Has anyone made the t-slot bed in this video for the 1000 mm x-carve?
It’s on my todo list. Found the material here. ~$220.
Now that would be a $300 build with bracing and hardware ect and extrusion. I’d suggest flipping the slots around
to run parallel to the X axis like show on my 500mm which allows me to slide in the mdf waste board with t nuts as well and allows for better clamping positions IMO I just used t nuts and a ton of corner brackets and shimmed the bed coplanar to the spindle
Bought 2nd hand I did not put the sticker on and did not feel like tearing it down to flip the x
sorry I was having issues getting photos to upload had to do some work ugh
with the slots running in the some direction as X you can use tnuts in every slot without the y axis end plates getting in the way and slide in the waste board on top of extrusion. just frame the heck out of it underneath and use a ton of brackets. I intend on going back to use more as I still get some vibration when cutting aluminum
I’ve got my slot bed mounted parallel to the Y axis.
Easy to feed t-nuts from in front of the machine.
I put a couple t-nuts in the slots directly behind the Y axis plates
With a washer and stub bolt each clamping them in place until I need them.