Chapter 3. Tips and Advice

So you've made the decision to build your own CNC machine. Congratulations. The remaining chapters in this book will provide you with the information to do just that. But before we begin, let's take some time to talk about this project because, frankly, it's a big one! The authors of this book have gone through this process (and in some instances, more than once), and there's a lot of lessons that have been learned-often from mistakes!

This chapter is going to provide you with tips, advice, and some much-needed encouragement. The completed CNC machine can be a bit overwhelming the first time you see a picture of it, but keep in mind that the CNC machine you'll be building is nothing but a large assembly consisting of ...

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