Recently, I spent time with the Shaper Tools Origin. It’s a hand-held CNC. At first glance it’s router that thinks it’s a CNC. Or, maybe the other way around. Either way you look at it, it really works. A remarkable tool, well executed with serious possibilities for creatives and room to grow and enhance for the developer . For my Popular Woodworking Magazine, click here.
At some point in this online world, you face the reality that you have to do videos. If for nothing more then to explain complex subject matter better. And so, for better or worse I started to post videos on YouTube. I do promise to get better. Really.
First up, is a review of a great small shop size CNC machine: The Laguna IQ. I’ve been putting this to work for a few weeks and have found it to be solid, accurate, spec’d well, nicely engineered and well built CNC.
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Here’s a link to the channel: digital.woodworking
If you already have a CNC, then you already know what a challenge it is to select the right bit and set the right cutting speed for a given job. On the Popular Woodworking website, I’ve started a series of posts to help you make the right choices when you buy your router bits or CNC mills.
This is a multipart series that will be ongoing. Four articles so far with several more to go.
Here’s a link to the introduction…