Metalworking for a cabinet maker
Our model engineering club has been locked out of our club rooms because MOULD has been detected in the building. Apparently a lengthy process to reduce the mould to acceptable levels. (note to self…. make sure that the inspectors never set foot in our house).
So our meetings have been held in various locations, including a sports centre and a basketball building. I feel quite virtuous when I enter these buildings, but for some reason I do not feel any fitter when I exit.
A recent day meeting was held at my farm workshop. Not my farm anymore, just the buildings.
And one of our more senior members requested a display of CNC machining, from design to product.
So, I drew up a finial which was required to complete a bookcase which I had built 30 years ago. Then imported the DXF drawing file into “Ezilathe”.
Then used Ezilathe to generate the G codes…..
Then to the CNC lathe…..
I watched anxiously as the part was gradually revealed. Admittedly, I had had a test run in wood to check the parameters, but this was the first run in metal.
If you are interested in CNC lathe work, you should take a look at “Ezilathe”. It is superb.
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