Monday, January 08, 2007
Oh yeah, also got my roller skate bearings and my stepper motors =)
Anyway, heres what she looks like:
More here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29642607@N00/tags/reprap/
I finished up 4x4 prototype over the weekend, with plenty of pictures to turn into detailed plans sometime soon.
The motor mount I'd made was with motors similar to the ones you have. 2 angle irons work well for mounting them.
I see you have some actual bearings with you. No big difference, you just have to drill a larger bore to attach them to the frame.
what do you think?
I never really expected this to be followed to-the-letter, since we all have different access to materials. If you think it will work, try it out.
Lumber's pretty cheap and even if something dosen't work, you can always use the scrap to make a bookshelf or paintball sentry gun project or balance a workbench somewhere.
I would add the rapidprototyping tag, i.e.
Also, would you be interesting in putting the plans up on objects.reprap.org?
also, i'll work on drawing up the plans for this in some sort of cad format with measurements and stuff as a supplement to the howto guide.
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