How to convert your 3D printer into a CNC machine

Feb. 15, 2019

In a recent video, YouTuber RCLifeOn demonstrates how to convert a 3D printer into a CNC milling machine.

It’s a known fact that I love 3D printers despite the fact that I don’t own one. I’ve considered purchasing one several times, but doubt always stops me. Do I really need a 3D printer? How often will I actually use it? What if there is a technological advancement in 3D printing right after I purchase one? I’m always waiting for the right moment to make the leap to 3D printing, but now I know why. I’m waiting for someone to design, build, and market a device that can both 3D print and CNC. In a recent video, YouTuber RCLifeOn demonstrates how to convert a 3D printer into a CNC milling machine.

About the Author

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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