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« Reply #2040 on: February 05, 2015, 07:36:58 AM »
Hello everyone! Im based in livingston, scotland.

I'm about to start my first CNC project (Retrofitting a Conect 121 lathe).  This will be my my dads retirement toy!  Also have a wee Denford Orac and a x3 mill to convert once i finish the Conect! Looking forward to the challenges ahead!
Always learning, it's never ending!

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« Reply #2041 on: February 05, 2015, 06:55:06 PM »
Hi Everyone,

Amsterdam, Netherlands reporting in! We are just getting started with Mach3. We have older CNCs and when they fail (quite often) it's nearly always computer related, the price of a CNC refit is absurd so we tried it ourselves with a Padovani lathe, and got a very nice machine out of it.
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« Reply #2042 on: February 16, 2015, 01:28:50 PM »
 ;DHello , I am new to CNC and mach3 . I am a C23 ornamental ironwork contractor and fabricator . I have a small plasma table and a small mill .
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« Reply #2043 on: February 17, 2015, 01:27:13 AM »
my name is andy i am new to this cnc thing i have few problem setting up my mach 3 software I do not know how to center the cutting piece which seem to be off the table display.thks
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« Reply #2044 on: February 18, 2015, 04:30:31 PM »
Hi!

First of all...thanks for all the help I already got from this forum!!
I´m kind of new at this CNC stuff. I work as a designer in the automotive industry and I use it and see it everyday...but there are other people doing the fun CNC job.
I know what magic you can do with CNC and now I want to do it by myself in my basement! =)

//Martin

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« Reply #2045 on: February 20, 2015, 03:38:27 PM »
Hi my name is Robert. 

I'm an artist working out of Toronto, Canada.  No specific training in this area but my artistic interests have lead me here.  I build a machine about two years back.  I've used it for milling as well but the reason for building it was to incorporate it within an artwork.  This forum has been a big help in that process.

Here's a link to the final project: http://roberthengeveld.com/projects/unbridled-rien/

I'm in the process or reworking the same machine with a WIFI camera which moves through a model set.  ( which has brought me back here looking to figure out a fifth axis for pivoting the camera.)

Thanks for all the help in making these things a reality.
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« Reply #2046 on: February 25, 2015, 12:28:09 AM »
Hello, name is Don, from St. Peters, Mo Area. Disabled Vet. (Scout) Designed and built my own CNC 38"x38". New to CNC, I work as a tech for a Hospitality company. Son the computer part i have down.

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« Reply #2047 on: February 27, 2015, 04:24:36 PM »
I'm Dan from Vancouver, WA. I just picked up a Shizouka AN-S and a friend of mine and I are in the process of retrofitting it with MACH3 and a DSMP motion controller.

I'm still gathering info on what to do before I start purchasing parts.  Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated.

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« Reply #2048 on: March 03, 2015, 02:19:46 PM »
Hi i´m Jan from Slovenia.

For past 6 months i´ve been programing HAAS VF-2 SS milling machine swiss type lathe and few MIYANO lathes.
I´m studying mechatronics and my hobby is flying rc models.
i would like to build cnc lathe for my own needs.

Best regards

Jan
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« Reply #2049 on: March 06, 2015, 02:01:58 PM »
Hello all,

I am newbie when it comes to CNC but have been learning quickly over the past two years. I have a 2014 model Shopmaster Patriot VFD setup with four Axis (stepper controlled rotary table), and a Weihong NK105 controlld 4'x8" router table that I want to convert to mach3.

I am armature inventor/designer and use my mill/lathe combo along with a 3D printer to build prototypes. I use CATIA, AutoCAD, Inventor, and Corel CAD for modeling, and I use DeskProto for 3 and 4 Axis tool path generation and Mach3 version R3.043.022 for machine control. I have just ordered an Ethernet smoothstepper as well to implemented in the coming weeks. I love to learn and am always open to recommendations.

I look forward to chatting with you all,

Ed