Browsing the blog archives for November, 2008

First Linear slide

I got a slide done, and the other 5 drilled and ready for bolts and bearings. I spent $22.94 bringing the total to $70.84 Still working on the design as well. I’m 90% sure I’m going with 8020 for the gantry and the support at this point. I don’t see a way that I can […]

Rough Sketchup drawing

Here is my peliminary idea for what I want in a CNC Router. Not even close to being done, but it is a start. This one is using 3 inch cold rolled plates as part of the linear motion. I’m thinking about using some angle that has been trued up on a mill. Don’t know […]

Bearings and things

I got my skate bearings yesterday. Still working on the sketchup design.


Worked on the design last night. Google’s Sketchup takes a little getting used to. I will post an images soon.

First Post about CNC

Going to see if I can build up a desktop CNC router. Purchased 100 axis bearings today off of Ebay. $47.90 Going to see if I can put together a 3d model of the build tonight using Google Sketchup. That will give me a really good idea of the other components I need. Then I […]