I have not had much time or money to work on my CNC lately, but I did make some progress. Here are some of the things I added to it so far:
I added two shelves for the computer and electronics to go on:
I also bought 4 cheap casters from Harbor Freight and installed them:
Also, on an unrelated note, my dog loves the new shelf and sleeps on it all the time:
Now for some ideas:
I need some where to mount a computer screen to use for the CNC and I have a few ideas, but was wondering if anyone can build on them before I start building it. (haha)
This is what I got so far:
I would like to mount it on the end here but I think it might get in the way because it sticks out 8” from the table. I was also thinking about making it so it can fold down but the motor would be in the way. I also cannot mount it on the side because it would be in the way of the x axis. The monitor also cannot fit on the shelf and I would not be able to see it. I would like to have the computer monitor be mobile with the CNC, so it cannot be mounted on the wall or something. So far it looks like I am going to go with my idea but I know someone on LJ can add or give me a better idea.
I am currently working on saving up money to get the electronics for the CNC and hope to start getting them next month. I have been cleaning out my closet and selling all the junk I don’t need on Craig’s List and I have also been looking for a job to save up money. My dad also said he will help me out with buying the electronics so I can get this done sooner. I also want to thank everyone that donated on my website, it helps me out a lot!
All your ideas are welcome!