CNC machine #1 was made from a Dahlgren Engraver frame, 53 ozin. steppers, 5.5 by 5.5 by 3 inch work area. Stepper drive card by www.hobbycnc.com, system is installed on an old cardiac emergency room cart.
Machine #1 close-up of spindle and work area.
As it started in November of 2001.
Electrical showing power supply and Hobbycnc drive card November 2001.
CNC machine #2, 5 by 12 table, converted by Paul Jones, www.cnconabudget.com. 53 ozin. steppers with Paul Jones instant "Z" axis, Paul Jones "motor spindle", Paul Jones "CMOS" driver cards.
Both CNC #1 and #2 machines can be operated on Desknc by www.deskam.com, or Master5cnc by www.artofcnc.ca.