Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #024 – Discussing the Corn Hole Board Project and How to Customize It

In this episode we discuss Bobby’s Corn Hole Board and various ways to customize it for the logos that he wants to include. We also discuss the viability of this project and other ideas that could spin-off from it to expand the offerings to other markets. We discuss V Carve wood inlays as well as … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #022 – The Challenge Project #2 – Custom Plaques and Lithophanes

This week Greg walks us through his pet memorial plaque project and we discuss some ways to improve his very cool concept. He has incorporated a lithophane into the center of the plaque with the photo of the pet. These will be very unique memorials for your furry loved ones. We discuss, in detail several … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #021 – The Challenge Project #1 – Vacuum Fixtures for Production

This week we finally start to dive into the design and CAM of our projects. Erick will discuss how he intends to make his whole project with the CNC and no other power tools with the exception of a drill for the hinge screws and a palm sander before staining. He designed the project with … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #020 – MDF Doors with Amana Tools, Using Oracal Masking, CNC for Education

This week has been crazy and we did not have a lot of time to spend on our Think It Make It Challenge projects, so we discussed some other things going on around the shop. We also spend some time talking about CNC In Education and our experiences over the last 8 years working with … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #019 – Fusion 360 for Hobbyists Cost?, Designing a Challenge Project with Vacuum Fixtures For Production.

In this episode we discuss the real costs for Fusion 360 for the hobbyists. There is a lot of confusion over this and some think it is free for only the first year. We dive into this and hopefully clear this up for many of you. We also talk about Fusion 360 and Vectric V … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #018 – The Think It. Make It. Challenge Projects Continued Discussion – Discussing Soft Limits

In this episode we continue discussing our Challenge projects and Greg has a complete new idea and finally settled into what his project is going to be. We discussed more details about features, materials and some possible challenges that we will each face with our projects. This episode is really good for anyone who is … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #017 – The Think It. Make It. Challenge Projects Revealed… Almost… Listen To What We Decided To Make

Well we had a week to think about what product we were going to make for our Think It. Make It. Challenge. For those of you that missed Episode 16, Greg, Bobby and Erick decided to have a friendly challenge amongst themselves to come up with a product and take you through the journey from … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #016 – We Are Back With A New Format, New Co-Hosts, And A New CNC Business Competition – The Think It. Make It. Challenge

After a long break, we are finally bringing the Think It. Make It. Podcast back on the air. There were a lot of things keeping us from getting the podcast done including moving our company, COVID issues and just plain being very busy. To make it easier for us to do on a weekly basis, … Read more

Think It. Make It. Podcast Episode #015 – Making A Full-Time CNC Business With Mike Legregni, Veteran Wood Co.

Veteran Wood Co. Mike Legregni

Starting with a small, inexpensive CNC, Mike quickly grew his business into a full-time income which all began from his two-car garage. Using a STEPCRAFT Q.408 CNC System along with a host of other high-end tools, Mike creates some amazing custom signs and other woodworking projects. There are a lot of posts online where people … Read more