CNC Maker Bench

Create custom, open-source CNC tables for your workshop using AtFab’s parametric program — or just download and fabricate MAKE’s design.

Written by Anna Kaziunas France

Time Required: 2 Weekends

Cost: $100–$180

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Marie Kaziunas

ANNA KAZIUNAS FRANCE is the digital fabrication editor at MAKE. She’s also the dean of students for the Global Fab Academy program, the co-author of Getting Started with MakerBot, and the editor of the book Make: 3D Printing.

WHERE TO GET CNC ACCESS?

All over the world, there are FabLabs, makerspaces, hackerspaces, and TechShops where you can access a large CNC router. Costs vary widely; at AS220 Labs, where ...

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