Carvey is a 3-axis CNC mill for cutting, drilling, machining, and shaping wood, plastic, and metal. In the Maker Lab we have a Carvey by Inventables.
Training Required: Basic Training and Carvey Training
Workspace: 11.6" x 8", 3.15" Z-Travel
Materials: ABS, Acrylic, HDPE, Wood, Aluminum, Corian, FR1 PCB Blanks, Delrin, Expanded PVC, Machinable Foam, Machinable Wax
File Types: SVG, DXF, or G-Code (Uses Invetables software Easel)
Material Fees: We have limited wood available in the scrap bin for Carvey. We sell blanks for rubber stamps in the Maker Store. You can bring your own materials.
Common Terminology: CNC- Computer Numerically Controlled
The Carvey uses Easel, a free web-based software. You will have to create a free account with Inventables, but then you will be able to work on your project from any computer with internet access.
Carve custom signs out of wood,plastic, or metal.
Carve your own rubber stamp.
Other Resources for ideas include--
Inventables Project Page for working with a variety of materials