Tormach PCNC 1100 Mill becomes a Miniature Naval Shipyard Workhorse

Paul Szudzik is a former IBM programmer who builds 1/96 scale model ships, frequents a camera club, and creates art out of metal and wood. To support his varying hobbies, Paul enlists the help of a Tormach PCNC 1100 CNC mill throughout his varying hobbies.

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Robots Making Robots: R2-D2 in All Aluminum

Video game company co-founder and Tormach PCNC 1100 owner Jesse Hayes of Rohnert Park, California just put the finishing touches on a project a year in the making—an all-aluminum re-build of R2-D2. Documented on his R2-D2 build blog and with the help of AstroMech.net, an R2-D2 builders club, Hayes answered a few questions about his CNC background and experience as well as a few other projects he’s currently working on.

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CNC on Cruise Control

From his Anaheim, California, machine shop, Tormach PCNC 1100 owner and motorcycle enthusiast Brian Carmichael manufactures OMNI-CRUISE, a universal throttle lock/cruise control that he designed to enhance the riding experience for motorcycle enthusiasts around the world.

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PCNC 1100 Helps Company Innovate in 3D Desktop Printers

Founded by Nathan Patterson, Kevin Harris, and Nathan Schumacher, Radiant Fabrication in Fitchburg, Wisconsin hopes to bring 3D printing into the mainstream.

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Tormach’s ‘Personal CNC’ the Latest Development in Do-It-Yourself Production

"We're really talking about two different developments which have combined to bring useful 3D machining within reach of the average Joe," says Mike Ko, Senior Product Development Engineer of KFx Medical Corporation. "Both the hardware and the software have been dropping in price and rising in capability, ease-of-use, and quality. On the hardware side, the development of the Tormach PCNC machine is one of the first capable and affordable CNC machines."

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RC Engines from Earth Surfer Products

Its been a really busy week here, with lots happening with the ATC, Injector, and other projects moving full steam ahead - so I have to admit the blog has suffered a bit. 

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