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Article: The 6 best CNC router projects of 2023


The 6 best CNC router projects of 2023

Have you ever had a great idea pop into your head? Have you ever been troubled that you can't make the ideas in your mind well into real items? If you are a DIY enthusiast, you may have such troubles. A CNC router can perfectly help you solve these troubles. A CNC router, being a precise machine controlled by a computer, can engrave in 2D and 3D on a variety of materials. Whether it is metal, wood, or plastic, CNC routers can process it all. If you just like to design and make all kinds of new products, a CNC router will bring more possibilities to your creation and add a lot of fun to your life. This article will introduce you 6 most popular CNC engraving projects in 2023.

  1. Digital clock
  2. Although there are already many clocks on the market, you may find that many clocks are the same when you search for clocks. Although many clocks are beautiful, they lack uniqueness. But you can make your unique digital clock with a cnc router . Of course, a handcrafted present is also an excellent option. The friend will appreciate receiving a one-of-a-kind clock as a gift.
  3. Hollow Polyhedron Lamp
  4. This is also very popular among DIY enthusiasts. We once received feedback from a friend who made such a lamp and the final product is astonishing. The method of making this lamp is also very simple. This friend used an acrylic board to make it. He first made several carved planes, and finally assembled them, put a luminous lamp inside, and made such a beautiful lamp.
  5. Jigsaw puzzle
  6. If you have children at home, you can use the CNC router to make puzzles for your children, whether it is an elephant, a giant panda, or flowers and trees, you can import these pattern designs into the CAM software to form a carving path. After making the finished product, you can enjoy a pleasant parent-child time with your children.
  7. Gift box
  8. If you've prepared a gift for a family member or friend, but you haven't been able to find the perfect gift box, you may be struggling. Although you can often see gift boxes, there are very few gift boxes that can meet the needs of both being firm and beautiful at the same time. Some friends made boxes with ribbons. The boxes, including the ribbons on the box, are cut and carved by CNC routers, which are both firm and beautiful.
  9. Trays
  10. Whether it's a food tray or a place tray that can be used on the couch, a CNC router can make it all. Many friends will make wooden trays, which not only look beautiful but also are insulated and strong. You can imagine that you are sitting on the sofa watching your favorite show, and drinks and snacks are placed on the sofa tray. Such a life must be very comfortable.
  11. Game toys
  12. Game toys are also very popular in CNC engraving projects. Double-sided mazes, dominoes, tic-tac-toe are all popular engraving items. And the production methods of these toys are very simple. Even if you are a beginner, you will be amazed at the power of the CNC router.


A CNC router is a computer-controlled machine that can be used to cut a variety of materials such as wood, composites, metal, plastic, glass, and foam, among others. CNC engraving machines can help you transform your designs into real objects, provide unlimited possibilities for your creation, and bring more fun to your life.

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