Archive for September, 2016

Printing update.

September 15th, 2016

A quick update on my printing efforts the other night. It fell over! Well, not the print itself. This is what I got up to the point it went wrong.   It’s upside down in that first picture. The second one gives a good view of the infill, the pattern inside the printed object so […]

Actually printing.

September 13th, 2016

I spent all weekend and nights after work fiddling with the printer. I added the limit switches. The Z axis switch mounts to the motor which is at the positive end of the travel. The X and Y are both on the negative ends (i.e. at 0,0). This is all configurable in software but you […]

CNC Y axis.

September 5th, 2016

This weekend I finished (mostly) the Y axis and base of the CNC machine. This is again made from L section aluminium extrusion. I really had to scrounge about at work to find enough bits to make it. I cut the angles on the drop saw again one lunchtime. I did the same as on […]