CHAPTER FIVE

CNC MILLING, ROUTING, AND MORE

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“Opening the door of CNC machining an artist finds a world of possibilities.”

Bridgette Mongeon

 

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Vine Door by G. Watson Design. Traditional millwork produced in knotty alder. A door that leads to a wine cellar was enhanced by the incorporation of climbing grape vines.

 

 

Computer numerically controlled (CNC) milling and routing is a subtractive process that takes away material from stock to create a part. A CNC machine is similar to a router carving the edge of wood or a drill cutting a hole in a piece of plywood. In CNC milling and routing machining, the bit rotates as it moves ...

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