Router

What is CNC?

CNC is the acronym for Computer Numerical Control. It is an outgrowth of the older term “NC”, which stands for just “Numerical Control”. It refers to the idea of controlling machine tools via computer. CNC Machines are robots of a sort. With the older “NC” term, a computer need not be involved. The machine might […]

Spindle vs Router

Hobby CNC machines typically use either a spindle or a router. While these two devices appear similar, they each have distinctly different characteristics. A router is commodity hardware, and may be found in any hardware store such as Lowes or Home Depot as well as online stores such as Amazon. Routers are typically used to […]

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