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CNC Shield

CNC Shield for Arduino is an Arduino compatible board that turns your Arduino into a CNC controller. Using an opensource firmware it can control up to 4 Stepper motor using DRV8825 or A4988 stepper motor driver making it easy to get your CNC projects up and running in a few hours.

Cnc pen plotter

“Gcode Controlled Drawing Plotter with Arduino I want to do a pen plotter. There are many plotter systems. I am doing it, the system that uses the belt. GRBL and Arduino CNC Machine Working Principle Overview The main parts I …

Budget 2-Axis CNC Build

“Hi, in this instructable I will go over how to create a 2-Axis CNC machine. This particular design utilizes parts which can be purchased at local hardware stores, reducing the price greatly. It also uses 3d printed parts which allow …

Simplest CNC Plotter Making

“An efficient and most useful CLC Plotter using old printer machines. CLC Plotter is A graphics printer that draws images with pens. Plotters actually draw point-to-point lines directly from vector graphics files. The plotter was the first computer output device …

Project  Car Sentry

Car Sentry

“I park my car on the street and it has been broken into a lot. I built a robot sentry/scarecrow that scares people away and takes photos My car gets messed with a lot. People cut into the cloth …

Laser Engraver Made With Repurposed CD/DVD Computer Drives

“Over half a year ago now, while trying to think up ideas for a project, I found a tutorial for a pen plotter that used the stepper motor mechanisms contained within DVD and or CD computer drives to create a …

Masking Tape Plotter

“Make Beautiful Big Labels Practically for Free This is an appliance that plots labels on ordinary masking tape. It uses Hershey Fonts and GRBL and the stepper assembly from a DVD drive. What makes it noteworthy (other that the fact …

Multicolor DrawBot

“I have seen many versions of the COREXY Drawbots and almost no one has enabled “Homing” function for them, even though the design already had space to fit limit switches. Today, I’d like to share how a CoreXY Drawbot …

CylinDraw! a Cup-Specific Plotter & Engraver

“This is the CylinDraw, a new tool that lets you easily create incredible art on any kind of cup! CylinDraw essentially does 2 things: It can engrave & it can paint. And it is highly adjustable so it can do those …

CoreXZ Puzzle Pipe Plotter

“Today, I’d like to share how to build at home a CoreXZ puzzle pipe plotter. It is called “puzzle pipe” CNC because I put pieces of pipe fittings together in a logical way, in order to arrive at the …

Arduino Powered Pattern Making Machine

“Mathematical relations and patterns are found all around us in our daily lives as well as in nature. These patterns can range from simple to complicated and harmonious to chaotic. No matter what type of pattern we encounter, these geometric …