Commercial lapidary equipment is expensive, but with a little resourcefulness and tinkering, I made a DIY slanted cabbing lap that turned out awesomely.
I’m in the process of building the best desk ever, and my first step is managing power and metering for my AC computer and DC project systems.
My buddy just moved into a new apartment and was forced to downsize his workspaces. As a result, he sold me his partially assembled Zenworks CNC for CHEAP. I immediately set out to get it up and running.
A buddy of mine runs a ring of food trucks, and told me his dream: a stylish lamp that could clearly tell his customers when the kitchen was about to close. Thus, the Last Call Lamp was born!
My goals for this device were twofold: to allow me to *see* the coolant circulating thru my Laser Cutter, and observe its temperature in real time.
A big goal of this project is to document the process and costs thoroughly. Eventually, I plan to share EVERYTHING associated with the project.
It was a bummer to discover that my retail air-assist nozzle didn’t fit, but in 30 minutes I made & installed something even better!
There are a ton of cool directions for the cabinet to go: windows to see the guts, modular cabinet to fit different environments and more.
This page is a general outline awaiting more detail. Learn more about these arcade posts here. Preliminary Program (v.1) JUST…