Musical instrument machining involves ornate and smooth shapes such as curved bodies of violins and guitars and also complex shapes such as the scroll of a violin. Our CAM products feature advanced 3 Axis milling strategies as well as 2-1/2 axis machining strategies to enable music instrument makers to craft their exquisite instruments.
- V-Carving – for inlay work
- Engraving – for engraving letters and symbols
- 3 Axis Parallel Finishing
- Pencil Tracing
- Constant cusp machining
- Indexed 5 Axis machining to machine from different orientations
- Convert 2D images into 3D with the ART module
Sister’s High School
Tony Cosby is the engineering, woodworking and technology teacher at Sisters High School in Sisters, Oregon. Tony’s class produces Ukulele and Luthier Guitars. Since introducing the Luthier Program in 2005, his Woodworking II class has averaged the production of 30 guitars per year. The CAM software that Tony and his team at SHS rely on every school year is VisualMILL from MecSoft Corporation! Read more…
RhinoCAM at McCafferty Dulcimers
McCafferty Dulcimers located in Brookshire, Texas has been crafting fine Appalachian dulcimers since 1993. Owner and operator Terry McCafferty grew up around woodworking with a carpenter father and worked as a cabinet maker in his early years.