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Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by Synths, May 7, 2017.

  1. Synths

    Synths Well-Known
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    Hi Everyone,

    I have a C-Beam machine which I built 6 months ago and I have run out of creative ideas of things to build using my machine. I have kept an eye on the forums but there seems to be a lack of people sharing their ideas, projects or project files. I'm approaching the point of selling my machine because it's going to waste due to lack of use.

    What are your project ideas? Can you share any designs, images, or CAD files of things you've built with your CNC machine?

    Thanks
     
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  2. OpenBuildsAccount1

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    Coasters!

    You can get some STL's from thingiverse.com and cut them up. Check out Thingiverse and type in lasercutting and you can run a few of those files on your CNC. Best of luck! :)
     
  3. Rick 2.0

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    Spend a little time at instructables and you should be able to come up with plenty of ideas.
     
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  4. Grantman

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    Oh man, still collecting pieces for my build but still the list grows. Today I could have used a short step-stool when working on my truck, mighta stopped me from re-breaking that rib. Two days ago I'd have liked to mill, rather than saw and drill, an exhaust flange. My kitchen needs cabinets, my basement needs shelves, my kids want storage for their art and cosmetics. I'ma build so many more airplanes, parts for a hotwire, plates for at least one more mill, compressor mount for my jeep, winch and light mounts for my boat, I won't have to etch pcbs anymore, electronics component storage, I'd like a drafting table, upgrade my Alaskan mill, etc........
     
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