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by xfredericox
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Cheap Chinese Lasers (CCL)
Replies: 240
Views: 34932

Re: Cheap Chinese Lasers (CCL)

I've been looking into that program, but it looks like a hassle to set up.

What's your experience with it?
by xfredericox
Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: LAYZOR - DIY full K40 conversion
Replies: 11
Views: 3481

Re: LAYZOR - DIY full K40 conversion

Thanks for that link!

I actually used to have a small lathe from Axminster. But I sold it because I found a larger CNC one ;-)

In the mean time the machine is already moving. Video coming hopefully next week.
by xfredericox
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: LAYZOR - DIY full K40 conversion
Replies: 11
Views: 3481

Re: LAYZOR - DIY full K40 conversion

All custom parts are done, as is the frame!

http://www.manmademayhem.com/?p=3205
http://www.manmademayhem.com/?p=3221
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by xfredericox
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: LAYZOR - DIY full K40 conversion
Replies: 11
Views: 3481

LAYZOR - DIY full K40 conversion

For those who don't already know, I am doing a full K40 rebuild. Latest blogpost: http://www.manmademayhem.com/?p=3205 Design render: 1b.jpg Features: 40W - 700mm tube 400 x 600mm work area with feed-through design 1000 x 650 x 320mm footprint Adjustable Z with hand crank - over 100mm of usable trav...
by xfredericox
Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: Tips for milling end grain, feeds and speeds
Replies: 2
Views: 942

Re: Tips for milling end grain, feeds and speeds

you should be able to ramp up the regular numbers with endgrain.

But yeah, only way to know is trial and lots of error
by xfredericox
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Some random projects
Replies: 2
Views: 1580

Some random projects

My recent stuff:

Bicycle Tags: http://www.manmademayhem.com/?p=2752

Inlay cutting board: http://www.manmademayhem.com/?p=2730

House number: http://www.manmademayhem.com/?p=2723

Birthday card: http://www.manmademayhem.com/?p=2719

Thanks for watching!
by xfredericox
Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Is shapeoko the right machine for me?
Replies: 4
Views: 584

Re: Is shapeoko the right machine for me?

that is one ambitious project...

what would it typically cost when completed?
by xfredericox
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Designing my own handheld console
Replies: 7
Views: 1784

Re: Designing my own handheld console

thanks guys.

It was a very rewarding project!