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  1. SparWeb

    CNC Router alignment

    Still getting my CNC router dialed in. Thanks to many forum members, for your help so far. https://canadianhobbymetalworkers.com/threads/motor-acceleration-between-master-slave.9626/#post-137423 With some free time over the holidays, I set about making sure it's well calibrated. Mostly it...
  2. SparWeb

    Motor Acceleration between Master & Slave

    Hello, I've been enjoying my CNC router table since getting it several months ago. The holidays have given me time to try some more ambitious projects, and get tighter tolerances on parts. I knew this is when limitations or problems would show up, but no disasters so far...
  3. SparWeb

    Anybody still using Mach3?

    I bought a CNC router! It's old! No it's not that bad, but it's a DIY project that the guy has picked at for almost 20 years. Still works, and tonight I have cut wood by jogging the cutter, just trying it out. Learning as I go. The CNC software is installed on a geriatric Windows XP computer...