Guerrilla guide to CNC machining, mold making, and resin casting
Table of contents: 1. Introduction A quick overview of what this guide has to offer to DIYers looking for a CNC mill - and to those who have already settled on low-cost 3D printing or any other rapid prototyping technology out there. 2. Setting up a CNC mill Pointers for selecting a low-cost, hobbyist-friendly CNC mill, stocking up on tools, and keeping the whole setup in great condition for many years to come. 3. Tips for finding the right CAD and CAM software - plus a quick but in-depth tutorial on three-dimensional modeling. 4. Advanced, workshop-safe methods of producing durable, high-performance parts of almost any kind - from tough rubbers to bullet-stopping composites. 5. Advice on how to build a library of prefabricated components for all sorts of electromechanical work. 6. A no-nonsense primer on mechanical engineering, gear design, and power transmission layouts. 7. The sort of things you probably need to know to avoid setting yourself on fire. 8.