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Router: First Blood, er, Dust

Posted by qwindelzorf on January 12, 2009

I managed to get the MDF work surface installed and a hinged arm installed to help keep the cables under control.

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I still intend to switch to the IGUS chain when I ge the chance, but this works for now. For the time being, the wires are just hanging off the right hand side of the Y axis.

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And here is my first cut. It is the Roadrunner sampe file from Mach3 cut in a scrap of wood from an old entertainment center. It's a pretty simple thing, but it sure seems like a huge achievement. And here is video(5M) of the machine doing its thing.

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