The inclusion of CNC machines in the home workshop is one of the fastest growing segments in the woodworking industry. Join Chuck Bender as he sets up, calibrates and begins using a small CNC machine in his shop. With the right machine, and user-friendly software the machine will be up and running in no time.
Chuck has been building furniture since he was 12. For ten years he worked at Irion Company Furniture Makers leaving as head of their chair and casework production. Since 1991, he has earned a reputation as a builder of the highest quality 18th century reproduction furniture. In 2007, he started the Acanthus Workshop to become a woodworking mentor, instructor and author. In 2013 He worked for Popular Woodworking Magazine as a senior editor. In 2014 he ventured out on his own and with a couple of woodworkers and helped co-found 360 Woodworking. Fast forward to 2021 and Chuck is focusing on furniture building, classes from Chuck Bender Woodworking, and educating for The Woodworking Shows