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Build Your Own CNC Machine by James Floyd Kelly, Patrick Hood-Daniel

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Chapter 11. Y-Axis, Part 2

You've completed cutting and drilling the gantry sides, so now it's time to work on the MDF pieces that will allow you to complete the y-axis frame that will wrap around the tabletop. This will consist of cutting a piece that will be mounted under the tabletop (with its surface parallel to the surface the final CNC machine will sit on) and two pieces that will be mounted above the tabletop.

Chapter 11 will focus on cutting the MDF component that will mount underneath the tabletop. After cutting, drilling, and connecting this piece to the gantry sides, you'll take a special measurement that will help you with the final pieces of the y-axis frame in Chapter 12.

The Y-Axis MDF Parts

As mentioned in Chapter 11, the y-axis that ...

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