Bryan Mumford, Crackpot Inventor

These links describe projects in computerized tooling. The Sherline Rotary Table is a commercial product available for purchase. The other two projects are research and development of tools for our own production needs. They're described here for those interested in "homebrew" CNC tools.

Sherline rotary table

A motorized rotary table and intelligent controller.
Available for purchase.

Using Sherline controllers as step and direction motor drivers.
Milling machine

Retrofit of a full-sized knee mill with stepper motors and
custom software.

Homemade CNC lathe

A homemade CNC lathe with Macintosh software

Homebrew wood router

An early experiment with homemade CNC tooling
and custom software.