When I was last at Maker Faire Rome, I saw this really cool machine that was cutting foam boards with precision. I really liked how it gave another method of working with easily sourced materials very quickly and easily, so I kept an eye on them. They’re now ready to sell machines in the states, […]
Use a CNC router to build a beautiful, hollow wooden stand-up paddleboard.
Build the unique, upright CNC router that cuts full 4’×8′ sheets but takes little floor space
We see all kinds of configurations of CNC routers and mills at Make:. This one stands out a bit. It has a wooden flat-pack frame, and comes as a kit. We’ve seen a few wooden plans around the internet for DIY routers, but a flat pack kit is a very nice touch. While wood may […]
https://medium.com/cnc-life/history-of-cnc-machining-part-1-2a4b290d994d The folks over at Bantam Tools, who make a desktop milling machine, are dropping a nice history lesson for us, in order to educate makers on where CNC mills came from. The series starts with a brief breakdown of some of the common terms you’ll encounter and then jumps right in. What they are […]
We receive so many pitches for crowdfunding projects. They pour into our inbox daily. Since crowdfunding is a bit of a gamble, it is always kind of hard to determine just how to write about these projects, considering that many of them may not ever deliver. Cool Crowdfunding is our way of sharing some of […]
Move up to the next level by going small on your CNC machine