- October 8, 2016 at 6:58 pm #19175
Hi folks! Just dropping a line to join the growing user base.
Firstly, many thanks to Ryan for sharing this most excellent design. Once I got past the 100+ hours of printing and waiting for the slow boat from China for the other parts, the build went fairly smoothly. I am not entirely sure I have it as square as it can be, and I still see some of the bearings not making contact with the EMT conduit, but IT WORKS!!!
I have a sneaky feeling that this is the gateway drug for many more CNC projects to come… I see a Weecade in my not too distant future.
My (first) MPCNC 525 was built with the following:-
– 3/4″ x 2′ x 2′ birch plywood from Home Depot
– 3/4″ EMT from Home Depot
– 5x Long’s Motor 17HS4401N NEMA17 steppers from eBay
– PLA printed parts
– vitamins from MrMetric
– RAMPS/GT2 belts/pulley from AliExpress
I’m still deciding what milling tool to go with. I have a Dremel 395 and a Bosch Colt hand router, but have not been successful finding parts that work with the 5/25 design on Thingiverse. I might just bite the bullet and mash one up in OpenSCAD.
Attachments:October 9, 2016 at 3:42 pm #19191
Build looks great, Congrats.
That weecade looks cool We have a place near by with super cheap older lcd monitors. Next time I’m there I might pick one up so I can give this a shot.October 17, 2016 at 7:15 am #19597
If you need to build a tool mount I have my universal tool mount blank up on onshape.
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