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by leisure cove
Fri Jan 09, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: PCB Fabrication
Topic: PCB milling tutorial?
Replies: 9
Views: 6148

Re: PCB milling tutorial?

THANKS! A huge help. I will download pcb-gcode and get started. Much appreciated!

And thank you for the link to Scott's thread as well!
by leisure cove
Thu Jan 08, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: PCB Fabrication
Topic: PCB milling tutorial?
Replies: 9
Views: 6148

Re: PCB milling tutorial?

Scott- I'm confused as to the exporting process from Eagle. I've tried exporting a .dxf from Eagle and opening it in Illustrator (to save it as an .svg), but the design gets resized (the pads are huge) in Illustrator which makes me think I'm making a mistake somewhere along the way. Would you mind s...
by leisure cove
Sun Oct 26, 2014 12:45 am
Forum: PCB Fabrication
Topic: PCB milling tutorial?
Replies: 9
Views: 6148

PCB milling tutorial?

Hello! I was hoping someone might be able recommend a tutorial for milling PCBs on the Shapeoko-- a sort of "Dummies Guide" for people totally new to the process. I've been having a tough time finding one, and figured I'd ask here. I'm using Eagle 7 to design the boards, but seem to be missing a ste...
by leisure cove
Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Z-axis sub-assembly question
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Re: Z-axis sub-assembly question

Sorry-- rookie mistake! I played around with the eccentric nuts for a while and got the V-Wheels to fit.

Nothing to see here folks, move along... :oops:
by leisure cove
Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Z-axis sub-assembly question
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Z-axis sub-assembly question

Hello! First post here. I'm assembling my Shapeoko and am at the Z-axis sub-assembly stage where I have run into a question: I am trying to connect the Spindle Carriage Assembly to the Z-Axis Rail Assembly. Are the V-Wheels supposed to straddle the Makerslide? This makes sense but they are not mount...