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by twforeman
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:04 am
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: twforeman's build
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Re: twforeman's build

Got the machine all wired up and running tonight. Got to generate my "hello world" plot. It's a cool thing. Here is a shot of the machine. 002-gantry.jpg Here is the belt tensioning system I came up with. 03-belt_tension.jpg Of course now that I'm all done wiring I saw someone else who ran the wires...
by twforeman
Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:04 am
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: twforeman's build
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Re: twforeman's build

Here is a photo of my messy basement and my machine at about 99% mechanical. Still needs wiring.
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My GRBL shield and Seeeduino showed up today so I should have everything I need to make it go tomorrow or Sunday!
by twforeman
Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: twforeman's build
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Re: twforeman's build

Improbable Construct wrote:I popped over and took a look at your blog and noticed that you may have the x and y swapped in your descriptions.
other than that nice work and good luck!
I'm going to be standing on the long side, so I'm calling that X. We'll see how confused it ends up making me.
by twforeman
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: twforeman's build
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Views: 10667

twforeman's build

I'm new to the forum, so this is also an introductory post... I used to be a mechanical designer in a plastic injection mold shop - which means that I drew the tooling to make plastic parts. It was a medium sized shop but they had some nice CNC mills, among other equipment. The biggest perk of the j...