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

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Preface

Five years ago, we designed and shared a line of CNC-fabricated furniture with the intention of encouraging people to become digital makers. Since then, over 10,000 downloads later, hundreds of makers from around the world have locally fabricated their own versions. We believe design for CNC can be more than just a new way of making things. It’s a new paradigm for manufacturing that has positive impacts for local economies and the environment. Whether you’re a designer, a fabricator, or a complete novice, we wrote this book to give everyone the power to design for CNC.

This book teaches design and fabrication fundamentals through the making of useful, meaningful, modern pieces of furniture. We introduce practical techniques of working ...

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