… to make a laser cutter instead.
I’ve always wanted a laser cutter, but I’ve never really been able to afford one.
So i’m putting the CNC router on hold for the time being and building a laser cutter. It’ll have around a 1W laser and have a cutting bed of 600 by 800mm… which is quite big for a starter project. I want to build it spending less than £300 on parts…. so cheaper than the CNC router too.
How hard can it be? Here’s a quick Google sketch up of my idea’s