Using a dragknife on a CNC Router

A CNC router can be used for a much wider variety of purposes than may seem evident. One of the more unique tools is that of a dragknife. This tool essentially sits in the toolholder and collet and does not “spin”. Instead it rides on pivoting 360 degree ball bearings and the machine essentially “drags” […]

Truck Bed Storage using CNC Router

Creating a truck bed storage system is a good learning project that is popular throughout the USA. This may provide for additional local income from Facebook Marketplace sales or Craigslist commissions. The first step is to take measurements of your truck bed. This is a crucial first step in this process as all truck beds […]

3-Axis CNC Router for Closet Production

3 axis cnc router closet production

Efficiently building closets on a large scale can often times come down to how efficient you are with what tools you have access to. A CNC router is a great way to cut accurate cabinets efficiently and pairing this with dedicated closet design software really takes this to the next level! One of the primary […]

3-Axis CNC Router for Plastics

A 3-axis CNC router cuts, shapes, and machines plastic materials with precision and repeatability. Whether you are a professional manufacturer or a DIY enthusiast, this tool can help you achieve precise and consistent results with minimal waste. CAD software enables you to input exact dimensions and geometry for creating complex shapes and parts with a […]

Utilizing 1/4 Compression Router Bit in 3/4 Plywood on a CNC Router

3/4 plywood

Selecting the right tool for the job is crucial for achieving a high-quality finish. One tool that can be particularly useful in certain situations is a 1/4″ compression bit. These bits are specifically designed for cutting through thicker materials, such as 3/4″ plywood, with minimal effort and maximum precision. The unique shape of the compression […]

3-Axis CNC Router for Aluminum

3-axis CNC router for aluminum

A 3-axis CNC router is an essential tool for cutting, shaping, and machining aluminum materials with precision and repeatability. Aluminum is especially telling of machine accuracies/inaccuracies as it is an xtremely stable material. CNC routers are well-suited for creating complex parts and shapes out of aluminum that would be difficult to achieve using traditional methods. […]

The Benefits of Using a CNC Router in the Cabinet Industry

CNC Routers have had a huge impact on the cabinet industry since their introduction. We have come a long way since the pod and rail style machines the industry started on. Here are some of the top benefits of using a CNC router for cabinet production: Accuracy- CNC routers are highly accurate and precise, allowing […]

Plastic CNC Router Cutting Tips

Here are some tips for cutting plastic using a 3 axis CNC router: -Use a sharp, single-flute end mill specifically designed for cutting plastic.-Use a lower spindle speed and apply more pressure to ensure a clean cut.-Use a low feed rate to prevent the plastic from melting or tearing.-Use a shallow depth of cut to […]

Using a 3-Axis CNC Router for Signmaking

A CNC router is a powerful tool that can greatly improve the efficiency and precision of sign making operations. One of the primary benefits of using a CNC router for sign making is the ability to create custom designs and shapes with a high level of precision. By inputting the desired dimensions and geometry into […]