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howry
07-28-2011, 05:24 PM
hey there,
im new here and thought to ask this first is possible to have a real small cnc machine. all i wanna do is cut out stencils out of a A4 page. airbrushing.
just thin plastic.
is it possible? w/o having it tooo big.
thank you

Ken_Shea
07-28-2011, 05:34 PM
Look into Vinyl plotter cutters, they start at about $300 and likely a better choice for you.

howry
07-28-2011, 05:41 PM
Look into Vinyl plotter cutters, they start at about $300 and likely a better choice for you.

i actually ment to diy kinda deal. home made? :)

Ken_Shea
07-28-2011, 05:57 PM
If you are talking about a CNC mill, don't think a mill is what you will be needing but you can put vinyl cutters on them and do a pretty good job. What's nice about DIY is you can make them any size you require.

howry
07-28-2011, 06:40 PM
If you are talking about a CNC mill, don't think a mill is what you will be needing but you can put vinyl cutters on them and do a pretty good job. What's nice about DIY is you can make them any size you require.

so, how hard would be to make that kind?
Motöri the Plotter (http://sensi.org/~svo/motori/)

Ken_Shea
07-28-2011, 10:18 PM
so, how hard would be to make that kind?
Motöri the Plotter (http://sensi.org/~svo/motori/)

That is a question you will have to answer for yourself.
Mechanics look simple enough, the electronics would be my challenge. There are lots of examples right here on the CNCzone that fully describe a build, you will just need to look and decide which and/or what is best for you.

Here are a couple to get you started.
http://www.cnczone.com/forums/diy-cnc_router_table_machines/130487-building_pcb_mill_mini-router-2.html


http://www.cnczone.com/forums/cnc_wood_router_project_log/99557-diy_hobby_small_plastics_mill.html