Turek[edit | edit source]


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Jf0F6CiQcQ Hey, you're doing a great job there! The only thing I don't personally like is the center-height to beds' width ratio. The more the height you set your spindle at without either widening the beds or reinforcing the overall structure, the lighter the duty the machine will be able to support during normal operation before it starts to flex/vibrate.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LY6wmHL48H0 . Shimming of any plane perpendicular to another in the x,y and z axis is done with a granite cube and describes method of using Moglice or JB Weld to create a headstock.

Homemade lathe machine[edit | edit source]


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0u_aqDPwNo eight part series by channel Homemade lathe machine


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9i_9a5FHCyI&list=PLg8MjgZpAh_JIMB2eZssLetHYUmWT62WU metal shaper

mill[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4q95Czq7pc This is full video of my CNC milling machine build, if you have seen other 5 videos this would be repeat for you. however I am listing some measurements and parts list in description. Build time: About 500 hours. Build cost: About $4500 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jY0gtToK91U Milling machine build in three days.

rolandvanroy[edit | edit source]


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lzytexbrdlg Building this lathe from scratch was a challenge. I'm not a mechanical engineer, so the build was based on gut feeling and materials I had available. Still I'm quite happy with the end result, even though my lathe does not have the full functionality of a real lathe. But it is small, quite power full and can still handle up to 30mm diameter metal rods through the spindle boring hole. Now I finally can continue my work on the new linear actuators for my 5th generation motion platform.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHEE_eNhZJ4 mill build


Dovetail milling[edit | edit source]

Dovetail milling Slide dovetail
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV8VwDYXetA Best lathe designs from Russia. Swallow tailed cut ways out of solid metal for mounting a heavy motor. This v cut designs allows for easy central mounting of the lead screw.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCM3LrUWMbc Coordinate table CNC. Milling the dovetail spacer. The saddle is milled on the inside, with the y axis plates milled on the outside. Both sides has a cast iron or bronze wedge inserted, which is milled flush with the saddle into a trapezium shape. One side fixed while the other side is adjustable.

playlist cnc mill

Eswelding[edit | edit source]


Ronaldoverbeek[edit | edit source]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXAzJE9Zs8s Large lathe built from scratch with pictures. Headstock pivots on two self aligning pillow block bearings, centrally rotated from under with a pulley. The entire back bearing block is aligned vertically with shims, its left

right movement clamped form the sides with alignment bolts, before final tightening. The front bearing block(holding the chuck) is rigidly clamped down first.

The Toyz[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GE49sWcPMug Lathe with three pillow block bearings.

Crossslide build[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y09o2REiWtM |-

Debby Novrina[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Neim58VpMPQ Homemade metal lathe episode 7 part 2, details on building bed slide and sliding rack.

Mateusz Doniec[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsCYdcMFDA4 slotting head for milling machine. Four brass flat bar grooved for oil flow around linear head.

CHELLDONZ crafts and DIYs[edit | edit source]

16 vid playlist diy lathe

accidental science[edit | edit source]

six part lathe build, welding and destressing. The dovetail milling for bed ways is preferred over this method.

lets learn something[edit | edit source]

mainakas[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpH-PKBjsZ4 Homemade Mini Lathe bed & Saddle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0bb5bZ4W4g Homemade Lathe Spintle (spindle)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtMaj_2R3Dc Mini Lathe Saddle construction part 4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmWW0X7GmB8 cross slide

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgGLU5gOx7Y toolpost

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3sHTfaXzZA tailstock

LukaszM[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z_6EXlxnBU pt.3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoBMffoPQY4 pt.4

geniusz K[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeYB8TK1KwM 2mil views

Techy tools[edit | edit source]


Fixed tailstock[edit | edit source]

tail stock cut tapers without having to gibbs tailstock.

Shimming lathes[edit | edit source]


Renato Kretschmann[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDicrbqbB4A Six videos on diy lathe build in Portuguese.

