SketchUcam Design in SketchUp, work up the part and output the Gcode for your CNC machine! Version 1.4 released 1 Nov 2015 - upgrade now!SketchUcam Overview SketchUCam is free plugin written for the Google SketchUp CAD program that allows the creation of Gcode to control your cnc machines and bring your SketchUp creations into the real world!
Understand 1,700 Mechanical Linkages with these Helpful Animations Mr. Đức thắng Nguyễn (Duc Thang Nguyen) is an engineer from Vietnam. Since his retirement in 2002, he has being working on an amazing animated 3D catalog of mechanical contraptions. DIY wooden $5 iPad Dock / Stand You might have seen the $5 iPad Dock (or €5 iPad Stand) on the internet (Lifehacking, Wired, TUAW, CrunchGear) and thought 'I can do that'. And of course, why not? I'll save you the trouble of finding out exactly how to make it, by giving you the exact instructions to make your own wooden iPad Stand.
How the pantorouter works The "Pantorouter" is a template guided router for cutting shapes in wood. The template is mounted on the frame above the router. A ball bearing on the pantograph mechanism is used to follow the template. CNC Workflow: SketchUp, MakerCam, Universal Gcode Sender The actual information that a CNC machine uses to determine where to move is called G-code. There are many ways to not only transfer the G-code to the CNC but also to actually generate the G-code. Today I’m going to show you a simple workflow that can be used with SketchUp, MakerCam, and Universal G-code Sender.
Brian Kerr's router lathe Brian Kerr writes: Hi Matthias, I thought you might be interested in seeing another application resulting from your gear generator. I’ve been thinking about a marble machine for a while and as part of it I wanted to have one way of lifting the marbles be done with an Archimedean screw. Wooden Tree Advent Calendar One of my favorite things to do for the Christmas season is an Advent Calendar with my boys. It’s one of their favorite Christmas activities too! Advent calendars are great because they help to remind us of the small joys and wonders of the season in the midst of all the busyness. I try to make sure our activities are things we can do together as a family and that there are ones just for fun and ones that help show the boys that there’s more to the season than just getting things. We’ve had a few different ones over the years…starting with one that Marla made for us when Lincoln was a toddler. I like to have ones that we can personalize and change up the activities.
Bed plans Easy to build bed plans These bed plans require minimal equipment, and use regular 2x4 construction lumber. They correspnd to the four standard mattress sizes used in north america. Gear template generator program The gear template generator program is a program for printing paper templates for cutting out gears. It can do everything that the online gear template generator can do, and much more. Things that the offline gear template generator can do: Involute spur gears (spur, ring, and rack) Planetary gear sets (using ring gears) Calculate small gear tooth undercut shapes Lantern / cycloid gear pairs Block chain and roller chain sprocket calculations Print gears across multiple pages Show grids with diagonals to help align multi-page printouts Support for metric and inches dimensions Right angle gear mode see hereNo internet connection required Export DXF, HPGL, CSV, Sketchup, PDF and bitmaps For more details, see the Online help or watch the Demonstration VideoThe doumentation is also available in French but the program is English only System requirements: Windows XP, Vista, or 7 or 8.