Updated for 2019 evaluation standards!
- Test runout, alignment, speeds, feeds, and toolpaths for your machine
- Make (design+mill+assemble) something big.
- Demonstrate 2D design development for CNC production
- Describe workflows for CNC production
- Explained how you made your files for machining (2D or 3D)
- Shown how you made something BIG (setting up the machine, using fixings, testing joints, adjusting feeds and speeds, depth of cut etc)
- Described problems and how you fixed them
- Included your design files and ‘hero shot’ photos of final object
How big is big?
Answer: Big enough to show you understand many of the possibilities of CNC machining - drill, pocket, dogbones, nesting, etc.
Does it have to be wood or wood products?
Answer: No. But the lab is only responsible for providing you with a full size wood board.