Concrete lathe[edit | edit source]

lathe concrete

Youtube[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgB9rx3AhoE The bed in the lathe - this is the base - this is the basis of the machine --- and first of all the rigidity of the machine --- and also the rigidity of the headstock depend on the bed! in the absence of a cast-iron bed - it is possible to make a reinforced concrete frame and fasten or weld to it an existing bed with guides. The linear guides are milled cast iron bar bolted to steel, with the spacer wedge held in place from either side.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTEUXiDoCLc lathe rebuild 1.4mil views

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptdo2bSKov0 Project no.78 diy homemade mini metal lathe machine (torno) The lathe machine is for facing bronze aluminum and alloy steel, when it comes to Mild steel its a different story i tested it and you see in the video it also can work with mild steel but it make some vibrations in the head and some weird noise that im sure its not normal. Upgrades that needs to be done to the lathe machine: use another high quality Pillow block bearing, Adding a Drill press pulley System and Changing atleast 1/2 or 3/4hp motor. I hope You Enjoy Watching My Video Building a Metal Lathe Without Using a Lathe.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckulUixg2w4 diy mini lathe and xy table with drill and threaded rod 5min. links to four videos, xy table out of flatbar . And plans at http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18699.

https://youtu.be/Jn3E2QRhnNw Coordinate table with their own hands from scrap metal. Making flywheels, painting and assembling the xy table.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWlOh71EW1s cnc converion of mill. Today we're converting a manual milling machine to CNC. We install high quality ballscrews, ballnuts, and angular contact bearings on first the Z axis and then the Y and X axis. We also install stepper motors. This video features tips and techniques that I have developed over the past 10 conversions or so. You'll even see hardware from the first CNC conversion I ever did that was made on a manual milling machine. I learn something new every time. Please share your own CNC conversion tips and experience in the comments below.

Details: More info on the conversion kit used in this video can be found here: https://www.cncelements.com/ More info on the Precision Mathews PM-25MV milling machine used in this video can be found here:https://www.precisionmatthews.com/shop/pm-25mv/. This conversion utilizes the Centroid Acorn control board. Let me know if you would like to see video content on my specific setup: http://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy/acorn_cnc_controller.html

journal bearings[edit | edit source]

lathe bearing design plain bearings or journal bearings have the best vibration damping characteristics. BEC7 roller bearings have the same tight tolerances,but not the Vibration absorption.

Router[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQ332KGc-6M Lathe on router

Morse taper[edit | edit source]


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0TTQVkoOZ4 by SegmentedTurner

http://www.spsspindle.com Morse taper inserts into spindle.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2LcYKi0o3U old tony

Mill and lathe alignment[edit | edit source]

skyfire[edit | edit source]

http://www.cnczone.com/forums/vertical-mill-lathe-project-log/133172-cnc-software-forum-13.html http://www.skyfirecnc.com

wikishare[edit | edit source]

https://www.wikishare.us/diy-cnc-gantry-mill/ links to the pages below

Forum cnczone.com fixed gantry out of steel

https://www.cnczone.com/forums/uncategorised-metalworking-machines/222216-cnc-2.html a portable mill

http://www.mycncuk.com/threads/11206-MK1-Steel-router-build-log-1500x800x200 steel router build log FORUM


https://www.romanblack.com/onesec/DCmotor_xtal.htm This is a very simple way to use a cheap PIC to run a DC motor at a very slow speed, and for that speed to have very high acc

zealcnc[edit | edit source]

http://zealcnc.wordjot.com/posts/the-bench-top-mill-build-part-1-the-base/ 350kg diy mill. Zaxis frame bolted to y axis with 16 bolts.

Bill T[edit | edit source]

bearings and morse taper 3

Mong Tran[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvDpcT8E8wc home made metal lathe

Ray Makes[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLNTnCgl7fk HomeMade Lathe Bearings Part 3 - self aligning roller bearings


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huHqMryLCzs part 1

diy lathe2 and spindle[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXAzJE9Zs8s Auto Reset / ELS Synchronizing Sys. (using 2 proximity sensors, 1 Pulse/Rev): Leadscrew starts running if chuck and leadscrew are at home position. Holes drilling division (Chuck lock): with steps of 10 degree. ronoverbeek@gmail.com. Headstock faceplate bearing adjusted with four gib screws, one each on square block, shifting the self aligning bearing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7zaHQC9xtc lathe spindle.

blackburn tools[edit | edit source]


4th axis[edit | edit source]


five axis[edit | edit source]

five axis mill

DIY lathe[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRIsse05l9Y two square tubes with rails on top spaced out and tacked welded with blocks in between on both ends. Welding bends metal. geniusz K diy belt sander https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_oexLiHSLI milling attachment

See channel for diy mill, drillpress, pipe bender. (same UP)

mill Adam Maszynotwór[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRiTLs6U2Po DIY 4th axis mill

Diy lathe[edit | edit source]

sa suppliers[edit | edit source]


Epoxy granite[edit | edit source]

epoxy granite

lathe project[edit | edit source]


http://www.model-engineer.co.uk/forums/postings.asp?th=103541 myford mill conversion

Bridgeport mill[edit | edit source]

https://grabcad.com/library/bridgeport-mill-1 Disks stacked on each other, held together with threaded rod along the length(only a model though). The nod and tram concept is easily copied.

