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MicroMill – CNC Conversion Quick Update!

In this episode, we will be revisiting the MicroMill CNC conversion as it lives! You can see more about the base Micro-Mill here: as we took on the challenge see if we could take a super cheap (and cheerful) chinese mill and turn it into a CNC machine! Well we did and here is a brief update with more to come!

Parts Used in the Conversion:

uxcell 3mmx5mm Brass Shaft Coupling Coupler Motor Transmission Motor Connector for RC Boat Model:
SainSmart 3-Axis GRBL USB Driver Controller Board DIY Engraver Control Board for GRBL:
Stepper Motor Nema 17, 3 PCS Nema 17 Stepper Motor 4-Lead 1.8 Deg Holding Torque 1.7A 42 Motor :
280Pcs M3 Alloy Steel Grade12.9 Hex Socket Cap Head Bolt Screw Nut Assortment Kit with Storage Box, 4/5/6/8/10/12/16/20/25mm Length:

Thingverse STL’s:

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