Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #013 – Talking With Vectric About The New Version 10 Software

I had the privilege to talk with Stephanie Downing, Marketing Director and Adam James, Technical Director for Vectric Ltd. Vectric offers the world some of the easiest to use and most powerful design and CAM programs for CNC router users. Every other year they release a new major version of the software and the recent … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #011 – CNC Journey From Zero Experience With John DeGirolamo

After upgrading from a Stepcraft D-Series to a Q-Series CNC system, John went from absolutely no CNC experience to using his machine for his work in many different applications. He makes a lot of use out of attachments on the machine such as a 3D Touch Probe, Drag Knife, Hot Wire Foam Cutter and more. … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #010 – Talking with Bill Griggs from CNC Router Tips Facebook Group and Podcast

Bill Griggs is the founder of the CNC Router Tips group on Facebook with over 15,000 members and the creator of the CNC Router Tips Podcast. He also has a website called The Maker’s Guide on which he sells a device that he designed called the Triple Edge Finder. In this episode we discuss a … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #009 – CNC or 3D Printer – Which Should You Buy?

In this episode I talk about the differences between a CNC router/milling machine and a 3D printer and why you might want one over the other… or perhaps both. There are a lot of things that each type of machine will do better than the other and there is a lot to consider when you … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #008 – From Beginner To Amazon Handmade Seller With Mike Winn

Mike Winn is a first time CNC’er who has not only learned how to design and program his CNC machine, but he turned his hobby into a profitable business. As you can see from the photos below, Mike is very creative and produces some very high quality items on his machine. We discuss a lot … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #007 – Bob Warfield, The Creator of G-Wizard Speed and Feed Calculator and CNCCookbook.com

Bob Warfield is a proven CNC expert and is the creator of www.CNCCookbook.com and the very popular G-Wizard Speed and Feed Calculator software. We are thankful for Bob taking the time to discuss his software, speeds and feeds and much more. Bob discusses how he started CNCCookbook and what led him to starting the G-Wizard … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #006 – Talking Fusion 360 with Lars Christensen from Autodesk

In this episode, Lars Christensen and myself talked about Fusion 360 and the features and benefits that it has for CNC router users.   Lars has been with Autodesk for over 5 years now and is known around the world for his Fusion 360 tutorial videos on YouTube with over 100,000 subscribers.  In this episode we … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #005 – What To Consider When Getting Into CNC

In this episode we discuss some basic things to consider and common questions from beginners when looking into getting a CNC. We go over the following: What computer/programming skills are required What type of computer you will need Kits vs Ready-to-Run vs DIY CNC machines Spindles vs Routers Your desired machine uses Long term goals … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #004 – Custom Souvenir Business On Cape Cod with Chris Rauch

One of the great things about owning a CNC machine is that you can easily turn ideas into a small side, or even a full-time business. Once you learn the basics, all it takes is a little creativity and you can make not only crafty projects, but items that can be purchased by people as … Read more