Monat: Dezember 2018

About 3D printing, CNC, Mountainbiking and new technologies

PHYSIO – 3D Printed Gift

Designed with OpenSCAD. Print Time ~5 hours. PLA

Mini Lathe

I got a mini lathe for Christmas from ebay (~35€). It can be used for small wood pieces only. Product description (in German): Dies ist eine Mini-Buddha-Perlenmaschine, kompakte und tragbare Größe, leistungsstarke Holzdrehmaschine und schönes Aussehen. Mit erschwinglichem Preis und hoher Qualität ist es eine notwendige kleine Maschine für Buddha-Perlenliebhaber. Eigenschaften: Speziell für Heimwerker, kleine…
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CNC Christmas Decoration

For Christmas I made some nice home decors using the Shapeoko CNC mill. I used Easel to design them and generate to tool path.

Shapeoko Spindle upgrade

As written in the previous blog post, I have bought a new CNC spindle motor for the Shapeoko. The old spindle was a cheap rotary tool (like a Dremel rotary) which was very inaccurate and loud . (use with earmuffs only !). Another disadvantage was the 3mm collet, it did not hold the drill bits…
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