This is the top level and contains ALL of my posts in every category.
Being the Cheapo that I am I decided to make my own Quick Change Tool Post. I figured if it didn't work very well then I'd chaulk it up to a learning experience ;) Turns out it works really well!
Here's a video of something I worked out with the Parallax Propeller driving a stepper motor
Here's a video I made showing how I go about testing a stepper motor and determine which wires are what with an unknown motor
Here's my first official project with my new Mill Drill Lathe - I wanted to make my own live center - so here are some pics!
Yes - a new category for another hobby - I keep telling myself that it will all come around full circle one of these days!
I was thinking about making my own linear rails and started looking into how they actually make them. One thing I saw was using a Blanchard Grinder to precision grind steel into a rail.
When I was designing my "Ultimate Workbench" I had initially wanted to build in a router table - but then I got to thinking that I already have a router table in my CNC machine! I just needed a way to manually run boards if I wanted to - and here's how I built the manual router table for my CNC machine
Workshop projects are for stuff in the garage (CNC, Reprap, woodworking, metalworking, electronics, metal casting, etc...)
These are my posts about my CNC hobby, now to include my new Reprap 3d Printer :)
Here are some of my Metalworking projects, probably with my Enco 3-in-1 Mill / Drill / Lathe
Here are some of my woodworking projects using my Shopsmith Mark VII and other various woodworking tools
Here are some of my adventures in casting aluminum with my homemade foundry