Tag: othermill

  • Milling Enclosures

    Milling Enclosures

    I got a few questions about engraving enclosures with the desktop mill. Here is a quick explainer. I use a BantamTools OtherMill Pro. They don’t sell this anymore and have it listed under Desktop PCB Milling machine. What can you do with a desktop mill? You engrave and shape 3d solid materials. I think of…

  • Milling some enclosures

    Milling some enclosures

    Made a few enclosure for some new projects today.

  • Milling some new enclosures

    Milling some new enclosures

    I have a few new projects in the works. I’m doing this batch sort of assembly line style. I soldered all of the boards, now I’m milling and drilling all of the enclosures.

  • Experimenting with the mill

    Experimenting with the mill

    These are some experiments to render some patterns on the mill. I did a wave pattern on a powder-coated green box and two bare-metal boxes. I also did a pattern similar to the cover of Joy Division’s UnknownPleasures. The green boxes came out good but the lack of contrast makes the effect rather mild. The…

  • Milling some new enclosures…

    Milling some new enclosures…

  • Milling some new enclosures

    Got the mill running last night and made a few enclosures for some new projects.

  • Milling a PCB

    effectpedal: Making PCBs on the Othermill. Designed in Eagle. I played with the trace size. The default traces in the bantamtools DRC is really small. The 8mil traces are easily damaged.

  • Vulcan by Joe Davisson

    This is Joe Davisson’s Vulcan overdrive. Starting with a prototype board made at home with the Othermill, then turned this into a board from OSHPARK. Boxed up and is working well. This is an interesting overdrive with a couple unique circuit features.

  • Box of Rock clone

    Box of Rock bootleg in process. Milling the box on the Bantamtools Othermill.