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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We get a lot of questions from customers asking about the optimal speeds and feeds, RPM and depth per pass for STEPCRAFT machines when working with wood. Like with many things related to CNC, there is a lot of trial and error to find the optimal settings for your given machine, material and bit (end mill) [...]
This was done in Vectric Cut 2D, but you can use V Carve and Aspire as well. Here is the file with the Font and Vectric File with all 26 letters - DOWNLOAD HERE . Respdopletharo .