Monthly Archives: July 2013

It’s Alive!

Today was time for a trial run of the Z-Axis. After correctly wiring up the stepper motor and correctly setting the steps per mm it ran really well. I looking forward testing the other axis soon.

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Trial Assembly

The MakerSlides have been cut to length and the ends have been tapped. The fasteners are here and it’s time for a trial assembly. I want to find out if I have all the parts I need and if they … Continue reading

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Secret Box

I have a card file box which has been converted into a small ballot box. I needed a locking mechanism for it but didn’t want anything added to the outside of the box. I didn’t want any visible sign on … Continue reading

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MakerSlides Have Landed

The MakerSlides I ordered for the Desktop CNC project have arrived. Five one metre lengths of glorious MakerSlide.  Now the serious building can begin!

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