How Does The Maslow Cnc Fit In The Woodworking World
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The Maslow $350 CNC kit.The simple base in the photos was designed and built by Curtis Erpelding.Last December when I started this series on the Maslow CNC, my goal was to evaluate the $350 kit with a focus on how it might fit into a hobbyist woodworker's world — the kind of machine a woodworker in a home shop who might want to try a bit of digital woodworking at a low price.
With that in mind, I look at the Maslow CNC and come up with two basic questions to answer.First, does this machine fulfill the needs of a woodworking hobbyist? Considering that most woodworkers and the readers of Popular Woodworking magazine primarily work in solid woods, in general, the answer is no.
The Maslow is not designed for cutting solid wood.Since it moves a router resting on a small base, that makes it better suited for working on large sized sheet material like plywood or MDF.To work properly, it needs a large surface area to keep the router flat as it moves.
Smaller solid wood boards are usually too narrow.That's not to say, that you can't be clever and clamp together several boards of the same...