Category: Workshop

CNC Machine Resuscitation

The 2009 ex China (via EBay) CNC machine initially used as MK1 Pick Place is finally to put back to being a CNC machine So time to repurpose back to being a CNC machine Aspirations: Functioning with dedicated PC (possibly Raspberry Pi or Beagle Board etc) Compact as much as possible to live on the […]

Aluminium Saw Options

Deliberately do not want a sliding model due to both space & long term accuracy issues Preferable 254mm (10″) blade as that currently just fits in the space available Electric brake saves waiting for saw to wind down after a cut (although a repeatedly accurate saw may negate this current need) Handle orientation horizontal to […]

Workshop Power Connections

RC4-4DOF Motion Sim Rig 20190525 If Mount PC on Rig, (reduce to 1 PC, use wireless connection): On Rig requiring power: PC + Monitor (double header plug) Subwoofer Wheel Motion platform Off Rig, requires coiled mains cable 1 per each below: 240-110v Converter 240v to rig Set 1: Minimum set for PC Use function only […]

That Steel Rolling Shelving

Brand: Hydestor Floor to top = 2.3m (Runners were bolted directly to floor (i.e. no base) Shelves full widths (whole unit depth) = 1230mm Collapsed the fixed shelf + 2 x rolling = 1.9m wide 1 fixed end shelf: 400mm deep 2 rolling units: total 740mm wide shelves more or less 350mm deep All shelves […]

Milling Machine RF20 (Bemato BMT30J)

20190901 Added 3 x Cheap chinese separate DRO’s TODO: Fix polarity TODO: Redo Y axis swarf cover Reminder: Batteries are CR2032 1 for each 20180216 Is Missing the Machine key to use the ‘Drill’ feed (and spring as well) Machine key is 6mm wide by 20mm long round end Bought Key stock 2019, cut and […]