ReplicantFX Blog

CNC Electronics (Custom CNC Part 3)

If you are just joining us, take a look at part 1 and 2 at: Custom Built CNC, an Introduction https://replicantfx.com/cncpart1/ Building the Structure, Folding CNC https://replicantfx.com/cncpart2/ DISCLAIMER: Lets start with what should be...

K40 Laser Cutter Rebuild (12x24in)

Intro If you are reading this post, you most likely already know about the cheap 40 Watt CO2 Lasers available from China which are commonly referred to as K40s. There are several sub variants...

Glowing 3D Printed Flowers

I made a promise to my younger self to always have fresh flowers in the house. Self quarantining and social distancing wont put a stop to that. Since I can’t respectfully go to the...

Rediscovering Wire Wrapping

Background Think of wire wrapping as a permanent (Although revisable) form of bread boarding.  It is a technique for producing highly reliabe low cost / low run count electronic assemblies.  In fact, it was...

Arduino Development In Visual Studio Code

Arduino Development In Visual Studio Code

Arduino and its associated IDE (Integrated Development Environment) have been a stable of many of my projects. Even with its utility, it lacks many of the features I have grown accustom to in my...