So here is how my CNC lathe looks right now. I did the same abominable things to my manual lathe. No tailstock (by now). My soul is damned, but my ways will stay clean.
Today I’ve successfully tested the spindle controller box; the DigiSpeed board seems to work nicely, without any issue. I will connect the motor overheating sensor signal to the e-stop input; I’m not sure, but a e-stop signaling seems better than … Continue reading
Making a nut from a button-shaped stock isn’t easy. So I’ve made this small fixture for the lathe. For every thread type a different tip-threaded rod should be made; in this case I needed 1/4-28. It’s a world of difference … Continue reading