| Morris Dovey wrote:
|| I just finished building a CNC router with a
|||| tilting Z-axis....
|| I took a quick photo of the tilted spindle when I got to the shop
|| this morning.
| what is the router motor on that machine?
It's a super-inexpensive (~$20) 1/4" trim router from HF. The trim
routers and speed controls went on sale just as I was starting the
project, so I picked up a pair of each for testing (I figured that I'd
burn 'em up post-haste; but haven't succeeded in killing the first
On a related note, the 1/4" to 1/8" adaptors that I ordered from
Router Bit World back on April 17th finally showed up this past week.
The price was good; but the delivery time left a lot to be desired. I
ordered a PC part and received Amana, so they may have had a supplier
problem; but I wish they hadn't left me hanging...
At least now I can chuck up the 1/8"-shanked bits for some of the more
intricate cutting. The picture I posted to ABPW shows a (long) 1/4"
bit - but 1/8" (and smaller) bits will produce _much_
DeSoto, Iowa USA