For details on what makes up a CNC Machine look here.
While researching scratch built CNC machines I came across the
IndyMill by Youtuber Nikodem Bartnik I was blown away by his passion for engineering and the content he uploads for free. Like many machines I’ve seen so far, his
IndyMill has an alloy frame which looks amazing. A simple wooden frame will work just as well but I personally think alloy has that professional touch.
- Heaps of information on his website: https://indystry.cc/indymill/, this guy is such a legend!
IndyMill - Open Source DIY CNC Machine #1 Parts
IndyMill - DIY CNC Machine #2 Assembly
Fixing IndyMill With Dremel CNC - Milling Aluminium With DIY CNC
GRBL Arduino Controller For IndyMill - IndyShield
IndyMill - Open Source DIY CNC Machine #3 Electronics
IndyMill #3.5 Welding the Table, Finishing Z Axis And Motor Test
IndyMill - Open Source DIY CNC Machine #4 Final Test!
DIY Telescopic Ball Screw Covers For A CNC Machine
Adding Limit Switches, Z Probe, Safety Switch And LEDs to IndyMill