Getting to grips with the CNC machine

My first experience with the CNC machine. It is certainly a heavy duty piece of equipment I found it to be a lot more in depth than the laser cutter. I had to work on setting up the tool paths and setting the direction and depth of the machines drilling. I found it to produce very solid results. Except for the fact that my veneer block wasn’t secured down properly initially, causing the block to ride up the drill bit.

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The pieces I ended up producing were simple shapes to test the versatility of the equipment as well as the strength of my material. both held up well. I turned the circular piece into a working iPhone dock.


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