I keep seeing reflow oven projects using toaster or convection ovens. One even called itself YARO (Yet Another Relfow Oven). I like the idea and wanted one. I remember seeing frying pans in the ISC DAL used for SMD reflow.
After all that work on the Heat Sinks I wanted a way to monitor the temperature of each axis motor and the spindle itself. I found these in my PC parts spare pile… Very simple to use. Just supply 5V.
I noticed the motors on the CNC were getting a bit warm after a few hours. Not too bad but uncomfortable to touch for more than a few seconds…. I ordered a bunch of 60mm X 60mm X 10mm heatsinks
I wanted to try an edge lighted plexiglass sign. The easiest way to make sure you have a level bed and a straight edge to align your work is to use a sacrificial table. I found a scrap cutoff from