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Build Your Own CNC Machine by James Floyd Kelly, Patrick Hood-Daniel

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Chapter 9. X-Axis, Part 3

You'll reach an important milestone in this chapter-the completion of the CNC machine table. The table is the largest portion of your CNC machine, and if you've followed the instructions in Chapters 7 and 8, you're ready to finish up the work required to assemble it.

Later chapters in the book will have you cutting and drilling additional MDF pieces that will be added to the table. Keep in mind that the table is 2'×4' in size, so you'll want to put it somewhere in your work area that is easily accessible (preferably above waist level to make it easier to work on) while still allowing you some free room to measure, cut, and drill. You can certainly use the table surface for this kind of work, but just be careful not to ...

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