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Dear Whittler or Woodworker. We welcome you to the Whittling Guide. Our goal is that this becomes every visitor’s home. We are an ever-growing repository of knowledge and resources geared towards those who love creating amazing things using wood. Whether you are considering a new tool or looking at a new technique, this should be the place to find it. If for whatever reason you cannot find it GET IN TOUCH with us.

CNC Manufacturers

Top CNC manufacturers Lincoln Electric Hurco Haas Automation Powermatic Tormach Bolton Tools CNC Masters Laguna Axiom Precision CNC Router Parts Lincoln Electric Lincoln Electric is a company that belongs to the Torchmate product line of automated plasma cutting tables. The manufacturers make multiple CNC machines starting from entry-level CNC machines to industrial plasma cutting tables. …

Best CNC Machine

The best CNC machines are denoted by their excellent performance. They are not necessarily the most affordable ones available. Users who buy them are looking at getting their value for money. This means happily paying top dollar to get the best possible machine on the market.  Use cases will determine the right price to pay…

Parts of CNC Lathe Machine

CNC control panel It is the brain of the CNC machine, where all the CNC programs are stored. It controls the whole machine through the keys on this panel. CNC machinists start and stop the machine moving axis by pressing different keys on this panel. Enter a new program using this control panel, and transfer…

What to make with CNC machine

If you are wondering what you can make with your CNC machine, this article will help. A protip when considering things that you can make to sell is to go for personalized products. While generic products will sell in large quantities and more frequently. It is the personalized items that have bigger profit margins. How…

Where to buy a CNC Machine

What to consider when deciding where to buy a CNC machine Purpose When looking for a CNC machine, know what you want to do with it. A CNC machine has different types, and each has its unique features for a specific task. That helps you decide depending on your intended use of the device.  That…

Machining Processes | Our Definitive Guide

Drilling The drilling process makes holes in the metal through circular cylinders. It comes with a twist drill model for this task and removes the metal cutting material through the drilling operation. The drilling tool penetrates the workpiece creating a hole of the same size as the diameter of the tool used for cutting. It…

Type of milling machines and their uses

What is milling? Milling is the process of cutting and removing material from the surface of a workpiece. The milling process uses cutting tools rotating at set speeds. Bring the cutting tools with the workpiece to start removing materials when they come with the workpiece.Milling removes crevices from the surfaces of metals that cause corrosion…

What is a milling machine used for

What does a milling machine do? A milling machine removes material from a workpiece by rotating a cutting tool and moving it into the workpiece. The cutting tool is called a cutter. Milling machines come in versions, and that is vertical or horizontal. The machine makes flat and irregularly shaped surfaces and drills bore and…