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  • blueChick v. 4.2 CNC Machine
    Available in two sizes 1'x3' and 1'x2' routing areas.
  • Mechanics to Minimize Backlash
    Running on tensioned roller chain to eliminate backlash and small drive sprockets to increase mechanical precision.
  • Cable Carriers
    Perfectly manage the cables and hoses with these cable chains.
  • greenBull CNC Machine
    If you need BIG, we've got BIG. Available in 5 foot and 6 foot widths. Make it as long as you want!
  • Spindles and VFDs
    1.5 kW, 2.2 kW and 4.0 kW available. Also see our 1/8", 1/4" and 1/2" ER-20 Collets
  • blackTooth Laser Cutter and Engraver
    New and coming very soon, lasing all kinds of materials.

CNC Book "Build Your Own CNC Machine"

The book on how to build yourself a CNC machine from the ground-up, is available. The book was authored by James Floyd Kelly (a great friend and writer of many tech books) and Patrick Hood-Daniel (the author of this website).

If you are wondering... hmmm... where can I pick up this book? Well, conveniently, you can get it here at Amazon.com (when it is released). Oh yeah, let me know what you think of the new forum Let me know if there are any topics that you would like to add. Click here for the book's documents. For wiring assistance with the electronics purchased here, here is a few videos, and here is a wiring diagram located at the bottom of the page. Here are the distribution of cuts on each board (in pdf form): board 1, and board 2.

Errata:

For the mach3 configuration, the motor outputs should be configured according to the following screenshot:

Supplimental Chapter Information:

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14