After stumbling upon the bed, carriage, and tailstock from a Taig lathe, I rebuilt the lathe, making all the parts I didn't have already. This includes new cross slide and compound slide, a new headstock and spindle with integrated taper for ER32 collets, and brushless spindle motor with a DC custom power supply.
Here's the build log (and many more pictures), which will be occasionally updated as I add features like auto feed and chucks.
Motor Control Progress: Working Hardware, and a Field Oriented Control Implementation - Over winter break I finished EAGLE-ing up a first revision of motor control hardware, and sent out for boards from 3PCB first week in January. This versio...
6 days ago