CNC Robotics: Build Your Own Shop Bot

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 311 pages
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Here's the FIRST book to offer step-by-step guidelines that walk the reader through the entire process a building a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine from start to finish. Using inexpensive, off-the-shelf parts, readers can build CNC machines with true industrial shop applications such as machining, routing, and cutting--at a fraction of what it would cost to purchase one.

* Great for anyone who wants to automate a task in their home shop or small business
* Easy-to-use Windows-based software controls the robotic automation
* Builders can scale and customize the machine to suit their own industrial needs
* Numerous tips, tricks, and pictorials walk the reader through every step--design, construction, and completion

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Good book, I learned a lot. But after reviewing this book, I found and they have an online support group, free plans, and many that have been complete world wide. For a wood version of a CNC machine also look at
This book got me started, and it could you too. I would not suggest using it to build from, but there is lots of good information to learn from. Technology moves on, and so it has since this time.
BTW, I have no personal interest in this book, or other than wanting to help you.

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this book is wonderful for those who really want to know about cnc machine practically. this book contains all the technics and step by step procedure to build your own cnc machine from scrap. even if u don't know anything about cnc machine,by reading this book u can be a master of making cnc machine. 


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Geoff Williams is a woodworking enthusiast who owns and operates an athletic flooring company in Ontario, Canada. Also a professional photographer, he has extensive experience troubleshooting and repairing printed circuit boards.

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