Zenbot Resurrection – Part 2

The Rebuild Begins

Back in April I had 2 months off with some of my long service, it was around this time I wanted to do this project, but as it happened I ended up going to Shenzhen with Hacker Camp 2016 and when I got home I renovated a bathroom, so I didnt start the rebuild, however in anticipation of this I had already started ordering the parts for the project and already had just about everything I needed.

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Zenbot Resurrection – Part 1

Zenbot comes out…of Storage

For the past number of years my Zenbot Mini CNC has been in storage as I don’t really have a place to run it where I’m currently living. It was also cumbersome to use, not size wise, just dusty and noisy when I’ve done work with it in the past. With the ‘Othermill’ getting a fair bit of publicity in the maker arena, this has picqued my interest in CNC again, so I decided to dig out my Zenbot and look at how I can overcome these factors preventing me from using it day to day where I currently live, without too much complaints from those around me.

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