Making a personalized branding iron using Fusion 360 and my Carbide3D CNC machines. I scoured the internet to learn how to make myself a branding iron that didn’t require welding (to attach to a handle), but I wasn’t happy with what I found. Although I applaud the makers who took the initiative and carved their […]
Now that Christmas 2016 is behind us, I can reveal all of the things I’ve been making for people. Previously, I’d shared some signs and plaques that I’d made. Today I’m able to show off two more projects that have made their way to their recipients: a San Diego Home-Love plaque in a similar style […]
With a little planning and some basic hardware, some sheets of 3mm acrylic can be turned into spinning ornaments that can be infinitely customized to express yourself. Project made possible courtesy of @apolloness.
60 pounds of Prosumer-grade awesome, and Make Magazine award winner. The majority of people looking to get into digital fabrication tend to consider cost to be a very important factor. The first CNC machine most individuals buy will probably cost less than $2,000. And that’s okay, because there’s plenty of value to be had in […]
My good friends having a baby gave me a project idea, custom letter blocks. Super simple idea that I over-complicated by my choice of materials (“upcycling” some 2×4 scraps, instead of buying square dowels). Materials, Consumables, & Hardware: 2×4 scraps, untreated. 1-x- Pine board Acrylic Paint Shellac 1/8″ Ball End Mill
In my quest to bring to bear the full power of my workshop, I needed to lay down an array of threaded inserts in my Shapeoko XL’s table so I could clamp and fixture projects. I traditionally use 1/4″-20 hardware to secure my workpieces, so I would need holes carved to fit these threaded inserts […]