Cad Is The Secret Sauce
Cad is the secret sauce is article about Cnc Woodworking bookmarked by gilbert with ID 11786304613 was uploaded on 08-02-2019 and has been viewed 23,779 times.
The very idea of digital woodworking is something new and strange to a lot of woodworkers, so it's only natural there are a lot of questions.For many, the big question is 'where do I start?' The answer is easy.
Learn to draw using Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) drawing tools.You don't have to own an expensive CNC router to get the biggest benefit of going digital.You can remain a committed hand tool or hybrid tool woodworker and still greatly improve your work by simply learning and using CAD software.
Recently, I contributed an article called Digital Artistry for the upcoming December 2017 print issue of Popular Woodworking.It's about five professional woodworkers —all with traditional woodworking backgrounds, who are now regularly using CNCs and other digital tools in their work.
Bob Spangler, Curtis Erpelding, David Myka, Darrell Peart and myself.Though our work is quite different from each other, we've found that we have much in common through our discoveries and experiences with digital tools.
For each of us, the most surprising thing is how much CAD software has had a major effect on our work.CAD is a precision tool, the precision carries through to both the traditional and new digital...