Jul 31 2015

Woodworking ideas: Wooden Earrings with your cnc machine

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Wooden earrings with your cnc machine

Woodworking is a great passtime especially when you need to make a little something for your special lady, whether it is for a birthday or anniversary or so that you do not have to spend another consecutive night on the couch. Regardless of the reason, a machinist or hobby cnc user can use their skills to hand-make a peace offering gift in order to make their significant other smile.

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woodworking- earings- cnc machine

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Jul 24 2015

CNC Frame making and woodcraft

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CNC Frame making and woodcraft

Creating a picture frame by hand is a grueling process. When you take the pieces of a picture frame and try to put them together into a single object the entire thing has to fit together perfectly or else it will not work. Getting those exact measurements cut just right is very difficult for human hands to do. Luckily, CNC machines are capable of precision far beyond that of what people can accomplish. But even though CNC machines are capable of such precision they are run by people, and people can still make the tiny mistakes that can throw a picture frame project completely out of whack. Still, CNC routers make it possible for anyone to make custom picture frames that can look exactly how they want. Continue reading


Jul 20 2015

CNC Routing: jigsaw puzzles lessons on making wooden silhouettes

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CNC Routing: jigsaw puzzles lessons on making silhouettes

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Creating a silhouette sounds like an easy project for any CNC router enthusiast particularily if you have a brand new Badog cnc like me and love jigsaw puzzles! While it can be there may be a bit more to it than what you would imagine if you have never done this project before. Continue reading


Jul 15 2015

Using a hobby CNC to make model airplanes

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Using a hobby CNC to make Model Airplanes

CNC Model Airplanes

            While working with a CNC machine is a hobby in and of itself it can also be used to support other hobbies. Some people like to mix and match hobbies and others may learn to use a CNC machine mainly to support a different hobby altogether. Assembling and collecting model airplanes is one of the older hobbies that people participate in and is one of more stereotypical things that people think of when they hear the word “hobby” (right up there with stamp collecting). Using a CNC router does not just limit you to display planes either; with the right tools and knowhow you can make your own custom RC planes as well.

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Jul 11 2015

How to cut wooden gears with your cnc

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Wooden gear making for wooden gears

Some hobbyists like challenging and unusual projects and routing a wooden gear definitely falls into those categories. Traditionally gears are made out of metal and for some projects it is necessary to stick to that (i.e. watches). However, it is completely possible to make gears out of wood that function just as well as their metal counterparts. This article will introduce you to some options that you have for making gears from wood with your CNC router.

Watch with wood gears made with a badog cnc machine for a wooden watch company

Watch with wooden gears made with a badog cnc machine for a wooden watch company wood gears

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