Designing Sheet Metal Parts in Fusion 360

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I’ve had some requests to show the design process I use in Fusion 360 to make bent sheet metal brackets, so that’s what we’re doing today. Stuff used in this video: 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Compact 3D Mouse (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/2TSJ2q9 Focusrite Scarlett … Continued

CNC Machining a Thin Tapered Shim

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My squat rack has a little weld distortion, so we’re going to fix the alignment issue with a thin, CNC-machined shim. Tools and stuff used in this video: 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Compact 3D Mouse (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/2TSJ2q9 Foot Pedal Switch with Guard … Continued

CNC Machined Squat Rack Anchor

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Today we’re making a CNC-machined anchor bracket for my squat rack. This whole thing started with a gym membership and a global pandemic, but it ends at the CNC mill. As usual. Tools and stuff used in this video: 3Dconnexion … Continued

ATC Spindle Part 11: Installation and First Chips!

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Today is the day! We’re putting the new spindle on the mill and making some test cuts. Stuff shown in this video: Knipex Pliers Wrench 3-Piece Set (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/2ruzS8m Craftsman Mechanics Tool Set (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/3jhSXzG Grizzly G0704 Mill (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/32rutgP … Continued

ATC Spindle Part 8: Assembling the Mount (Finally!)

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Today we’re installing threaded inserts and assembling the ATC spindle mount for the G0704 mill. Tools used in this video: Noga Deburring Set (Amazon*): http://amzn.to/2xMfiPz Starrett 91B Tap Wrench (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/38TUCYw Drill America 7/16-14 HSS Tap Set (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/2XmIpGS HFS … Continued