2 Year Anniversary

The Mostly Printed CNC was born 2 years ago....or released, whatever you prefer to say. More than a half a million thingiverse views later (on one variant alone). I have to just say thank you, to anyone who might read this.  This new path in my life has been more...

Z axis problems? Software Updates

So if you have read this already no changes but having to link to it several times a day I need to bump this back up.If you don't want to read everything below. Due to some awesome software updates our machines should now run so much more reliably and accurately. The...

Some Old Guy Coding Teaches How To Do A Tool Change.

Mark walks through every step on how he does a tool change and some of the other methods out there. I really appreciate his perspective. No electrical endstops or z probes needed. There are so many ways to change a tool, this is his method and reasoning behind it. My...

Jason took second place in the instructables cnc contest!

Our very own Jason's Daughter took second place in the instructables.com cnc contest. You can see from the screen grab above she is trying to explain how the gantry works, and poor Jason just doesn't get it. I am guessing Jason might have helped hold the camera and do...

Time to show off.

Finally got started on the Gallery, looking for projects I have missed made with the Mostly Printed CNC (MPCNC) or the LowRider CNC, from this site or any other. Sexy cuts or just something you are proud of. Lets see it. If it's only a video I will post it if I can...

leech? Again…

Update 1/1/2017 - Solved!!! - Looks like I have been registered on the service and now my "reports" have been pre-authorized or verified. Now if I make a report things get taken down quickly. This is better than nothing but the verification process should not take so...

Lil Update & Server Upgrade

Update #2- HaHA what kind of idiot changes a live site!....Don't mind the mess. I just had to start doing it or it would never get done. I think everything is working minus 1 video. I will keep going with the changes for the next few days...or until I get tired of it....

Laser Engraving Mirrors

Choosing an Image Grey scale images do not translate well on to mirrors because either the surface is reflective or it is not. So straight 2 color images with no gradients are best. Just plain old black and white. The higher the resolution the sharper the edges....

Drag Knife, Vinyl Cutter

Click on the pictures to enlarge them. Set Up Insert the Blade This is for the Liyu style blade holder, from the shop.. First take the protective cover off of the carbide knife Carefully position it into the cutter body, no need to push a magnet should suck it in....

New Store Front

I opened up a new store front in hopes of a faster site, faster forums, cheaper shipping, easier shopping experience, more payment options, less time wasted on web development more time making cool stuff.... Tell me what you think, both shops work for the time being....

Estlcam RAMPS Machine Control- Beta!

Mr. Christian Knuell has outdone himself and has began the porting of his firmware over to the Ramps stack that is most commonly used with the Mostly Printed CNC. This means you can now use his software instead of repetier-host if you so desire! Lend a hand, give it a...