Homing and the Special Position Buttons

    In GRBL Panel, there are two user programmable buttons Special Position 1, and Special Position 2, that are handy for several purposes.  These buttons are programmable to any position on the machine simply by moving the machine to that position, and programming the button to remember the location.  These buttons remember their position … Read more

Installing and Using a Laser Module on your CNC Machine

Introduction A Laser is a worthwhile addition to your CNC Machine.  It allows you to engrave text, images, and enhance CNC carvings by adding borders, hatching, etc.  Lasers can also even be used to cut thin materials (limited), engrave on cloth, do photo engraving, and many other applications.  However, Lasers are inherently dangerous to use, … Read more

In The Beginning…

Well, this is my first attempt at blogging.  Not sure why I am doing this, other than it adds content to my website.  Being an unemployed Electronic Designer, it gives me something to do to keep me off the streets.  I was laid off from a career of 35 years earlier this year, another casualty … Read more