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5 Tips for Making Clean Cuts with your CNC Router

Making clean cuts with your CNC router is essential for ensuring that your finished workpiece meets your quality standards. Here are some tips to help you keep those cuts accurate and clean. 1. Proper Installation Make sure that the bit is installed securely in the router. The best way to ensure it’s in place is to insert it until it bottoms out then slide it out about ...   Read More

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Software Tips for a CNC Router

G-code is the widely used computerized numerical control programming language. It tells your router how fast and where to move to make a particular workpiece. Although you can write G-code manually, which may be practical for very simple projects, it is much easier to use a software solution that will translate your CAD design into G-code format. There are a number of software solutions available with varying advantages. Aspire – Aspire by ...   Read More

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Static Reduction in CNC Dust Collection Systems

Keeping your workshop clean will also keep it safe. Dust build-up on surfaces and in the air poses a serious health risk. Particles created by cutting plywood, particle board and acrylic can be hazardous if they are inhaled. A dust collection system is essential. However, dust collection systems are the main cause of static in the woodshop. When your dust collection system ...   Read More

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Getting Perfect Circles with your Cobra CNC Router

There will be times during your production process that you want to obtain perfect circles with your Cobra CNC router. But sometimes things might not go as planned and your circle may turn out to look more like an oval. This can happen for a number of reasons. Machine Code Error If your circles are coming out like ellipsoids, one of the first things to check is your machine code. Make ...   Read More

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Getting the Most Out of Small CNC Routers

There’s a lot to be said about small CNC routers, especially if you are a hobbyist or have a small business such as making signs or boxes. They are both versatile and affordable for a small shop. Once you realize how versatile a small CNC router can be, you can really get the most out of it. Here are just a few of its potential applications. Woodworkers will appreciate the ...   Read More

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Smoothing and Acceleration Tips for Your Cobra CNC Router

If your Cobra CNC router is relatively new, the breadth of available information about CNC can seem overwhelming. Two important techniques you may not be familiar with are smoothing and acceleration techniques. Here are some tips to help you get started. Spoilboard Surfacing If you are smoothing large sections of MDF board you will need to have a spoilboard cutter or ...   Read More

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CAMaster: The Best Wood Router for Your Money

If you are looking for a wood router that suits your needs and your pocket, CAMaster should be your first stop. You want the best quality CNC router for all your wood working projects including: routingcarvingcutting to sizecreating pocketsv-groovescreating rabbet planes Whether you’re a hobbyist making small projects for the home or a manufacturer of larger pieces. CAMaster has something for you. Stinger Routers The Stinger ...   Read More

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Simple DIY At Home CNC Router Projects

If you’re a CNC router hobbyist there are lots of projects out there that are fun to make and can be enjoyed by all the family. Here are some projects that are simple enough for beginners. Hinged Spoon Rest Tired of leaving slops all over your kitchen counters? This elegant spoon rest will help keep your kitchen clean. It’s simple to make with only four parts. It’s also ...   Read More

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How a CNC Router Can Cut Labor Time

You might be surprised at how much labor time you can save with a CNC router. A perfect example is Connecticut-based Tuscarora Plastics Inc. Before the introduction of CNC routers, the company was cutting the prototypes of its molded foam products by hand, which in some cases was taking several hours of skilled labor. Since the company has installed CNC machines to cut the prototypes ...   Read More