Build Your Own CNC Controller

Introduction

In this article I will go through the entire build process for an offline CNC controller that I have made for my 6040 CNC router. Although it is made specifically for my router, most items covered should be applicable for any CNC machine for personal use. I will cover the preparation of the enclosure, why I used certain electrical components and I will include any errors I made along the way to hopefully prevent other people from making the same mistakes. This build is also covered in 2 videos. In addition to the build instructions in these videos, this article also provides additional information such as software parameters and settings for the DDCS controller and VFD.

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