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CNC Router

Turn your woodworking shop into a machining, cutting, carving, and milling powerhouse with our shop-made, CNC machine.

In the past, computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines were predominantly found in large industrial settings. But just as computers have gotten smaller, so have the CNC machines, and the types of jobs they can complete has increased. It was just a matter of time before CNC technology crept into the woodworking shop. We thought it was time we introduced our own shop-built CNC router.

It’s a lot of bang for your buck. With a working area of 24"x48", you can build this for a lot less than the cost of a similar commercial CNC router. Baltic birch plywood, some basic hardware, and an off-the-shelf electronics kit are all you need to build your own computer-controlled router. This project is ideal for tech-savvy woodworkers looking to add a CNC router to their shop or beginners who want to give this type of woodworking technology a try.

***This plan is not eligible for Free Plan Credit Redemption***

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What You Get:

  • 24 pages of step-by-step instructions
  • Over 100 full-color photos and illustrations and exploded views
  • Cutting diagram and materials list
  • Retail Sources for Hardware and Supplies
  • Premium Plans also include drawings for a mobile cart for the CNC Router

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