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Ben Skupsky

bskupsky@gmail.com

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Project: 

Take open source Maslowcnc design/electronics and create a machine to accurately and consistently fulfill cutting operations. 

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Machine Name: 

๐Ÿฆ”

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Reason

Based on ๐Ÿฆ”'s demeanor, I'll get to that. 

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Photos: 

From my Instagram (Plantvill) stories. documenting pats of the build

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๐Ÿฆ”:

 Cost Less than $1000.00

Fit underneath a three-foot r00f soffit

Outdoor operation use

Accurate and consistent cuts

Four foot by eight-foot cutting surface 

Custom vise setup 

Incorporate as much wood into the build as possible, and show it

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Current         ๐Ÿฆ”    Specs:     ๐ŸŒฒ 

 

Travel (Work Area): 

X-Axis 96''

Y-Axis 48''

Z-Axis 1.5''

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Drive System: 

Chain + Lead Screw Z-Axis 

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Machine Accuracy:

±0.03''

 

Cost

Electronics and motor kit $399

Router: $200

1 inch/24 inchs/24 inchs pine edge board: $15

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Friction reduction (teflon - paint): $60

Polyurethane paint/sandpaper: $40

Screws/nylon spaces/odds and ends: $30

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3D Printer filament: $200

PVC: $72 

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Total: 

~ $1016.00

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I already had: 

Wood 

Stainless steel screws, washers, and bolts

Surge protector/power supply 

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 ๐Ÿ›        ๐Ÿฆ” 

Usually, ๐Ÿฆ” is very nice and slowly moves along a path. 

Then along comes random USB connection errors and chain skips. 

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Aside from occasional bitting and WHY? movements โ€ฝ

I like ๐Ÿฆ”!