Circles, Circles Everywhere!

After spending sometime cutting and sanding down a pencil so it was thin enough to fit the router (I ended up spinning the pencil in a drill reducing the thickness with sandpaper) I was able to calibration the machine via the manual method. After which I found some G-Code for a simple circle.


This was going to be my first tests, if it could draw a near perfect circle then I was almost there. But it didn’t, t drew a perfect circle! OK part of the line was missing as the cardboard I was using was bowed but I was speechless, I was expecting to spend the rest of the day adjusting the machine but no, it just worked! That was all I did, I spent the next 10 – 20 minutes drawing circles! I have never been this happy drawing circles!

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First test of #CNC small circle test. Not bad

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