CNC Conversion

Last updated April 2017

The long-cherished dream of CNC… rocket nozzles and nosecones at the push of a (few) buttons.

I’m inspired by this guy:

…but planning to put the cross-slide motor on the back of the cross-slide, so that I can still use it as a manual lathe. Like this:

CNC - back

Also have been doing some work on the leadscrew stepper. I have moved it from the front of the lathe to the back – at the front it would foul my carriage DRO.