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DartBoard
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Re: Poor man's CNC

Postby DartBoard » Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:47 pm

Very cool !

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Re: Poor man's CNC - actual CNC

Postby DartBoard » Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:59 am

I came this design for a home build CNC that is really well thought through and designed around it being made in a home workshop without precision tools. They have open sourced all the hardware designs too !

http://goodenoughcnc.eu/

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Re: Poor man's CNC

Postby TomW » Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:03 pm

There's the X carve by Inventables. The Handibot and other cnc by Shopbot.

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Re: Poor man's CNC

Postby DartBoard » Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:51 am

TomW wrote:There's the X carve by Inventables. The Handibot and other cnc by Shopbot.
I think the ones you mentioned are all solely commercial products. The Goodenoughcnc is completely opensource (hardware and software) so you can built it from scratch and customize it. There are a lot of designs out there but this one stood out for me because the design assumes you don't have precision tools to drill and mill so builds adjusters into it.

https://goodenoughcnc-hybrid-cnc.readme.io/docs


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