A CNC machine without power is little more than a very expensive lump of inanimate metal but supplying power that is appropriate, clean and safe is not entirely trivial. It is certainly possible to just buy a power supply that will get the machine going but if you want to get the most out of …

Installing LinuxCNC

I think its fair to say there are two big players in the DIY CNC market when it comes to control software Mach3 and LinuxCNC (formerly EMC2). Pretty much the whole time I was designing my machine I was completely sold on the idea of going the Mach3 route but I thought I should at …