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RainyDayGiftGuide 2014 : Tools

December 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Santa’s  workshop may be staffed by magical elves, but the RainyDayWorkshop is run by interns with power tools. While it is true that our RainyDayInterns can do [...]

Trend AirShield Pro FirstLook

October 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

Before  we fire up the CNC machine for real, we want to make sure we have a good system in place for chip collection to keep the shop clean and safe. We have researched [...]

Plier Holder DIY

October 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Not  every RainyDayProject we do is involved and complicated. Sometimes the projects are spur of the moment, take less than thirty minutes, and can be done with simple [...]

DeWALT Door Lock Installation Jig Kit

September 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

DIY projects are always simple right up to the point when you actually start them. This was the case with our NextBolt Biometric lock installation. Apparently, there are [...]

BlueChick Assembly Completed

August 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

Today we will finish up the assembly of the BlueChick v4.2 CNC machine. The only tasks left are: mounting the X-axis motor and installing the two drive chains. The motor [...]

BlueChick Motor Mounts

August 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

For the past three days we have been discussing the assembly of the frame and axesof the BlueChick v4.2 CNC machine. Now that most of the structure has been assembled, [...]

BlueChick Z Axis Assembly

August 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

We have been building the BlueChick V4.2 CNC machine this week. Yesterday, we looked at the assembly of the X/Y-axis. Today, we will go over the assembly of the Z-axis. [...]

BlueChick XY Axis Assembly

August 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

Yesterday was the start of the series on assembling the BlueChick v4.2 CNC machine. We gave some suggestions on the general assembly process and showed how to assemble [...]
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