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Robotic Saw Cutting Stone [Gif]

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Robotic Saw Cutting Stone [Gif]. The future is here. Imagine the furniture that this thing could turn out.
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Hits: 7130 | Favorites: 1 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 3.1 | Category: Misc. | Date: 06/22/2014
 
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Laran
Male, 30-39, Australia
 261 Posts
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:53:12 AM
@h2oxy

CAD/CAM takes nowhere near the effort or creativity of manual machining or hand crafting.
CNC machines of any sort still require a bloody good machinist to set them up.
After that, any clown can press the start button.

Designing Michelangelo's David in CAD programs these days would be simple.
try programing raw G-Code directly into the machine. you will soon appreciate how easy CAD makes life.

ferdyfred
Male, 40-49, Europe
 12108 Posts
Monday, June 23, 2014 5:32:15 PM
@ Rick_S
I agree to disagree
can see where your coming from, but using a CNC machine kinda makes it clinical,
appreciating where the artist made alterations, or mistakes, makes it more personal, and knowing it was made by a machine kinda kills the value for me. Program is in so can reproduce x amount of said figures/ sculptures, hand made is hand made

Rick_S
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 3204 Posts
Monday, June 23, 2014 6:55:21 AM
@ferdyfred, I disagree. The changes happen in the virtual space on the computer. The "artist" sees the output on the screen and adjusts it to his or her liking. Yes, it's not a physical object yet, so their senses are limited in this regard, but it`s not like the put in a formula, and then wait for the rock to be cut to see what it looks like. They get real-time feedback on the screen of what their changes mean.

abby0315
Female, 30-39, Southern US
 960 Posts
Sunday, June 22, 2014 3:54:11 PM
It screams to be put into a horror movie.

ferdyfred
Male, 40-49, Europe
 12108 Posts
Sunday, June 22, 2014 3:26:24 PM
@ h2oxy
see what your trying to say, but it isnt done by hand, changing as the artist see's it form and maybe adding or taking away bits as he/she goes on.
thats the difference.

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