The DFX podcast is an ongoing conversation about making, CNC fabrication and micro scale manufacturing from the perspective of two solo makers and their occasional guest hosts. Co-hosted by Winston Moy (@winstonmakes) and Ed Kramer (@ekramer3).
Ep. 059 - New For You
Winston fills us in on the newly announced Shapeoko Pro and Nomad 3 from Carbide 3D. Shop updates and more.
Carbide 3D Announcement - https://carbide3d.com/blog/2020/nomad-3-plus-something-else/
Ep. 058 - No Free Lunch
The guys discuss Autodesk’s recent announcement of changes coming to the Fusion 360 Personal (free) License and how it impacts the hobby/maker CNC community. Shop updates and more.
Change Announcement - Autodesk Fusion 360 Personal (free) License - https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/fusion-360/learn-explore/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/Fusion-360-Free-License-Changes.html
Cedric Eveleigh (@cedriceveleigh on IG) - https://www.instagram.com/cedriceveleigh/
Ep. 057 - Hot and Bothered
Chris goes CNC shopping again. Winston is programming for big boy machines. Eddie uses some unplanned down time to improve his shop layout and material storage. They have an honest talk about transitioning from job shop work to making their own products. Eddie brings on a subcontractor to maintain on-time delivery.
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NC Viewer by Xander Luciano - Browser-based gcode visual backplotting tool - https://ncviewer.com
Ep. 056 - Transparent Carbon
Eddie explores diamond tooling in his never ending quest for better surface finishes. Winston engineers away on the future Nomad and Chris dials in his career.
Marvin Groeb - Aerospace machining on a Kern Vario shot glorious 4K video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hM5MupXyqq0
Ep. 055 - CNC Dreams
Chris and Winston are joined by the ever delightful Sami Woolhiser. They talk about maker burnout and how to deal with it. Lots of great tips on how to tackle big projects by starting small. Eddie take the night off to finish a rush job.
Sami Woolhiser (@gosamilee on IG) - https://www.instagram.com/gosamilee/
Autodesk Advanced Manufacturing Summit 2020 (Virtual) - https://www.autodesk.com/campaigns/advmfg-summit/overview
Ep. 054 - Lean & Shine
DFX54 - Lean and Shine
Chris goes 5-axis machine shopping at the day job. Ed digs into Neo twinsies and diamond tooling. Winston triggers a conversation about lean improvements around the shop. Ed takes that as a cue to brag about his new endmill organizer system.
ekramer3 tool drawer organizer tray - https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4541284
Pocket NC rotary table chip guard - https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4541268