Think It. Make It. Podcast

Think It. Make It. Podcast

The Podcast for CNC'ers by CNC'ers

All Episodes

Starting with a small, inexpensive CNC, Mike quickly grew his business into a full-time income which all began from his two-car garage. Using a STEPCRAFT Q.408 CNC System along with a host of other high-end tools, Mike creates some amazing custom signs and other woodworking projects. There are a lot of posts online where people ... Read more

Aug 17

57 min 50 sec

Why do competitors do this? In all industries, a sales person will choose to concentrate on putting down a competitor’s product rather than focusing on what is good about their product. I have been on the receiving end of this type of a conversation more often then I would like. I have gone as far ... Read more

Oct 2019

16 min 35 sec

I had the privilege to talk with Stephanie Downing, Marketing Director and Adam James, Technical Director for Vectric Ltd. Vectric offers the world some of the easiest to use and most powerful design and CAM programs for CNC router users. Every other year they release a new major version of the software and the recent ... Read more

Sep 2019

50 min 35 sec

Andrew Griffing of Griffin Lee Artisans talks about all of the ways they have grown their business with a 2×4 CNC and now is planning to upgrade to a 4×8 CNC system for processing sheet work for projects such as kitchen cabinets.

Aug 2019

27 min 12 sec

After upgrading from a Stepcraft D-Series to a Q-Series CNC system, John went from absolutely no CNC experience to using his machine for his work in many different applications. He makes a lot of use out of attachments on the machine such as a 3D Touch Probe, Drag Knife, Hot Wire Foam Cutter and more. ... Read more

Jul 2019

42 min 23 sec

Bill Griggs is the founder of the CNC Router Tips group on Facebook with over 15,000 members and the creator of the CNC Router Tips Podcast. He also has a website called The Maker’s Guide on which he sells a device that he designed called the Triple Edge Finder. In this episode we discuss a ... Read more

Jul 2019

1 hr 1 min

In this episode I talk about the differences between a CNC router/milling machine and a 3D printer and why you might want one over the other… or perhaps both. There are a lot of things that each type of machine will do better than the other and there is a lot to consider when you ... Read more

Jul 2019

35 min 5 sec

Mike Winn is a first time CNC’er who has not only learned how to design and program his CNC machine, but he turned his hobby into a profitable business. As you can see from the photos below, Mike is very creative and produces some very high quality items on his machine. We discuss a lot ... Read more

Jun 2019

57 min 58 sec

Bob Warfield is a proven CNC expert and is the creator of www.CNCCookbook.com and the very popular G-Wizard Speed and Feed Calculator software. We are thankful for Bob taking the time to discuss his software, speeds and feeds and much more. Bob discusses how he started CNCCookbook and what led him to starting the G-Wizard ... Read more

Jun 2019

1 hr 2 min

In this episode, Lars Christensen and myself talked about Fusion 360 and the features and benefits that it has for CNC router users.   Lars has been with Autodesk for over 5 years now and is known around the world for his Fusion 360 tutorial videos on YouTube with over 100,000 subscribers.  In this episode we ... Read more

Jun 2019

1 hr 8 min