Mill millford[edit | edit source]


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CzpytZd4_A Mill the groves out of support platform out of solid slab aluminum , DIY build.

Large millford type mill build. Two x six centimeter metal plate welded onto large pipe. Fill pipe with concrete or epoxy concrete for vibration damping. Thirty kg of epoxy concrete is $120.

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modelengineercouk Thought this may be of interest to other members who might have a Myford VMB milling machine and how I converted it to CNC. The machine has developed over time. Here is its current state of play...The Blue bits are mostly the added items.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wiUURbxwCA bill t, link to Machine design#Youtube uploaders factorydragon87. This mill design levers the platform, simplifying the milling head design.

Mill updyke[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GKhLaHbSNY and https://hackaday.io/project/7657-cnc-mill

Mill 093 tatsu[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCLz12cZbU4 How to build low cost home made CNC mill. Basically the same video of "Home made 5 axis CNC mill."

model engineer uk[edit | edit source]

http://www.model-engineer.co.uk/forums/postings.asp?th=117179 DIY lathy build

Chile lathe diy[edit | edit source]

Gear thread cutting[edit | edit source]

book "Gear cutting with the shaper+ by base circle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=so4O_yxUfCE

4th axis[edit | edit source]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkgmjIlOVKc making a gearbox worm for a fourth axis, oil seals.

Stepperhead[edit | edit source]

http://www.lathes.co.uk/stepperhead/ Designed and built by Alan Jackson, the Stepperhead is an attempt to combine, in one unit, the range of facilities found in a medium sized lathe and a small vertical/horizontal milling machine. In the 1950s David Urwick had designed and built the ingenious and versatile Metalmaster http://www.lathes.co.uk/metalmaster/ , a device that combined a lathe and milling machine without unduly compromising the attributes of either.

lathe 1[edit | edit source]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MUxivrx_MU Harbor freight mini lathe

http://morgandemers.com/ making a lathe face plate with aluminium casting


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJHDSY7tZ8c quick change toolpost

lathe[edit | edit source]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTArvTJt5eI build hand tool lathe Building a Hand Drill Lathe (How To)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wejoxolvjw Homemade Wood lathe Duplicator using an angle grinder King Arthur wheel on grinder for lathe work DIY lathe for woodwork

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dz8dxXfm2hs Lathe from old DRILLPRESS

www.youtube.com/watch?v=40vQHTt9s-A micro or mini lathe http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwmpFI1kDww Homde made lathe BEVEL block bearings, shows pictures .

Sherline[edit | edit source]

check out sherline 4000 mini micor lathe

Lathe face cutters

milling http://www.cnczone.com/forums/linear_rotary_motion/189054-machining_large_worm_gear.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=J0o3W4_LRBw&t=494 , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRmQpSGUAY8 gear making

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSeMX9SZXXY helical gear is cut on lathe. this is preferred can be reproduced.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAtziCsUj5Q Helical with CNC machine.

hobbynut channel[edit | edit source]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UBxNPbg0ls CNC or mill(manually) cutting worm gear. adapt with DIY drill lathe . Hand drill rotates at high speed with a cutting tool, lathe part is done at angle to cut worm pattern out of plastic. The angle of the drill bit determines how thick or thin the worm gear edges are.

tutorial[edit | edit source]

http://www.mini-lathe.org.uk/12-hobbing-the-worm-wheel.shtml telescope worm wheel

Concrete lathe[edit | edit source]

Bolt steel diy lathe to concrete for Vibration absorption. Concrete, like cast iron functions as a mechanical low pass filter.

http://opensourcemachinetools.org/concrete-lathe/ links to http://concretelathe.wikispaces.com/Current+Design+Drawings and http://makezine.com/projects/the-multimachine-150-12-swing-metal-lathemilldrill/

Lathe brands[edit | edit source]

http://qtul.com/cnc-rotary-tables/accessories/80mm-3in-chuck-with-backplate.html $120

Links[edit | edit source]


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