More Big CNC Stuff!

The big CNC is starting to work pretty nicely. There’s some backlash issues, and it’s not going to make a perfect jigsaw anytime soon, but good enough for a lot of stuff. 

Cutting the parts carefully. This is a long and noisy process. Basically you’re putting a chunk of wood in there and removing everything that’s not the part you’ve designed:

Test fitting the parts together. Gluing was done with a jig to hold everything flat and screwed in place:

Voila! A completed part for Nick’s Sand Table:

The wood is Merbau, a nice hardwood which is cheap and pretty easy to work with. 

Some specs and info on our wiki here, for people that want to know how to use it:

http://hackerspace.pbworks.com/w/page/49198036/The%20Large%20CNC