[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge-discuss Digest, Vol 92, Issue 26

Jehan Tremback jehan.tremback at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 22:06:47 UTC 2015


What has been milled with the astounding sudoroom mill?

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>    1. Other Mill for Noisebridge? (Mitch Altman)
>    2. Re: Other Mill for Noisebridge? (jim)
>    3. Re: Other Mill for Noisebridge? (Jake)
>    4. Re: Other Mill for Noisebridge? (Adam Munich)
>    5. Re: Other Mill for Noisebridge? (Mitch Altman)
>    6. Re: Other Mill for Noisebridge? (Mitch Altman)
>    7. Re: Other Mill for Noisebridge? (Jake)
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com>
> To: <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> Cc:
> Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:07:46 -0700
> Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Other Mill for Noisebridge?
> Other Mill is a robust CNC milling machine made by a small company here in
> the Mission.
>
> Maybe you saw it when they came to Noisebridge a few months ago and gave a
> demo.  It's really nice for making PCBs (amongst other things).
>
> They really want to sell us one of their machines, at a 5% discount.  That
> would come to ~$2,100.
>
> Do you think there's enough interest for raising the funds to get one for
> Noisebridge?
>
> Mitch.
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: jim <jim at well.com>
> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> Cc:
> Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:17:33 +0000
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Other Mill for Noisebridge?
>
>     What happened to the mill that Highland Technologies
> gave us (isn't it still in the "dirty shop", south-west
> corner?
>     I'd be interested in learning how to use a mill; I've
> got at least one project that desperately needs a mill.
>
>
> On 06/28/2015 05:07 PM, Mitch Altman wrote:
>
> Other Mill is a robust CNC milling machine made by a small company here in
> the Mission.
>
> Maybe you saw it when they came to Noisebridge a few months ago and gave a
> demo.  It's really nice for making PCBs (amongst other things).
>
> They really want to sell us one of their machines, at a 5% discount.  That
> would come to ~$2,100.
>
> Do you think there's enough interest for raising the funds to get one for
> Noisebridge?
>
> Mitch.
>
>
> _______________________________________________
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>
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jake <jake at spaz.org>
> To: "noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net" <
> noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> Cc:
> Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:02:16 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Other Mill for Noisebridge?
> On 06/28/2015 05:07 PM, Mitch Altman wrote:
>
>> Other Mill is a robust CNC milling machine made by a small company
>> here in the Mission.
>>
>> Maybe you saw it when they came to Noisebridge a few months ago and
>> gave a demo.  It's really nice for making PCBs (amongst other things).
>>
>> They really want to sell us one of their machines, at a 5%
>> discount.  That would come to ~$2,100.
>>
>> Do you think there's enough interest for raising the funds to get one
>> for Noisebridge?
>>
>
> The MaxNC mill is still at noisebridge in the dirty shop, and it's better
> than the othermill in every way, and did i mention we already have it?
>
> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/MaxNCMill
>
> it was semi-recently used to make keys:
>
> https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Key_Milling
>
> I think noisebridge could get much more interesting things for $2100 than
> another mill, but we would have to think creatively and put time into
> playing with them.  I would say we should get a pick-n-place machine but we
> just got one donated!  So instead, put your time into learning and teaching
> CAD software (like KiCAD which is FOSS) and making circuitboards, and
> having the machine put the parts on!
>
> also, i was really turned off by the othermill because the authors said
> the software was ONLY for macOS, and when i asked if the machine worked
> with regular G-code (on other platforms) they straight-up DIDN'T KNOW.
> Also, their software is closed-source!  WTF?
>
> so while i like the idea and i think it's cute, i don't think noisebridge
> needs one at all.
>
> noisebridge needs hackers to go there and hack on stuff, like the MaxNC
> mill and the new Pick-n-place machine.
>
> -jake
>
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Adam Munich <adam at aperture.systems>
> To: Jake <jake at spaz.org>
> Cc: Noisebridge <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:37:35 -0700
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Other Mill for Noisebridge?
