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Best Mini Milling Machines of 2021

The advances in technology have brought a lot of new machines to life.  Not only are there new unique machines being made every year, but even the old industrial sized machines are now being made at a micro level. Now, enters the mini milling machine, similar to its previous models, but on a much smaller …

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The Best Small CNC Lathes For Any Budget

Are you tired of the same old cycle, boring bars, rough nights, and lack of groove as the world just keeps on turning by?  Sorry, not sorry.  Who doesn’t love a good machinist pun?  Now that the puns are out of my system, let’s talk about something every start-up or machine shop owner has dealt …

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Entry-Level CNC Plasma Tables | Our Top Picks

If you’re like most people and are new to plasma tables, then you are probably looking for something suitable for beginners and low in cost. I’ve been there before, I know I wanted to start with metalworking and make some metal art as a hobby, but I didn’t know where to start.  I knew that …

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Top 10 CNC Mills for a Small Shop | Budget-Friendly

Ready to start your own machine shop or just want to use a CNC machine in your garage?  With a plethora of options in today’s CNC market, it is not only difficult to make a decision but damn near impossible.  So we set out to make a complete guide to buying your first CNC machine.  …

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cnc router vs milling machine

CNC Router vs Milling Machine: What’s the difference?

CNC machining has been the go-to technology for manufacturing of custom parts, with its use increasing tremendously in recent years. Modern day manufacturing uses a wide array of machines, but some of the most common  ones are CNC routers and CNC mills. These machines use different types of materials but can perform similar functions, and …

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