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I'm new to this group, as I am new to a Sherline 5400 mill. I know just a small amount about milling, even worked in G-Code for a couple of weeks back in 2003....
Feb 8, 2013
problem with lathe cnc conversion
I bought the lathe cnc conversion and ran into a small problem. It came with the bed leadscrew but not with the cross slide screw. Trying to get the cross...
Feb 8, 2013
Re: New to Sherline; considering CNC
... If this DRO is Sherline'
s, be aware that it's not a true DRO. Rather than actually measure the distance traveled by the saddle or crossfeed table,...
Feb 4, 2013
Re: Digest Number 2849
I am really glad Dave asked about this, as I have recently acquired 2 Sherline lathes. One has DRO attachment. One has Sherline stepper motors already attached...
Feb 2, 2013
New to CNC
I am investigating CNC for my 4400 lathe. The more I surf the web the more stuff I find which has only serve to confuse me. I must, therefore, repeat the...
Feb 1, 2013
Problems in Timing Belt drive system in 6WD robot
Sorry for the cross-posting, I'm having problems with the timing belt drive system in a 6WD robot I'm building for Robomagellan competition in the upcoming...
Jan 25, 2013
Turning a Ball on a Stick
Hi, I uploaded a Zip file to Files in CAD2Lathe Folder. The DXF and the G-code file for Mach3 Turn. Front tool post and in Mach 3 turn config set to reversed...
Jan 22, 2013
Anyone here using BobCAD-CAM with a Sherline? I have a couple of questions that I really could use help with. Also anyone live in the New England area? Really...
Jan 15, 2013
Soigeneris.com 5 year aniversay contest week 4 winners!
The winners in the final week's drawing were: Colten Edwards of Canada James Johnson of USA Colten and James an email has been sent to you with details on how...
Dec 31, 2012
Hello Everybody! If anyone has any experience or pointers for machining leather on a mill, I'd appreciate your sharing. I'm interested in cutting techniques...
Dec 31, 2012
Limit switch location for 2000 mill
Does anyone have some good suggestions/
photos as to where/how to mount limit switches on a 2000 mill? TIA, Ken...
Dec 30, 2012
Mastercam X6 for Soildworks
Anyone one using Mastercam X* for Soildworks with the Sherline. I have some questions that I hope someone can help me with. Mastercams forum is a joke, most...
Dec 29, 2012
Too many external ESTOP messages..
I've just finished re-building my stepper controller box; bigger box, added DB-9 connectors for limit/home switched and spindle control. The DB-9 connectors...
Dec 28, 2012
Aligning rod in 4 jaw independant chuck
Hi all I have a goofy question for anyone with the patience to enlighten me on something that is likely obvious but I'm missing something. Anyhoo here we go....
Dec 27, 2012
Week 3 winners - Five year anniversary contest from Soigeneris.com
The results are in from the third week of our contest. The winners are: David Wescott, USA Karl Gross, USA Congratulations David and Karl, an email has been...
Dec 23, 2012
Homann Designs 2012 Christmas Break
Hi All, Homann Designs will be closing for the 2012 Christmas break from the 21st December until the 14th January for the annual camping holiday in Port Fairy ...
Dec 20, 2012
Week2 winners of Soigeneris 5 year anniversary contest
Hello everyone, I'm sorry I'm posting the winners a bit late. This week's winners are Peter Tucker from Canada and Wongster from Singapore Congratulations to...
Dec 18, 2012
I am new to CNC. I have been watching on this forum for awhile, well I finally got my machines. I bought the 2ooo mill and lathe setup 4 axes CNC Mill and...
Dec 12, 2012
Thank for the responses. Here is what I got out of them. If I use any stepper other than Sherline'
s I will have to write a new ini file or at least modify...
Dec 11, 2012
I recently acquired an orphaned Sherline computer fully packed with Linux, controller board and EMC2. A friend decided to change to his new Windows machine so...
Dec 10, 2012
Five year anniversary contest from Soigeneris.com
Hello everyone, We are nearing our five year anniversary and it is the holiday season so what better time to celebrate and give some stuff away! To help...
Dec 9, 2012
all 3 axes will not change direction - help needed
On a new Sherline mill with Sherline driver and steppers, using EMC2 as supplied by Sherline, booted from the supplied CD, all 3 axes step properly but will...
Dec 9, 2012
Simple Tapping Guide
I've been admiring everyone'
s dedicated taping stands on line and can certainly see the appeal of such a project. I haven't gotten to it yet, but did upgrade...
Dec 8, 2012
Question about CamBam software
Hi Jeff: I have four questions about the CamBam CAD/CAM software. 1. What computer operating systems are required to run this software? Windows 7? MacIntosh?...
Dec 7, 2012
Unable to run CamBam file in EMC / Sherline
I am having difficulty with the attached file. This file was created in CamBam to be run on my Sherline. Please note that other files that I created using...
Dec 7, 2012
(unknown) CAD/CAM software
... In general I agree with Jeff, but one warning about trying different packages. There are a lot of difficult things to learn about a CAD or CAM program. In...
Dec 5, 2012
Fwd: [SherlineCNC] Low Cost Software
... Hi, Herb: I can offer a couple of suggestions, one of which may be in your price bracket: 1. Fred Smith used to offer a $50 CAD-Only version of Vector....
Dec 2, 2012
Hi Folks: Have any of you had experience with CAD-CAM programs that can be used to prepare drawings and then write g-code that will work with a Sherline...
Dec 2, 2012
Hi, Folks: Have any of you had experience with CAD-CAM programs that can be used to prepare drawings and then write g-code that will work with a Sherline...
Dec 1, 2012
Newbie Lost with grease and oils for Sherline 5410 CNC
Dear All, Quite lost at the issue of oils, grease and the oiler on my cnc mill, specifically the 5410CNC. When i got the machine new, added some oil i had...
Nov 29, 2012
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