Carvey is up and Running!

Hello everyone,  Today I wanted to share my first project with UNH’s new CNC milling machine. It’s a new machine made by Inventables that got going on Kickstarter.  It’s called “Carvey”!  The machine is a three axis CNC so it has some limitations for mathematical design although I think it has a ton of potential.

Of course for a test print I decided to make Sierpinski’s triangle out of a piece of plywood.  Below you can see Carvey removing the triangles one by one as well as the final product before it was taken out of the machine.

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Once Carvey finished doing its thing I had to sand some of the edges but that was about it.

IMG_8450You can see how rough the initial cut was.  I think this mostly had to do with the fact that the triangle was cut from cheap plywood rather than a nice piece of hardwood.

 

All cleaned up I think it looks rather nice in my window.

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Level 3 Sierpinski Triangle

 

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