Video: Carving five bears simultaneously
November 23, 2022 | 4:23 pm CST

Watch a Thermwood Model 42 Dual Table CNC Router equipped with 5 rotary playback devices on each table carve 5 bears simultaneously from rough oak blanks.

The machine features five spindles with integrated dust collection. There are five rotary playback devices on each table.that accomodate blanks up to 56" high and 10" diameter. Fiver tables can finish the bears simulateously and one table can be offloaded while a second table machines the next set of bears. 


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Larry Adams is a Chicago-based writer and editor who writes about how things get done. A former wire service and community newspaper reporter, Larry is an award-winning writer with more than three decades of experience. In addition to writing about woodworking, he has covered science, metrology, metalworking, industrial design, quality control, imaging, Swiss and micromanufacturing . He was previously a Tabbie Award winner for his coverage of nano-based coatings technology for the automotive industry. Larry volunteers for the historic preservation group, the Kalo Foundation/Ianelli Studios, and the science-based group, Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST).