This DIY 3 Axis Desktop CNC Machine looks like value and fun, especially since you can get it up and running for around $500. What do you use them for? Well cutting, crafting, making components, building bits and pieces of a construction project. Just about anything where you need a computer controlled level of precision in your cutting. Nice.
A three axis cnc machine that can be easily built using standard, home handyman level, tools. Features Low Cost – (if everything is purchased off the shelf the cost for all parts is under $600 (significant savings could be made by skillfully sourcing some pieces) Small Footprint – (occupies 25″x 30″ of table-space) Usable Working Envelope – (10″ X-axis 14″ y-axis 4″ z-axis) Small Part Count – (Fewer than thirty unique parts)