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last updated: 2021-03-16


cnc I bought a new toy :). A STEPCRAFT-2/D.840 construction kit to built a CNC milling machine. After a successful assembly of the mechanical parts I wanted to connect the GRBL MaXYposi board with the stepper driver board included with the kit. My struggling with this can be found here: GRBLing STEPCRAFT. The next step was the milling process. My succeeding with bCNC, Incscape and FreeCAD are other chapters of this topic.

GRBLing a Stepcraft milling machine
Calculating the feed rates
Milling with bCNC
Plotting, lasering, and milling with Inkscape
Milling with FreeCAD

3D Printing

Christmas 2013 I got a Felix 3.0 dual DIY Kit from felixprinters. I'm very happy with this printer (upgraded to Felix 3.1, 4.0, 4.1) because it produces accurate results. We also use three Felix 3.0 (upgraded to 4.1) in our Creative Lab in school. Simplify3D is my preferred software for 3D printing.

Pimping up the Felix 4.1 with a duet3d motherboard (32 bit, newer driver, 19V
New Felix 3 with spare parts and a duet3d motherboard
Printing more colours with one extruder
Octoprint on Raspberry Pi for Felixprinters
3D Printing

Python coding

PYthon Simple HomePage CREATOR My first bigger Python project was a program to generate this website without JavaScript or PHP. Python is a really cool programming language and especially with modules like NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib or OpenCV. So here I will document some of my Python projects.

PYthon Simple HomePage CREATOR
OpenCV basics
Read an analogue gauge with OpenCV
Drawing with matplotlib
Weather station data (ecowitt) to MQTT

Baking SMD

I love baking bread. Here are my first results with the reflow oven PUHUI T-962A. Finally lead-free soldering without stress :). Baking SMD