New router table

A while back a customer had a brand new router table set up that he did not like so he gave it to me. Keep in mind that this set up also came with a brand new porter cable router as well. Nice set up but it just did not meet my needs and as […]

CNC Router update

I just recently got the last of the control circuit components in for the cnc router. We replaced the older interface with the computer with a new smooth stepper. Sunday I finished wiring it up. This is the basic wiring diagram for that operation.

This is how it looks now.

A close up […]

Weekend update for 1-24-16

This is the run down of the fun and excitement that went on this last weekend.

We are testing out a new ejector design for the VG1-5. The original design that we used started to experience problems after several hundred rounds. The newer one will be a little more robust and a slightly better design. […]

Another update for the cnc router

Well all the missing components arrived for the new cnc router controller. And it is time to start assembling the new system.

This is an over view of all the components as assembled on the 20×20 steel plate.

A close up of the servo motor controllers

A look at both power supplies and the terminal […]

Working on the cnc router

You have seen the previous write posts about the cnc router. The table was not steady and had way to much movement. That was the first problem corrected. Now we are on the way to correct the wiring and control circuits. The wiring as we received in the machine looked like two rats mating and […]

Gun Lab update

This is an answer to a friends question about a particular project.

It is good to always keep checking with me. Things can get a little hectic around here. This is the status of the projects here.

1) the MP-44 trunnions test pieces have been completed and sent to the buyer. A […]

Another update to the cnc router

Here are a couple of pictures of the router setting on the new table. There are corner supports on every corner top and bottom. The next phase is re-wiring the controllers.

Close up of the support blocks. There are six of then to support the router off of the frame and wood cover. The […]

Up Date to the CNC router

I finally finished the new base for the cnc router. There is no movement on this platform at all. Next will be the new controller circuits and cabinet.

Another view. The extension pieces are for the top cabinet and dust collector system.

This shows the plastic inclosure for the computer and controller.



Weekend update for 7-6-15

A number of projects were tackled this weekend, as always around here. First the comm trench was completed and 3 sets of cat 6 wiring was pulled.

Next weekend I will bring it into the shop.

A small a/c unit was set up in the wood shop. It is not big enough but it does […]

Update on the cnc router

In a past post you were shown a solid model picture of what the new base would look like.

You were also shown a picture of the parts being milled to correct size.

Here are a few pictures of the parts after they were cut and tapped.

These are the legs and cross […]