>
> I'm just gonna leave this here.
>
>
> https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1090944145/pocket-nc-the-first-5-axis-cnc-mill-for-your-deskt
> On Jun 29, 2015 12:09 AM, "Jake" <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>
>> On 06/28/2015 05:07 PM, Mitch Altman wrote:
>>
>>> Other Mill is a robust CNC milling machine made by a small company
>>> here in the Mission.
>>>
>>> Maybe you saw it when they came to Noisebridge a few months ago and
>>> gave a demo.  It's really nice for making PCBs (amongst other things).
>>>
>>> They really want to sell us one of their machines, at a 5%
>>> discount.  That would come to ~$2,100.
>>>
>>> Do you think there's enough interest for raising the funds to get one
>>> for Noisebridge?
>>>
>>
>> The MaxNC mill is still at noisebridge in the dirty shop, and it's better
>> than the othermill in every way, and did i mention we already have it?
>>
>> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/MaxNCMill
>>
>> it was semi-recently used to make keys:
>>
>> https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Key_Milling
>>
>> I think noisebridge could get much more interesting things for $2100 than
>> another mill, but we would have to think creatively and put time into
>> playing with them.  I would say we should get a pick-n-place machine but we
>> just got one donated!  So instead, put your time into learning and teaching
>> CAD software (like KiCAD which is FOSS) and making circuitboards, and
>> having the machine put the parts on!
>>
>> also, i was really turned off by the othermill because the authors said
>> the software was ONLY for macOS, and when i asked if the machine worked
>> with regular G-code (on other platforms) they straight-up DIDN'T KNOW.
>> Also, their software is closed-source!  WTF?
>>
>> so while i like the idea and i think it's cute, i don't think noisebridge
>> needs one at all.
>>
>> noisebridge needs hackers to go there and hack on stuff, like the MaxNC
>> mill and the new Pick-n-place machine.
>>
>> -jake
>> _______________________________________________
>> Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
>> Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>> https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
>>
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com>
> To: <jim at well.com>, <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> Cc:
> Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:55:25 -0700
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Other Mill for Noisebridge?
> Jim,
>
> That mill is in the machine shop.  It is not a CNC mill.  But it seems to
> be a good one.  Is also like to learn how to use it.  You know anyone who
> can teach us, and anyone else who wants to learn?
>
> Best,
> Mitch.
>
> ------------------------------
> Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:17:33 +0000
> From: jim at well.com
> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Other Mill for Noisebridge?
>
>
>     What happened to the mill that Highland Technologies
> gave us (isn't it still in the "dirty shop", south-west
> corner?
>     I'd be interested in learning how to use a mill; I've
> got at least one project that desperately needs a mill.
>
>
> On 06/28/2015 05:07 PM, Mitch Altman wrote:
>
> Other Mill is a robust CNC milling machine made by a small company here in
> the Mission.
>
> Maybe you saw it when they came to Noisebridge a few months ago and gave a
> demo.  It's really nice for making PCBs (amongst other things).
>
> They really want to sell us one of their machines, at a 5% discount.  That
> would come to ~$2,100.
>
> Do you think there's enough interest for raising the funds to get one for
> Noisebridge?
>
> Mitch.
>
>
> _______________________________________________
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>
>
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com>
> To: <jake at spaz.org>, <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> Cc:
> Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:01:33 -0700
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Other Mill for Noisebridge?
> A new CNC mill for Noisebridge isn't  mutually exclusive of our new pick &
> place machine and old CNC mill (which works, but is kinda finicky).  But,
> Other Mill being MacOS only is quite a hindrance.
>
>
> > Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:02:16 -0700
> > From: jake at spaz.org
> > To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> > Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Other Mill for Noisebridge?
> >
> > On 06/28/2015 05:07 PM, Mitch Altman wrote:
> > > Other Mill is a robust CNC milling machine made by a small company
> > > here in the Mission.
> > >
> > > Maybe you saw it when they came to Noisebridge a few months ago and
> > > gave a demo. It's really nice for making PCBs (amongst other things).
