milling

First Impressions of The Bantam Desktop CNC Mill

First Impressions of The Bantam Desktop CNC Mill

I was really excited to see this mill pop up, and very happy I got to borrow one for a couple weeks to try it out. In my mind, the Bantam desktop cnc mill represents a positive move, where cnc milling is getting more approachable by normal people. Bantam have put in some effort to […]

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Pocket NC Launches Titanium-Grade Machine and 5-Axis Milling Simulator

Pocket NC Launches Titanium-Grade Machine and 5-Axis Milling Simulator

The Simulator provides a risk-free way to preview G Code programs in a 3D environment, which is a great way to verify your work, to teach users who are new to 5-axis milling and to experiment with 5-axis milling in general.

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Turning a Log into a Wood Pile with a Simple Alaskan Mill

Turning a Log into a Wood Pile with a Simple Alaskan Mill

Wood artist David Groth uses a simple Alaskan mill to cut a redwood tree into perfect, gorgeous 4″ slabs to be used in building a bench.

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Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build — Part Two

Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build — Part Two

In this concluding episode of the gyroscope build, I show you how to finish off the remaining parts, and then put it all together for a run.

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Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build

Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build

Gyroscopes really are amazing devices, and as a home machine shop project, they really don’t come much better than this.

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Machining a Skeleton Clock from Scratch

Machining a Skeleton Clock from Scratch

Chris of Clickspring presents a fascinating step by step process of how to build a clock from scratch. More than a tutorial, he demonstrates the fine craftsmanship and precision machining possible in ammature clockmaking. The project covers building everything you need for a John Wilding, large wheel, skeleton clock; an open design that displays the […]

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