New year new machine!
With corvid floating about and all the problems it has caused I have been super busy at work building various boards to help fight corvid.
So I failed my plan to create projects/videos every month, over Christmas I was given a new machine by my lovely wife <3.
She got me a Chinese 3018 CNC, my main use for it will be to mill PCB *or MCP milled circuit board, I have been working in KiCad for the past year and had a few PCBs ordered from china.
Working as an engineer and building circuit boards as a full time job its really cool to see professional PCBs I designed to show up, and to my complete surprise the even work!.
I but some times I really want to be able to just design and make a simple PCB to test an idea before I order a PCB and wait 2-3 weeks, I have done the toner transfer-Iron-acid method to make PCB’s and it works fine but I find it to be such a pain to get everything set up.
I have ordered a few upgrades for the CNC and over the next few weeks, I will be installing them.
The case for the motherboard.
New Spindle/milling upgrade