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Your First Year Running A CNC Mill

Your First Year Running A CNC Mill [Kindle Edition]

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So... you’ve finally got a job running a CNC mill. You've perhaps heard somewhere that there's a very good wage to be made running a CNC mill, and you may even have gone to school to learn the trade.


Let me tell you something: the actual day-to-day work of running a CNC mill is very probably not what you think it is, nor is it what you have been told to expect. It is, instead, something very, VERY different. It's a job with a million subroutines; a job where thousands of pieces of isolated knowledge must be gathered together into a context -- an in-your-head frame of reference that you must build, yourself, within the realm of your own mind. Much of this will be machine-specific, of course... you'll need to create it within yourself with reference to the specific machine that you're working on -- as well as with reference to the specific machine shop that you're working in.


There ARE a few universal truths within the field of CNC that never really get taught in school... concepts that you'll pick up only after spending a few thousand hours on the job actually running a CNC machine.

This short book here contains a few of these, and was written only after spending roughly five-thousand hours on the job running a few different CNC mills. Think of it as a half-hour chat with a guy who started working in CNC maybe a year or two ahead of you, and who is trying to give you the very best advice he can on correct “ways of thinking” about this job of running a CNC machine.

It is, basically, something that I wish I'd had on my first day.

May it save you from 10,000 headaches as you start on your own personal journey with CNC.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
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  • Print Length: 13 pages
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  • Language: English
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars waste of money 26 Jun 2013
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everything that was in the book i learned after my first MINUTE with a CNC machine. really not worth reading it, just a waste of time
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4.0 out of 5 stars It is exactly what my trainee needed. 22 Jan 2014
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I had our new trainee read this book and it gave him a good perspective on running a cnc mill. It gave a lot of information that I didnt have the time or Inclination to provide. A very worthwhile read.
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Read 14 April 2014
By Kirk Lawrence - Published on
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I am just starting in the career, and this fresh / honest review of what it takes to become a machinist was just what I needed.

Wish it was longer and a bit more detailed, but a good read.
4.0 out of 5 stars Helpful 22 Mar 2014
By Sarah - Published on
thanks for sharing. I found it very helpful. it made me think about the methods I use and how I could improve them.
2.0 out of 5 stars Not really useful 14 Mar 2014
By Dongdong Wang - Published on
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It's useless if you are new to CNC machines, since the lack of details, and It's trivial to experts. Fails on both front
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1.0 out of 5 stars Not worth the dollar 22 Jan 2013
By Michael Sprayberry - Published on
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Nothing of value in this and should not be purchased by any one. This is of course my opinion and you may want to purchase for yourself.
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