This table came about after a handful of Youtubers were asking about budget builds, belt drive, etc. Originally the table was going to use V bearings for linear motion but my rail concept did not work as planned. These knockoff hiwin style linear guides were just about $300 for all 4 with blocks. I ditched rack and pinion in favor of cheaper belts, skipped the water holding tank/pump for only a drain and scored a Harbor Freight Plasma cutter for $260 off ebay. The entire build was about $2500 give or take. After the machine was working it was passed off on craigslist so I could get started on the 4×4.

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Parts List:

Recertified PC from Craigslist – Dell Optiplex 780

Northern tool 3″ casters and one pair Hobart Glasses

Rii i8 Mini Wireless Keyboard

Estop Button – $10

Mini Linear Guide for TNG, Ebay Special

1/2″ Timing belt – https://shop.polybelt.com/XL050-Polyurethane-Kevlar-Belt-Roll-Open-End-1-2-inch-Wide-BXL050-MPK.htm

XL Timing Pulley – https://shop.polybelt.com/15XL050-Pulley-Aluminum-025-Bore-0935-OD-P15XL050-6FA1-4.htm

Chicago Electric Used Plasma Cutter

Joe Fazzio Steel for Water pan and Misc  – 2×2 11ga steel box tubig was left over from another build

25 x 77 x 1000 mm drag chain (3) – Ebay

Proma THC – Ebay

Linear Guides – https://www.amazon.com/OrangeA-15-1500mm-2xLinear-Guideway-Carriage/dp/B072FRPGKP/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1530571267&sr=8-3&keywords=1500mm+linear+guides

6U Server Cabinet – Ebay

McMaster Collar – Will hold PT40 and PT60 hand torches – https://www.mcmaster.com/#9746T6

OpenBuilds Z axis 250mm – https://openbuildspartstore.com/c-beam-linear-actuator-bundle/

Kelling Kit 425oz – https://www.automationtechnologiesinc.com/products-page/stepper-nema23-4-axis-kits/4-axis-nema23-cnc-kit-36v9-7a425oz-inkl4030/

Dimensions:

Unavailable as I did not keep any records of this. Much of the machine was put together off the cuff.