I love gear action and when I saw this in a mailing from Bob Warfield (CNC Cookbook) I knew I had to check it out. Here are some links to Bob’s blog and an explanation of the software directly from Art Fenerty:… Continue reading
It’s been awhile I admit since I posted new material in the THMS website. This BLOG has served well for most small projects but the glass stamps have a lot of photos. Go check it out here:
The new format permitted me to add a new feature. All the pictures in the article will zoom to a larger size when clicked.
I am going to make (hopefully) an improvement to my CNC operations in a week or so. I have ordered and will install a USB SmoothStepper board made by Warp9 Tech Design. Inc. into one and maybe both of my homebuilt CNC controllers. Probably the first one will be installed and tested in my original chopper controller that I am now using on the Taig CNC mill.
I have used a serial pulse generator before in that controller. Years ago I obtained the pulse card from DeskCNC called their 2nd Generation Controller Board. It is actually still installed… Continue reading
The Taig CNC mill is closer to having its 4th axis operational. All that is really needed is to get the wiring completed. The tail post is not mounted where seen in the pictures. I was making adjustments to the height. You can see it is easily adjustable.
I will bolt down the tail post once I have an application where I need to use it. I now have the shims I need so a couple of bolts in the base and I’m in business.
When I have it running I’ll post a SHORT video to prove… Continue reading
If the reader doesn’t like my preference, I am not here to make a convert to my way of thinking. I… Continue reading