Should You Buy a CNC? | A Woodworker's Guide

Share it with your friends Like

Thanks! Share it with your friends!

Close

Should You Buy a CNC? In this episode I go over my experience, as a woodworker / furniture maker and how I use a CNC. I will cover my history, how my opinions have changed, the main things I utilize my CNC for, the basic skills needed to use one, and ultimately if I think a CNC is worth buying.

// FEATURED TOOLS

▸ The CNC I Use
X-CARVE by INVENTABLES
https://www.inventables.com/?ref=FourEyes

▸ My Measuring Tools | Woodpeckers (All The Red Stuff)
http://bit.ly/wpfoureyes

▸ Ultimate Flush Trim Bit – http://bit.ly/iiii-BitsBits-FlushX
save 15% at Bits&Bits with code FOUREYES15

// REFERENCED PROJECT VIDEOS
▸ CNC Side Table – https://youtu.be/PDIVzbOYXn0
▸ CNC Modular Puzzle Planters – https://youtu.be/jV2I-SByeLc
▸ Silver Fox Coffee Table – https://youtu.be/SDW_L3y4rGE
▸ Epoxy Locking Joint Table – https://youtu.be/1zhPVVm7Khc
▸ Bentwood Shoe Shelf – https://youtu.be/AwWCja4vz8M
▸ Dispenser Boxes – https://youtu.be/UD2R8H1o1ws
▸ Wireless Charging Night Stand – https://youtu.be/ae4HRYDRrLU

// FOLLOW

▸ Subscribe | https://goo.gl/oVdN4f
▸ Patreon | https://www.patreon.com/ChrisSalomone
▸ Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/foureyesfurniture/
▸ Web | http://www.foureyesfurniture.com/

Comments

itp5x5 says:

"CNSee ya later" … instant regret. Lol.

gail smith says:

Great cordless tool. Powerful enough for what I was doing MyBest.Tools Bought to make it easier to cut out windows after plywooding exterior. Takes a little getting use to but overall great tool.

Jo3l Silvaraci Designer says:

CNC U later Chris 🙂

Brian S says:

Thank you young man for an honest review..

Matt West says:

Thanks very helpful, honest black and white suggestions love the channel peace from the uk

Ruddy Mcfudgkins says:

Good video, just making one of these with the same MRMDF. could you tell me which varnish you find suitable for the top please?

Daniel Cranston says:

The end made me Lol 😂

Shiva Gopal Rao Parvatini says:

From this video what I learnt most is the part that ends the video :). Joyful humor. I followed you both since each of you had your own channels, but I like it better this way. Good team.

Comgrow Official says:

Very well said, bro!! Awesome!!!

lu jojo says:

Yes, very helpful dear. Thanks for sharing with us.

Robert says:

Your shoe push stick was a great example of how you now regularly integrate the traditional with CNC for detail work. 👍

Nicholas Jacober says:

Great video. Thank you. Would you comment on bed size. What size is your machine. Do you often wish for more?

Barbara Lee says:

The jumpy ness of this video gave me a headache 😫

Tony Cronin says:

Thanks v much – well narrated, plenty of info and a great overview with some excellent footage to show us what you were explaining. Good work.

Mark Littlejohn says:

Thankyou for the video and the tips

Joe Martinez says:

Chris, this was very informative. I have been kicking the CNC decision down the road for years. I am still not ready (translation: I have no room in the garage). Anyway, I really, really like the comedic ending, it was really well done.

Emil Tisell says:

When using sketch up and CNC for assemblies – how do you manage to incorporate a bit of wiggle room e.g. for joints? Is there a functionality or are you adding like a 1/128 inch manually?

michael Ryan says:

Very informational!…More education!…Just finished my Fusion 360 class…looking for a machine. I am looking for a machine for headstock and neck MoP inlay, so my scale is very small. I am looking @ 3018 as a first machine..any recommendations?????

drdrew101 says:

Nice video man! Thanks for that – was quite helpful! Basically aligned for me a bunch of thoughts that have been swirling about in my head. Cool!

Alexey Agapov says:

You guys are the best! Don’t do it 🙂

Ryley Hughes says:

Awesome video! Subscribed

Nate D says:

I miss Greg!

Write a comment

*

WordPress SEO