Projects/DIY CNC Mill

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The mill is a Jet JMD-15 Mill/Drill that purchased used from the Virginia Tech auction. We are in the process of coverting it to CNC for increased functionality.

Original Specifications:

  • Table Size (L x W): 7-1/2 x 23 in
  • Table Travel (L x W): 6 x 14 in
  • Spindle Travel: 3-1/2 in
  • Spindle: 1 HP, 110-2580 RPM
  • Spindle Taper: R-8

CNC Conversion ===

  • X and Y Axes - Open loop, direct drive
  • Z Axis
    • Still in planning, need to remove backlash from quill