[Arm-netbook] Libre CNC milling toolchain

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Sat Mar 11 07:16:27 GMT 2017

On Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 5:01 AM, Normand Chamberland <gemnoc at gmail.com> wrote:
> There's a CAM module under active development in FreeCAD called "Path". Not
> being a machinist I have no clue how usable it is (its main dev has put some
> video tutorials on Youtube), but I'm pretty sure it won't work on mesh
> objects, you'll need to convert it into a CAD solid. The Path module in
> current 0.16.6707 release provides limited features, the best is to used the
> latest development build.

 i believe i got as far as compiling up freecad but not the path
module.  the desk is currently occupied by a china $300 mendel clone
(which amazingly works!) we will get back to the CNC later :)


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