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A Digital Woodworker’s Diary…

A Digital Woodworker's Diary...

Woodworkers have many choices in how they choose to work. Some prefer hand tools. Others a hybrid combination of hand and power. With new digitally controlled options like CNC routers, laser cutters and other tools, there are even more possibilities to consider. digital.woodworking is an online journal focused on exploring this exciting new world.

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Laguna IQ CNC Available at a Great Price

There are some good choices in small CNCs that are well designed for woodworkers. What I’m referring to are well designed, sturdy and accurate machines in the 2×3 and 2×4 size range. One of best of them is the Laguna IQ 24″ x 36″ CNC. This machine uses a 3HP water cooled spindle, linear rails and balls screws – key ingredients that make for a high accuracy, heavy duty machine capable of serious ...

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How do CNCs Work?

here are many types of CNCs (computer numeric control), but for most woodworkers a 3-axis CNC router is the right tool and also the most affordable. The axis are: X, Y and Z. The spindle or router travels along the long axis and on an overhanging gantry for the perpendicular second axis. The third axis is just the up and down movement of the router or spindle takes as it travels along the other ...

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