X-Carve Upgrade HONEST Review

The team over at Inventables contacted me and said “Hey! We’d like to send you the latest version of the X-Carve with all of the upgrades including the X-Controller; and the only thing we’d ask in return is tha...

Is CNC Woodworking REAL Woodworking?

CNC routers have become more available and more affordable over the past few years. This has led to a lot of debate about whether the use of a CNC router is real woodworking, or if the use of a CNC router i...

CNC Fail. Am I anti-CNC?

It's always funny to me how its not the things that I say, but the things that I don't say that get attributed to me.  In a recent project that got nicknamed "Man vs. CNC" by the YouTube commenters, I did a pro...

Make a Party Serving Tray: Hand Tools vs. CNC

I get a lot of comments in my YouTube and blog that I can make anything because I use a CNC machine. Everything from "CNC is cheating" or "CNC isn't real woodworking" to "making that by hand too hard for you?...

How to Make Star Trek Comm Badges

It's hard to call yourself a true geek if you're not a fan of Star Trek.  It doesn't matter when your an original series fan, a Next Generation fan, or a Voyager fan.  Everyone has their favorite.  One of the...

BLOG: Setting up the X-Carve from Inventables

This week I've spent the evenings setting up the X-Carve from Inventables.  "What the heck is an X-Carve?" It's a CNC machine.  "What the heck is a CNC machine?" CNC stands for Computer Numerical Control.  B...

Weekly Maker Digest 1

About The Geek Pub's Weekly Maker Digest I follow a lot of Makers around the web, and I subscribe to a lot of Maker Channels on YouTube.  Each week I pick my favorite projects from around the Maker Community a...