This is the story of my progression from the JGRO cnc router design to using the OpenBuild system. In the process I think I have learned some. Steps for: Build a home made CNC machine (JGRO router). Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. JGro CNC router from Stock setup. There is an error in the Z axis assembly – the fixed section holding the tubes on which the slide moves is too.
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So, if you see him on RCSE, please don’t tell him about my creation. Gerry you just pointed out what those ads do not tell you. Forum Information and Options. The first flange will be bolted to the gantry with nut not shown. Used a pair of oillite flanged bearings in a loose fit hole, the flange is recessed and trapped by the pair of fender washers. Threads 1 to 20 of Page 2 of 3 First 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: DLG wings ala the Encore?
Wow, the plans are great, easy to understand, read, and simple to build. Milling to thickness, holes, pockets and final cut out. I’ve also cut a couple DLG wings for a buddy, but the 3 meter is my next big build project.
JGro DIY CNC router
As well as the machine you will need a computer with CAD computer aided design and CAM computer aided manufacturing software as well as a program to drive the CNC machine.
I used the Hobbycnc power supply kit with the Hammond 30 volt transformer from Allied Electric, seems fairly priced for the components and works. JGRO thanks again for the design. I’m leaning toward a stressed frame on the back and triangular bracing on the jgdo of the gantry. Place an object or pattern on the digitizing tablet, start the digitizing software, place the pen stylus or cursor where digitizing should begin, push the buttons on the pen or cursor to start digitizing and digitize the object, pattern, design.
Good repeatability absolute, machine is cutting, electronics are fine, jyro problems douter gantry flex. Actually they go further and vacuum bag these wings in a mold.
Show threads from the Igro now have a known reference point to align everything from. The Logic Trace System has been available for ten years and is improved with regular updates based on customer suggestions. Besides cutting wings, I’ve had equal fun cutting foam art. I appreciate the heads up about the dimension changes. There is no noticable free play in the coupling, the spider is a tight fit in the hubs. It should be easy to invert the code used to cut the airfoil. Diary of a FoamCutter building a jgro router table.
The top is no problem, there’s no easy way to finish the bottom. These have really changed the machine for the better.
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A good discussion about the role of CNC in guitar making was posted over at project guitar. Also, I will be predrilling the holes before any fastener gets attached. It will also be a HobbyCNC.
The Hobbycnc kit came with 14 feet of 6 wire, 22 gauge, more is needed for this machine. Use jggo control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame. If you can get ACME or trapezoidal threaded rod I would definitely go with that instead of the quarter inch all-threaded rod for the lead screw.
Mike, I’ve always wondered how a CNC router would finish the bottom of a wing?
Worked hours on painting, used Kilz2 latex primer sealer with grey latex satin. Results 1 to 12 of Logic Trace Combine – Create very large templates by combining up to 16 sections Logic Trace On Screen – Create graphic files from photos and picture files.
Will likely buy Mach2 but will have to use Master5 until I can upgrade a machine to windows Real good news is the homebrew preload acme nuts work, apparently pretty well ie 0.
Its been said by many folks in this forum, and I’ll repeat it again. Hi Hope someone can help me here. I’m likely to use drywall screws instead of nails. Prefix any thread any prefix no prefix Need Help! John is also building a jgro. The machine is operational but still needs alot of tuning. Can you post some cuts you’ve completed? The expierence and insight will surley be a big help.
Spinning the rod with a drill no freeplay is felt, I can however distort the gantry with hand loading at various points. Logic Trace on Screen. Definitely cabinet grade birch ply, some parts like the router mount I would go aluminum if you can.
Not much to see yet. I’ll probably use the Supra airfoils and planform. I visit CNCzone often and am currently weighing the “upgrades”. This project is in progress and I will post the steps as I go along. The Logic Group, providing digitizing solutions worldwide since