CNC

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Arduino CNC Shield: Buyer’s Guide

Depending on your project, there are a few Arduino CNC shields to choose from. Read on to see your best options!

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The Most Common CNC Vector Formats

If you don't know the best file types for your CNC projects, CNC vector formats are where it's at. Read on to learn more!

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CNC & MDF: Top 3 Tips for CNC Cutting MDF

MDF is a widely-used material in many building projects and household products. Here's our starter guide to cutting MDF with a CNC machine.

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Saintsmart Genmitsu CNC 3018-Pro: Review the Specs

The SainSmart Genmitsu CNC 3018-Pro Router Kit is an enhanced version of a standard 3018 CNC machine. Read on to learn more about the Pro!

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CNC Nesting (CNC Cutting Method) – Simply Explained

How many parts can you get out of a single sheet of material? That's the question nesting (in CNC) aims to solve. Find out more about this process in this detailed guide.

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3D Printed Lathe: 10+ Great Projects to Build Your Own

Lathes can be a handy but expensive tool. Read on for DIY 3D printed lathes and accessories. Save money and start cutting!

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Fusion 360 & CNC: All You Need to Know

Fusion 360 is a highly recommended tool for CAM. Read on to find out how to use Fusion 360 for CNC and other types of manufacturing!

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The Best CNC Services Online

CNC machining, requires money and experience to work well. Bypass those barriers. Check out our selection of the best online CNC services wordwide.

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Best 4×8 CNC Routers of 2021 – Buyer’s Guide

If you've got the space for a 4x8 CNC router, it's time to upgrade! Check out our list of the best options for a range of budgets.

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What Is CNC? – Simply Explained

CNC stands for computer numerical control, but what does that mean? What is CNC, really? Find out in this technology overview!

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CNC Laser Engraver Designs: Best Models of 2021

Laser cutting is a special way to get making. Check out these cool designs you can do with a CNC laser engraver!

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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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What Is CNC Turning? – Simply Explained

Interested in subtractive machining and what CNC turning is? Read on and learn all about this CNC process and what it can turn into!

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CNC Water Jet – All You Need to Know

A CNC water jet machine slices into all kinds of tough materials with high velocity and pressure. Let's take a look at the intricacies of the process!

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Dental CAD/CAM – All You Need to Know

CAD/CAM has gone a long way towards making dental fabrication processes more efficient. Explore this in-depth guide where we break down all you need to know about dental CAD/CAM.

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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 Design – How to Design Parts for CNC

CNC machining is a common industrial process with specific design features that work best. Learn the ins and outs of CNC design as we break them down in this detailed guide.

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CNC Cutting Designs/Patterns: The Best Sites of 2021

Finding quality CNC designs can be challenging. Read on to see our list of the best sites for CNC cutting designs and patterns!

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

Garage-dwelling makers are undoubtedly familiar with CNC routers. But a 5-axis CNC machine is a whole new treasure trove of discoveries...

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3D Printer G-code vs CNC G-code – What’s the Difference?

3D printers and CNC mills use G-code, but do you know what the difference is? Read about the differences between 3D printing and CNC milling.

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