As my 3020 CNC is inside in my home, I prefer it to run as quietly and as clean as possible. That’s why I’ve built an enclosure large enough to fit in both the CNC and a small vacuum cleaner. The enclosure is made out of 18 mm MDF panels because they’re relatively cheap. After the build, …

Getting into CNC

May 25, 2018 Maker
Chinese 3020 CNC

Last year, I bought my first CNC machine for about €400: A brandless “3020 CNC” from AliExpress. It’s great to be able to CNC from the comfort of your home, but took a bit of effort to get it to work properly though…