Machining a bridge on the CNC

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Machining a bridge on the CNC

Post by Allen » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:43 am

I shot some video of the machining processes on my CNC yesterday of making a bridge. 6 different operations over about 7 minutes total to make a bridge that by hand I wouldn't really have a clue how to do without more jigs and hand work than would ever be practiacal.


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Re: Machining a bridge on the CNC

Post by Lillian » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:17 pm

Nice bridge design. And a slick tool to have in your toolbox. Is it something you put together?

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Re: Machining a bridge on the CNC

Post by Allen » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:42 am

Yes, it's a pretty industrial design that has a 700mm x 1,200mm working area with 300mm of Z height and a 3hp ATC spindle. Built it about 3 years ago now as I couldn't find anything in this size that wasn't just a toy, or cost over $50K.
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