New Forums

New Forums

Time to finally move the forums to another server, another software package, and some back end management. We will have a ton of new features and hopefully a less spammy and buggy experience. I think I have done all I could by myself with bbPress, buddy press, and...
New Community Docs

New Community Docs

After a lot of hard work we now have Community Documentation! What does that mean and how is it different, you ask. This allows you to help out if you want! You no longer need to wait for me to update things or fix my sepelllling or grammar mistakes. You can edit a...
4 years of V1 Engineering!

4 years of V1 Engineering!

4 years This little crew of creators has been growing strong for four years. It does not feel like four years to me until I stop and think about all the cool things we have done in that time. Looking back at just the three year update we had just started to get the...
Moved!

Moved!

The next two weeks I will be trying to smoothly transition the business and my life to a slightly bigger space about an hour away. Moving out of the heart of the Bay Area to slightly further east where things are a little bigger and less expensive. I am going to focus...
Aluminum Guide

Aluminum Guide

This guide is long over-due but I suppose better late than never. Over the past year, my MPCNC has been a gateway machine that got me introduced into the CNC world. I started off with a 3D printing setup, but always wanted to do some metal work. I now use my MPCNC to...
New foot.

New foot.

It is finally here, two years later, a new foot. Why, this one is better. Why is it better, more rigid and easy to adjust. Use some number 6 or equivalent screws and washers to hold them down. There are slotted and oversized holes so you can move them around to get...
T8 Leadscrew Compatible Parts

T8 Leadscrew Compatible Parts

 It has almost been a year since the “525” update and about 6 months since the new rollers. In that time I/we have learned a lot about the DIY CNC world, CAM software, our electronics capabilities, as well as our steppers limitations. It is time for...