X-Carve

This tool requires use and safety training.
Certified trainers for this tool are: Andrew Weeks, Brennan McKillop, John Roberts, Steve Mason, Nathan Clark

A Consumer grade CNC Cutter with Dewalt Router
running via Easel software from inventables.

Safety Precautions

Ensure work surface is properly secured.
Ensure clamps will not interfere with machine movement
ensure router bit is fastened securely

 

Training Content (Required Reading / Watching) prior to use.

How to use Easel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCUHsJ4Ktj0

How a CNC Works - X Carve Coding
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uv0BEqCT21I

Understanding Chipload for Router and CNC Work
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufttDqAFA2o

CNC Cutter Sets
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FCUWPXr8_E

 

Safety Equipment Required

Eye Protection when Spindle is operating, Ear protection recommended,

Issues

Need to monitor, Dimensional accuracy. please notify if items are not cutting properly.

History and Ownership

Inventables X-carve 1000mm, 2015
PC Upgrade April 2016
XY Stiffening April 2016
GT3 Belt upgrade March 2016

Tool Detail

1/8" Straight 2 Flute End Mill is .123" actual size

Member Comments

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- Dec 31 1969
Nathan adjusted the x/y distances. $100=26.874 $101=26.694 in the Machine Inspector console.
- James McKeown Jan 07 2019