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This is my second DIY 3 axis cnc machine. It is designed in solidworks 2008 (~50-60 hours) and built mostly out of MDF. Provided are all the source files and drawings in both Solidworks and edrawing formats. This machine is possible to make with just some hand & power tools, but I used my first cnc machine to make most of the smaller parts.
The machine uses chinese linear rails and ballscrews from ebay seller linearmotionbearings2008. With the 1.8Nm stepper motors I use with geckodrive g540 it achieves up to 5m/min rapids and 3m/min feedrates. The working area is about 110cm x 60cm x 10cm.
Expected cost to build a machine like this from scratch is 1000-1300 euros. It also took me over 80 hours to construct.
For project log & many many more pictures please visit: http://allthemods.com/project.php?id=386
3 axis CNC router MDF ( metric ) by Metalfusion is licensed under the GNU - GPL license.
So what's this mean?
We're sure Metalfusion would love to see what you've printed - take a photo and share it on Thingiverse as a Make.
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