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DIY 4th Axis videos

Postby Kayvon » Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:57 pm

I made my own version of Bob's Super Simple 4th Axis and thought I'd share them in the videos section.

The first is my prototype test: https://youtu.be/2ZVmKiehGnU

The second shows a simple spiral design: https://youtu.be/MhsOeTr2kh4

Pictures of my build process are here: http://perryprojects.blogspot.com/2017/ ... -axis.html
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Re: DIY 4th Axis videos

Postby Bob » Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:59 pm

Perry,
Really nice job on your 4th axis! I like your improvements on the design. I can't wait to see some of your projects.
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Re: DIY 4th Axis videos

Postby Kayvon » Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:38 am

I wanted to try milling a truly 3D object--one that would be difficult to impossible with simple, 2-sided machining. I decided on a dodecahedron, which you might think of as a 60-sided die or a sphere made of triangles.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJFoouAzdNw

This might be possible to do with 4-sided machining, but not with this level of detail. The proof of concept also shows I could do interesting, non-symmetrical pieces like a car.
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