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X-Axis Motor Mount

the X-axis drawing of one version of the X-axis motor plate is FREE. however, printing is disabled.

this drawing is DIFFERENT from the plans being sold by figNoggle Designs but gives you an idea of the quality of drawings that would be in your set of CNC conversion plans.

and as you've probably noticed, we continue to put plenty of pictures and notes on this site to help out the community of machinists, tinkerers, and cnc folks. enjoy!

x-axis drawing (this part was created using version 1 of the CNC conversion). the plans being sold are based on version 2 of the conversion.
here's the drawing in PDF format. the completed part in wax is for ease of viewing.
the completed part.
top view
view from the right side. there's a fillet in the CNC'd version. for manual machining, you can either cut the corner or leave it as is.
view from the left side. note the part is flush with the bed.
front view. the relief pocket was machined for fun but not a part of the plan.

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