milling

Pocket NC Launches Titanium-Grade Machine and 5-Axis Milling Simulator

Pocket NC Launches Titanium-Grade Machine and 5-Axis Milling Simulator

The Simulator provides a risk-free way to preview G Code programs in a 3D environment, which is a great way to verify your work, to teach users who are new to 5-axis milling and to experiment with 5-axis milling in general.

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Turning a Log into a Wood Pile with a Simple Alaskan Mill

Turning a Log into a Wood Pile with a Simple Alaskan Mill

Wood artist David Groth uses a simple Alaskan mill to cut a redwood tree into perfect, gorgeous 4″ slabs to be used in building a bench.

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Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build — Part Two

Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build — Part Two

In this concluding episode of the gyroscope build, I show you how to finish off the remaining parts, and then put it all together for a run.

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Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build

Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build

Gyroscopes really are amazing devices, and as a home machine shop project, they really don’t come much better than this.

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Machining a Skeleton Clock from Scratch

Machining a Skeleton Clock from Scratch

Chris of Clickspring presents a fascinating step by step process of how to build a clock from scratch. More than a tutorial, he demonstrates the fine craftsmanship and precision machining possible in ammature clockmaking. The project covers building everything you need for a John Wilding, large wheel, skeleton clock; an open design that displays the […]

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Fab Academy Students Challenged to Make Something BIG

Fab Academy Students Challenged to Make Something BIG

The Fab Academy program is a distributed educational model providing advanced digital fabrication instruction for students through a unique, hands-on curriculum and access to technological tools and resources. In this series, Erin, aka RobotGrrl is going to be sharing her experiences with the program as she progresses through the courses. The assignment this week at […]

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