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CNC Wood Turning Lathe

Re: CNC Wood Turning Lathe

Postby LegacyHeirloom » Sun Mar 18, 2012 6:30 am

servant74 wrote:One suggestion is to consider putting a stepper motor to replace the lathe head motor, and turn your piece slowly but accurately, and use a router as a tool to mill it to shape.Basically either put your 'lathe' aligned with the X or Y axis, just to make it easier to program.http://turningaround.org/MechMate/Mechmate.htm



When you develop your lathe for cnc, use a stepper motor with a planetary gear reduction 7:1.
align your lathe parallel with the x axis. As you design your lathe, use a rotary axis for control of the turning axis.
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