3D Carving with frame built in

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  • #32551

    ualdayan
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    I made some changes to my MPCNC, found what was causing me issues after a winter hibernation (belts had become much looser on one side than the other), upped my voltage from 12V to 24V, and upped my max Z speed to ~30mm/s.

    In ~6-7 hours (6% stepover on 1/8″ inch ballnose bit) I turned this:

    IMG_2209

    Into this:

    IMG_2212

    Used a cheap 6mm bit (10 for $10) to rough, then a cheap 1/8″ ball nose (10 for $10) for finish pass.

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    #32557

    Barry
    Participant

    Nice!

    #32558

    Neil
    Participant

    That is beautiful!!! What software was used here. I would love to try this myself.
    Neil

    #32559

    Ryan
    Keymaster

    Wow….That is nice! This needs to go into the gallery, Dang it I still need to make a gallery.

    #32571

    ualdayan
    Participant

    I used Vectric Aspire, but for just 3D models their Cut3D is cheaper. I made some money selling signs made out of Extira (and have been toying with making my own 16lb HDU – I bought the chemicals from USComposites, but was using it up too fast when I tried using it at 70 degrees. It says for best results to only use when outside temperature is 80+F since you have to have a lot of ventilation), so software/hardware becomes business expenses and easier to justify.

    #32585

    Barry
    Participant
    Wow….That is nice! This needs to go into the gallery, Dang it I still need to make a gallery.

    Slacker. 😉

    #32586

    Ryan
    Keymaster

    Gotcha…..

    Gallery

    Boom, slacker nothing!

    I just went through the things made thread. Now I need to keep digging to find other stuff, and suggestions are welcome.

    #32591

    Johnny
    Participant

    Man that is awesome! Would love to be able to cut something like that once I get all setup.

    #32720

    Bill
    Participant

    What no MP3DP section! ;(

    #34412

    Johnny
    Participant

    What is the size of this project? Hard to tell without something to scale it to. Still amazed by this and want to carve it once the machine is setup.

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