Category Archives: Build
I finally found time and space to give Milford some attention. I gathered all the parts for Milford (mill, cpu/driver stack, power supply, cords and cables) and rebuilt a Windows PC for controlling it, then I had to get software … Continue reading
The wires to the steppers don’t have a lot of play. They may not even make it to the controller. So I’ve got to add some length. It’s relatively simple task, but it takes awhile. There are a lot to … Continue reading
Completed Z-axis. Although I drilled the two top holes for the delrin nut and moved it to the top of the plate to give me more range. Back and front of Milford. Tool mounts Next up is electrical, then software.
Ms. Postmistress came by with a long awaited bundle of joy! Milford is a Shapeoko – a CNC mill created by Edward Ford (get it, Mill-Ford?) which I came across on Kickstarter. The images on Kickstarter are the prototype – … Continue reading
Things to use your Gift Card on…
Inside the shed, I had large, 240v industrial fixtures installed to provide an incredible amount of light. On the outside, I’ve got a dawn/dusk light on the front to provide a bit of security. On the back, there is a … Continue reading
Outside of the workshop, I wanted a place to sit and perhaps put a chair or barbeque. So, at the front and back of the building, I had a bit of concrete poured, and a 10ft. section laid along the … Continue reading
As I built Bottie-bot, the Makerbot Thing-o-Matic, I was anxious to get it building and didn’t consider making modifications as I built. As a result, modifications I make to the machine is a bit more difficult than it needs to … Continue reading
Installing roof, trim and gutters.