• 5:28

    The Latest in Freud Router Bits

    Benchtop CNCs have seen incredible growth in recent years. As the machines have gotten better, cutting tools have gotten better as well. Freud Tools, with a 60 year history in cutting tools, is applying the same technology they use on cutters for large format CNC routers to make bits for benchtop machines. Black I.C.E. Freud’s…

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  • 4:17

    Next Wave Router Table

    Next Wave CNC has been known in the CNC industry for a long time. One of their latest innovations is the RS 1000 router table. Imagine CNC-like control of your router table fence and the bit you’ve installed in the table, and you have the RS 1000. The fob You’ll see a fob, or pendant,…

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  • 12:51

    2022 Product Showcase/Shaper Origin and Hub

    Have you seen the Shaper Origin? It’s pretty amazing. It offers the power of a CNC router in a hand-held unit. It uses tape you place on the work surface to determine its location and active motion control to precisely make the cuts you need. We’ve got a great video that helps explain exactly how…

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  • Wooden beer flight board
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    CNC Beer Flight Board

    If you like to drink beer, chances are that you’ve been to a brew pub and seen some of the clever beer flight boards that are used to tote the craft beers around. They are often as beautiful and unique as the beers themselves. George has captured the spirit of the microbrew trend as he…

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  • Leveling an end grain cutting board
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    CNC: Leveling an End Grain Cutting Board

    People love end grain cutting boards. They’re exceptionally beautiful, and because they’re end grain not long grain, they’re very durable and last a long time. However, the same features that make an end grain cutting board durable also make them difficult to level after the final glue-up. A planer might seem like a good solution…

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  • Freud ball nose bits
    4:27

    2021 Product Showcase: Freud Ball Nose Bits

    You may not be good at breaking out the carving tools and carving by hand, but with the help of a CNC router and the right router bits you can easily carve incredibly intricate shapes in wood. 3D carving on a CNC router isn’t difficult to set up, but to get the best level of…

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  • Laptop open on a work desk
    5:19

    VCarve Pro: Importing Router Bits

    VCarve Pro is one of the most versatile software platforms on the market for controlling CNC machines, with more capabilities than most users ever have the opportunity to explore. The application includes a large number of profiles for CNC router bits so that you have the freedom to choose a bit that meets the requirement…

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  • ShopBot Handibot
    10:28

    2020 Product Showcase: ShopBot Handibot

    ShopBot’s Handibot is a very cool CNC machine. Unlike lots of other CNC routers, it’s portable. The cutting window in the machine is 6” x 8”, but work can be tiled allowing you to cut any size you want to cut. Text to 3D artwork, this machine has lots of capabilities. Driving the Handibot There…

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  • Handheld woodworking tool
    17:59

    Shaper Origin: A Handheld CNC Router?

    The Shaper Origin has been in the marketplace for some time now. It’s a very unique and interesting tool. It looks like a hand-held router, but acts like a CNC router. We want to help you understand how the Origin works so you can decide if this tool would be a good addition to your…

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