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Beginner CNC Mill Projects - Unlocking Your Creative Potential

Are you a beginner in the exciting world of CNC milling? If so, you've come to the right place! In this blog post, we will explore some fantastic CNC mill projects that will help you unleash your creativity and master the art of CNC machining.

1. Custom Keychain

A custom keychain is a great way to start your CNC mill journey. Design a unique keychain using software like Fusion 360 or AutoCAD, and then use your CNC mill to bring it to life. Experiment with different materials such as wood, acrylic, or aluminum to achieve various looks and feels.

2. Precision Nameplate

Personalize your workspace with a precision nameplate. CNC mills are perfect for carving intricate designs into metal or plastic surfaces. Create a professional-looking nameplate with your name or company logo to add a touch of sophistication to your desk or workshop.

3. Engraved Cutting Board

Add a personalized touch to your kitchen by engraving a cutting board. CNC mills allow you to etch intricate patterns or custom designs onto wooden surfaces. Create a unique cutting board for yourself or as a thoughtful gift for a loved one.

4. Wooden Puzzle

Challenge your mind and develop your CNC skills by creating a wooden puzzle. Design and manufacture interlocking pieces that fit together to form a complex shape. Customize the puzzle to match your interests or create a challenging brain teaser for a friend.

5. Aluminum Bottle Opener

Put your CNC mill to practical use by crafting a sleek aluminum bottle opener. Choose a design that fits comfortably in your hand and experiment with different milling techniques to achieve the desired shape and functionality. Impress your friends with a custom-made opener at your next gathering.

6. Personalized Coasters

Protect your furniture in style with personalized coasters. Use your CNC mill to carve unique patterns or designs into wooden or acrylic coasters. Experiment with different engraving depths and materials to create coasters that reflect your personal taste and style.

7. Decorative Wall Art

Transform your walls with stunning decorative pieces created using your CNC mill. Explore intricate patterns or replicate famous artworks. Whether it's a geometric design or a detailed relief carving, CNC milling allows you to bring your artistic vision to life and beautify any space.

These are just a few beginner CNC mill projects to inspire you. As you gain experience and confidence, the possibilities become endless. Remember to always prioritize safety and consult with experts or online forums for guidance. So, go ahead, unleash your creative potential, and let your CNC mill take you on a journey of innovation and craftsmanship!

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Asianstar: Professional CNC Machining Supplier

From year of 2005, Asianstar Company establish the CNC Machining Factory in Guangdong Province, China.
We mostly provide CNC Turning, Milling, Drilling, Grinding, and Multi Machining processes service on various materials.
With the Belief of becoming a key supplier in the supply-chain of Precision Components, we strictly control our product quality, keep high precision on our components production, buildup the whole-process QC System and submit the satisfaction for every order.
By long term development, we have buildup partnership with world-wide clients, supporting our partners in Designing, Optimizing, Producing and Testing on each type of components.


CNC Turning Service

CNC Turning Service

Our CNC Turning Service provides different sizes of roll shape work-pieces, the diameter range is from 0.5mm to 480mm, reaching tolerance +/-0.003mm.

CNC Milling Service

CNC Milling Service

Our milling machines and CNC centers are able to produce complicated structure part, five-axis devices produce multi-sides at one-time jag which bring high precision result

Sheet Metal Fabrication

Sheet Metal Fabrication

Our Sheet Metal Fabrication provides slicing, punching, bending, welding, painting and assembling for set products, unique tooling for each project to raise production efficiency

Aluminum Extrusion

Aluminum Extrusion

Our Aluminum Extrusion brings clients various shapes of aluminum parts, high efficiency for mass quantity, our precision extrusion mold control tolerance within 0.01mm

Forging Service

Forging Service

For some steel serious products, we apply Forging Service to make out their outer shape and them use CNC devices to start drilling, forming, rolling, cutting, etc.

Finishing Service

Finishing Service

Our Surface Finishing Service uses chemical or electro post-treatments after machining tasks are finished, normally includes Oxide, Anodizing, Passivation, E-Plating, Painting,etc.


CNC Brass Machining


CNC Machining Brass material is used for wide range components, we support clients to produce a variety of parts such as gears, locks, electronics, pipe fittings, etc.

CNC Copper Machining


CNC Machining Copper material is soft and easy to machining on different shape of components. We mostly produce copper components for electric devices by machining and stamping

CNC Aluminum Machining


CNC Machining Aluminum materials is one of our most used materials. We support clients to turning, drilling or milling on aluminum material from size 0.5mm to 470mm

CNC Stainless Steel Machining

Stainless Steel

CNC Machining Stainless Steel are common material for wide range components, we produce Stainless Steel turning parts, milling parts, high smoothness components, etc.

CNC Titanium Machining


CNC Machining Titanium material brings components superb features, we use titanium to produce high precision work-piece for clients from aircraft, aerospace, medical devices

CNC Plastic Machining


Our CNC Machining Plastic materials includes ABS, HDPE, LDPE, Nylon, POM, Peek, Polycarbonate, etc. We produce them in high precision and high smoothness.


Experienced Skills

Asianstar have long term experience in CNC machining service and built up skillful team servicing clients from designing to product

High Quality

Asianstar QC system controls the production following internal quality protocol, which make sure every procedure are working under quality demands

High Efficiency

Asianstar abundant facilities allows multiple machining process, we can support clients in rapid sampling/prototyping and quick order lead-time

Competitive Price

Asianstar has enough in-house facilities for all machining processes, so we can choose the best machining solutions to make the production cost lowest


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