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DIY CNC Router

DIY CNC Router
If you have any interest in purchasing a kit version of this machine please click the above button and complete the form so that I can gauge the level of interest. This instructable will show you how to construct a CNC Router that will allow you to cut 3-D shapes out of wood, plastic and aluminum using a standard hand held router. Recently I have noticed that more and more projects on instructables have involved the use of some sort of CNC machine, be it a laser cutter, 3d printer, milling machine, etc. I wanted to join this revolution of digital fabrication and start making my projects even better using these tools. So about a year ago I set out to find a way to make this possible and came to conclusion that a simple 3 axis CNC router would be the best option to get things going. I started doing some research and decided to design and build my own machine. For those of you who already know about CNC routers here are the specs for my machine.

http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Router/

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