Category: CNC

Open SCAD – 3D Printing A Chuck Fixture!

In this episode, we will be revisiting the NYC Style Chuck concept (see more here: youtu.be/wB7eX_EXifQ) with a fixture printed in PETG (see more here: amzn.to/2VRKxo1) on the 3D Printer!

This has been working out surprisingly well for us, as while you aren’t going to use it to machine aerospace parts, it is a functional addition to any small CNC such as the 3040 (see more here: diy3dtech.com/purchase-3040-cnc-router/)

Get the STL from Thingiverse: www.thingiverse.com/thing:3404442

Fixture Parts:
T-Nuts: amzn.to/2t7vAkt
10mm Bolts: amzn.to/2t46TVR

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Open SCAD – Space X Grid Fin Coaster Trivet Thingamajig!

Check this out! I am a big fan of YouTuber Winston Moy (www.youtube.com/user/krayvis) who runs a CNC channel and in a recent episode he created a Space X Grid-Fin Trivet inspired by what else? Yes a Grid-Fin from a Space X rocket. So he talked about some of the challenges in modeling this in Fusion 360 and hit me, can I do something like this in Open-SCAD and give it back to the 3D, CNC and Laser cutting community as both code and a customizer on Thingiverse and the answer is YES! Now its hard to 3D print a trivet so I started thinking and it hit me, a coaster!

Now too this is a very flexible design in that you set height, if there is a bottom or not, circle size (I suggest leaving as is) as well as indenting for a mug. Now for flexibility I left it large so it could be output as an SVG for CNC or Laser cutting to make a trivet. However say you want a smaller verion what do you do? Just import the STL into your slicer and resize it!

Oh and another thing you will notice is I added a the Space-X logo to the center of the Grid-Fin for added effect! So if your looking for a unique personalized gift for the Space enthusiast and want to show off your maker skills then this is the model for you!

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Space X Grid-Fin Coaster Trivet Thingamajig!:
www.thingiverse.com/thing:2654834

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CNC (3020 3040 3060) Alignment Collar for Dial Indicators!

Please visit OpenSCAD.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be designing an alignment collar for the CNC to accuracy measure the movements in the X, Y and Z axis. Now this is semi parametric as the X/Y strut is user definable and because I made this a customizer in did want to get all “logic” based as I had issue with the Pegboard application. So I simply bound it by value. However with the code you can configure it as you want!

Also if your looking for USB Dial indicators (which recommend) for this, look no further as here they are: diy3dtech.com/usb-dial-indicator-kit/

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Pegboard and Holes Utility!

Please visit OpenSCAD.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be taking a look at a utility I developed in Open-SCAD for generating various sizes of pegboards and yes pegs. The idea is wanted as utility that could create both so I could import the result into other projects. Also while I have uploaded this to thingiverse, Customizer seems to be having an issue with the double “if” statements in the code logic.

For more information as well as the complete source code, please visit http://openscad.diy3dtech.com/pegboard-and-holes-utility/

Pegboard and Holes Utility!
www.thingiverse.com/thing:2459745

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CNC Bit Fan!

Please visit OpenSCAD.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be re-adapteding a CNC bit fan from Other Mill (blog.othermachine.co/introducing-the-bit-fan-a-new-othermill-accessory-you-can-make), this version is a little different as we where unclear as to licencing so we developed our own version in Open SCAD.

Warning! Print and use at YOUR OWN RISK! This is a HIGH speed spinning object and it can become a projectile!

For more information as well as the complete source code, please visit openscad.diy3dtech.com/cnc-bit-fan

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