[Lab] shared cnc machine
darcy at inventorartist.com
Fri Apr 17 11:03:43 EDT 2015
Another idea that just popped up is to convert one of the sides to a
hanging tool storage... or at least the upper part that's easy to reach..
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On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 10:36 AM, Darcy Whyte <darcy at inventorartist.com>
> iDistracto! That's hilarious.
> I was debating if I should extend the lower tray a bit since there's
> nothing under the keyboard tray... Also am thinking of another tray
> underneath the keyboard for parts but folding down might be interesting.
> As it stands the bill of materials is pretty simple (2 wheels, 24' of 2x4,
> 30' of 1x4 and a pile of drywall screws)...Plus all cuts are 90 degrees
> except the two cross members... I guess with your suggestion it adds a
> radius cut, some bolts and I'm still thinking of a way to make the fold out
> rigid enough to act as handles when moving the machine... With all the
> stuff it's going to be fairly heavy.
> Another suggestion was to have the keyboard plane plexiglass so you can
> see the monitor through it... I think that's a pretty good idea. Then both
> the keyboard and monitor could easily be pushed for and aft to different
> Also to increase the space for tools that are in use (measuring stuff,
> fixturing, chuck tools and stuff). What I do is just leave that junk lying
> around on the bed or in the mouse space... but a small ledge along the side
> of the machine might be nice. Depending on the size of the vacuum that
> comes forward (and the resulting vacuum box) the width of the cart may need
> to be increased anyway. Or if we're lucky the vacuum is quiet and doesn't
> need a box.
> Locking wheels came up too. I already got the wheels so I was thinking if
> that is an actual problem just throw a block under the frame at the wheel
> end when it's parked.
> Darcy Whyte
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> On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 7:29 AM, Nick Edgar <n.a.edgar at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Looks nice. Suggest adding hinge and removable support poles / brace
>> to allow keyboard extension to fold down.
>> Sent from my iDistracto
>> On Apr 17, 2015, at 3:07, Darcy Whyte <darcy at inventorartist.com> wrote:
>> So the parts have arrived and the machine will be running soon!
>> Here's a cart for the machine I was wondering if anybody had any
>> suggestions or ideas for the cart.
>> Darcy Whyte
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