FREE g-code to make the fuselage for a BAE Hawk/T45 Goshawk

Please use these files for testing only. I made some design errors which limited the thrust from the EDF and the plane was unable to fly. Here are files to make the BAE Hawk or T45 Goshawk with a Hot … Continued

Getting Started with DevFus Foam 2 – Hot Wire CNC Foam Fuselage

So you’ve made some wings with your Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter and wondered if you can make fuselages as well   I’ve been on that journey to and now I can share my knowledge and experience. I purchased DevFus Foam … Continued

Arduino CNC Foam Cutter

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Can you use Arduino to control a Hot Wire CNC  foam cutter, is a question I get more frequently now. Yes, you can. In this article l will show 2 options depending on the hardware you are using or intend … Continued

How to build a Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter – DIY

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Why would you want to build a hot wire CNC foam cutter machine?  For me, it was a way to build wings and fuselages for RC aeroplanes that weren’t readily available. Doing it yourself (DIY) is not as hard as … Continued

Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter Detailed Build – Parallel Port Version

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The full build details are now in the eBook which you can download from this website. It’s based on using a computer with a parallel port. Which are obsolete now but can still plentiful on eBay. This page has links … Continued

Free CNC software to make foam wings with a Hot Wire CNC foam cutter

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You’ve built your 4 axes CNC Foam Cutter and now you need some free CNC software to generate g-code for that foam wing. If you can afford it then buying software may be the way to go, but expect to … Continued

RC Hawker Hurricane built with a Hot Wire CNC foam cutter

Why build a Hawker Hurricane in foam with a Hotwire CNC foam cutter? Well as you may have noticed on my website I’ve built a Hot Wire CNC foam cutter and built several flying wings. So I was thinking about … Continued

Free CNC software for 3 and 4 axis machines

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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 control the machine. I often get questions through this website from … Continued

Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter Parts List

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To build a Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter the main parts you’ll need are stepper motors, a controller board, power supply. The lists below are my recommended parts that are required to build a machine just like mine. As well … Continued

6 Solutions for Mach3 Obsolete Parallel Port Interface

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The parallel port has been discontinued on PC’s for several years now.  It was mainly used to connect a PC to a printer.  Mach3 was designed to use this port to send the step, direction pulse to the CNC controller … Continued

Hot Wire CNC flying wing build details

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Here are the build details and some videos of my first hot wire flying wing made with my CNC foam cutter.  If you’d like to build a foam cutter then I have all the information here   http://www.rckeith.co.uk/cnc-hot-wire-foam-cutter/. I’ve called it … Continued

Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter Frequently Asked Questions

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I get quite a few questions from users all over the world most asking very similar questions so I thought I’d post the  most common questions and my answers here Can I use NEMA 17 steppers motors for the machine? … Continued

FPV Flying Wing

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FPV Flying Wing Build FPV (First Person View) if you don’t know is probably as near as you can get to real flying without being in one of those big simulators costing lots of money.  Basically you can see what … Continued

4 Axis CNC Configuration for TB6560 and Mach3

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Mach3 is the software that turns your computer into a CNC machine controller. If you’ve found this page because you can’t get your machine to work then I hope this helps you. If after trying the settings I’ve used it still … Continued

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