What I Wish I’d Known About CNC Machines When I Got Started And Screwed Things Up

The opposite of 3D printing, subtracting material is an exacting science, but it’s possible to do well on a budget.

Mister Lichtenstein
Jun 10 · 16 min read
Finished products: a wristwatch I made using a skeletonized dial I designed and fabricated using my CNC machine.

I’m a pretty technical guy, but CNCing was still an adventure for me. It combines computer science with art and material science. I…