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.
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.
The K40 lasers are legendary for their shoddy quality and unreliable components, but as far as I can tell, those might be issues of the past! I’ve been getting excellent results—here’s what’s it took to get there.
For Christmas 2016, my girlfriend and I made nightlights for her infant “niece” and “nephew”. Next steps: 1.) Launch Auntie Jenna’s Nite Lite Co., 2.) Profit.
Many of my projects require switch plates or badges, so I set out to hone my skills of engraving, enameling, and heat-treating brass.
The whole project started on a bit of a whim, inspired by three things: A small warchest of credit from earlier encounters with Inventables Customer…
Long before Inventables sold an all-in-one controller/power supply for the X-Carve, I was busy making my own better version.
Due to a programming error, my X-Carve cut the cedar sign almost 10x too fast. After some epoxy resin + pigment, it still turned out amazingly well.