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Exporting DXFs from Rhino

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The process of creating the machine instructions ("g-code") for a CNC router, or any CNC machine, has certain limitations on the kinds of shapes it can accept. Here at Neal's CNC, we need drawings where the shapes are closed polyline... read more


Engraving on slabs

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Engraving lettering, logos, or other imagery into large wood slabs is something we are asked to do from time to time.  Often the customer is planning to fill the engraving with resin for an inlaid look, or paint for contrast.... read more


SPACE10 Growroom at Neal's CNC

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As soon as the Medium article came out about this amazing structure, Neal's CNC started getting inquiries about cutting it. We got so many, in fact, that we spent a little time improving the cut layout, to minimize wasted wood... read more



3d Graffiti

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Local artist DJ Agana contacted us to sculpt a 3d version of her drawing "PASSION" for a show at Oakland Terminal Gallery. We love bringing art to life! We cut two copies, one for the gallery, and one... read more