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 airplanes that weren’t readily available. Doing it yourself (DIY) is not as hard as … Continued

Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter Detailed Build

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To build a Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter machine just follow this post measure twice and cut once and you will have your own machine. This page has the build instructions, plans and cutting lists. The controller board and the stepper I’d … 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

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

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

CNC Hawker Hurricane Update

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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. it’s going to be built as a Desert Air Force Hurricane IID tank buster, with … 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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