I’ve invested in a new tool for the garage, a CNC Router. The Shapeoko 3XL from Carbide3d allows me to carve intricate and repeatable shapes from wood, plastic, and soft metal like aluminum. In the video, I overview some of the learning obstacles I needed to overcome, and explain my basic workflow and work holding strategies.
Link to Carbide3d: http://carbide3d.com/
CNC Cookbook for learning the basics: http://www.cnccookbook.com/CCCNCMillFeedsSpeeds.htm