Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Yes it is nice to be able to put your projects INSIDE something isn't it? You know, to hold everything together so it doesn't flop around? Discuss the techniques here!

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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by snowpenguin » Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:44 pm

Alas, I don't think Ben would do that for me. Apparently he generally doesn't often reply to eMails. I'll try though, I guess. I'll have to figure out where to find his eMail.
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by 64M320N3 » Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:52 pm

I know. I've tried talking to him before. :roll: Not about this though.
I figured in numbers he might respond. Besides, if he actually has it with him than he can just round 'em up and shoot 'em out without any work.
His email is benjamin (dot) heckendorn (at) gmail (dot) com
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by collinE » Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:55 pm

I'm working up a fairly simple design for my case. when it's finished, I'll post some pictures of it and what the cost was so you can have an idea.
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by 64M320N3 » Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:56 pm

Well, he was wondering about the negative cut (the one with curves) and how much it costs compared to a flat one. Thanks for your support, though. :)
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by snowpenguin » Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:03 pm

Well, emailed him earlier, hope he responds. Maybe HMF will give you his files, so we can se what that cost to machine, as that could be a feasible type of case to try as well.
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by collinE » Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:16 pm

...I thought mine had a negative cut :(
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by snowpenguin » Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:19 pm

So, made an inkscape file for the front bezel. It's saved as a .dxf, I think that's right.

So, how much would this cost? Black lines being cuts, white area being plastic left over and final part.

CRAP. Can't upload .dxf files here.

How should I get this to you?
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by 64M320N3 » Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:28 pm

PM me for my email. You can reach me that way.
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by rikitheshadow » Mon Oct 05, 2009 2:58 pm

Heh, I would be interested an requesting a Custom CNC case myself for a genesis portable idea I have, but the only problem is I don't have anything like AutoCAD..........heck, if I can remember even how I did it in high school anyway.

I could draw up some plans if your able to give me a price quote on it.
Going with a plastic shell, but somewhat of a custom shape for a 7" screen with a rear load cartridge slot.
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by snowpenguin » Mon Oct 05, 2009 3:54 pm

You can get a free program online called inkscape that will save as a .dxf which is the file type he needs.

EDIT: Ben won't be giving me the files.
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by 64M320N3 » Mon Oct 05, 2009 6:11 pm

Me either. I guess I just got to wing it. He told me what bit to use, but that doesn't help very much on the vector side. :?
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by jack12279 » Sun Nov 29, 2009 8:57 pm

I want to bulid the laptop that they have on engadget. How much will it be to build it and have it shiped to Chicago.


Email me at kyleph40@yahoo.com.
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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by Al9bob » Tue Dec 15, 2009 6:14 pm

I would for my portable im making, but i figure shipping would be expensive so I am going to C&A Tool which is right across the street from me, but I still need to talk to them about pricing from my case im thinking about making.

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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by argelfraster » Tue Dec 15, 2009 6:22 pm

:facepalm:
That was not really worth the bump.

But now that you did bump it; Did he actually make a case for anyone? I was working on a case with him, but he disappeared...


EDIT: Is that guy a bot?

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Re: Custom Built CNC Cases <Update>

Post by joeyjoe9876 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 6:28 pm

contact him on his youtube, he posted on a vid 2 days ago so it shows he's not dead :?
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