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Design for CNC by Anne Filson, Anna Kaziunas France, Gary Rohrbacher

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Appendix B. Sourcing Materials

The first step in planning a CNC project is to find the right materials in your area. Get familiar with local suppliers and make visits to see the range of materials they carry. You can find sheet materials at big box home improvement centers, as well as local architectural material suppliers and lumber yards. Local yards often have a wider selection of sheet materials and offer expertise from an especially knowledgeable staff. Most will deliver the goods that you select and pay for in store.

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Consider green materials

As you source plywoods, consider materials that are easier on the environment, you, and your shop. Plywoods and engineered products that come from sustainably managed forests and use clean, ...

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