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CNC Hold Down Methods
By George Vondriska on October 13, 2020

When you use a hand-held router for your woodworking you get constant feedback on what’s happening. When you “rout” with a CNC, the machine is doing...

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CNC: Same design, different toolpaths, different look
By George Vondriska on October 1, 2020

A really interesting aspect of doing CNC work is creating a design, and then experimenting with different toolpaths to get different results.

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Cutting Small Parts on a CNC Routing Table
By Laguna Tools on August 27, 2020

The definition of a “small part” will vary from shop to shop, but it’s generally agreed that any part that fits in the palm of the hand is considered...

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Saving That CNC Carving - Unplanned Re-Carving
By Matthew Coppersmith on August 13, 2020

How many times has it happened to you? You are finished with your CNC carving and realize the name is spelled wrong or something is not right with...

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Flatten Log Cookies Using Your CNC Router
By George Vondriska on August 4, 2020

Woodworkers have become very intrigued by the prospect of working with log “cookies.” They’re using small-scale versions as centerpieces on tables...

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CNC: Relief Cut Lettering
By George Vondriska on July 30, 2020

Making signs on your CNC router? Incorporating relief cuts, so letters and objects are raised in the final piece, creates a very attractive look.

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CNC Router FAQs: Everything You Should Know
By Laguna Tools on July 21, 2020

In the early years of CNC, many systems were modified to fit the existing standard machines. Today, almost any machine tool is available in a CNC...

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Marking on Metal with a CO2 Laser
By Paul Mayer on July 9, 2020

So, you’ve picked up a CO2 laser, and engraved onto a variety of materials; perhaps wood, ceramic, maybe even leather.

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How to Cut Acrylic on a CNC Router
By Laguna Tools on June 16, 2020

The best thing about CNC routers is that they can be used to cut and engrave a wide range of materials besides wood.

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Getting Started on a CNC Router
By Laguna Tools on June 4, 2020

Here at Laguna Tools, we are well-known for our CNC machines. Whether you are considering an investment in a Swift or a SmartShop machine, these...

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