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ESTLCAM – 2.5D Routing- Intermediate

This is an intermediate walk through on 2.5D routing with ESTLCAM. You should have a firm grasp on the basics before trying this. This is how to manually set up a 2.5D cut, the alternative would be to import an STL file and let ESTLCAM choose the paths. The...

25.4mm Released Into The Wild!

The day has finally arrived! For those corners of the world that couldn't get the other sizes of EMT, or those with a little extra cash and want to use the really nice 1" OD stainless steel rails, Here you go!...

More Updated Parts

7/13/16-Rollers Released the new roller assemblies. Less print time, a lot more rigid no motor mount flex, no more washers, more mostly printed. The only thing left on this machine will be the feet, maybe.   5/25/16 Major Update Some of you may know but a big...

HicWic – Universal Mount Update

The famously popular HicWic universal mount system has been updated for the new 525 assembly! This is compatible with all the previous tool mounts that fit the previous design, and all three machine sizes are available. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1234989 Thanks...

J Tech Photonics – Lasers

J Tech Photonics did a very nice article on using their lasers with the MPCNC. For those of you that don't want to go the DIY laser route or don't trust yourself not to mess up J Tech makes it real easy http://jtechphotonics.com/?page_id=3819...

The 2.8 watt, $100 Laser

PDF  - Direct download Forum Free software to get you going, Image based - Image2Gcode DXF based - DXF2Gcode  ...

4 Head

I could never keep up with printed parts orders....this might help. 3ders.org did a nice write up about it! http://www.3ders.org/articles/20151013-ryan-zellars-transforms-his-mostly-printed-cnc-machine-into-four-headed-3d-printer.html https://youtu.be/DeVeyUas5vU...

EstlCam Basics

http://www.estlcam.com/ EstlCAM is for generating GCode, Machine control is in beta. This software seems to do everything I want. It also seems to be translated into every language I've ever heard of, if not you can add translations in the software. The installer is...