playlist DIY CNC Router
DIY CNC Router by Dave Gatton 26 videos
BlueChick CNC 16”x36”
buildyourcnc.com BlueChick v4.2 Order Page
$1785.50 12”x 36” blueChick v4.2 CNC Machine Kit (USB Interface) - Requires Planet-CNC Software
$183.00 PORTER-CABLE 892 2-1/4-Horsepower Router
GryphonCNC Order Page Gryphon V-2 18x18 inch
GryphonCNC Order Page Craftsman/Porter Cable 890 series 2HP router bracket/Z-rail
Darkly Labs LazerBlade
Darkly Labs LazerBlade LazerBlade
Spindle / Router
buildyourcnc.com Spindle and Inverter
$568.00 2.2 kW Water Cooled Spindle with Inverter (VFD)
$100.00 Bosch PR20EVSK Colt Palm Grip 5.6 Amp 1-Horsepower Fixed-Base Variable-Speed Router with Edge Guide
$149.00 Bosch 1617EVS 2-1/4 HP Variable-Speed Router
cncrouterparts.com Bosch 1617 Router Mount
$99 Bosch 1617 Router Mount
buildyourcnc.com Quality Router Collets
- $50.95 Bosch (1617/1618/1619) with Collet Nut
The machines were all designed to use NEMA 23 stepper and drive components such as those from Geckodrive, Xylotex and HobbyCNC.
Mach3 and TurboCNC are popular controller software options. Other software and motor suppliers can be used.
The above vendors work with the Do It Yourself market and have help forums and documentation.
$25.00 for plans
The machine has a cutting area of 25 x 25 x 6 inches, with a footprint of 33 x 38 inches. It was designed to be as inexpensive and simple as possible while using standard 36 inch leadscrews.
solsylva.com 8 x 24 x 5
$30.00 for plans. 8 x 24 x 5 V Bearing Machine
Solsylva 25x25 builds
Solsylva 18x24 builds
Solsylva 24x48 builds
Rich Friedeman on youtube
- Mach 3 software