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PVC pipe plotter prints pretty pictures

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 5th, 2022 Instructables user tuenhidiy wanted to create a new kind of CNC plotter that was unlike nearly all of the others you’ve seen. Rather than use aluminum extrusions or wood, this machine is constructed from various pieces of PVC pipe all cut to exact lengths, hence its name, the “CoreXZ […]

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The P-CNC Plotter is a DIY drawing machine ‘disguised as a quadruped robot’

Reading Time: 2 minutes The P-CNC Plotter is a DIY drawing machine ‘disguised as a quadruped robot’ Arduino Team — July 27th, 2021 In their quest to create a portable CNC plotter, Instructables user tuenhidiy combined several PVC pieces with a couple of motors to build the P-CNC Plotter. The small machine — which was designed to resemble a quadruped robot — […]

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This may be one of the cheapest and easiest CNC drawing machines you’ll find

Reading Time: 2 minutes This may be one of the cheapest and easiest CNC drawing machines you’ll find Arduino Team — July 15th, 2021 CNC plotters are a lot of fun to build and use, as they teach mechanics, electronics, and how G-code works. However, traditional Cartesian machines often require expensive components such as linear rods and ample amounts […]

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Two Arduinos are used to control this DIY three-axis CNC plottee

Reading Time: < 1 minute Arduino Team — June 23rd, 2021 We’ve seen a number of homemade CNC machines throughout the years, but Tuenhidiy’s build — made from some discarded materials — is no less impressive. This unique CNC plotter features a frame cleverly constructed out of two wooden wine boxes, which appear to be the perfect size with space […]

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Draw on bottles using a CNC plotter made from old printer rollers and other scraps

Reading Time: 2 minutes Draw on bottles using a CNC plotter made from old printer rollers and other scraps Arduino Team — November 12th, 2020 To label used bottles that would otherwise go to waste, “tuenhidiy” created a CNC plotter that itself consists mostly of scraps! The machine’s X and Z axes are formed out of a pair of […]

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Electric typewriter turned CNC plotter

Reading Time: < 1 minute Electric typewriter turned CNC plotter Arduino Team — May 22nd, 2019 A few months ago, maker Fabian Mazza created a CD ROM plotter for his daughters. While the three-year-old loves it, the eight-year-old thought it was too small. Rather than giving up—or building a CNC machine from scratch—he cleverly constructed a new plotter out of […]