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2019 Snapmaker 2 – Review the Specs

The Snapmaker 2 is a new and improved version of the popular 3-in-1 3D printer that also functions as a CNC and laser engraver. Let's review the specs and features.

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How to Turn Your Creality 3D Printer into an Engraving Tool

Swedish maker and YouTuber Simon Sörensen shares a new instructional video on how to turn a Creality CR-10 3D printer into an engraver with just a few simple steps.

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CNC Plasma Cutting – The Basics

If you're thinking of getting into the world of CNC plasma cutting, there are a few things you need to consider first. This basic guide will take you through what CNC plasma cutting is and how it works.

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Taking Manufacturing to the Next Levels
5-Axis CNC Machine – All You Need to Know

The garage-dwelling makers in the audience are undoubtedly familiar with CNC milling, a subtractive process that involves a spindle, some raw material, and lots of noise. But 5-axis CNC milling is a whole new treasure trove of discoveries.

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The ABCs of CNC
CNC – The Meaning and Definition

You've probably heard of CNC, but did you know that it's not only for milling? Laser engravers, 3D printers, and standard household paper printers all use CNC methods.

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How to Choose the Correct CNC Material

CNC is a computer controlled fabrication technique and about 30 years older than 3D printing. Fast, accurate, and versatile, it belongs in the advanced maker's toolkit.

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Making the Old New
3D Hybrid Solutions Adds Metal 3D Printing Capabilities to CNC Machines

The California-based company 3D Hybrid Solutions is offering three metal 3D printing tools for CNC machines, including Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM), Laser Metal Deposition (LMD), and Cold Spray toolheads. 

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Goliath “Autonomous Cutting Machine” Live on Kickstarter

New Kickstarter Goliath claims to "turn BIG ideas into tangible items". The autonomous CNC milling robot could potentially tackle huge jobs.

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Losing Hair? A 3D Printed Solution Can Help

Cesare Ragazzi Laboratories, an Italian company, have developed the CNC hair system which works essentially as a non-invasive hair transplant.