CNC Hot Wire, OX Router, RC Airplanes and 3D printing

FREE eBook – How to Build your own Hot Wire CNC machine

My FREE eBook is an How To on building you’re own Hot Wire CNC machine which you can make some unique and amazing models. I’ve built several wings and fuselages and it not that expensive when you consider the prices of models. You don’t have to crash too many big EDF foamie’s to recover the costs. My latest hot wire model is this one

hot wire cnc fly wing

How to Cover Wings and Fuselages in Brown Paper and White Glue.

How to Cover Wings and Fuselages in Brown Paper and White Glue.

I’ve used the brown paper method on several projects including my latest flying wing.  It makes and incredibly strong wing and can be finished in couple of ways. Best of all its cheap all you need is some brown parcel … Continued

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Free CNC software for 3 and 4 axis machines – Part 1

Free CNC software for 3 and 4 axis machines – Part 1

Why would I use free CNC software You’ve built your 4 Axis hot wire foam cutting machine or 3 Axis router and now you need some CNC software to controller the machine. I often get questions through this website from … Continued

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OpenBuilds CNC router from Ooznest – Software

OpenBuilds CNC router from Ooznest – Software

CNC Router Software When you start looking in to CNC you see the term CAD and CAM used quite a lot and you probably know what CAD means but CAM for me wasn’t something I quite understood. So when you … Continued

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Mach3 Parallel Port

Mach3 Parallel Port

What is Mach3 Mach3 is a piece of software that turns a typical computer into a CNC machine controller. Mach3 works on most Windows PC’s to control the motion of the stepper motors by processing G-Code. It has some useful … Continued

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CNC Hawker Hurricane Part 3 update

CNC Hawker Hurricane Part 3 update

Here’s a progress report on my CNC Hawker Hurricane built with my Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter. The video below shows how far I’ve progressed. its going to be built as a Deseret Air Force Hurricane IID tank buster, with … Continued

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Vintage Rangefinder – Yashica Minister D

Vintage Rangefinder – Yashica Minister D

Yashica Minister D Vintage Rangefinder Reborn Here’s how I ended up taking pictures with an old Yashica Minister D Vintage Rangefinder .  Let me explain what a Rangefinder camera is. When you look through the viewfinder  you see a split image … Continued

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