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Review: Printrbot Crawlbot Changes Everything About Large CNC Routing

Review: Printrbot Crawlbot Changes Everything About Large CNC Routing

Printrbot’s new CNC router revolutionizes CNC by making your material the table — a small machine with huge capabilities at a fraction of the cost.

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Watch How it’s Made: End-Grain Cutting Boards

Watch How it’s Made: End-Grain Cutting Boards

These are not your average cutting boards. Not only are they beautiful, but the folks at Larch Wood Canada want to show you how they’re made.

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Why a Master Machine Artist Picked Up 3D Printing

Why a Master Machine Artist Picked Up 3D Printing

Chris Bathgate has been making incredibly detailed and finely machined sculptures for several years. When we saw him, we were immediately infatuated with his work, and have kept an eye on him since. Recently, he has been exploring new methods such as 3D printing, and even creating works of art from his blueprints. [vimeo 83490980 […]

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Make Every Snowflake Unique

Make Every Snowflake Unique

We know that all of you people that have laser cutters, plotters, vinyl cutters, CNC mills, and 3D printers will be creating many many snowflakes this year. Why not make every one of them unique? Inventables has a web based tool for creating unique and interesting snowflakes hosted on their website that allows you to […]

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Cyclone Dust Separator Made From A Trash Can

Cyclone Dust Separator Made From A Trash Can

TabLeft’s Cyclone Dust Separator utilizes a Thien baffle and shop vac to keep work areas free from debris.

It can be constructed using common items found in most workshops, including plywood and PVC pipe.

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Ghost Gunner: A CNC Mill For Making Untraceable Guns

Ghost Gunner: A CNC Mill For Making Untraceable Guns

Defense Distributed, the group that has been making headlines by using 3D printers to make guns and gun parts has some new headline material. They’ve just released their own CNC Mill, called the Ghost Gunner, specifically aimed at manufacturing reliable firearm parts.  The term “Ghost Gunner” is a reference to the fact that these parts, […]

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