Polaris Lego CNC

Welcome to the project page for the Polaris CNC.

Currently the CNC is at V1.0 . Yep, the very first version. So it hasn’t even been built twice. So it’s early stages. However, there is a 3D auto-generated build guide made with Lego Digital Designer.

V1.0

V1.0

Here’s a timelapse of it drawing with a pen.

The CNC is built out of lego mindstorms parts and is extremely precise making it capable of producing fine prints (sub 0.5mm) when a pen is attached. Building a machine currently requires around 149 standard lego parts along with some extras like magnets and something flat to draw on.

See here for lots of photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lochieferrier/sets/72157628107894541/

See here for the build guide.

http://lochieferrier.com/polaris-cnc/build-guide/

See here for example prints:

http://lochieferrier.com/polaris-cnc/example-prints/

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