> > >
> > > They really want to sell us one of their machines, at a 5%
> > > discount. That would come to ~$2,100.
> > >
> > > Do you think there's enough interest for raising the funds to get one
> > > for Noisebridge?
> >
> > The MaxNC mill is still at noisebridge in the dirty shop, and it's
> better
> > than the othermill in every way, and did i mention we already have it?
> >
> > https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/MaxNCMill
> >
> > it was semi-recently used to make keys:
> >
> > https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Key_Milling
> >
> > I think noisebridge could get much more interesting things for $2100
> than
> > another mill, but we would have to think creatively and put time into
> > playing with them. I would say we should get a pick-n-place machine but
> > we just got one donated! So instead, put your time into learning and
> > teaching CAD software (like KiCAD which is FOSS) and making
> circuitboards,
> > and having the machine put the parts on!
> >
> > also, i was really turned off by the othermill because the authors said
> > the software was ONLY for macOS, and when i asked if the machine worked
> > with regular G-code (on other platforms) they straight-up DIDN'T KNOW.
> > Also, their software is closed-source! WTF?
> >
> > so while i like the idea and i think it's cute, i don't think
> noisebridge
> > needs one at all.
> >
> > noisebridge needs hackers to go there and hack on stuff, like the MaxNC
> > mill and the new Pick-n-place machine.
> >
> > -jake
> > _______________________________________________
> > Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
> > Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> > https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jake <jake at spaz.org>
> To: Adam Munich <adam at aperture.systems>
> Cc: Noisebridge <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:21:34 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Other Mill for Noisebridge?
> whatever, at sudoroom we have an n-axis CNC mill with a work envelope in
> the cubic meters - it's called a Yaskawa Motoman K10S and it can aim the
> tool in an arbitrary vector and nearly arbitrary location.
>
> http://sudoroom.org/wiki/Giant_robot_arm
>
> -jake
>
> On Mon, 29 Jun 2015, Adam Munich wrote:
>
>
>> I'm just gonna leave this here.
>>
>>
>> https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1090944145/pocket-nc-the-first-5-axis-cnc-mill-for-your-deskt
>>
>> On Jun 29, 2015 12:09 AM, "Jake" <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>>       On 06/28/2015 05:07 PM, Mitch Altman wrote:
>>             Other Mill is a robust CNC milling machine made by a small
>> company
>>             here in the Mission.
>>
>>             Maybe you saw it when they came to Noisebridge a few months
>> ago and
>>             gave a demo.  It's really nice for making PCBs (amongst other
>> things).
>>
>>             They really want to sell us one of their machines, at a 5%
>>             discount.  That would come to ~$2,100.
>>
>>             Do you think there's enough interest for raising the funds to
>> get one
>>             for Noisebridge?
>>
>>
>>       The MaxNC mill is still at noisebridge in the dirty shop, and it's
>> better than the othermill in every way, and did i mention we already have
>> it?
>>
>>       https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/MaxNCMill
>>
>>       it was semi-recently used to make keys:
>>
>>       https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Key_Milling
>>
>>       I think noisebridge could get much more interesting things for
>> $2100 than another mill, but we would have to think creatively and put time
>> into playing
>>       with them.  I would say we should get a pick-n-place machine but we
>> just got one donated!  So instead, put your time into learning and teaching
>> CAD
>>       software (like KiCAD which is FOSS) and making circuitboards, and
>> having the machine put the parts on!
>>
>>       also, i was really turned off by the othermill because the authors
>> said the software was ONLY for macOS, and when i asked if the machine
>> worked with
>>       regular G-code (on other platforms) they straight-up DIDN'T KNOW.
>>       Also, their software is closed-source!  WTF?
>>
>>       so while i like the idea and i think it's cute, i don't think
>> noisebridge needs one at all.
>>
>>       noisebridge needs hackers to go there and hack on stuff, like the
>> MaxNC mill and the new Pick-n-place machine.
>>
>>       -jake
>>       _______________________________________________
>>       Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
>>       Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>>       https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
>>
>>
>>
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