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Butterfly Joints Great DIY Project for CNC Machine

A butterfly joint, also known as a “butterfly key,” is typically used to hold two or more pieces of wood together. They are also used to hold one board that has slowly started to split into two boards together, reinforcing the original board. Essentially, butterfly joints stabilize cracked wood. For some people, butterfly joints are… Read more »

European CNC Market Expected to Expand

CNC in computer machining refers to “computer numerical control” which is basically the ability of a computer to manipulate and control machinery. CNC machinery is able to carve a variety of items out of metals, woods, and so forth. CNC technology has been around for many years and has continued to grow despite developing technology…. Read more »

Safety Tips for Operating a CNC Machine

CNC machines, regardless of how big or small they might be, are still machines. They consist of sharp and hard pieces that could easily injure someone if use inappropriately. Using a CNC machine could be dangerous if you did not use the machine properly. In order to protect yourself and the people around you, it’s… Read more »

Highlighting Several of Our Favorite CNC Machines

CNC Masters recently gained a few new machines that are attention worthy. We wanted to use this post an opportunity to showcase some of their strengths.  Max CNC Mill Our new CNC MAX is specifically designed for the machinist considering the CNC Baron Mill that needs higher spindle speed and longer Y axis travel. The… Read more »

Ensure Your New CNC Operator is Top-Notch

If your business recently hired a new CNC operator, you likely have expectations and standards that you would like them to meet. However, we have summarized several important things to keep in mind when you begin training a new CNC operator. Make Expectations Clear When training a CNC operator, you should get specific with what… Read more »

If You Own a CNC Machine, Forget Holiday Shopping

Holiday shopping is something that you either love to do or really dislike doing all together. For many of us, holiday shopping is stressful. It comes with a lot of pressure that we would prefer to avoid if possible. However, for those of us that own CNC machines, we can do our holiday shopping from… Read more »

California College Recognized for Success of CNC Graduates

The College of Canyons, (COC) located in Santa Clarita, California has been getting a significant amount of attention lately. They just made the list of the Top 15 Community and Career Colleges with Salary Potential. COC focuses on preparing students for careers that they can succeed at in fields that are continuously growing. CNC machining… Read more »

CNC Machines and Lights Out Concept

In order to improve productivity in the workplace, many companies and shops that use CNC machines daily have opted into a method called “Lights Out” machining. Running lights out means that you continue to run the machines even after employees go home for the night.  The CNC machines run throughout the night and complete jobs… Read more »

Students Encouraged to Use CNC Machines

High school students in Foley, Minnesota, have the opportunity to take a sheet metal machining class where CNC machines are used daily. Students that have taken this class have been highly recommending the class to one another, raising the number of students wanting to take it. The class became a “hot topic” among students and… Read more »