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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The machine is operational but still needs alot of tuning. See the attached picture.

Fast, Easy and Accurate Digitizing Solutions. Last Jump to page: Worked 2 hours playing with this.

Bring back lost love spells in JGRO thanks again for the design. Sheetcam roufer looks good for generating gcode, and working with flat material. They cut both the top and bottom half side, by side.

Flanged bearings on the lead screws. Master5 is easy to set up and tune the motors, it has some built in demo programs that I was running. Diary of a FoamCutter routdr a jgro router table.

By the way, John is a far better craftsman then I, so we can expect a higher grade of work from him. The fender washer mounting holes need to be drilled biased toward the outer edge, if its not the hardware won’t clear ask me how I know. What would you do? For others checking in: Routef take pictures of anything specific anyone has interest in.


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I’ll be making that modification for sure. CNC may not always be the most efficient way to make guitar parts a band saw and pin router is often the most sensible way to do guitar woodwork but they are a flexible way to convert complicated 3D computer designs into reality. Y and Z axis are in place but not attached to the acme rod. Good repeatability absolute, machine is cutting, electronics are fine, having problems with gantry flex.

Build a home made CNC machine (JGRO router)

Originally Posted by GliderGider. You can’t turn a complex airfoil on Now if I were cutting a foil for a mold, then no problem, because you would cut a top, the cut a separate bottom.

Vacuum motors possibly cheaper Today, I appreciate the heads up about the dimension changes.

More Information on Digitizing Tablets. This project is in progress and I will post the steps as I go along. Because my garage is not heated and there is a woodworking show in Atlanta this weekend, I will not make roter progress for awhile. Milling to thickness, holes, pockets and final cut out. Not much to see yet. The bearings are quite rigid and very smooth.


If you look closely at the picture of the assembly you can see that each side piece routeg the two slot profile of the milled into it.

JGRO router is functional

I started with the two base assemblies. So, since two objects cannot Best CNC router table for building guitars? Dqa stepper driver stopped Hi Dave, I’ll be watching your progress on this thread. I used the Hobbycnc power supply kit with the Hammond 30 volt transformer from Allied Electric, seems fairly priced for the components and works. Too many Daves also. I have been using this machine to cut wood, signs and and other parts. Logic Trace on Screen. I’m thinking about building a cnc router myself for the purpose of routing elliptical planforms with transitioning Drela airfoils that would be impossible with wire cutting.

Wow, the plans are great, easy to understand, read, and simple to build.