Table of Log Entries

A project log for Minamil 3dp: another minimal CNC mill

A very compact, very inexpensive, very DIYable, very precise little CNC mill. This one uses 3d printed parts.

paul-mcclayPaul McClay 07/25/2023 at 16:570 Comments
Title Date (created) Blurb
some entries were finished and first published later than this date

some entries (like this one) reflect ongoing accumulation and/or revision
Thicker Brass bis: Made a Thing21 Feb 2024Completed milling a nontrivial object from brass
Build? Start here.6 Feb 2024...todo...
Jolly Wrencher 20231 Jan 2024 (UTC? cuz it was still 2023 in my locale :-/)
Thicker Brass10 Oct 2023
doors again: current and (maybe) future8 Oct 2023
feature creep vol. {n+=1}: doors7 Oct 2023
about runout2 Oct 2023
to shrink, or not to shrink, that is the aggravation26 Sep 2023
Z axis parts & assembly notes25 Sep 2023
XY stage assembly19 Sep 2023
Parts to get started17 Sep 2023
STLs 4 XY & slicing12 Sep 2023
a note about cable management6 Sep 2023
Teaser: 0.010" slots in 0.020" slots in 0.040" slots1 Aug 2023new tiny end mills cleanly cut tiny slots in aluminum

and, incidentally, usefully small backlash
MRRF 202329 July 2023to Midwest Rep-Rap Festival with a microscope

links to neat drone fly-thru vid
closer to all-in-one: first try building in new box27 July 2023toward integrating accessory stuff that could be integrated into a compact enclosure but wasn't

long; lots of pix
Whence this project?27 July 2023...from a symbiotic pair of projects-in-progress, spawned a new thing different enough to warrant a new project

and HaD Prize.
this25 July 2023Because #Minamil 2dc: a minimal CNC mill has accumulated enough log entries to be difficult to naviigate,    ̶I̶'̶l̶l̶ ̶d̶r̶o̶p̶  I dropped this here to stake out space for a Table of Contents in case logs here  ̶g̶e̶t̶  got unwieldy.

table formatted table of contents inspired by @Vijay; just chronological for now - because I want at least this for myself sooner than later - maybe add topical structure later... (meanwhile, "Build? Start here" is a topical node)