[Lab] simple CNC multibuild
tom.i.burns at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 15:01:55 EDT 2010
Motors are included in the $100, but it assumes that you have a computer
with a real parallel port available for driving the stepper motors. So any
old pentium-era desktop would suffice.
On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 2:59 PM, Darcy Whyte <darcy at siteware.com> wrote:
> Does the 100 bucks cover electronics? It's obviously not a very serious
> machine but I think it could be fun to do a group build. And it would be fun
> to have.
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Tom Burns <tom.i.burns at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi folk,
>> After makerbot & CNC conversations taking place on the list I figure this
>> would be a worthy proposal.
>> I ran across a CNC build that is the simplest I have ever seen:
>> http://fab.cba.mit.edu/classes/MIT/863.09/people/dcarr/final/final.html .
>> There is a BOM on there, it's only around 20 parts.
>> Is there anyone interested in doing a group parts buy/build of this CNC?
>> It's not huge, it won't do everything, but if you're like me you'd probably
>> love a little CNC.
>> There's about 20 parts and it costs under $100 to build. If we had a
>> group I'm sure the price will go down and so will the complexity.
>> Anybody interested?
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>> Lab at artengine.ca
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