CNC Router Improvements & Spindle Conversion

This video shows some improvements I've made to my CNC router, including the base and enclosure, an inexpensive micro-adjustable leveling system, beefing up the structure of the bed and gantry, improved dust collection, and conversion from the original router motor to a water-cooled spindle with a VFD controlled by the CNC controller I built.


Here's a link to the 2.2KW Spindle Motor and VFD Drive that I used.

Here is a 3D model file for the dust hood that attaches to the spindle as shown in the video. This should fit any spindle with an 80mm diameter. I printed it in PLA filament using my 3D printer:

This page was updated on Wednesday July 26, 2017