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Contextual Electronics Announcement

Contextual Electronics Announcement

Posted by Chris Gammell on Jun 6, 2013

“But Chris, what happened to your milling videos?” “Well, the same thing that happens to lots of projects, they got re-prioritized!” I really enjoy working with my new mill! It’s awesome and I’ve learned a ton. I didn’t post it...

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So Metal…

So Metal…

Posted by Chris Gammell on Mar 6, 2013

So I finally got my new end mills in the mail and got to the store to buy some 6061 aluminum (good prices on the clearance rack at The Metal Store!) Anyway, here is my super simple first cut. As I said on Twitter, it feels much like the first time I made a PCB. Nothing...

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First cut on the mill

First cut on the mill

Posted by Chris Gammell on Feb 21, 2013

This is the first time I try cutting anything on the new mill. It’s also the first time I have a full beard on camera (and last!). The result was mediocre but acceptable for a first try. Stay tuned to see more...

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Disassembling and Reassembling a Mill

Disassembling and Reassembling a Mill

Posted by Chris Gammell on Feb 3, 2013

If it hasn’t already been painfully obvious, I’m trying to learn mechanical stuff. Odd for a site that’s supposed to be about electronics, but I’ll get back to that on here eventually. Hopefully you’ll stick around until then. I’ve...

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Self Induced Stress

Self Induced Stress

Posted by Chris Gammell on Feb 1, 2013

I’m pretty good at stressing myself out. Not for any particular reason; normally just because I find it’s more productive than watching TV. How, you ask? Well, starting podcasts could be one. While they are exciting at the beginning, there is invariably...

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Mill delivered and roughly put together!

Mill delivered and roughly put together!

Posted by Chris Gammell on Jan 16, 2013

I got the mill out of the box and bolted together. No calibration or leveling yet, but that will come in subsequent videos. Enjoy!

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