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STEPCRAFT in the Media

May 2017 - Model Airplane News review of the STEPCRAFT Wood Burning Pen LINK: http://www.modelairplanenews.com/stepcraft-accessories-wood-burning-attachment-elevated-crafts-hobby-accuracy/   APRIL 2017 - Model Airplane News - Review of STEPCRAFT Drag Knife LINK: http://www.modelairplanenews.com/stepcraft-accessories-drag-knife-attachment-making-custom-vinyl-letters/     APRIL 2017 - Model Airplane News - Running the STEPCRAFT-2/420 Desktop CNC System LINK: http://www.modelairplanenews.com/running-stepcraft-2-420-desktop-cnc-system-turning-g-code-parts/   April 2017 - Model Airplane News - First Look At [...]

By | 2017-06-01T13:07:31+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on STEPCRAFT in the Media

SHOULD I ORDER MY STEPCRAFT CNC AS A KIT OR FULLY ASSEMBLED?

  The decision to purchase a STEPCRAFT CNC as a KIT or FULLY-ASSEMBLED is the second most important after deciding on which machine size will be best for your needs.  We are asked all the time, "How long does it take to assemble?" and "How hard is it to assemble?" Since the answer to these [...]

By | 2017-05-27T15:18:44+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SHOULD I ORDER MY STEPCRAFT CNC AS A KIT OR FULLY ASSEMBLED?

Using Your Stepcraft CNC with a Mac

By Erick Royer We get asked the question, "Can I use my Mac with a Stepcraft CNC?" The answer is Yes! While we do not have native Mac software, there are two methods that you can use: PARALLELS You can install Parallels software on your Mac, which runs as a windows emulator.  The software is [...]

By | 2017-05-27T15:18:44+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Tips and Tricks|Comments Off on Using Your Stepcraft CNC with a Mac

Cutting Acrylic – 8 Guidelines To Get The Best Results

Acrylic is a great material to work with on your CNC system, as there is so much you can do with it, from lighted edge-lit signs to cool-looking inserts for speaker boxes, and other projects that need some "bling".  However, there are some basic things you need to know in order to ensure success and [...]

By | 2017-05-27T15:18:44+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cutting Acrylic – 8 Guidelines To Get The Best Results

Optimal Settings for Cutting Aluminum on a STEPCRAFT CNC System

Aluminum can be a challenging material to cut on a CNC router system as there are a lot of factors that come in to play, including tool selection, feed rate, RPM, mounting your material, and chip clearance to name a few. In this article, I will cover each and walk you through the optimal settings [...]

By | 2017-05-27T15:18:44+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Optimal Settings for Cutting Aluminum on a STEPCRAFT CNC System