In my dayjob as an implantable-device engineer, I often need to prototype small parts. So, after the successful modification of my home X2 mini mill to CNC, I decided to do the same to the Sherline precision micro mill that I have at work. Continue reading
I was thinking about buying a laser engraver/cutter for home, but after retrofitting for CNC the Micro-Mark mini mill that my wife gave me for my birthday, I figured that I could simply add a CO2 laser to the X2 mini mill.
Before describing the mod, I figured you would want to see some results. Here is a YouTube video of my X2 mini-mill laser engraver in action: Continue reading