Do not DIY: CNC your next woodworking project with a robotic arm chainsaw

April 9, 2021
In a recent video, YouTuber Stuff Made Here demonstrates how to build a CNC chainsaw.

I’ve always been fascinated by chainsaw-carved statues. It’s mind-boggling to imagine that a dangerous, utilitarian object like a chainsaw could be used to produce something so intricate and beautiful. But creating a work of art like that takes tremendous skill and considerable time. What if you could automate the process to improve efficiency and quality control? What if you could outsource the work to a robotic arm with a chainsaw bolted on the end? What could possibly go wrong? In a recent video, YouTuber Stuff Made Here demonstrates how to build a CNC chainsaw. Please, don't try this at home.

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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