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Computer Controlled Router (CNC)
...It was time to get a CNC for the shop. For the unaquainted, a CNC machine does exactly what you see in the video. The basic setup is a router mounted to the moving gantry of a Cartesian robot; a robot that moves in the X, Y and Z planes. By converting the design file into code that the robot understands, the router tip removes material from your blank and keeps going until all that's left is a solid representation of your digital design (continue reading)