I cnc mill for my own work, around 7 years of practice and still
learning. I'm just a 1 person shop but providing the best service
possible is the rule, whether producing finished custom pieces,
models or milled waxes.
Successful use of a cad cam milling technique requires that the
model is constructed with the limitations of milling in mind. I'd be
happy to look at one of your models and give a quote for milling.
(send me a rhino2 or.stl file for a confidential look see) My charges
for milling start around $75 USD per job (which can include multiple
pieces) for a ready to mill rhino or stl file. More if I have to make
model adjustments, though I'll try to teach you what works best with
my set up. I much prefer charging less and just milling to your file
rather than having to make adjustments.
the 2-3K$ for your own machine and learning how to use it. I find
that sometimes stuff which looks great on the screen is a dismal
failure when milled, a.1mm change to the drawing can make all the
If I haven't scared you with the price or advice I look fore wards
to hearing from you.
Analog/Digital Modelling & Goldsmithing