of trying to sharpen with a stone and getting the angle right, the author designed and shows out to build a jig to sharpen it.

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A double headed CNC plotter

I got a kick out of this, the author build another CNC out of PVC, this time it can “draw on both sides to make duplicate pictures at the same time. I like how the “z” axis is CDROM drive … Continue reading

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Cool CVT wheel design

Interesting build.

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Another nice CDROM to CNC build

What I like about this build is the only bits you use from the CDROM is the rails and motors, the rest is 3D printed parts. My 2 cents, I would use the motor and slide 3D printed parts, but … Continue reading

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Impressive LED display build

If you need to make something like a score board and a clock. I like the build but I started thinking, instead of 3D printing the frame, it maybe quicker to use simple boxes and cut out the display part … Continue reading

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A cheaper eggbot build

OK this is one of the cheaper and not looking cheezy builds I have seen for an eggbot. The sides are cut from wood (pattern available). Base is maker bar. Overall a simple build. And…instead of an arduino, its using … Continue reading

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Another PVC pipe CNC build

This is a laswer one with a rotary table. Interesting build. https://www.instructables.com/Polar-CNC-Pen-Plotter-Laser-Engraver/

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3D printed filer

OK the author build a tool to file away at something. Hum…I wonder if a belt sander would have been a better build here. Still nice build. The author seems to build alot of 3D printed tools. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/3d-printed-die-filer-87342?homelistings#post188785

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3D print a 3D scanner

OK this is a clever build, using an old android phone, arduino, and a motor, the author make a 3D scanner. I would simplify this a bit more by not 3D printing the holder for the phone, and just use … Continue reading

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Making a Thermal Insert Press

So the author needed to put some fasteners in 3D printed parts, the base way is to melt them in. Problem is getting is straight for a bunch of them. So we made a thermal press with a soldering iron. … Continue reading

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